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Arnold Hendrick

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From Darklands.Net:

Before he designed games for Microprose, Arnold Hendrick worked in game design. Of note: Grav Armor (Dwarfstar), a tactical combat game, and Barbarian Prince (also Dwarfstar), a paragraph adventure boardgame. He was also involved in Trireme from Avalon Hill (Redesign and Development).

Arnold Hendrick worked on a number of games for Microprose:* Silent Service II - project leader; * F-19 Stealth Fighter - game design by Sid Meier (based on an original idea by Jim Synoski and Arnold Hendrick) playtesting manual writing, with Joe Morel; * M1 Tank Platoon - game design, playtesting, manual writing; * Darklands - concept, game system and project management; game design (with Sandy Petersen and others); manual writing

Darklands won the 1992 PC Special Achievement Award from Game Players Magazine. As per Microprose, Arnold Hendrick is no longer with the company.

As of 1995, Arnold was with I-Magic and served as the designer of iM1A2 Abrams, released that same year.

Arnold wrote an article which was published back in the February 1998 edition of Game Designer Magazine: "How to Hire a Phenomenal Game Designer".

From 1998 Arnold was Sr. Producer at Kesmai Studios, which was acquired by EA in 2000. When EA closed Kesmai in 2001, the studio was reconstituted as Castle Hill Studios. Arnold remained with them through 2003.

From 2005 to 2009 Arnold was a program manager (equivalent to Sr. Producer) at Forterra Systems, an MMO "serious games" company and platform provider.

Credited on 27 games

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Marvel Super Hero Squad Online (2011 on Browser) Producer
Thunder Brigade (1998 on Windows) Game Design
Seven Kingdoms: Ancient Adversaries (1998 on Windows) Manual
iPanzer '44 (1998 on Windows) Contributing Design and Historical Data
Semper Fi (1998 on Windows) Game Design Consultants
iM1A2 Abrams (1997 on Windows) Manual
iF-22 (1997 on Windows) Lead Design
Seven Kingdoms (1997 on Windows) Manual
American Civil War: From Sumter to Appomattox (1996 on Windows) Design Support
Sid Meier's Railroad Tycoon Deluxe (1993 on DOS) Additional Testing
Gunship (1993 on Genesis) Based on the Original Game Concept by
Pirates! Gold (1993 on DOS) Manual Text
Sid Meier Triple Game Pack (1992 on DOS) Additional Playtesting
Darklands (1992 on DOS) Documentation
Gunship 2000 (1991 on DOS) Special Thanks To
Sid Meier's Civilization (1991 on DOS) Additional Playtesting
Sid Meier's Railroad Tycoon (1990 on DOS) Additional playtesting
Sid Meier's Pirates! (1990 on Amiga) Manual
Silent Service II (1990 on DOS) Game Design
F-19 Stealth Fighter (1990 on Amiga) Original Concept

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