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BiographyOriginally one of the first Japanese correspondents for gamesTM magazine, Ollie entered the games industry as a journalist and then ended up working for Electronic Arts Europe as a senior certification tester. Following that he worked at Exient Entertainment as a designer, then for Disney Interactive Studios as an Associate Producer and then for doublesix as a senior designer, where he worked originally on Burn, Zombie Burn! and then as the lead designer for Strike Suit Zero (though leaving a year before its release). He then went to work on Gears of War: Judgment as a senior designer at People Can Fly. He is now working in Tokyo as a game designer and also contributing to the games section at Forbes. In addition, he has also written for The Guardian, appeared on BBC Radio 4 and contributed to Japanese mecha artbooks.

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Biography
Originally one of the first Japanese correspondents for gamesTM magazine, Ollie entered the games industry as a journalist and then ended up working for <moby company="Electronic Arts">Electronic Arts Europe</moby> as a senior certification tester. Following that he worked at <moby company="Exient Entertainment">Exient Entertainment</moby> as a designer, then for <moby company="Disney Interactive Studios">Disney Interactive Studios</moby> as an Associate Producer and then for <moby company="doublesix">doublesix</moby> as a senior designer, where he worked originally on <moby game="Burn, Zombie Burn!">Burn, Zombie Burn!</moby> and then as the lead designer for <moby game="Strike Suit Zero">Strike Suit Zero</moby> (though leaving a year before its release). He then went to work on <moby game="Gears of War: Judgment">Gears of War: Judgment</moby> as a senior designer at <moby company="People Can Fly">People Can Fly</moby>. He has also written for The Guardian, appeared on BBC Radio 4 and contributed to Japanese mecha artbooks.
Biography
Originally one of the first Japanese correspondents for gamesTM magazine, Ollie entered the games industry as a journalist and then ended up working for <moby company="Electronic Arts">Electronic Arts Europe</moby> as a senior certification tester. Following that he worked at <moby company="Exient Entertainment">Exient Entertainment</moby> as a designer, then for <moby company="Disney Interactive Studios">Disney Interactive Studios</moby> as an Associate Producer and then for <moby company="doublesix">doublesix</moby> as a senior designer, where he worked originally on <moby game="Burn, Zombie Burn!">Burn, Zombie Burn!</moby> and then as the lead designer for <moby game="Strike Suit Zero">Strike Suit Zero</moby> (though leaving a year before its release). He then went to work on <moby game="Gears of War: Judgment">Gears of War: Judgment</moby> as a senior designer at <moby company="People Can Fly">People Can Fly</moby>. He is now working in Tokyo as a game designer and also contributing to the games section at Forbes. In addition, he has also written for The Guardian, appeared on BBC Radio 4 and contributed to Japanese mecha artbooks.

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view changes 8 Jan 13, 2015 Biography Oliver Barder (69) Approved update
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view changes 6 Jun 30, 2013 Biography Oliver Barder (69) Approved minor edit
view changes 5 Feb 16, 2010 Biography Oliver Barder (69) Rejected minor edit
view changes 4 Nov 30, 2009 Biography Oliver Barder (69) Rejected minor edit
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view changes 2 Jul 06, 2008 Biography Oliver Barder (69) Approved edit
view changes 1 Jul 11, 2007 Biography Oliver Barder (69) Approved edit