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Mike Berlyn

Game Developer, Writer, Producer
Year of death: 2023

An American game designer, writer and producer, who is perhaps best known as the creator of Bubsy in Claws Encounters of the Furred Kind (1993) and its sequel Bubsy 3D (1996). Michael Berlyn started working in the games industry in the early 1980s, creating such text adventure games as Cyborg (1981), Infidel (1983), Cutthroats (1984), Tass Times in Tone Town (1986) and Altered Destiny (1990). Other notable games included producing Keef the Thief (1989), Syphon Filter (1999) and Triblettes (2005). He also co-founded the companies Sentient Software, Brainwave Creations, Eidetic and Bend Studio.

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