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Warren Spector Lifetime Achievement Award

The Game Developers Choice Awards announce that Warren Spector will be the recipient of a lifetime achievement award at the 12th Annual Game Developers Choice Awards next month. Here's a blurb on how he eared this honor:

With a career in games spanning nearly 30 years, Warren Spector has earned a reputation in the industry as a seminal designer and a champion for the proper execution of ideas in video games. His work on the career-defining Deus Ex took place while he was serving as a partner at development company Ion Storm and running their Austin-based office. Upon its release in 2000, Deus Ex received wide critical and industry acclaim and in 2009 was named "Best PC Game of All Time" among a list of 100 other titles in PC Gamer magazine.

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27. Re: Warren Spector Lifetime Achievement Award Feb 4, 2012, 00:22 Acleacius
 
He must intentionally let people think (or lead them to believe?) he had a lot to do with System Shock. He was an outside producer, which is pretty far removed from game design. Iirc, even if you want to check inside the game, he's near "Salt the Fries".

Thief The Dark Project, Wtf? special thanks, no involvement with design listed. NONE, nadda, not even, doesn't include, not there.

Here's hoping one day the proper developers get credit for the games warren is wrongfully credited for by players.

Hey, wouldn't it be funny if Game Developers' Award gives him credit for games he DIDN'T design.
 
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