February 11, 2003

Inside Mac Games Turns 10

In ten years, Inside Mac Games has gone from the lowly beginnings of hand-delivered floppy disks to become the undisputed mainline source of Macintosh gaming. A special birthday congratulations to Tuncer Deniz and the staff of IMG.

To celebrate the birthday, IMG has a good interview with Tuncer. He talks about how IMG got started and where it is going. Be sure to check out page two of the interview, where Tuncer talks about leaving IMG and joining Bungie. He gives a little background about his Bungie experiences including some notes about what it was like to develop Myth II: Soulblighter.

Tuncer Deniz

Tuncer Deniz Status: Former Bungie
Hiredate: early 1996
Doing: Still Inside Mac Games.

Became production manager, licensing guru, and third-party developer liaison, taking over for Eric Klein. Netmap design (uncredited), Marathon. Thanked in the Marathon manual. Netmap design (uncredited), Marathon 2: Durandal. Thanked in the Marathon 2: Durandal manual. Thanked in the Marathon 2: Durandal PC manual. Production manager, documentation, network maps, Forge documentation, Marathon Infinity. Production manager, documentation, packaging, Myth: The Fallen Lords. Project leader, story, level design, strike team, Myth II: Soulblighter. Still a Macintosh industy icon; publisher and editor in chief of Inside Mac Games. Now lives in Franklin, TN.

Articles:
Interview with IMG's Tuncer Deniz (IMG)
Tuncer Deniz Bites at Apple (Gamers.Com)


Posted by poenadare at February 11, 2003 12:07 AM
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Interesting to note that Eric Klein is now working for Palm.

Posted by: Ghôlsbane on February 11, 2003 10:52 AM
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