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SummaryRoberta Williams is a famous Designer from USA, she is 63 years old and still alive, born February 16, 1953.
BiographyRoberta Heuer Williams, born 16 February 1953, is a retired computer game developers. She is probably best known for her pioneering work in graphical adventure games, specifically King's Quest series.
During the 1980 - and 1990's were Roberta and her husband, Ken Williams, the leader figures in the development of adventure games. They founded the company in On-Line Systems, which later became Sierra On-Line. Roberta Williams contributed to writing and designing several games, including the entire King's Quest series, Mixed-Up Mother Goose and The Colonel's Bequest. Although Sierra was sold in 1996 created the Williams game until 1999. Williams posed for himself on the cover of Soft Porn Adventure by Chuck Benton, and posed much later with their children on the cover of Mixed-Up Mother Goose. She played herself in the final sequence of the Leisure Suit Larry third
Since her retirement in 1998 she stayed away from publicity and rarely gives interviews about her previous work. In an interview in 2006 she says that her favorite creation was Phantasmagoria.
Williams has often claimed that her game is specifically targeted to a higher educated audience than other games, which meant that she was criticized for being elitist.
In this interview from 2006 she says she plans to write a historical novel, and that she completely stopped developing games.
Zodiac etc.She is born under the zodiac aquarius, who is known for Knowledge, Humanitarian, Serious, Insightful, Duplicitous. Our collection contains 14 quotes who is written / told by Roberta.
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Source / external links:http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Roberta_Williams
Famous quotes by Roberta Williams (14)
"I had always been intrigued by the emotional aspect of adventure gaming-the fact that people get so personally involved"
"I believe the adventure game genre will never die any more than any type of storytelling would ever die"
"I always say that my favorite game was Original Adventure, published by both Microsoft and Apple Computer back in 1980"
"Freshness is important. If a game is fresh, new, intriguing, challenging, and enchanting, it will sell, and sell well"
"Computers have become more friendly, understandable, and lots of years and thought have been put into developing software to convince people that they want and need a computer"
"I am most proud of the development of the characters as personalities that game players could relate to and care about"
"I appreciate the sentiment that I am a popular woman in computer gaming circles; but I prefer being thought of as a computer game designer rather than a woman computer game designer. I don't put myself into gender mode when designing a game"
"The experience of creating my adventure games was, other than marrying my husband and bringing into the world my two sons, the most fulfilling, wonderful experience I ever had"
"An adventure game is nothing more than a good story set with engaging puzzles that fit seamlessly in with the story and the characters, and looks and sounds beautiful"
"My definition of an adventure game is an interactive story set with puzzles and obstacles to solve and worlds to explore"
"King's Quest IV was a much bigger hit than I, II, or III. I do feel that King's Quest IV was a pivotal game in bringing in more female players"
"It seems we always exceed even our own expectations-after a lot of hard work, though!"
"If more women want to be a part of the computer industry today, they have to do more to put themselves there. Nobody is keeping them out"