Chris Jones (Access Software)
Christopher Jones is a videogame designer and finance professional. He is most famous for his series of interactive movies starring the hard-boiled, out-of-his-time gumshoe Tex Murphy, played by Jones himself, a private investigator that lives in the San Francisco of the middle of the 21st century.
While at Access Chris was a Financial executive, and worked on various software titles, including Amazon: Guardians of Eden, Countdown, various incarnations of the Links golf franchise, and others. He is best known for the Tex Murphy series which he helped to create and portrayed the title character of, later further developing the character with Aaron Conners.
Currently he is Finance Executive of TruGolf and is developing games for Big Finish, in conjunction with Aaron Conners. Their first title, Three Cards to Midnight, was released in May 2009. Other Big Finish titles include Three Cards to Dead Time (2010), Murder Island: Secret of Tantalus (2011), Escape from Thunder Island (2011), and Rita James and the Race to Shangri La (2012).
On June 18, 2012, Big Finish Games began production on a new Tex Murphy game that would again star Jones. They successfully raised almost $600,000 on Kickstarter, exceeding their stated goal of $450,000.
Chris' brother, Kevin L. Jones, played Mac Malden in the Tex Murphy games.
- Golf Simulator company Chris Jones is a partner in and Finance Executive of
- Chris Jones at MobyGames
- Interview with Chris Jones on Talk Radio Meltdown 6-4-12
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