Michael Berlyn

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Michael Berlyn is an American video game designer and writer. He is best known as an Implementor at Infocom, part of the text adventure game design team.

Berlyn joined Marc Blank in founding the game company Eidetic, which later became Sony Bend. In 1998, Berlyn started a new game company, Cascade Mountain Publishing, whose goals were to publish ebooks and interactive fiction. Cascade Mountain Publishing went out of business in 2000.

Berlyn created a "light-jazz" band called Hot Mustard, made up entirely of his own music and performances.

Partial gameography[edit]


  • The Integrated Man, Bantam Books, 1980
  • Crystal Phoenix, Bantam Books, 1980
  • Blight as Mark Sonders, Ace Books, 1981
  • Eternal Enemy, Wm. Morrow, 1990

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