Brad Muir

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Brad Muir
Occupation(s)Game designer, programmer

Brad Muir is an American computer game designer and programmer. He was a designer on Brütal Legend,[1] and the project leader of Iron Brigade,[2] Brazen,[3] and Massive Chalice.[4]


Brad Muir started his career as a programmer at Outrage Entertainment and as a gameplay programmer at Raven Software. He joined Double Fine Productions as a programmer on Psychonauts.[5] He was then the game designer on Double Fine's next game, Brütal Legend,[6] before becoming the project lead on Iron Brigade.[7] His next role as project lead would be on Brazen, the 2011 prototype was included as a bonus as part of Double Fine's public two week prototype session, known as Amnesia Fortnight 2012.[8] He then was the project leader on Massive Chalice, a tactical strategy game that was crowd funded through Kickstarter in 2013.[9] In December 2015, he left Double Fine Productions and joined Valve.[10]


Brütal Legend, for which Muir was the lead multiplayer designer, won the "Best Strategy/Simulation Game" award in the 13th Annual Interactive Achievement Awards from the Academy of Interactive Arts & Sciences.[11]

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  1. ^ "Brutal Legend Xbox 360 credits". MobyGames. 2016-03-15. Retrieved 2016-03-15.
  2. ^ "Massive Chalice is Double Fine's next Kickstarter project". IGN. 2013-05-30. Retrieved 2013-05-31.
  3. ^ "Brazen: Double Fine's latest prototype mixes Ray Harryhausen films and Monster Hunter". PC Gamer. 2012-11-21. Retrieved 2013-05-31.
  4. ^ "Double Fine asks crowd to lift 'Massive Chalice' game". USA Today. 2013-05-30. Retrieved 2013-05-30.
  5. ^ "IndieCade 2012 Festival Speakers". IndieCade. Archived from the original on 2013-05-13. Retrieved 2013-05-31.
  6. ^ "Double Fine interview off-cuts: Tim Schafer on studio creativity". Digital Spy. 2012-02-03. Retrieved 2013-06-01.
  7. ^ "Double Fine aiming for a less prolific 2012". Eurogamer. 2011-12-09. Retrieved 2013-05-30.
  8. ^ "Double Fine adds 'Brazen' prototype to Amnesia Fortnight rewards". Joystiq. 2012-11-24. Archived from the original on 2013-07-13. Retrieved 2013-05-31.
  9. ^ "Double Fine Bets on Kickstarter Again With 'Massive Chalice' Campaign". PC Magazine. 2013-05-30. Retrieved 2013-06-01.
  10. ^ "Massive Chalice lead Brad Muir's gone and joined Valve". Destructoid. 8 October 2015. Retrieved 2015-10-08.
  11. ^ "'Uncharted 2: Among Thieves' Breaks Away and Flees with 10 Awards During the 13th Annual Interactive Achievement Awards". PR Newswire. 2010-02-18. Retrieved 2010-02-18.
  12. ^ Lawle, Richard. "Valve reveals 'Artifact,' the official 'Dota' card game". Engadget. Retrieved 31 August 2018.

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