Christopher Taylor (game designer)
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Christopher "Chris" Taylor is a computer, board and card game developer originally from Southern California. Taylor is most famous for designing the original Fallout title for Interplay Entertainment, along with Tim Cain, Leonard Boyarsky and Jason Anderson. While at Interplay, Taylor contributed to the design of Star Trek: Starfleet Command, Stonekeep and Fallout 2. He also served as producer for The Lord of the Rings Online.
In 2005, Taylor and two other Fallout designers (Tom Decker and Scott Everts) founded Zero Radius Games, a board game and non-collectible card game development company. On September 22, 2008, it was announced on Interplay's website that Taylor had rejoined the company and would be working on "Project V13", later revealed to be Fallout Online. However Bethesda, through a drawn out legal battle, cancelled this project.
He is currently working on Pillars of Eternity: Lords of the Eastern Reach, a tabletop game based on the video game Pillars of Eternity. He is also the designer of Nemo's War, a game published by Victory Point Games.
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- McWhertor, Michael. "Interplay Brings Back Original Fallout Designer". Kotaku. Archived from the original on 1 September 2010. Retrieved 1 September 2010.
- Zysberg, Benjamin (17 January 2010). "Stonekeep revient". factornews (in French). Archived from the original on 1 September 2010. Retrieved 1 September 2010.
- Hall, Charlie (5 August 2015). "Playing the Pillars of Eternity tabletop game with Chris Taylor". Polygon. Vox Media. Retrieved 2 July 2016.
- Zero Radius Games
- Moby Games profile
- Christopher Taylor on BoardGameGeek
- Nemo's War (2nd Edition) on Victory Point Games
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