Mark Lovegrove

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Mark Lovegrove
Born England, U.K.
Residence Wallingford, Oxfordshire, U.K.
Other names Mark J. Lovegrove, Mark "Mods" Lovegrove
Occupation Game designer, publisher, composer
Website http://www.Screen7.co.uk

Mark Lovegrove is a British game designer, music composer & film-maker. Lovegrove is owner of development/publishing company Screen 7.[1] He is known for writing music for point & click adventure games, including games made with Adventure Game Studio, notably Trilby's Notes by Ben Yahtzee Croshaw.[2]

Career[edit]

In 2003, Lovegrove was awarded an Excellence in Music & Sound award for his work on The Adventures Of Fatman.[3] In 2007 he directed a behind-the-scenes documentary of "The Butterfly Tattoo"[4] and interviewed the book's author, Philip Pullman.[5] Lovegrove is the owner of Screen 7, a UK video game publisher.

In 2010, Lovegrove was awarded with the AGS Lifetime Achievement Award.[6] In 2011 Lovegrove founded AdventureX,[7][8] an annual video game exposition in the UK aimed at adventure game developers and players, which has featured special guests Charles Cecil, Chris Bateman, Dave Gilbert (game designer), Stephen Marley (writer) and Jon Ingold amongst others.

Credits[edit]

Videogames[edit]

  • Kinky Island (designer & composer, 2017)
  • Tales (producer, 2016)[9]
  • Downfall (producer, 2016)
  • The Apotheosis Project (producer, 2015)
  • The Lone Planet (composer, 2015)
  • Time Stone (composer, 2013)[10][11]
  • Deep Hope (composer, 2013)
  • Reon Quest 2: Escape From Bully Island (music director, 2013)
  • The Cat Lady (producer, 2012)[12]
  • Poacher (music director, 2012)
  • Unga Needs Mumba (composer, 2012)
  • Living Nightmare: Freedom (composer, 2012)
  • Indiana Jones and the Passage of Saints [13] (producer & composer, 2012)
  • Chance Of The Dead (composer, 2011)
  • Night Of The Testicle[14][15] (designer & composer, 2011)
  • I Forgot (composer, 2011)
  • AGS Awards Live Ceremony[16] (composer, 2011)
  • Living Nightmare: Endless Dreams (composer, 2010)
  • Space Pool Alpha[17] (composer, 2010)
  • I Wonder What Happens In I Wonder What Happens In Tales of Monkey Island Chapter 5 Rise of the Pirate God: The Game! (composer, 2009)
  • Danny Dread Is On Call (composer, 2009)
  • Back Door Man[18][19] (additional music, 2009)
  • Indiana Jones and the Temple of Spheres (composer, 2009)
  • Santa Claus Down (designer & composer, 2008)
  • Murphy's Salvage (composer, 2008)
  • Little Girl In Underland[20] (composer, 2008)
  • Pet Peeves (composer, 2008)
  • Trilby: The Art Of Theft[21](composer, 2007)
  • Lif and the Treasure of the Tanones (composer, 2007)
  • Nelly Cootalot: Spoonbeaks Ahoy![22] (composer, 2007)
  • 6 Days A Sacrifice[23] (composer, 2007)
  • Trilby's Notes[24] (composer, 2006)
  • Alien Time Zone (composer, 2006)
  • The Adventures of Fatman[25] (composer, 2003)
  • Urban Joe (composer, 2003)
  • The Perfect Murder (composer, 2003)
  • Rode Quest 2: The Sweet Smell of Stenchie (composer, 2003)
  • Rode Quest (composer, 2002)
  • Reality On The Norm (composer, 2002)
  • Perils of Poom (composer, 2002)
  • Larry Vales 2: Dead Girls Are Easy (composer, 2001)
  • Rob Blanc (composer, 2001)

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Adventure X announcement". adventurexpo.org. Retrieved 11 February 2017. AdventureX was founded in 2011 by Mark Lovegrove, owner of development/publishing company Screen 7 
  2. ^ "Trilby's Notes Review". Reloaded.org. Retrieved 2008-10-07. 
  3. ^ archive.org: DIY Games: 2003 Excellence In Music & Sound
  4. ^ "The Butterfly Tattoo behind the scenes". Dynamic Entertainment. Retrieved 2008-10-07. 
  5. ^ "Mark Lovegrove with Philip Pullman". Lady Productions Ltd. Retrieved 2008-10-07. 
  6. ^ "AGS Awards 2010 Winners". Adventure Game Studio. Retrieved 2011-05-07. 
  7. ^ "Adventure Gamers AdventureX Review 2012". Adventure Gamers. Retrieved 2013-02-06. 
  8. ^ "Adventure Gamers AdventureX Review 2011". Adventure Gamers. Retrieved 2013-02-06. 
  9. ^ "Tales developer credits". taaales.co.uk. Retrieved 11 February 2017. 
  10. ^ "GameJolt entry for Time Stone". GameJolt. Retrieved 2013-11-10. 
  11. ^ "Time Stone - Short and sweet free Adventure". www.indieretronews.com. Retrieved 11 February 2017. 
  12. ^ Mulrooney, Marty. "INTERVIEW – In Conversation With Remigiusz Michalski (Harvester Games, The Cat Lady)". alternativemagazineonline.co.uk. Retrieved 11 February 2017. 
  13. ^ "Passage of Saints review at FreeGameArchive.com". FreeGameArchive. Retrieved 2012-04-07. 
  14. ^ "Night Of The Testicle entry at MobyGames". MobyGames. Retrieved 2011-05-30. 
  15. ^ "Night Of The Testicle review (in Polish) at PlneHry.cz". PlneHry.cz. Retrieved 2012-04-07. 
  16. ^ "AGS Awards 2010 roundup at TIGSource". TIGSource. Retrieved 2011-01-04. 
  17. ^ "Space Pool Alpha review at The Slowdown". The Slowdown. Retrieved 2010-02-06. 
  18. ^ "Back Door Man entry at MobyGames". MobyGames. Retrieved 2011-04-01. 
  19. ^ "Back Door Man review at Indie Games.com". Indiegames.com. Retrieved 2011-04-01. 
  20. ^ "Little Girl In Underland MobyGames entry". MobyGames. Retrieved 2008-10-07. 
  21. ^ "Trilby: Art of Theft MobyGames entry". MobyGames. Retrieved 2008-10-07. 
  22. ^ "Nelly Cootalot MobyGames entry". MobyGames. Retrieved 2008-10-07. 
  23. ^ "6DAS MobyGames entry". MobyGames. Retrieved 2008-10-07. 
  24. ^ "Trilby's Notes MobyGames entry". MobyGames. Retrieved 2008-10-07. 
  25. ^ "Fatman: Toxic Revenge MobyGames entry". MobyGames. Retrieved 2008-10-07.