|Born||1949 (age 68–69)|
|Known for||Co-founder of SIE Bend Studio|
Brainwave Creations was a small game programming company started by Michael Berlyn. The company was founded in the mid-1980s, and is probably best known for co-creating Tass Times in Tonetown along with Interplay's Rebecca Heineman.
Berlyn joined Marc Blank in founding the game company Eidetic, which later became Sony Bend. In 1998, Berlyn started 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.
- Oo-Topos, 1981, Sentient Software and Polarware/Penguin Software
- Cyborg, 1981, Sentient Software
- Gold Rush, 1982, Sentient Software
- Congo, 1982, Sentient Software
- Suspended, 1983, Infocom
- Infidel, 1983, Infocom
- Cutthroats, 1984, Infocom
- Fooblitzky, 1985, co-designer, Infocom
- Tass Times in Tonetown, 1986, Activision
- Dr. Dumont's Wild P.A.R.T.I., 1988, First Row Software Publishing
- Keef the Thief, 1989, Electronic Arts
- Altered Destiny, 1990, Accolade
- Les Manley in: Search for the King, 1990, Accolade
- Snoopy's Game Club, 1992, Accolade (with former Intellivision programmer Gene Smith)
- Bubsy in Claws Encounters of the Furred Kind, 1993, Accolade
- Bubsy 3D, 1996, Accolade
- Zork: The Undiscovered Underground, 1997, Activision (with Marc Blank)
- Dr. Dumont's Wild P.A.R.T.I., 1999, Cascade Mountain Publishing
- Syphon Filter, 1999, contributor, producer, 989 Studios
- Zen Ball, Quick Click Software
- The Art of Murder (with Muffy Berlyn), iOS, Windows, OS X, Flexible Tales
- Grok the Monkey (aka Carnival of Death) (with Muffy Berlyn), iOS, Windows, Flexible Tales
- A Taste for Murder (with Muffy Berlyn), iOS, Windows, Flexible Tales
- Reconstructing Remy (an interactive novel with Muffy Berlyn), iOS, Windows, Flexible Tales
- Ogg!, iOS, OS X, Flexible Tales
- The Integrated Man, Bantam Books, (1980) ISBN 978-0-5531-3999-0
- Crystal Phoenix, Bantam Books, (1980) ISBN 978-0-5531-3468-1
- Blight as Mark Sonders, Ace Books, (1981) ISBN 978-0-4410-6709-1
- Eternal Enemy, Wm. Morrow, (1990) ISBN 978-0-8779-5963-2
- Horowitz, Ken (August 1, 2006). "Interview: Mike Berlyn". Sega - 16. Retrieved February 8, 2015.
- "Michael Berlyn". Infocom. Retrieved February 8, 2015.
- Bowen, Christopher (February 4, 2011). "Diehard GameFAN Hall of Shame: Bubsy 3D". Diehard GameFAN. Retrieved February 8, 2015.
- "Michael Berlyn". Moby Games. Retrieved February 8, 2015.
- Cifaldi, Frank (3 October 2005). "Playing Catch-Up: Bubsy's Michael Berlyn". Gamasutra. UBM TechWeb. Retrieved 31 October 2017.
- Michael Berlyn profile at MobyGames
- Interview with Mike Berlyn
- Hot Mustard (virtual jazz band by Berlyn)
- Keeping Warm - A Berlyn Jazz creation (as Hot Mustard)
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