Brian Reynolds

Updated: 09/15/2017 by Computer Hope
Brian Reynolds

Name: Brian Reynolds

Born: 1967

Computer-related contributions

  • American videogame designer and programmer who is known for designing online social games on social networks like Facebook.
  • Has created games for SecretNewCo, Zynga, Big Huge Games, Firaxis Games, and MicroProse.
  • Chairman of the International Game Developers Association.
  • CEO of Big Huge Games (2000-2009).
  • Chief Game Designer at Zynga East (2009-2013).
  • Founder of SecretNewCo.

Game Credits

  • FrontierVille, chief game designer (2010).
  • Age of Empires 3: The Asian Dynasties, creative director (2007).
  • Catan, project lead and AI (2007).
  • Rise of Nations: Rise of Legends, project lead and lead designer (2006).
  • Sid Meier's Civilization II, lead designer (1996).
  • Sid Meier's Colonization, designer (1994).