Steve Meretzky

Updated: 09/15/2017 by Computer Hope
Steven "Steve" Eric Meretzky

Name: Steven Eric Meretzky

Born: May 1, 1957, in Yonkers, New York, USA

Computer-related contributions

  • American computer game developer and interactive fiction writer.
  • Known for the computer game The Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy and Spellcasting trilogy.

Games Developed

  • Lane Mastodon vs. the Blubbermen (1988).
  • Zork Zero: The Revenge of Megaboz (1988).
  • Stationfall (1987).
  • Leather Goddesses of Phobos (1986).
  • A Mind Forever Voyaging (1985).
  • The Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy (1984).
  • Sorcerer (1984).
  • Planetfall (1983).

Honors and awards

  • Named as one of twenty-five "Game Gods by PC Gamer magazine (1999).
  • One of only two interactive fiction writers admitted to the Science Fiction Writers of America.


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