Brett Johnson

{{RWP Infobox
|birth=September 8th, 1970http// "About" section on Brett Johnson's personal website
|birthplace=Schenectady, New York
|occupation=*Level designer
|nicknames=Thanoshttp// Redwood's ''Half-Life'' Preview, page 5

'''Brett Johnson''' is a level designer and composer who worked for Valve from December 1996 to April 1999.http// Brett Johnson's Resume His List of minor Black Mesa employees appears in ''Half-Life'' as an Easter egg on a Sector C locker and can be List of minor Black Mesa employees 2|heard in announcements.

{{ParagraphQuote|Brett's craftsmanship as a musician is matched only by his ability to create traps which snare, snag and frag unwary explorers in 3D environments. Valve lured Brett mid-way through his final year at Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute and a promising career in biochemistry. A hard-assed New Yorker, Brett continues to deny Seattle's claim to being the birthplace of espresso.|http// Source|February 16, 1998}}

Brett Johnson created one third of the levels for ''Half-Life'', including texturing, lighting, and scripting. He established the design foundation, and was one of the developers of the scripting system used in the game.
===''Half-Life'' (1998)===
*The Anti-Mass Spectrometerhttp// ''Half-Life'' section on Brett Johnson's personal website
*The Black Mesa desert
*The Portal Device
*Sector B
*Sector C
*Sector G
*The Topside Motorpool
*Xenhttp// Behind Valve Software's Closed Doors - Brett Johnson


Filehl early BJ 27.jpg|"The cages."
Filehl early BJ 28.jpg|"Searching for a 'Look'."
FileHL early pistol.JPG|Ditto.
Filehl early BJ 30.jpg|"First '3DFX' Shot", with an wikipediaUnited States Department of Defense|U.S.D.D. logo on the floor.
File0001-3dfx barney3 fall.jpg|Ditto.
FileMP barney.jpg|Ditto.
FileHLPF 18.png|"Original Control Room."
FileHl early BJ 32.jpg|An unseen area.
FileHl early BJ 32a.jpg|Ditto.
FileBullchicken white close-up.jpg|Ditto.
Filehl early BJ 33.jpg|"Industrial Arts".
FileRats crate.jpg|Ditto.
FileSewer hgrunt.jpg|Ditto.
Filehl early BJ 34.jpg|"Setting The Tone".
FileIronic injury sign.jpg|Ditto.


FileC1a0 computer.jpg|A large computer room in the Anomalous Materials Laboratories.
FileC1a0e beam03.jpg|The Anti-Mass Spectrometer.
FileC1a1c canal02.jpg|Sector B's Lower Canal.
FileC2a5 dam02.jpg|The Black Mesa dam.
FileCliffs HECU.jpg|The Black Mesa desert.
FileBMRF helipad Osprey.jpg|The Topside Motorpool.
FileXen islands 1.jpg|Xen.
FileAlien grunt factory first.jpg|The mines.

==Selected gameography==
*''Half-Life'' (1998)
*''Half-Life Opposing Force'' (1999)


==External links==
*http// Brett Johnson's personal website

CategoryLevel designers
CategoryFormer Valve employees