Mike Wardwell

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in10s''Half-Life Opposing Force'' (giggler.cfg) }} '''Michael Wardwell''' is a level designer for Gearbox Software. ==Biography== Mike left behind his engineering and computer science studies at the WikipediaUniversity of Massachusetts|University of Massachusetts to work in the video game industry in 1997. He had worked at WikipediaEpic Games|Epic Games, WikipediaRitual Entertainment|Ritual Entertainment, before joining Gearbox Software in February 1999. Since then, he has worked on Half-Life expansions|expansions and Half-Life ports|ports of ''Half-Life''.{{IA|19991127150606/http//gearboxsoftware.com/talent.html|Biography|Gearbox's official website (November 27, 1999)}} ==Work== ===''Half-Life Opposing Force''=== *''Welcome to Black Mesa''http//bluesnews.com/cgi-bin/finger.pl?id=293&time=20000523170722 Randy Pitchford's .plan update on Blue's News (March 23, 2000) *''"We Are Pulling Out"'' *''Missing in Action'' *''Foxtrot Uniform'' *''The Package'' *''Crash Site''''Half-Life Opposing Force CTF'' credits (op4ctf_credits.txt) *''Mortar (multiplayer map)|Mortar'' ==Selected gameography== *Half-Life (Dreamcast port)|''Half-Life'' (Dreamcast port) (2001) *Half-Life (PlayStation 2 port)|''Half-Life'' (PlayStation 2 port) (2001) *''Half-Life Blue Shift'' (2001) *''Half-Life Opposing Force'' (1999) ==Official biographies== {{CollapsedBio|19991127150606/http//gearboxsoftware.com/talent.html|November 27, 1999|Mike Wardwell – Level Design|Before joining Gearbox Software’s design team, Mike worked for Ritual Entertainment where he contributed to SiN and the highly rated Quake Mission Pack #1 Scourge of Armagon. Before Ritual, after he left school at the University of Massachusetts in Amherst where he studied engineering and computer science, Mike briefly worked for Epic Megagames contributing to the Unreal project. Mike also currently holds a post with the Cyberathlete Professional League as their Director of Tournaments.}} {{CollapsedBio|20001006034131/http//gearboxsoftware.com/talent.html|October 6, 2000|Mike Wardwell – Level Design|Before joining Gearbox Software’s design team, Mike worked for Ritual Entertainment where he contributed to SiN and the highly rated Quake Mission Pack #1 Scourge of Armagon. Before Ritual, after he left school at the University of Massachusetts in Amherst where he studied engineering and computer science, Mike briefly worked for Epic Megagames contributing to the UnReal project. For Gearbox, Mike created more of the Half-Life Opposing Force environments than any other designer at our company. Mike also currently holds a post with the Cyberathlete Professional League as their League Commissioner where he manages the largest professional gaming competitions in the industry.}} {{CollapsedBio|20010110074000/http//gearboxsoftware.com/talent.html|January 10, 2001|Mike Wardwell – Level Design, Lead Level Design|No changes.}} {{CollapsedBio|20011004043748/http//gearboxsoftware.com/talent.html|October 4, 2001|Mike Wardwell – Level Design, Lead Level Design, Direction|No changes.}} ==References== {{Reflist}} {{RWPeople}} {{DEFAULTSORTWardwell}} CategoryLevel designers CategoryGearbox employees