Fallout Tactics developer profile: Gareth Davies
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|Interview posted by Ausir
||Thu 29 Jul 2004, 8:42 PM
|What's your name?
What's your job description / position?
3D artist, Level designer
How long have you been doing this stuff?
Professionally - 7 months, otherwise about 2 years
What stuff have your worked on in the past?
Lots of Half-Life mods, the most notable, Skynet. I also used to work in a couple of factories before I joined MF
If you could make any game you wanted, what'd it be?
A horror-themed puzzle game set in Hell, where the player must solve puzzles to escape/remain sane…
What are a few of your favourite games?
Turrican 2, Shadow of the Beast, Marble Madness, Doom, Quake, Championship Manager 3, System Shock 1 and 2, Fallout 1 and 2, FIFA games, Aliens vs Predator, Half Life
What do you usually do outside of work? (Extra-curricular activities?)
Relax, Drink with friends and just generally have a good time. I also play a bit of guitar.
What are a few of your favourite films?
Event Horizon, Aliens, Saving Private Ryan, The Blues Brothers, Anything with Arnie, Top Gun, Blazing Saddles, Star Wars Trilogy, City of Lost Children
What was the last film you saw?
Is there anything worthwhile on TV?
What kind of music do you listen to?
Pretty much anything except R & B or new school Soul
What are a few of your favourite musical artists?
NIN, Rammstein, Slipknot, System of a Down, Cypress Hill, Sublime, The Porkers, Soundgarden, Sabbath, Pantera,Vanilla Ice
What are a few of your favourite books?
The Long Walk by Stephen King, Sphere by Michael Crichton, Any Dale Brown stuff, Any John Grisham, Dirty Jokes and Beer by Drew Carey, Sein Language by Jerry Seinfeld
What celebrity would you be interested in meeting?
Tatiana Gregorieva…no seriously either Trent Reznor or Dolph Lundgren. Kevin Smith is pretty cool too
What's in your home computer rig?
A ferret running in a wheel…no wait, that's my car. My rig at home is an Athlon 500 with 128 Mb RAM and some other cool stuff, but at the moment it is in for repairs…
What electronic 'gadget' do you wish you had?
One of the big loader things from Aliens would be pretty damn cool, and it would solve most arguments pretty quickly. I wouldn't mind a time machine, because my phone bill is overdue…
What type of car do you drive?
A pregnant jellybean AKA Mazda 121. It is a pretty rad car, but needs more horsepower.
What type of car do you wish you drove?
A black Jaguar XJS V-12, a Humvee, or a Diablo. I think Lamborghini should sue Blizzard for scarring the name forever…
Coke or Pepsi?
Coke. I find liquid too hard to snort.
Boxers or briefs?
I don't often wear pants to work, but when my fellow workers tell me to "put it away" I definitely reach for my boxers.