AKA Stephen Eric Meretzky
Birthplace: Yonkers, NY
Race or Ethnicity: White
Occupation: Computer Programmer
Nationality: United States
Executive summary: Leather Goddesses of Phobos
Steve Meretzky started out working for Infocom as a software tester in 1981. He is the author of many classic text adventure games including the cautionary tale A Mind Forever Voyaging and the somewhat naughty Leather Goddesses of Phobos. Meretzky struck an emotional chord with players by creating a yappy robot named Floyd, star of the game Planetfall. He worked with Douglas Adams to create a text-based version of the popular novel The Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy.
High School: Yonkers High School, Yonkers, NY (1975)
University: BS Construction Management, MIT
Blizzard Entertainment Consultant
International Game Developers Association Board of Directors (past)
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