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Steve Meretzky (born May 1, 1957) was raised in Yonkers, New York, and moved to MIT to pursue a career in architecture. MIT's Department of Architecture convinced him that he should pursue a career in Construction Management. Several construction firms convinced Meretzky that he should pursue a career as a game tester for Infocom, where he moved onward and upward, producing some of the most successful titles in computer gaming.
In the gaming industry, Meretzky was involved in almost every aspect of game development including design, production, quality assurance and box & content. He has been credited on games developed by the following companies: Infocom, Legend Entertainment Company, Activision Inc., Boffo Games Inc., MicroProse, GameFX and Tom Snyder Productions.
He was involved with the following titles:
- Sinistar Unleashed (1999), THQ Inc.
- The Space Bar (1997), SegaSoft
- Hodj 'n' Podj (1995), Virgin Interactive Entertainment
- Superhero League of Hoboken (1994), Legend Entertainment Company
- Eric the Unready (1993),
- Frederik Pohl's Gateway (1992), Legend Entertainment Company
- Leather Goddesses of Phobos 2 (1992), Infocom
- Rex Nebular and The Cosmic Gender Bender (1992), MicroProse
- Spellcasting 301: Spring Break (1992), Legend Entertainment Company
- Spellcasting 201: The Sorcerer's Appliance (1991), Legend Entertainment Company
- Spellcasting 101: Sorcerers Get All The Girls (1990), Legend Entertainment Company
- Lane Mastodon vs. the Blubbermen (1988), Infocom
- Zork Zero: The Revenge of Megaboz (1988), Infocom
- Beyond Zork: The Coconut of Quendor (1987), Infocom
- Stationfall (1987), Infocom
- Leather Goddesses of Phobos (1986), Infocom
- A Mind Forever Voyaging (1985), Infocom
- The Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy (1984), Infocom
- Sorcerer (1984), Infocom
- Planetfall (1983), Infocom
- A biography of Meretzky