Rob Heironimus

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Rob Heironimus
Rob Heironimus.jpg
Biographical information
Born

March 4, 1974[1]

Place of birth

Indiana[1]

Title(s)
  • Lead Level Designer
  • Writer
Time period

1999 – Unknown

Nickname(s)

Psychology[1]

Rob Heironimus is a level designer and writer who worked at Gearbox Software.

Contents

[edit] Biography

Rob created levels for Quake, before he was discovered by Rebel Boat Rocker. After the cancellation of their first project, the core team formed Gearbox Software, where he worked as a lead level designer. He conceived and created much of Half-Life: Opposing Force, and served as the creator and lead designer of Half-Life: Blue Shift.

With Stephen Bahl and Kristy Junio, Heironimus co-wrote the story for Half-Life: Opposing Force, and the story for Half-Life: Blue Shift with Randy Pitchford and David Mertz.

[edit] Work

[edit] Half-Life: Opposing Force

[edit] Trivia

A photo of Rob (taken by his co-worker John Faulkenbury) from Easter 1998 with plastic Easter eggs in his eye sockets can be found both in Half-Life: Opposing Force and Half-Life: Blue Shift.[3] The photo is usually placed in levels created by Rob.

[edit] Selected gameography

[edit] Gallery

[edit] References

  1. 1.0 1.1 1.2 Rob Heironimus's profile on BoatRocker.com (archived)
  2. 2.0 2.1 2.2 2.3 Randy Pitchford's .plan update on Blue's News (March 23, 2000)
  3. John Faulkenbury's comment on The Easter Egg Archive
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