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'''Thaddaeus Frogley''' (aka '''Thad''') was a software engineer at [[Creature Labs]] between June 1999 and Febuary 2002. He was apparently a friend of [[Joseph Fowler]], leader of [[Equal Rights for Norns]].
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'''Thaddaeus Frogley''' (aka '''Thad''') was a software engineer at [[Creature Labs]] between June 1999 and February 2002. He was apparently a friend of [[Joseph Fowler]], leader of [[Equal Rights for Norns]].
  
 
Thad was responsible for:
 
Thad was responsible for:
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* The creation of a performance profiler for the [[Creature Labs]] scripting language/agent model
 
* The creation of a performance profiler for the [[Creature Labs]] scripting language/agent model
 
* The A* pathfinding algorithm in [[Ms. Pac Man: Quest for the Golden Maze]]
 
* The A* pathfinding algorithm in [[Ms. Pac Man: Quest for the Golden Maze]]
* Creating some bio-chemical simlation tools
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* Creating some bio-chemical simulation tools
 
* Making pretty rainbow effects (yes, really :-)
 
* Making pretty rainbow effects (yes, really :-)
  
Large projects included the [[Dinosaur Park]] tech-demo and his work on a gameplay prototypes for [[Yeren]]. Thad and [[Gavin Buttimore]] also worked together to create ''[http://thad.notagoth.org/thadgavin/ THADGAVIN]'', winner of the 15th International Obfuscated C Code Contest for "Most Portable Output".
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Large projects included the [[Dinosaur Park]] tech-demo and his work on a gameplay prototypes for [[Yeren]]. Thad and [[Gavin Buttimore]] also worked together to create ''[http://web.archive.org/web/20061011033404/http://thad.notagoth.org/thadgavin/ THADGAVIN]'', winner of the 15th International Obfuscated C Code Contest for "Most Portable Output".
  
 
Thad has since moved onto '''Rockstar Vienna''', and was recently involved in porting ''Grand Theft Auto 3'' to the X-Box.
 
Thad has since moved onto '''Rockstar Vienna''', and was recently involved in porting ''Grand Theft Auto 3'' to the X-Box.
  
 
==External links==
 
==External links==
*[http://thad.notagoth.org/ Thad's homepage]
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*[http://web.archive.org/web/*/http://thad.notagoth.org/ Thad's homepage] (archived)
 
*[http://www.rockstarvienna.com/ Rockstar Games homepage]
 
*[http://www.rockstarvienna.com/ Rockstar Games homepage]
 
[[Category: People]][[Category: Employees]]
 
[[Category: People]][[Category: Employees]]

Latest revision as of 22:26, 21 January 2016

Thaddaeus Frogley (aka Thad) was a software engineer at Creature Labs between June 1999 and February 2002. He was apparently a friend of Joseph Fowler, leader of Equal Rights for Norns.

Thad was responsible for:

  • Improving the performance and stability of existing games
  • The creation of a performance profiler for the Creature Labs scripting language/agent model
  • The A* pathfinding algorithm in Ms. Pac Man: Quest for the Golden Maze
  • Creating some bio-chemical simulation tools
  • Making pretty rainbow effects (yes, really :-)

Large projects included the Dinosaur Park tech-demo and his work on a gameplay prototypes for Yeren. Thad and Gavin Buttimore also worked together to create THADGAVIN, winner of the 15th International Obfuscated C Code Contest for "Most Portable Output".

Thad has since moved onto Rockstar Vienna, and was recently involved in porting Grand Theft Auto 3 to the X-Box.

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