Randy Smith (game designer)

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Randy Smith
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Smith in November 2007
Born (1974-06-14) June 14, 1974 (age 45)
United States
Occupation Video game designer
Known for Thief series

Randy Smith (born June 14, 1974) is an American video game designer. He co-owns and is the creative director of Tiger Style. He has worked extensively on the Thief series with both Looking Glass Studios and Ion Storm.


Smith started Tiger Style in 2009 and shipped the award-winning game Spider: The Secret of Bryce Manor on iOS, followed by Waking Mars and Spider: Rite of the Shrouded Moon . He spent time on the Steven Spielberg collaboration code-named LMNO at EA Los Angeles studio, which was eventually canceled. Smith has lectured on game design at GDC, [1] and additionally, Smith has participated in the Indie Game Jam.

Between 2007 and 2013, Smith wrote a monthly column called "The Possibility Space" for Edge in the UK. [2]

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  1. Waugh, Eric-Jon. "GDC: Randy Smith Doesn't Save the Day". Gamasutra.
  2. "Randy Smith - Edge Magazine". Edge Magazine.
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