PROFILE: Nick Pendriis

 

Our elusive founder enjoys being behind-the-scenes and prefers
to point the spotlight at creative work and worthwhile causes.

 

 


Nicholas G. Pendriis.

 

 

 

•  BASIC INFORMATION 

 

Nick grew up in the UK, playing games and being creative with computers. He attended the London College of Music, managed some independent game stores and then joined Jester Interactive.

Since then, Nick has contributed to a number of projects in various ways, to become a well-rounded and well-informed creative designer. He was a founding member of nDreams. He continues to absorb information and stay current with new trends and technologies.

Nick is an ethics advocate and cares about ecological and humanitarian causes. He supports free, community and open source solutions. He describes himself as "positively realistic".

 

 

 

•  ACHIEVEMENTS UNLOCKED 

 

  • BEGINNER'S LUCK

First job at 16 was writing and designing for the official Club Nintendo
magazine (UK).

 

  • TUNED IN

Worked as in-house musician for MTV Music Generator 2
(PlayStation2, published by Codemasters).

 

  • UPLOADED TO THE CROWD

Name appears in the credits of Fable
(Xbox, published by Microsoft) as a tester.

 

  • IT'S LIFE JIM -- BUT NOT AS WE KNOW IT

Game designer for Xi
(Playstation Home, played live, commissioned by Sony),
the world's first "Alternate Reality Game" to appear on a games console
or within a virtual world. Apparently.

 

 

 

•  LINKS AND SOCIAL MEDIA 

 

 

"I no longer (willingly or knowingly) feed private information
to corporate data-mining operations."