Stephen Ruddy

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Stephen Ruddy
Stephen Ruddy - 1.jpg
Born Unknown
Birth Place UK
Nationality British   UK.svg
Aliases Steve Ruddy, Ste Ruddy
Website steruddy.pwp.blueyonder.co.uk

Stephen Ruddy was a game and audio programmer at Software Creations. While Ruddy's name isn't as well known as Tim Follin and Geoff Follin, he created the sound drivers they used for their Amstrad CPC, Atari ST, Commodore 64, GameBoy, Game Gear, Nintendo 64, NES, Sega Master System, and ZX Spectrum soundtracks.

Audio Development

NES

Ruddy programmed a sound driver in 6502 assembly language, in which the music was written in assembly. The driver was only used by Geoff Follin and Tim Follin.

Gameography

Released Title Sample Notes
1989-03-?? World Games (NES) Sound Driver
1989-09-?? Sky Shark (NES)
Sound Driver
1990-03-?? Magic Johnson's Fast Break (NES) Sound Driver
1990-03-?? Target: Renegade (NES) Sound Driver
1990-06-?? Solstice: The Quest for the Staff of Demons (NES) Sound Driver
1990-07-?? Pictionary (NES)
Sound Driver
1990-11-?? Silver Surfer (NES)
Sound Driver
1991-03-?? Indiana Jones and the Last Crusade: Taito (NES) Sound Driver
1991-03-?? Kiwi Kraze (NES) Sound Driver
1991-10-?? Wolverine (NES) Sound Driver
1991-12-?? Tom & Jerry: The Ultimate Game of Cat and Mouse! (NES)
Sound Driver
1991-12-?? Treasure Master (NES) Sound Driver
1992-02-?? Terminator 2: Judgement Day (NES)
Sound Driver
1993-09-23 The Incredible Crash Dummies (NES) Sound Driver

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