Neal Roger Tringham Author of Evaluating Organization Development

Neal Roger Tringham

Neal Tringham is a freelance game developer who also writes about science-fictional games (concentrating on their narratives and on their links to other forms of science fiction). Of the games he has contributed to, the best known are probably Ghost Master and Taito Legends. Projects Neal has been part of have been nominated for and received various awards, including the Develop Award for Creativity and the Hugo Award for Best Related Work.


A full list of the games Neal has worked on includes:

GOG Galaxy (, 2015)
miCoach (Lightning Fish, 2012)
Let's Dance With Mel B (Lightning Fish, 2011)
Get Fit With Mel B (Lightning Fish, 2010)
Pipe Mania (Razorworks, 2008)
Ford Racing Off Road (Razorworks, 2008)
Double Dragon (Empire Interactive, 2007)
Taito Legends 2 (Empire Interactive, 2006)
Taito Legends (Empire Interactive, 2005)
Ghost Master Collector's Edition (Sick Puppies, 2003)
Ghost Master (Sick Puppies, 2003)
Ultimate Golf (Special Projects / Vertex Multimedia, 2000)
Aliens Versus Predator (Rebellion, 1999).

He has also contributed to five books:

Science Fiction Video Games (CRC Press, 2014, author)
Science Fiction Hobby Games: A First Survey (Pseudonymz, 2013, author)
The Encyclopedia of Science Fiction: Third Edition (Gollancz, 2011, contributing editor)
The Encyclopedia of Science Fiction: Second Edition (Orbit, 1993, contributor)
The Bloomsbury Good Reading Guide to Science Fiction and Fantasy (Bloomsbury, 1989, editor).

Projects he has worked on have been nominated for the Develop Award (twice, with two additional nominations for companies he was contracting for) and the BAFTA Award (twice), and won the ESFS Award, BSFA Award (twice) and Hugo Award (twice).


    PhD (Astrophysics), Manchester University, UK, 1991
    BA (Physics), Oxford University, UK, 1988

Areas of Research / Professional Expertise

    Computer Games Development


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