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Jordan Mechner

Who is Jordan Mechner?

Jordan Mechner is a renowned video game designer, programmer, and writer, best known for creating the groundbreaking video game series "Prince of Persia". Born on June 4, 1964, Mechner gained prominence in the gaming industry with his innovative approach to game design and storytelling.

His most famous creation, "Prince of Persia", was first released in 1989 and quickly became a landmark title in the action-adventure genre. The game was notable for its fluid animation, realistic character movements, and challenging gameplay. It was followed by several sequels and adaptations across various platforms.

In addition to his work on "Prince of Persia", Mechner has been involved in various other projects in the gaming industry. He has also written and directed films, including the documentary "Karateka", which explores the making of his early video game of the same name.

Jordan Mechner
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Video game designer, screenwriter, author
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Prince of Persia, Karateka
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Games by Jordan Mechner

This is a chronological list of games designed by Jordan Mechner from 1986 to 1997 on Abandonware DOS for DOS, Windows, Linux or Mac.



Prince of Persia

1990DOSMac OSaction

The Last Express

1997DOSWindows XP/98/95Mac OSadventureprotected