Peter Molyneux

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Peter Douglas Molyneux (; born 5 May 1959) is an English video game designer and programmer. He created the god games Populous, Dungeon Keeper, and Black & White, as well as Theme Park, the Fable series, Curiosity – What's Inside the Cube?, and Godus. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Peter Molyneux has received more than 1,274,238 page views. His biography is available in 23 different languages on Wikipedia. Peter Molyneux is the 21st most popular game designer (down from 15th in 2019), the 3,779th most popular biography from United Kingdom (down from 3,274th in 2019) and the most popular British Game Designer.

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Among game designers, Peter Molyneux ranks 21 out of 46Before him are Shinji Mikami, Lizzie Magie, Gary Gygax, Klaus Teuber, Will Wright, and Tetsuya Nomura. After him are Yu Suzuki, Masahiro Sakurai, Hidetaka Miyazaki, Eiji Aonuma, John Carmack, and John Romero.

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Among people born in 1959, Peter Molyneux ranks 257Before him are Jeanette Winterson, Sammy Lee, Domiziana Giordano, Kazimierz Marcinkiewicz, Raf, and Andrey Belousov. After him are Alexei Kasatonov, Peter Doig, Fernando Chalana, Robert Greene, Glenn Morshower, and Timoleón Jiménez.

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In United Kingdom

Among people born in United Kingdom, Peter Molyneux ranks 3,779 out of 6,924Before him are Herbert Giles (1845), Robin Cook (1946), Emma Kirkby (1949), Adrian Rawlins (1958), Benjamin Vulliamy (1747), and Gavin Bryars (1943). After him are David Bedford (1937), Terence Rattigan (1911), Arnold Jackson (1891), Alex Stepney (1942), Michael Giles (1942), and Simon Gallup (1960).

Among GAME DESIGNERS In United Kingdom

Among game designers born in United Kingdom, Peter Molyneux ranks 1After him are Chris Sawyer (1961).

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