Roberta Williams

1953 - Today

Roberta Williams

Roberta Williams (born February 16, 1953) is an American video game designer, writer, and a co-founder of Sierra On-Line (later known as Sierra Entertainment), who developed her first game while living in Simi Valley, California. She is most famous for her work in the field of graphic adventure games with titles such as Mystery House, the King's Quest series, and Phantasmagoria. She is married to Ken Williams and retired in 1999. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Roberta Williams has received more than 383,032 page views. Her biography is available in 19 different languages on Wikipedia making her the 27th most popular game designer.

Memorability Metrics

  • 380k

    Page Views (PV)

  • 38.55

    Historical Popularity Index (HPI)

  • 19

    Languages Editions (L)

  • 2.79

    Effective Languages (L*)

  • 3.23

    Coefficient of Variation (CV)

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Among game designers, Roberta Williams ranks 27 out of 37Before her are Ron Gilbert, Dave Arneson, Yuji Naka, David Cage, Yuji Horii, and Kazunori Yamauchi. After her are Hideki Kamiya, Yoshinori Kitase, Todd Howard, Tim Schafer, Naoto Ohshima, and Chris Sawyer.

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Among people born in 1953, Roberta Williams ranks 352Before her are Alister McGrath, Philippe Douste-Blazy, Deborah Raffin, Kaarlo Maaninka, Ken Burns, and Andy Hertzfeld. After her are Larry Miller, Reneta Indzhova, Madhav Kumar Nepal, Desiré Wilson, Albert Pyun, and Pierre Bastien.

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In United States

Among people born in United States, Roberta Williams ranks 8,092 out of 12,171Before her are Danielle Panabaker (1987), Pete Docter (1968), Andy Hertzfeld (1953), Nick Robinson (1995), Ray Collins (1889), and James LoMenzo (1959). After her are Tom Watson (1949), Joseph Polchinski (1954), Naya Rivera (1987), Peter Shor (1959), Jason Wiles (1970), and Bill Hader (1978).

Among GAME DESIGNERS In United States

Among game designers born in United States, Roberta Williams ranks 7Before her are Jeff Kinney (1971), Gary Gygax (1938), Will Wright (1960), John Romero (1967), Ron Gilbert (1964), and Dave Arneson (1947). After her are Todd Howard (1971), Tim Schafer (1967), Matt Harding (1976), and Scott Cawthon (1971).

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