Taku Murata


Taku Murata

nihongo|Taku Murata|村田 琢|Murata Taku is a video game programmer working for Square Enix (formerly Square), as well as the general manager of the research and development division of the company. He was born in 1965 and joined Square in 1991. He is most notable as the main programmer for "Final Fantasy Tactics" and "Vagrant Story". He also worked on the development of the PlayOnline service. His latest work is on "Final Fantasy XII" as the programming supervisor of the game.

Notable Game credits

*"Secret of Mana": Boss character algorithms
*"Seiken Densetsu 3": Boss character algorithms, maps, world maps
*"Final Fantasy Tactics": Main programmer
*"Vagrant Story": Main programmer
*"Final Fantasy XII": Programming supervisor
*"Final Fantasy III" (Nintendo DS version): Special thanks

References

* [http://www.playonline.com/archives/psgame/vagrantstory/flb/stuff/08.html Mini interview on his work in Vagrant Story]
* [https://www.cmpevents.com/GD07/a.asp?option=G&V=3&id=381054 Game Developers Conference 2007]

External links

* [http://www.mobygames.com/developer/sheet/view/developerId,57165/ Moby Games database rap sheet]


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