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Published on Dec 17, 2013
Check out this Academy of Interactive Arts & Sciences (AIAS) Pioneer Awards video for Marc Blank & Dave Lebling to learn more about their backgrounds and contributions to the gaming industry!
Please note, this short was made with footage from GET LAMP made by Jason Scott.
The AIAS honored Infocom co-founders Dave Lebling and Marc Blank with its Pioneer Award in 2013. As innovators, storytellers, game designers and programmers, Lebling and Blank have inspired a generation of gamers and game designers over a broad spectrum of games and genres with their contributions to interactive fiction and text-based adventure games such as the Zork and Enchanter series.
The Pioneer Award is reserved for individuals whose career-spanning work has helped shape and define the interactive entertainment industry with the creation of a technological approach or the birth of a new genre.