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Many of Rob's original hit games have been bestsellers around
the world, establishing new genres and changing the way people
play with/on computers. Some of these games are among the most
popular ever published, as well as the most "fun".
At PF. Magic,
supervising a growing design staff, Rob invented the computer
pet, and served as co-designer of DOGZ,
the company's breakthru title which, together with spinoffs
CATZ, ODDBALLZ, and over a dozen sequels have sold over seven
million copies world-wide. DOGZ won countless awards, including
the Oppenheimer Platinum Award of 1997. PF. Magic was acquired
by The Learning Company in 1998, later by Mattel.
As the founder and Creative Director of PF.Magic,
a "multimedia gulch" startup in 1990, Mr. Fulop produced and
directed Third Degree for Phillips
Interactive Media. Rob's second title for the CD-I platform,
Max Magic went on to win the Melia
Award for "Best New Entertainment Title" of 1995.
For Hasbro, America's largest toy company, from
1986-1988, Rob engineered the design and production of two feature
length interactive movies. Both of these titles, Night
Trap and Sewer Shark and were
later released through Digital Pictures and were the company's
two best selling CD-ROM titles. Night Trap being the first interactive
movie ever offered to the gaming public, acheived a fair amount
of noteriety, ultimatley resulting in an industry-wide adaption
of a consumer "rating" system for games, similar to
those in the feature film industry.
As an independent producer of interactive entertainment from
1983-1988, Rob's RabbitJack's Casino
for AOL, quickly became the online industries first "hit",
and was ported to four platforms
As the lead game
designer at Imagic,
a high growth video game start-up, .Rob crafted two of the company's
three best selling products, Demon
Attack, which was voted Billboard's Video Game of the Year
in 1982, Cosmic Ark, which sold
over one million copies, and Fathom.
Rob was named Billboard's Video game Designer of the Year in
He joined the original Atari in 1980 where
he developed home versions of Night
Driver , Space Invaders,
and Missile Command, which
sold over 2.5 million copies
Rob is currently focused on the Internet as a platform for
wide-scale distribution of social entertainment experiences
he is currently developing.
Rob has spoken at virtually all of the industry's leading conferences,
and has been profiled in a range
of publications including Rolling Stone, Newsweek, Forbes,
and Wired Magazine.