Al Baker & Associates

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Formed by Al Baker circa 1989 after a decade at The Image Producers/Datamension. [1] Based in Northbrook, Illinois.

Research Methods: Actual mentions, online resources, shared staff


  • Gorkamorka (unreleased)

  • Frogger (programming; under subcontract with Handheld Games) (US Publisher: Tiger)
Sound: Byte-Size Sound

Game Gear

Music: Byte-Size Sound
  • Disney's Bonkers: Wax Up (US/EU Publisher: Sega)
  • Home Alone (programming, some graphics; under subcontract with Brian A. Rice, Inc.?) (US/EU Publisher: Sega; BR Publisher: Tec Toy)
Some Graphics: Safari Art-Graphics
  • RBI Baseball '94 (US Publisher: Tengen)
  • Taz in Escape from Mars (US/EU Publisher: Sega)


  • Bill & Ted's Excellent Adventure (US Publisher: Atari)
  • Paperboy (US Publisher: Atari)
Sound: Music Comp
  • Pit-Fighter (programming, some graphics) (US Publisher: Atari)
Atari's Craig Erickson is credited with "Lynx Art" along with Nathan Baker.
  • S.T.U.N. Runner (US Publisher: Atari)
This was listed on Al Baker's website, but D. Scott Williamson says he programmed the game and did the graphics. [2]

Mega Drive/Genesis

  • Arcade Classics (some game design, programming) (US/EU Publisher: Sega)
Some Graphics: Rose Red (Rosie Rappaport? [who worked on the Game Gear version]); Sound: Byte-Size Sound
  • Bubsy in: Claws Encounters of the Furred Kind (some programming [3]) (US Publisher: Accolade)
Some Programming: SOLID Corp.


  • CyberJudas (debugging) (US Publisher: Merit Studios; EU Publisher: Empire Interactive)
  • Indy Racing 2000 (debugging) (US Publisher: Infogrames)
  • Thunder Blade (US Publisher: Sega)


  • Bass Masters Classic: Tournament Edition (unreleased) (THQ)

Super Famicom/Super NES

  • Gargoyles (unreleased) (some debugging) (Buena Vista Interactive)
  • NHL 97 (programming, some graphics?) (US/EU Publisher: Electronic Arts)
Sound?: Byte-Size Sound
  • NHL 98 (US Publisher: Electronic Arts)
Sound: Byte-Size Sound