Todd Howard

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Todd Howard is the Executive Producer and Game Director at Bethesda Softworks. Above him are a whole host of people who deal with the business side of the company.

Todd Howard led the development of Fallout 3, Fallout 4 and Fallout Shelter.


Todd Howard has spent over two decades in the video game industry. Having been educated at the College of William and Mary in Virginia, he joined the fledgling Bethesda game development studio in 1994. One of Howard's first assignments was to work on the first Elder Scrolls game : Elder Scrolls: Arena by making the game from a floppy disk to a CD. Over the years he continued to contribute to various titles, and is currently Executive Producer of the Elder Scrolls series, and all of the most recent games in the Fallout series developed by Bethesda Softworks, including the mobile management spin off Fallout Shelter. Howard has commented that he intends to avoid inclusion of mindless filler in any of Bethesda's games, especially Oblivion, something that he admits has happened in the past - saying that despite the fact each game is the previous one's sequel, total reinvention is the prerogative.

His major credits include being project leader and designer of Morrowind, design on Daggerfall, Producer and designer of The Terminator: Future Shock and SkyNET. He was also the project leader and designer of The Elder Scrolls Adventures: Redguard.

Employment history

1994presentBethesda SoftworksGame Director and Executive Producer


Fallout series

YearTitleCredited as/for
2008Fallout 3Game Director and Executive Producer
2015Fallout ShelterExecutive Producer
2015Fallout 4Game Director and Executive Producer

Other work

YearTitleCredited as/for
1994The Elder Scrolls: ArenaHis first task, converting the game from MSDos to CD disc
1995The Terminator: Future Shock
1996The Elder Scrolls II: DaggerfallGame Director and Executive Producer
1998The Elder Scrolls Adventures: RedguardProject Leader and Designer
2000Sea Dogs
2002The Elder Scrolls III: MorrowindProject Leader and Designer
2003Pirates of the Caribbean
2006The Elder Scrolls IV: OblivionProject Leader and Designer
2011The Elder Scrolls V: SkyrimGame Director and Executive Producer

See also

External links

Interviews about Fallout 3

Interviews about Fallout 4

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