Andy Schatz after winning two awards for Monaco at the Independent Games Festival in 2010
|Occupation||Video game designer, CEO of Pocketwatch Games|
|Known for||Hosting the IGF award ceremonies|
Before starting Pocketwatch Games in 2004, Schatz worked for various companies as a Designer, Artificial Intelligence Engineer, Lead Programmer, and a Development Director. He helped to write the first Xbox Live code to ship to the public for the game Whacked! and aided in the implementation of EA’s multiplatform internet layer for the game GoldenEye: Rogue Agent. He eventually founded Pocketwatch Games and worked as the lone programmer, designer, and producer for the companies' first two games, Wildlife Tycoon: Venture Africa, which has sold over 90,000 copies worldwide, and Venture Arctic.
|Wildlife Tycoon: Venture Africa||Microsoft Windows, Mac OS X||2005|
|Venture Arctic||Microsoft Windows, Mac OS X||2007|
|Monaco: What's Yours is Mine||Microsoft Windows, Mac OS X, TBA||April 24th, 2013|
- "Andy Schatz". Gamasutra. Retrieved 15 October 2012.
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