University of Texas, Dolph Briscoe Center for American History

A Guide to the Harvey Smith Papers, 2008-2009

Descriptive Summary

Creator: Smith, Harvey
Title: Smith, Harvey, Papers
Dates: 2008-2009
Abstract: Digital and physical production files from the 2009 Apple iPhone game KarmaStar.
Accession No.: 2009-155
Extent: 2 in., 11.6 MB
Language: Materials are written in English.English.
Repository: Dolph Briscoe Center for American History, The University of Texas at Austin

Biographical/Historical Note

Harvey Smith is a designer, producer and director who has served as lead designer on Deus Ex and project director of Deus Ex 2 as well as other notable games during his time at Origin/Electronic Arts and Midway Games. He has been doing freelance development and design work since 2008.

Scope and Contents

Digital and physical production files from the 2009 Apple iPhone game KarmaStar.


Access Restrictions

Access to portions of this collection are restricted. Contact repository for further information.

Use Restrictions

A portion of these papers are stored remotely. Advance notice required for retrieval. Contact repository for retrieval.

The donor retains copyright on all materials by the creator. Written permission must be obtained from copyright holder in order to photocopy or publish from the collection.

Index Terms

Subjects (Persons)
Smith, Harvey
Winget, Megan
Subjects (Organizations)
Electronic Arts
Midway Games
Video games
Video games - Design
Video games industry
Video games - History
Austin (Tex.)

Related Material

Forms part of the UT Videogame Archive

Administrative Information

Preferred Citation

Harvey Smith Papers, Dolph Briscoe Center for American History, University of Texas at Austin.

Processing Information

This collection was processed by Zach Vowell.

Finding aid and revisions made by Matthew Cepeda, 8/2015.

Archivist's Note: The initial donation [AR 2009-155] was received via Dr. Megan Winget’s IMLS-funded ethnographic research project on preserving videogames. Winget interviewed Harvey Smith in the spring of 2009 as part of her research, and acquired this donation on our behalf.

Detailed Description of the Papers


Karma Star

2008-091/21 Design notes
Modified Uno cards
Six-sided die