Rebecca Ann Heineman, formerly known as Bill Heineman, is a computer game programmer. A long-time veteran of the computer game industry, Heineman has been affiliated at various times with Barking Lizards Technologies, Interplay Productions, Contraband Entertainment, Logicware, Electronic Arts and MacPlay, among other game companies. She is currently working for Microsoft in the Microsoft XNA Game Division.
In the mid-1980s, Heineman programmed the cult classic graphic adventure games Tass Times in Tonetown and The Bard's Tale III: Thief of Fate. Heineman also programmed some other lesser-known games, such as Mindshadow, Borrowed Time and The Tracer Sanction.
Due to her love of storing hamburgers in her desk drawers, her friends call her "Burger" (and when they would call for her, she would sometimes respond, "Burger").
- Interview with Rebecca Heineman on macgamer.com
- Burger Becky's home page
- Sailor Ranko, a web comic that Rebecca writes