Don L. Daglow

Developer Biography

Don L. Daglow has served as President and CEO of Stormfront Studios since founding the company in 1988. Prior to founding Stormfront, Don served as director of the Intellivision game development for Mattel, as a producer at Electronic Arts, and as head of the Entertainment and Education division at Broderbund.

He started making games while studying playwriting at Pomona College in Claremont, California. In 1971 he developed the first-ever computer baseball game called Baseball as a turn-based simulation based purely on teleprinter input and output. It is now recorded in the Baseball Hall of Fame in Cooperstown. He also made the first mainframe computer role-playing game (1976). Near the end of the 1970s he was hired by Mattel to work on games for the new Intellvision console to compete against the Atari 2600. He developed the first sim game (Intellivision Utopia, 1982). After Mattel closed the Intellivision division, he became a producer at Electronic Arts.

He created the first original play-by-email game (Quantum Space for AOL, 1989). Don co-designed Computer Game Hall of Fame title Earl Weaver Baseball (1987), and the first massively multiplayer online graphic adventure, Neverwinter Nights for AOL (1990).

He holds a BA in Creative Writing from Pomona College and a M.Ed. from Claremont Graduate University.

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