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Glen Wolfram

Developer Biography

Started gaming while an electrical engineering student at the University of Wisconsin, 1981-1986. Created an HO racetrack sensor system that displayed a first person perspective of the car's current position on a graphical display. Made a head-to-head cribbage game, featuring a 121 LED display board. After graduating, worked at Nuvatec in Chicago making an operating system and bowling games for the Brunswick Bowlervision system.

Moving on to Incredible Technologies, in 1989, he designed and programmed Grave Yardage (PC) and Hot-Shots Tennis (stand-up arcade). In addition he helped program Harley Games (PC), and the Jeep Simulator (proprietary hardware).

Jumping to the left coast in 1991, he joined Dynamix where he worked on Aces of the Pacific and Aces Over Europe. He was the lead shell (league management, statistics, etc.) programmer for the Front Page Sports line during its heyday: Front Page Sports Football, Pro '95, Pro '96, Pro '97 and Pro '98. Baseball Pro '94 and '96. He was project manager for the resurgent Baseball Pro '98. He then migrated back over the flight simulation department where he worked on Pro Pilot, Pro Pilot '98 and then managed Kid Pilot.

He is currently an independent contractor and instructor for The Learning Tree, where he shares all of his knowledge of object-oriented technology and UML.

His last projects have been with Tesseraction Games and their Enigma naval simulation series.

Contributed by glen wolfram (4) on Oct 13, 2005.