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David Darling

Game Credits


Micro Machines: Turbo Tournament 96 (1995)   (Project Management by)
Micro Machines 2: Turbo Tournament (1994)   (Project Management)
Arcade Flight Simulator (1989)   (Directed for CodeMasters by)
BMX Simulator 2 (1989)   (Directors)
Fantasy World Dizzy (1989)   (Project Manager)
Fast Food (1989)   (Project Director)
Grand Prix Simulator 2 (1989)   (Project director)
Monte Carlo Casino (1989)   (Director)
Moto X Simulator (1989)   (Director)
Professional Ski Simulator (1989)   (Project Management)
Pro Powerboat Simulator (1989)   (Project Leader)
Rock Star Ate My Hamster (1989)   (Produced by)
SAS Combat Simulator (1989)   (Project Leader)
Advanced Pinball Simulator (1988)   (Project Director)
Blade Warrior (1988)   (Project Management)
BMX Simulator (1988)   (Product management)
The Hit Squad (1988)   (Project Leader)
Jet Bike Simulator (1988)   (Project Manager)
Poltergeist (1988)   (Product Management)
Professional BMX Simulator (1988)   (Product Management)
Pro Skateboard Simulator (1988)   (Project Management)
The Race Against Time (1988)   (Code Masters Production)
SuperHero (1988)   (Product Management)
Tournament Snooker (1988)   (Product Management)


Micro Machines V4 (2006)   (Chief Creative Officer)
Sensible Soccer 2006 (2006)   (Chief Creative Officer)
Super Skidmarks (1995)   (Managing Director)
Italia 1990 (1990)   (Designed by)
BMX Freestyle (1989)   (Project Leaders)
4 Soccer Simulators (1988)   (Game Design)
ATV Simulator (1987)   (Concept)
Super Stuntman (1987)   (Concept)
Chiller (1984)   (Design)


Red Max (1987)   (By)
The Last V8 (1986)   (Programmed by)
BMX Racers (1985)   (Programmed by)
BMX Trials (1985)   (coder)
The Last V8 (1985)   (Author)
Dark Star (1984)   (Programmed by)
Magic Carpet (1984)   (Programmed by)
Mind Control (1984)   (Programmed by)
Pigs in Space (1984)   (Programmed by)
Space Walk (1984)   (Programmed by)


BMX Trials (1985)   (composer)

Creative Services

Jet Bike Simulator (1988)   (Cover Design)


Fast Food (1989)   (Project director)


Jet Bike Simulator (1988)   (Research)

Developer Biography

David Darling and his brother Richard Darling set up their first games company in 1982, Galactic Software, when David was only 16 years old. In 1984 they received the Programmers of the Year Award from Commodore. In 1986 they started Codemasters with their father Jim. EY, The Times and Citibank awarded David with the National UK, Entrepreneur of the Year Award, 2000. From 9 May, 2005, after a reorganization, chairman Darling now holds the position of Chief Creative Officer at Codemasters.

He would later leave Codemasters and, in 2011, founded his own mobile games studio Kwalee Ltd, of which he was the CEO.

Last updated: Aug 13, 2021

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