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Ian Bell

aka: I. Bell
Moby ID: 1004

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Ian Bell is a programmer, game designer and producer best known for developing the game Elite with David Braben. He also wrote the game Free Fall which was released for the BBC micro in 1983.

Bell graduated from Cambridge University with degrees in Mathematics and Computer Science. He has worked as a Senior Software Engineer at Autodesk since 2008.

Credited on 10 games

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Alite (2015, Android) Alite is inspired by classic Elite
Elite: Dangerous (2015, Windows) Original Elite Game (1984-1991)
Dark Horizon (2008, Windows) Thanks to
Elite: The New Kind (2001, Atari ST) Original concept
Frontier: Elite II (1993, Atari ST) Written Material
Elite Plus (1991, DOS) Original Concept
Elite (1984, BBC Micro) Authors
Elite (1984, BBC Micro) Authors
Free Fall (1983, BBC Micro) Author
Reversi (1982, BBC Micro) © 1982

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