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David Darling

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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.

Credited on 43 games

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Micro Machines V4 (2006 on PSP) Chief Creative Officer
Sensible Soccer 2006 (2006 on PlayStation 2) Chief Creative Officer
Micro Machines: Turbo Tournament 96 (1995 on Genesis) Project Management by
Super Skidmarks (1995 on Genesis) Managing Director
Micro Machines 2: Turbo Tournament (1994 on Genesis) Project Management
Italia 1990 (1990 on Amiga) Designed by
BMX Freestyle (1989 on ZX Spectrum) Project Leaders
Pro Powerboat Simulator (1989 on ZX Spectrum) Project Leader
BMX Simulator 2 (1989 on Amstrad CPC) Directors
Moto X Simulator (1989 on ZX Spectrum) Director
Rock Star Ate My Hamster (1989 on ZX Spectrum) Produced by
Monte Carlo Casino (1989 on ZX Spectrum) Director
Grand Prix Simulator 2 (1989 on ZX Spectrum) Project director
Professional Ski Simulator (1989 on Amiga) Project Management
Fantasy World Dizzy (1989 on ZX Spectrum) Project Manager
SAS Combat Simulator (1989 on Amstrad CPC) Project Leader
Fast Food (1989 on Amstrad CPC) Project director
Arcade Flight Simulator (1989 on ZX Spectrum) Directed for CodeMasters by
BMX Simulator (1988 on Atari ST) Product management
Advanced Pinball Simulator (1988 on ZX Spectrum) Project Director

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circa 2020
source: kwalee.com

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