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Ciaran Gultnieks Wikipedia
Ciaran Eugene Gultnieks (born 1970) is a British computer game programmer, whose projects include Star Wars (1988, for home computers), Dogfight (1993), Slipstream 5000 (1995) and Hardwar (1998) for the PC. He is the founder of F-Droid and contributes to the microblogging platform StatusNet.
Gultnieks was the first employee at Vektor Grafix, later moving on to work for Microprose and Spectrum Holobyte. In 1993, he co-founded development house The Software Refinery, which closed its doors in 2002. In recent years he has contributed to various open source software projects. In 2010, he founded the F-Droid software repository, a catalogue of FOSS applications for the Android platform.
He is credited on the following games:Star Wars (1987), Domark Software, Inc.
Star Wars: The Empire Strikes Back (1988), Domark
Fighter Bomber (1989), Activision
Strike Aces (1990), Activision
Killing Cloud, The (1991) Image Works
Dogfight (1993), Microprose
Air Duel: 80 Years of Dogfighting (1993), MicroProse
Slipstream 5000 (1995), Gremlin Interactive
Hardwar (1998), Gremlin Interactive