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Ciaran Gultnieks

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Name  Ciaran Gultnieks

Role  Computer programmer
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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.

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Biography

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.

Works

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
  • References

    Ciaran Gultnieks Wikipedia


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