Sponsored By
Don Daglow Headshot

Don Daglow


Don L. Daglow founded Stormfront Studios in 1988, earning Electronic Games magazine’s recognition as “one of the best-known and respected producers in the history of the field.” Stormfront’s titles include The Lord of the Rings: The Two Towers PS2/Xbox (for EA and New Line Cinema, based on the film by Peter Jackson), and the upcoming Forgotten Realms PS2/Xbox (Atari). Prior to founding Stormfront, Don served as director of Intellivision game development for Mattel, as a producer at Electronic Arts, and as head of the Entertainment and Education division at Broderbund. He designed and programmed the first-ever computer baseball game in 1971 (now recorded in the Baseball Hall of Fame in Cooperstown), the first computer role-playing game (1976), the first sim game (Intellivision Utopia, 1982) and the first original play-by-email game (Quantum Space for AOL, 1989). Don co-designed Computer Game Hall of Fame title Earl Weaver Baseball (1987) and the first massively multiplayer online graphic adventure, Neverwinter Nights for AOL (1991-97). In 2003 he was elected to the Board of Directors of the Academy of Interactive Arts and Sciences. Education: BA, Creative Writing, Pomona College; M.Ed., Claremont Graduate School.

Daily news, dev blogs, and stories from Game Developer straight to your inbox