|Douglas Andrew Bell|
|Born||February 24, 1961|
|Residence||San Diego, CA, USA|
|Alma mater||University of California, Irvine|
|Occupation||computer game developer|
He is best known for his role as the lead designer and programmer for the classic Dungeon Master series of computer games from San Diego studio FTL Games. He was the lead developer and technical director of FTL from 1984 until the company ceased operations in 1996.
- Lead programmer for the Atari ST version of SunDog: Frozen Legacy (1985)
- Lead developer for Dungeon Master (1987) (also did the X68000 port of Dungeon Master)
- Project manager and developer for Chaos Strikes Back (1989)
- Lead developer for Dungeon Master II: The Legend of Skullkeep (1993)
Other commercial software
- Developed the Research Assistant module for the Encyclopædia Britannica CD (2000, 2001)
- 1997 Make Java fast: Optimize!, April, 1997; JavaWorld
- 1998 Java Game Programming for Dummies (with Wayne Holder), IDG Books; ISBN 0-7645-0168-2
- Bell, Doug. "Profile for Doug Bell". Amazon.com. Retrieved 2008-06-17.
- Bell, Doug. "Doug Bell's Biography". jGuru.com. Retrieved 2008-06-17.
- Stahl, Edwin Robert (2002). "Exploring the Virtual Frontier: The Evolution of Narrative Form in Immersive Video Games" (PDF). St Louis University. p. 45. Retrieved 2008-06-19.
- McFerran, Damien (2006). "The Making of Dungeon Master" (PDF). Issue 34. Retro Gamer Magazine. pp. 30–31. Retrieved 2008-06-19.
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