Damon Slye

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Damon Slye (born June 15, 1962) is a computer game designer, director, and programmer. In 1984 he founded Dynamix with Jeff Tunnell in Eugene, Oregon. He is best known for creating the historic flight simulations Red Baron, A-10 Tank Killer, and Aces of the Pacific.

Slye's first product was Stellar 7, an action game for the Apple II which used 3D wireframe graphics.[1] He followed it up with Arcticfox, the first original title Electronic Arts published for the new Amiga computer.[2]

In 1994 Slye left Dynamix and the game industry, saying that he wanted a "sabbatical" to study math and physics as well as "playing chess, and skiing, and playing basketball, and doing a lot of reading", but expected to be "building products again" in a year.[3] He founded Mad Otter Games in 2007.[4]



  1. ^ "Stellar 7 at MobyGames". Retrieved July 23, 2008.
  2. ^ DeMaria, Rusel and Wilson, Johnny. High Score!: The Illustrated History of Electronic Games, first edition, p.145. 2003: McGraw-Hill Osborne Media
  3. ^ Basham, Tom (May 1994). "Ace Over The PC". Computer Gaming World (interview). pp. 72–76.
  4. ^ "Mad Otter Games". Archived from the original on September 7, 2008. Retrieved July 23, 2008.

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