David Shannon Morse

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Dave Shannon Morse
Born(1943-04-15)April 15, 1943
DiedNovember 2, 2007(2007-11-02) (aged 64)
Tonka Toys

David Shannon Morse (April 15, 1943 – November 2, 2007)[1] was the cofounder of Amiga.[2] In 1982, he left Tonka Toys (where he was Vice-President of Marketing) and became the Chief Executive Officer at Hi Toro, Inc.,[3] which he co-founded and which later that year morphed into Amiga, Inc. which he led through the development of the Lorraine Project (a codename inspired by David's wife Lorraine), ultimately, the Amiga 1000 computer. In the 1980s he was a software manager at Epyx, a video game developer and publisher and help to create the Atari Lynx, being credited with designing the graphics chip.[2]


  1. ^ In Memory of Dave Morse, Amiga Co-Founder, 1943-2007 from Rebol.com
  2. ^ a b "Nintendo's island state of a stand at the Consumer Electronics Show in Chicago couldn't stop Atari stealing the limelight with their amazing hand-held video game machine". ACE Magazine. August 1989. p. 26. Retrieved 11 August 2018 – via archive.org.
  3. ^ Chronology of Amiga Computers from IslandNet.com