Jon Ritman is a game designer and programmer notable for his work on 1980s computer games. Working primarily on games for the ZX Spectrum and Amstrad CPC home computer range. His first experience with a computer was at the age of 13, and first computer was a Sinclair ZX81 that he bought in 1981.
His first game, Namtir Raiders for the ZX81, gained its name from his surname reversed. He first garnered attention with his games Bear Bovver and Match Day for the ZX Spectrum. As of March 2007, three of the top twenty games listed at World of Spectrum were written by Ritman: Head over Heels, Batman and Match Day II.
In 2014 Ritman appeared in the documentary feature film From Bedrooms to Billions (2014) a film that tells the story of the British Video Games Industry from 1979 to present.
- Namtir Raiders, Artic
- Cosmic Debris, Artic
- 3D Combat Zone, Artic
- Dimension Destructors, Artic
- Bear Bovver, Artic
- Match Day series, Ocean
- Batman, Ocean
- Head over Heels, Ocean
- Monster Max, Rare/Titus 
- Super Match Soccer, 1998
- Ritman bio at gamasutra.com
- "Visitor Voted Top 100 Best Games". World of Spectrum. Martijn van der Heide. Retrieved 2007-03-27.
- Interview with Ritman at amstradmuseum.com
- Jon Ritman's website
- Interview with Ritman at crashonline.org.uk
- Information at World of Spectrum
- Ritman interview at computeremuzone.com
- Ritman interview at tacgr.emuunlim.com
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