Mike Dailly (game designer)

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Mike Dailly
Mike Dailly, 2011.jpg
Dailly in 2011
Michael Dailly

OccupationVideo game designer
Years active1989–1999
OrganizationDMA Design
Known forGrand Theft Auto, Lemmings
ChildrenJoseph Daily

Michael Dailly is a Scottish video game designer, best known for designing Lemmings[1] and the original prototype of Grand Theft Auto, and being one of the four founders of DMA Design (now Rockstar North), alongside David Jones, Russell Kay, and Steve Hammond.[2]

In years 2010-2018, Dailly was working with YoYo Games as the lead developer of the GameMaker: Studio game engine.[3]


  1. ^ Alex, Michael; er. "FEATURE: Iconic Dundee-made video game Lemmings is first class in new Royal Mail postage stamp collection". The Courier. Retrieved 3 June 2021.
  2. ^ "Grand Theft Auto Franchise Playfully Flicks Mud at Its Birthplace: Scotland". The New York Times. Retrieved 29 May 2015.
  3. ^ "GTA Creator Is Building Liberty City In Game Maker". Rock, Paper, Shotgun. Retrieved 11 July 2016.