Stormfront Studios founder, CEO and president Don Daglow. The Mainframe YearsDaglow became interested in programming while in college studying writing in the early 1970s, after being introduced to text adventure games. “A professor at Pomona College, Dr. Paul Yale, had started a special student group that was designed to involve students other than math and science majors,” he explains. “As part of their outreach they had a terminal set up in the dorm where I lived, and it was connected to the university mainframe. I walked in, saw some text games they used to get people interested in the computer, and I was hooked. The students taught anyone who wanted to learn, and I haunted the computer terminals for the next nine years.”“The catch was that if they caught you programming games they’d kick you off the system,” he adds. “So much of our work had to be done late at night so we didn’t interfere with academic computing. That made those Monday, Wednesday, Friday 8:00 AM classes harder to get to on time!”During this nine year period, Daglow worked on a number of groundbreaking titles, like Baseball in 1971, which was the first time the sport had been computerised….