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Dan Kitchen Bio

his career as a Game Programmer, Designer and Producer, Dan has worked on over  250 commercially released titles across 22 game systems.

As an Activision Designer in the early 1980's, Dan created a number of iconic Atari 2600 titles including Crackpots™, Ghostbusters™, Kung-Fu Master™, Double Dragon™ and River Raid II™.

While a Co-Founder/VP of Creative Development at Absolute Entertainment, Dan co-designed many games including The Simpsons Bart Vs. The Space Mutants™, The Simpsons Bart Vs. The World™, The Simpsons Bartman meets Radioactive Man™, Ghostbusters II™ and Goofy's Hysterical History Tour™.

To learn more about Dan and the early days of the video game industry, watch the Amazon Prime series "Batteries Not Included" Documentary - Season 6.

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Dan Kitchen, one of the pioneers of the video game industry, wrote his first game, Crystal Caverns™, on an Apple II computer in 1980.  Released by Hayden Publishing Company the same year, this text adventure started a career that has spanned 39 years.  Throughout

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