He also wrote Zarch for the Acorn Archimedes , which is another milestone in computer game history and was later published as a virus on other platforms. Braben then founded Frontier Developments , whose first game called Frontier was a sequel to Elite . Later a third part followed called Frontier: First Encounters . None of the sequels could match the popularity of the elite . The company is still active with Braben as a co-owner, publications have included RollerCoaster Tycoon 3 and Wallace & Gromit in Project Zoo .
Raspberry Pi Foundation
On August 6, 2010 it was announced that David Braben, together with some others, had founded the Raspberry Pi Foundation and registered it as a non-profit. The charity's task is to encourage children to be more creative in using computers and their programming. This goal is to be achieved by developing and providing a so-called “17 Euro PC”.
- 1984 - elite
- 1987 - Zarch
- 1988 - virus
- 1990 - Conqueror
- 1991 - Elite Plus
- 1992 - Campaign
- 1993 - Campaign II
- 1993 - Frontier: Elite II
- 1995 - Frontier: First Encounters
- 1998 - V2000
- 2000 - Infestation
- 2003 - Dog's Life
- 2003 - Wallace & Gromit in Project Zoo
- 2004 - RollerCoaster Tycoon 3
- 2005 - RollerCoaster Tycoon 3: Soaked!
- 2005 - RollerCoaster Tycoon 3: Wild!
- 2006 - Thrillville
- 2014 - Elite: Dangerous
- 2016 - Planet Coaster
- Friedhelm Greis: Queen honors Raspberry Pi pioneer Braben on golem.de
- Official document of the British Queen
- Report in the Standard (Austria)
|ALTERNATIVE NAMES||Braben, David John|
|BRIEF DESCRIPTION||British game developer|
|DATE OF BIRTH||2nd January 1964|
|PLACE OF BIRTH||Nottingham|