I was born David Harry Schroeder on December 31, 1954,
and grew up in Sidney, Ohio.
Graduated Sidney High School Class of 1973. Went to Yale.
Graduated Class of 1977 in Pierson College.
Wrote home computer games in the 1980's,
including Crisis Mountain and Dino Eggs.
I worked at Microsoft in the early 1990's
as program manager for Access and FoxPro.
Dino Eggs: Rebirth
A full-featured revival of my 1983 game DINO
EGGS is now on sale
for Windows, Mac OS, and Linux.
is a faithful re-creation of the original 8-bit game --
-- and an expansion of the
DINO EGGS mythology
with many new challenges and
visit the new DINO EGGS: REBIRTH website!
Help us spread the word about the return of DINO EGGS!
the new website and:
-- Watch and share our new videos.
-- Join our email list.
-- Like our Facebook page.
-- Buy the game on Steam or in the Humble Bundle
Saving the dinosaurs
-- one egg at a time
-- since 1983
EGGS (1983) was also known to many as
-- a widely-distributed parody of
DINO EGGS (and of course Smurfs) -- was
the first part of a planned trilogy of hacked games by
Dead Smurf Software (Andrew Johnson and Preston
Nevins). Castle Smurfenstein (Castle
Wolfenstein) was the second part of the trilogy.
In DINO SMURF, Time
Master Tim became Smurf Butcher Bob, as he tried to save
his children by going back in time and destroying the smurf's prehistoric ancestors (including the now extinct
More about the Dead Smurf
David H Schroeder's Computer Games
I am author of several bestselling
home computer games from the 1980's, including:
HO! HO! HO! Five Family CHRISTMAS
GAMES published by Random House.
War in Middle Earth
I also created art, animation, and music for the
Melbourne House/Synergistic Software game
WAR IN MIDDLE EARTH. Aaron
Willis is doing a great job in collecting original
materials from that game.
Here is his
WAR IN MIDDLE EARTH website...
Here is his
WIME Facebook Page...
I also wrote the theater musicals ALKMENA and