is a recognized British game designer
of strategy games
and founder of Codo Technologies
, a video game developer
. His most popular work to date is the X-COM
series of games. Gollop's career spans over 20 years. He has designed games for numerous systems over the years, from the early 8-bit home computers
to today's 32-bit PCs
Gollop stated that he is somewhat bitter about Hasbro Interactive usurping his intellectual property for the X-COM series of games. He has gone on to incorporate its best strategic elements in his later Laser Squad Nemesis game.