Portrait: Alien Arena creator John Diamond

John Diamond is the creator and lead developer of the popular free software game Alien Arena. He turned his hobbies and a talent for coding into a small business.

Diamond, in his early 40s, lives about 30 miles north of Baltimore with his wife Courtney, and twp cats, Sasha and Sheena. By day, he works as a developer of AutoCAD-based electrical design applications. In his spare time, he is the founder and CEO of COR Entertainment, a small independent game company.