Gabriele Greco - Programmer
"Gabriele Greco was born in Genoa, Italy 29/9/1974, he started early with programming aged 10 in 1984 on Commodore 64, he left C64 for Amiga in 1990 and had a 2 years collaboration with Simulmondo in 1993/1994, where he contributed to the development of Dylan Dog and Tex videogame series for AmigaOS and MS-Dos as tool programmer.
In 1994-97 he worked on various AmigaOS non gaming shareware software and in 1998 he developed with Daniele Caramaschi Eat The Whistle for Amiga platform. Eat The Whistle was the first Amiga commercial game with powerpc support. In the next year he contributed to the Amiga gaming scene with the AmigaOS port of the SDL multimedia library. In 2001 he released Eat The Whistle as open source under the GPL licence for Windows/Linux/OSX/MacOSX. In 2002 he was contacted again by Epic Marketing and made the Linux / OSX / AmigaOS version of Robin Hood, Legend of Sherwood.
In 2006 he wrote the Mac/Linux port of Ankh for Runesoft (new name of Epic Marketing).
In 2007 he wrote the Mac/Linux port of Ankh 2 - Heart of Osiris."
Linux Game Publishing ported X2, X3 and Sacred Gold to Linux and they use DRM only in these games:
"Currently, LGP has published eight games that contain their DRM technology:
Majesty Gold (r2)
X2: The Threat (r2)
"1: Do I have to be online to install?
No, not at all. You can install the game without an internet connection.
2: Do I have to be online to play?
No, not at all. You can play the game without an internet connection."