Gene Portwood is a games designer. Portwood has been working with Strategic Simulations, Liquid Entertainment, Brøderbund and Broderbund. Portwood's first game was Questron published by Inc. for Apple II, Commodore / Amiga, Atari 8-bit and Atari ST in 1984. Then, Gene Portwood went on to work on Karateka (1985) as the designer. Afterwards, Gene Portwood worked on Shufflepuck Café developed by Brøderbund in 1989. Most recently, Gene Portwood was involved in the development of Where in Time Is Carmen Sandiego?.