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Llamasoft: The Jeff Minter Story Is The Subsequent Entry In Digital Eclipse’s Gold Grasp Sequence


Digital Eclipse has introduced Llamasoft: The Jeff Minter Story, the second entry in its interactive ‘Gold Grasp Sequence’ documentaries.

Arriving in 2024, the compilation will include 42 video games throughout 8 completely different platforms developed by Llamasoft and Jeff Minter. Classics corresponding to Sheep In Area, Andes Assault, Matrix, Metagalactic Llamas Battle on the Fringe of Time, Hellgate, and Laser Zone will all be included, along with a Digital Eclipse-developed remaster of Gridrunner.

Not solely that however Assault of the Mutant Camels will even be included and totally playable. The actual significance of this one is that it was initially deliberate for the Konix Multisystem, a online game system that was in the end cancelled earlier than it was ever launched, thus making this the primary occasion the sport will likely be playable to the general public.

Very like Atari 50 and The Making of Karateka, Llamasoft: The Jeff Minter Story will likely be crammed to the rafters with classic pictures, design paperwork, and interviews to present customers a complete historical past of one of many UK’s most iconic builders.

Here is a short glimpse at what Digital Eclipse itself has to say:

Gridrunner. Revenge of the Mutant Camels. Tempest 2000. Llamatron. Within the British gaming universe of the 80s and 90s, no person made video games like Jeff Minter. Now, in a brand new interactive documentary from Digital Eclipse, you may play the historical past of one of many weirdest, wildest sport builders to ever exist – a person who liked shooters and sheep, lasers and llamas.

Journey again in time to an period of cassette tapes, photocopied zines, and README.TXT. An period by which a child with a Commodore VIC-20 and desires of radioactive sheep may grow to be certainly one of Britain’s best-known sport makers. A digital museum of design paperwork, playable video games, and all-new video options inform the fascinating story of a real unbiased sport designer.

We’ll have extra data on the discharge date for Llamasoft: The Jeff Minter Story as quickly as we hear extra.

What do you make of this newest entry within the Gold Grasp Sequence from Digital Eclipse? Will you be selecting it up? Tell us with a remark.


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