Llamasoft: The Jeff Minter Story - A Journey into the World of a Legendary Game Developer

Step into the world of Jeff Minter, a legendary game developer who has left an indelible mark on the gaming industry. In this interactive documentary, Digital Eclipse invites you to explore the captivating history of Llamasoft and the mind behind it all. Get ready to dive into 42 classic games from various platforms, as we take you on a journey through time and witness the evolution of a true independent game designer.

The Unique World of Jeff Minter

Explore the fascinating mind of Jeff Minter, a game developer like no other.

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Jeff Minter is a name that resonates with gamers who appreciate the unconventional. With a career spanning decades, he has crafted a unique world of games that blend shooters, lasers, sheep, and llamas. Dive into the mind of this legendary game developer as we uncover the story behind his creations.

From his early days with a Commodore VIC-20 to his later work on platforms like the Atari ST and Jaguar, Jeff Minter has left an indelible mark on the gaming industry. His games, such as Gridrunner and Tempest 2000, have captivated players with their innovative gameplay and psychedelic visuals.

Join us as we delve into the world of Jeff Minter, exploring his influences, his journey as an independent game designer, and the legacy he has built. Get ready to discover the weird and wonderful world of Llamasoft.

A Virtual Museum of Design and Playable Games

Step back in time and experience the evolution of Jeff Minter's games.

Immerse yourself in a virtual museum of design documents, playable games, and all-new video features that tell the story of Jeff Minter's journey as a game developer. From his earliest work on the Sinclair ZX81 and Commodore VIC-20 to his later creations on the Spectrum, Commodore 64, and Atari platforms, you'll have the opportunity to explore 42 classic games across eight different platforms.

Relive the excitement of games like Sheep In Space, Andes Attack, and Attack of the Mutant Camels. Experience the evolution of Jeff Minter's design philosophy and gameplay mechanics as you journey through the 16-bit era with titles like Gridrunner: Remastered. The collection also includes two of Jeff's earliest 'light synthesizers,' Psychedelia and Colourspace, providing a glimpse into his creative process.

Get ready to embark on a nostalgic journey through the history of Llamasoft, where you'll find a treasure trove of gaming gems waiting to be discovered.

The Gold Master Series: A New Way to Experience Gaming History

Discover the innovative 'interactive documentary' format of the Gold Master Series.

The Gold Master Series, developed by Digital Eclipse, presents iconic games in a groundbreaking 'interactive documentary' format. This innovative approach combines the rich history of games and their creators into one comprehensive package.

With Llamasoft: The Jeff Minter Story, Digital Eclipse invites you to not only play the games but also immerse yourself in the story behind their creation. Through video features, design documents, and interviews, you'll gain a deeper understanding of Jeff Minter's journey as a game developer and the impact he has had on the industry.

Experience the Gold Master Series and discover a new way to appreciate the history of gaming and the visionaries who shaped it.

Heart of Neon: A Celebration of Jeff Minter's Legacy

Uncover the story behind the feature documentary, Heart of Neon.

Heart of Neon is a feature documentary directed by industry veteran Paul Docherty, offering a unique insight into the life and work of Jeff Minter. This film not only explores the video game community but also celebrates the joy that comes from creating and playing captivating digital art.

In collaboration with Digital Eclipse, Paul Docherty has contributed over an hour of all-new video featurettes to Llamasoft: The Jeff Minter Story. These featurettes provide additional context and behind-the-scenes glimpses into Jeff Minter's creative process.

Join us as we delve into the heart of Jeff Minter's legacy and discover the passion and artistry that drives one of gaming's most iconic figures.

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