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Sensible Software 1986–1999 by Read-Only Memory

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The definitive biography of Sensible Software, one of the world’s most pioneering and best-loved games companies, and the flagship title for Read-Only Memory, a new publishing company specialising in high-quality video game products needs your support to bring this wonderful book to life.

Sensible Software 1986–1999 will tell the story of Sensible through interviews and anecdotes from those who were there – including Jon Hare and the Sensible team – and a feast of visuals celebrating the company’s idiosyncratic, groundbreaking style. The book aims to combine art book production values with the very best in games journalism. The written portion will chronicle the rise of Sensible – from its C64 beginnings making games such as Parallax, Microprose Soccer and Wizball, to its million-copy-selling Amiga heyday in the early ’90s.The narrative – guided by games industry luminary Gary Penn – will weave together anecdotes and interviews from the Sensible team, legendary developers, industry bods and our pick of the games journalists who saw Sensible rise to world stardom, first hand.

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  • Laurens van Schijndel

    ahhh cannon fodder…