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Revolution: The Quest for Game Development Greatness

A project in Hull, UK by Tony Warriner

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The story of Revolution Software amidst the rise of the games industry, told by Tony Warriner, one of its original founders.
Backers: 619
Average Pledge Per Backer: £51

Funded: £31,809 of £8,000
Dates: Sep 17th -> Oct 16th (30 days)
Project By: Tony Warriner
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Latest News

Stretch goals!

October 9th - via:
Hi everyone, I grabbed a coffee with Charles on Friday and he very kindly agreed that we could use some cool Revolution materials for this Kickstarter. I didn't want to go too crazy, but instead come up with a few cool things that would complement... (Read More)


October 8th - via:
You'll need an HTML5 capable browser to see this content. Play Replay with sound Play with sound 00:00 00:00 Hey guys, here's those answers :)  Also, a quick shout out to our friend David Younger who has just launched a Kickstarter for his... (Read More)

A Special Message From a Special Backer... Rolf Saxon!

October 3rd - via:
We are super delighted to have received a wonderful video message of support from the one and only voice of George Stobbart, actor Rolf Saxon! We recently sent him a pre-production copy of the book, and we couldn't be happier to have him as a... (Read More)

The Adventure Games Podcast - Live Interview With Tony

September 30th - via:
Earlier this week, Seoirse Dunbar of the Adventure Games Podcast interviewed Tony about the book and his time at Revolution - please do check it out! Oh, and if you're wondering why Tony laughs when 'AltMagOnline' asks a question, it's because he... (Read More)

Crash and Zzap!64

September 26th - via:
Hi everyone! Just a quick shout-out to our good friends at Fusion Retro Books who currently have a Kickstarter for their excellent 2023 annuals. I talk about Crash and Zzap!64 magazines in the book as they were so important back in the 1980s 8-bit... (Read More)

A little trip to York!

September 25th - via:
Hey everyone! Tanya and I took a trip to Rev's famous Shambles headquarters on Friday and I thought you guys might like their super impressive timeline mirror! I had some Kickstarter stuff to talk to Charles about, and Tanya is actually doing some... (Read More)

Tony and Martin Join Pixel Refresh for the Game & Gadget Podcast!

September 23rd - via:
As promised, our interview with James Woodcock for his Pixel Refresh podcast is now live! We tried to give some genuine insight into the book and our collaborative process, so hopefully you will enjoy it. :) Game & Gadget Podcast #21 -... (Read More)

Tony Talks With Soundsphere About Revolution and His New Book

September 22nd - via:
Tony and I recorded our interview with James for Pixel Refresh last night and it should be available to view online soon.  In the meantime, you should check out this new interview with Soundsphere, where Tony breaks down his back catalogue of games... (Read More)

Special Podcast with Pixel Refresh - Send Us Your Questions!

September 21st - via:
Hey everyone! Tony and I will be recording a special podcast with our friend James Woodcock tonight for his website Pixel Refresh. If you've watched our Kickstarter video, James was responsible for the enhanced Beneath a Steel Sky music that played... (Read More)

Wow, we're funded!

September 20th - via:
Hi everyone! As you will have seen, we are fully funded in a very decent four days! Many thanks to each and every one of you :) We've been talking about what we might do for add-ons and stretch goals and have a few ideas. I only want to do proper... (Read More)

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