Details: Populous, The Making Of: (Edge Online)

Populous, The Making Of: (Edge Online) 


Rewind through weeks, months, seasons, and the story of Populous begins with a simple misunderstanding. Commodore, fostering industry support for its fledgling Amiga during the mid-1980s, sought to contact Torus: a firm specialising in network solutions. An auspicious error led to an unexpected call for Taurus: a minor startup, barely founded, with a plan for a database program. Judicious use of language by Peter Molyneux during a subsequent visit to Commodore led to the not inconsiderable bonus of free Amiga hardware for his tiny company.


URL: http:/​/​www.edge-online.com/​magazine/​making-populous
Category: Top:/Classic Computer & Video Games/Individual Games
Language(s): en 
Tags: article creators edge games history making of populous

Added: 2012-10-08
Updated: 2012-10-12
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