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“Get Back”
Posted at 15:00 on 18th September 2022

My latest contribution to the Maraoke video game karaoke songlist – first performed 17/09/2022. Self-explanatory really – a song about the merits of jetpacks in games, starting with (probably?) the earliest game to feature them. “Jetpac” – after “Get Back” by The Beatles Stampers made a game that won the Golden Joystick Back in 1983 […]

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David Braben at BAFTA, 14 September 2009
Posted at 00:46 on 16th September 2009

The British Academy of Film and Television Arts have been running occasional events aimed at the games industry for most of the last year. The latest of these was particularly notable – an hour-long chat with David Braben, head of Frontier Developments and one half of the creative team behind the classic computer game Elite, […]

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