MicroDeal Ltd.

Overview

MicroDeal was one of the UK's earliest games publishers, starting out by supporting the UK's small Tandy user base, going on to become the main driving force in the Dragon 32 market (as the system shared the same processor and similar graphics circuitry, porting games from one to the other was relatively simple). It also supported Atari and Commodore platforms, and even the BBC. (The occasional PC release was, more often than not, a port of another platform's game.)

Also Known As

  • Tom Mix Software Ltd. (from 1982 to 1984) -- UK label for Tom Mix Software (USA)
  • MichTron Inc. -- Affiliated to Microdeal, possible subsidiary for publishing and/or development. Appears in manuals, on registration cards as alternate name, shares the exact same adress.
  • MichTron U.K. -- Affiliated to Microdeal, possible subsidiary for publishing and/or development. Appears in manuals, on registration cards as alternate name, shares the exact same adress.

Games

Slip Stream(1989)
Turbo Trax(1989)
Major Motion(1988)
Talespin(1988)
Leatherneck(1988)
Tetra Quest(1988)
Fright Night(1988)
Slaygon(1988)
Goldrunner II(1988)
Insanity Fight(1987)
International Soccer(1987)
Tanglewood(1987)
Goldrunner(1987)
Perfect Match(1987)
Airball(1987)
Jupiter Probe(1987)
Karate Kid: Part II - The Computer Game, The(1986)
Vortex Factor, The(1986)
King, The(1986)
Stone Raider(1986)
Electronic Pool(1986)
Rommel 3-D(1986)
Super Hits from microdeal(1986)
Stone Raider II(1986)
Major Istar: Under the Doomed Sea(1986)
Trekboer(1985)
Lunar Rover Patrol(1985)
Doodle Bug(1985)
Cuthbert in the Cooler(1985)
Shock Trooper(1985)
Blochead(1985)
Mudpies(1985)
Lands of Havoc, The(1985)
Flip Side(1985)
Castle Dracula: Adventure 5(1985)
Cuthbert in the Cooler(1985)
Arena 3000(1984)
Worlds of Flight(1984)
Buzzard Bait(1984)
Mr. Dig(1984)
Cuthbert Enters the Tombs Of Doom(1984)
Cuthbert in Space(1984)
Time Bandit(1984)
Crystle Castles(1984)
Monkey Kong(1984)
Downland(1984)
Cuthbert in the Mines(1984)
Pengon(1984)
Hopper(1984)
Trapfall(1983)

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Trivia

Company contact information (ca 1989):

United States
576 S. Telegraph
Pontiac, MI 48053
Phone #(313) 334-5700

United Kingdom
Box 68 St. Austell
Cornwall, PL25 4YB
Phone #0726 68020

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