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Team 17 Digital Limited

Historical Events

    Dec, 1990:

    • Team 17 is created from 17Bit Software, by a group of lovers of the Amiga computer.


    • At an Amiga show, Team 17 meet Andy Davidson, who shows them an early demo of Worms. After 2 minutes they offer to publish it, much to Davidson's shock, and the game eventually becomes one of the biggest multi-format successes of all time, helping to move Team 17 beyond the soon-to-decline Amiga market.
    • Team 17 is awarded the "software-house of the year" award, along with Electronic Arts.


    • Team 17 moves to its current offices, dubbed "Osset Headquarters" in the West Yorkshire.

    Aug, 1995:

    • Company signs two year distribution & publishing deal with OCEAN in August. Deal expands Team 17's ability to cross platforms and provides finances for long-term expansion, which would take approx. 18 months & practically revolutionize the company.

    Oct 14, 1996:

    • Peter Hickman ex Virgin Senior producer joins Team 17's Development department as Development Manager.

    Jun 10, 1997:

    • MicroProse sign world-wide publishing and distribution deal with Team 17.
    Company history contributed by skl (1138), Martin Smith (63067) and Cochonou (1017)