Magnetic Scrolls

Moby ID: 50

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Magnetic Scrolls was a British game developer founded in 1984 by Anita Sinclair, Ken Gordon and Hugh Steers and located in London, England.

They mostly developed text adventure games, until the popularity of that genre began to fade and they were acquired by MicroProse in 1992. They collaborated with MicroProse in the development of The Legacy: Realm of Terror.

In 2017 several former members of the company founded Strand Games with the intention of re-releasing and re-mastering Magnetic Scrolls games on modern devices.

Credited on 12 Games from 1985 to 2019

Jinxter Revived (2019 on Android, iPad, Linux...)
The Guild of Thieves Restored (2017 on Android, iPad, Macintosh...)
The Pawn: Remastered (2017 on iPad, Android, Macintosh...)
The Legacy: Realm of Terror (1992 on DOS, Macintosh, Windows...)
The Magnetic Scrolls Collection (1991 on DOS, Amiga, Atari ST...)
Wonderland (1990 on DOS, Amiga, Atari ST...)
Myth (1989 on DOS, Amiga, Atari ST...)
Corruption (1988 on DOS, Amiga, Atari ST...)
Fish (1988 on DOS, Amiga, Atari ST...)
The Guild of Thieves (1987 on DOS, Amiga, Atari ST...)
Jinxter (1987 on DOS, Amiga, Atari ST...)
The Pawn (1985 on DOS, Amiga, Atari ST...)

History +

1992

Magnetic Scrolls' final game published

1984

Company founded by Anita Sinclair, Ken Gordon and Hugh Steers

Trivia +

Magnetic Scrolls was a runner-up in the "Best Programmer '87" award category of German gaming magazine Power Play.

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