Free Fall Associates

Moby ID: 53

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Founded by John Freeman and Anne Westfall, the name being a portmanteau of their last names. Both of them left Epyx in 1981 to spend more time together and to get away from the office politics at a now larger company.

Free Fall was only a game developer, they did not want any part of publishing, marketing and distributing of games. They were the first company to sign a contract with Electronic Arts, and was a big part of their early success as a publisher.

They are most famous for the Archon titles.

Credited on 6 Games from 1982 to 1994

Archon Ultra (1994 on DOS)
Swords of Twilight (1989 on Amiga)
Archon II: Adept (1984 on Amiga, Commodore 64, Atari 8-bit...)
Archon: The Light and the Dark (1983 on PC Booter, Amiga, NES...)
Murder on the Zinderneuf (1983 on PC Booter, Commodore 64, Apple II...)
Tax Dodge (1982 on Atari 8-bit)

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Company founded by Jon Freeman and Anne Westfall.

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The company name is of course taken from the last names of its founders: Freeman and Anne Westfall... a much better name for their company than "Westman" would have been!

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