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Parallax Software Corp.

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Parallax Software was a development studio best known for the Descent series. It was founded by Matt Toschlog and Mike Kulas in 1993. Prior to forming Parallax, Matt and Mike worked for subLOGIC and Looking Glass Technologies, writing simulations and 3D engines.

Parallax had offices in Champaign, Illinois and Ann Arbor, Michigan, and decided to split the company into two separate divisions in 1997: Outrage Entertainment and Volition. At that moment, Parallax Software Corp. ceased to exist.

7 Games Released (1995 - 2021)

M.A.X. 2: Mechanized Assault & Exploration (1998 on Windows)
Descent to Undermountain (1997 on DOS, Windows)
Descent Maximum (1997 on PlayStation, Browser)
Descent II (1996 on DOS, Windows, Macintosh)
Descent: Anniversary Edition (1996 on DOS)
Descent II: Destination Quartzon (1996 on DOS, Windows)
Descent (1995 on DOS, Windows, PlayStation...)

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December 1st, 1997

Parallax founders Matt Toschlog and Mike Kulas announced the formation of two new companies to carry out the development work of Parallax. Outrage Entertainment, Inc. and Volition, Inc. were spun off in a corporate reorganization aimed at increasing the efficiency of the two separate Parallax offices.


Company founded by Matt Toschlog and Mike Kulas.

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