The Residents: Freak Show

Moby ID: 11264
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Freak Show is the first foray into interactive software from the underground San Francisco band The Residents.

It's a bit adventure, yet without a linear plot and puzzles. It's best described as a multimedia experience, a digital art showcase, or a virtual visit to, well, a freak show. Characters to meet include Tex the Barker, Herman the Human Mole, Harry the Head, Wanda the Worm Woman, Jelly Jack, Benny the Bump.

The game featured some of the best 3D renderings for a computer program, at the time, and everything was rendered and animated by world-famous computer animator Jim Ludtke.

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Credits (Windows 3.x version)

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Written by
  • The Residents
Directed by
Design by
Animation by
Programming by
Produced by
  • The Cryptic Corporation
Music Written and Performed by
  • The Residents
Music Mixed by
Music Published by
  • Pale Pachyderm Publishing
Featuring voices of
Published by
  • The Voyager Company
Executive Producer for Voyager
Voyager Technical Director
Voyager Production Coordinator
Package Design by
Package cover art by
Additional Design by
  • Pore Know Graphics
Publicist for The Cryptic Corporation
Additional 3D modeling by
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Contributors to this Entry

Game added by tbuteler.

Macintosh added by Foxhack.

Additional contributors: Jony Shahar.

Game added December 8, 2003. Last modified February 22, 2023.