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Christian Urquhart

aka: C. F. Urquhart, C. Urquhart

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Bitten by the computer bug when he set eyes on an IBM mini-computer in 1976, Christian Urquhart co-wrote 2 games for Ocean Software Ltd. with Nick Pierpoint, originally as a programming exercise: Transversion and Eskimo Eddie. Urquhart also wrote Hunchback. He joined Ocean’s team of in-house programmers in Manchester in 1984.

Credited on 18 games

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Squid and Let Die (2010 on Windows) Based incredibly loosely on Transversion by
The Humans (1993 on Lynx) Programmed by
Kung Food (1992 on Lynx) Code by
Crash Powertape September 1991 (1991 on ZX Spectrum) Bobby Yazz Show by
Dragon Spirit (1989 on ZX Spectrum) Code
Little Puff in Dragonland (1989 on Amstrad CPC) Design and Idea by
Snoopy: The Cool Computer Game (1989 on ZX Spectrum) Code
Soldier of Light (1988 on ZX Spectrum) Coded by
Gunrunner (1987 on ZX Spectrum) Written by
Xecutor (1987 on ZX Spectrum) Coding
Action Reflex (1986 on ZX Spectrum) Written by
Robot Messiah (1985 on ZX Spectrum) Written by
Rocco (1985 on Amstrad CPC) Coding by
Eskimo Eddie (1984 on ZX Spectrum) Written by
Cavelon (1984 on ZX Spectrum) Written by
Hunchback (1984 on ZX Spectrum) Programming
Transversion (1984 on ZX Spectrum) By
Daley Thompson's Decathlon (1984 on ZX Spectrum) Written by

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Christian Urquhart
Ca. 1987
source: Sinclair User SU October 1987 page 25

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