Celebrating a Legend: The Unofficial Launch Party for "Llamasoft: The Jeff Minter Story"

Friday 15th Main Event!

In the vibrant heart of the gaming community, an exciting buzz is brewing at the Arcade Club. A special event is on the horizon, one that promises to bring together fans, gamers, and aficionados of the arcade and video game industry. We are thrilled to announce an unofficial launch party for the highly anticipated game, "Llamasoft: The Jeff Minter Story." This celebration is not just about the release of a game; it's a homage to the career of one of the UK's most innovative and forward-thinking game developers, Jeff Minter.

Supported by Giants

The event, a testament to Minter's influential legacy, is proudly supported by Digital Eclipse, the makers of the game, and Atari. Their support for this launch party signifies the importance of Minter's work and reason for the creation of the game itself.  

A Special Guest Appearance

Jeff himself will be joining us via video link for a live Q&A to talk about his storied career and answer any questions visitors might have. 

Free Goodies Courtesy of Atari

For those joining us on this special day, Atari is generously providing free goodies to commemorate the occasion. It's their way of saying thank you to the community that has supported Jeff Minter's creative endeavours over the years. So expect a few gaming related competitions on the day... youre going to have to earn that swag!

Who is Jeff Minter?

For the uninitiated, Jeff Minter is a name synonymous with innovation in the video game industry. His career spans several decades, during which he has consistently pushed the boundaries of game development. Minter is the visionary behind Llamasoft, a company that has produced a plethora of unique and compelling games, characterized by their psychedelic visuals, engaging gameplay, and often, the presence of llamas.

Minter's work is not just about creating games; it's about crafting experiences that stand out in a crowded market. From the early days of the Commodore 64 and Atari ST to modern consoles, Minter has remained a relevant and influential figure, continually exploring the possibilities of gaming.

A Celebration of Creativity and Innovation

The unofficial launch party for "Llamasoft: The Jeff Minter Story" at Arcade Club Bury is more than just a gathering. It's a celebration of creativity, innovation, and the enduring legacy of a developer who has always looked to the future without forgetting the playful spirit of gaming. This game, in turn, celebrates the career of Jeff Minter, encapsulating the essence of his contributions to the industry.

We invite all fans, old and new, to join us in celebrating the release of such a remarkable game. It's an opportunity to reflect on the impact Jeff Minter has had on the gaming world and to look forward to the continued evolution of this dynamic industry.

See you there for a journey through the storied career of one of the UK's most visionary game developers!