Llamasoft: The Jeff Minter Story Launch Trailer

Digital Eclipse’s interactive documentary Llamasoft: The Jeff Minter Story will release on PC, Xbox, PlayStation, and Nintendo Switch on March 13.

About Llamasoft: The Jeff Minter Story
Gridrunner. Revenge of the Mutant Camels. Tempest 2000. Llamatron. In the British gaming universe of the ’80s and ’90s, nobody made games like Jeff Minter.

Play the history of one of the weirdest, wildest game developers to ever exist — a man who loves shooters and sheep, lasers and llamas. A virtual museum of design documents, 42 classic games from 8 different platforms, and all-new video features from the director of the upcoming film “Heart of Neon” tell the fascinating story of a true independent game designer.

Llamasoft: The Jeff Minter Story includes:

  • The acclaimed originals. Play all the Minter classics you’ve heard of (and several you probably haven’t) — Sheep In Space, Andes Attack, Attack of the Mutant Camels, Matrix, Metagalactic Llamas Battle at the Edge of Time, Hellgate, Laser Zone, and many more — now with new quality-of-life features that make them more fun than ever before.
  • Gridrunner: Remastered. Digital Eclipse has updated Jeff’s signature shooter masterpiece with thrilling modern graphics and sound, while still running the core of the Commodore 64 version for 100% gameplay accuracy.
  • Light synthesizers. Explore two of Jeff Minter’s earliest light synthesizers, Psychedelia and Colourspace, with all-new options and features optimized for controller-based play.

Official website:

About the Gold Master Series
Llamasoft: The Jeff Minter Story is the second installment in Digital Eclipse’s Gold Master Series, which archives video game history in a uniquely interactive, playable format. The series’ first entry, The Making of Karateka, is available on Steam, Nintendo Switch, Xbox, and PlayStation. Sign up for the Digital Eclipse newsletter to receive updates on the Gold Master Series and more.

About Heart of Neon
Heart of Neon ( is a feature documentary about legendary game designer and programmer Jeff Minter, a computer artist whose influential career has endured almost the entire history of home video game entertainment. Directed by industry veteran Paul Docherty, the film Heart of Neon is not only a unique insight into the video games community, but is also a celebration of the joy that comes from making and playing captivating digital art. Docherty contributed over an hour of all-new video featurettes to Digital Eclipse’s Llamasoft: The Jeff Minter Story.

Share now!

Related Posts

Leave a Comment

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *

Follow Us

Scroll to Top