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A Brief History Of Computer Gaming

Battlecruiser 3000AD, 1997

Battlecruiser Millenium, 2001

Universal Combat, 2004

Universal Combat: A World Apart, 2005

Universal Combat: Collector’s Edition, 2007

All Aspect Warfare, 2009

I never have – and never will – design, fund and develop games for the masses. I cater to the same like minded folks who keep buying my games. Invariably, as with all games, you win some, you lose some. Doing what you love and being able to pay your bills so you continue to do just that, is the key to success.

So yeah, go ahead, laugh. Your Pink slip (to go with the Pink tutu) is just around the corner. Me? I get to make games.

— Derek Smart, game developer eternal.