Jeff Minter Collection

A collection of links to every commercial game by the legendary British coder Jeff Minter, founder of Llamasoft, animal-lover, and game designer extraordinaire.

Not everyone likes Jeff‘s games, but then not everyone likes Star Wars or Justin Bieber either… We all have different tastes. Jeff‘s contribution to British video gaming history, however, has been immeasurable, so we thought we’d put together a collection of links to articles about his games. We spent the majority of the past month playing mostly Minter games, to bring you this ‘special’ and these screenshots.

Listed chronologically, then alphabetically.  Click the links to see the individual games.

3D 3D!, ZX81 (1981)
Centipede, ZX81 (1981)
Deflex, ZX81 (1981)
ROX II, VIC-20 (1981)

3D Labyrinth, VIC-20 (1982)
Andes Attack, VIC-20
(1982)
Blitzkrieg, VIC-20 (1982)
City Bomb, ZX Spectrum (1982)
Gridrunner, VIC-20 (1982)
Gridrunner, Commodore 64 (1982)
Headbangers Heaven, VIC-20 (1982)
Headbangers Heaven, ZX Spectrum (1982)
Micro Breakout, VIC-20 (1982)
Rat Man, VIC-20 (1982)
ROX III, VIC-20 (1982)
ROX III, ZX Spectrum (1982)
Space Invaders, ZX81 (1982)
Space Zap, VIC-20 (1982)
Superdeflex, ZX Spectrum (1982)
Turboflex, Atari 8-bit (1982)

Abductor, VIC-20 (1983)
Attack of the Mutant Camels, Atari 8-bit (1983)
Attack of the Mutant Camels, Commodore 64 (1983)
Attack of the Mutant Camels, VIC-20 (1983) * Matrix for HESWare
Gridrunner, Atari 8-bit
(1983)
Hover Bovver, Commodore 64 (1983)
Hover Bovver, Atari 8-bit (1983)
Laser Zone, Commodore 64 (1983)
Laser Zone, Dragon 32 (1983)
Laser Zone, VIC-20 (1983)
Laser Zone, ZX Spectrum (1983)
Matrix: Gridrunner 2, Atari 8-bit (1983)
Matrix: Gridrunner 2, Commodore 64 (1983)
Matrix: Gridrunner 2, ZX Spectrum (1983)
Metagalactic Llamas Battle at the Edge of Time, VIC-20 (1983)
Traxx, VIC-20 (1983)
Traxx, ZX Spectrum (1983)

Ancipital, Commodore 64 (1984)
Hellgate, Commodore 64 (1984)
Hellgate, VIC-20 (1984)
Metagalactic Llamas Battle at the Edge of Time, C64 (1984)
Metagalactic Llamas Battle at the Edge of Time, ZX Spectrum (1984)
Psychedelia, Commodore 64 (1984)
Revenge of the Mutant Camels, Commodore 64 (1984)
Sheep in Space, Commodore 64 (1984)

Batalyx, Commodore 64 (1985)
Colourspace, Atari 8-bit (1985)
Colourspace, BBC Micro (1985)
Mama Llama, Commodore 64 (1985)
Psychedelia, Amstrad CPC (1985)
Psychedelia, Commodore 16/Plus4 (1985)
Psychedelia, MSX (1985)
Psychedelia, ZX Spectrum (1985)

Iridis Alpha, Commodore 64 (1986)
Metagalactic Llamas Battle at the Edge of Time, PC MS-DOS (1986)
VoidRunner, Commodore 64/Plus4 (1986)

Return of the Mutant Camels, Commodore 64 (1987)
Return of the Mutant Camels, Amiga (1987)
Return of the Mutant Camels, Atari 8-bit (1987)
Return of the Mutant Camels, Atari ST (1987)
Voidrunner, Commodore 64 (1987)
VoidRunner, MSX (1987)
VoidRunner, ZX Spectrum (1987)

Trip-A-Tron, Atari ST (1988)
Trip-A-Tron, Amiga (1988)

Andes Attack, Atari ST (1989)

Defender II, Amiga (1990)
Defender II, Atari ST (1990)
Metagalactic Llamas Battle at the Edge of Time, Amiga (1990)
Photon Storm, Amiga (1990)
Photon Storm, Atari ST (1990)

Super Gridrunner, Amiga (1991)
Super Gridrunner, Atari ST (1991)

Hardcore, Atari ST (1992)
Llamatron: 2112, Amiga
(1992)
Revenge of the Mutant Camels, Amiga
(1992)
Revenge of the Mutant Camels, Atari ST (1992)

Revenge of the Mutant Camels, PC MS-DOS (1994)
Tempest 2000, Atari Jaguar (1994)

Defender 2000, Atari Jaguar (1995)

Deflex, Windows/PocketPC (2002)
Hover Bovver 2: Grand Theft Flymo, Windows/PocketPC (2002)
Gridrunner++, Windows/PocketPC (2002)
Neon, XBox 360 (2004)
Space Giraffe, XBox 360 (2007)
Space Giraffe, PC (2008)
Gridrunner Revolution, PC (2009)
Space Invaders Extreme, Xbox 360 (2009)
TxK, PlayStation Vita (2014)
Minotaur Rescue VR, Oculus Rift/Windows (2014)
Polybius, Oculus Rift/PlayStation VR (2016)
Tempest 4000, PC, PS4, Xbox One (2018)
Minotaur Arcade, PC (2018)
Moose Life, PC (2020)

We’ll be adding more links to this collection until it is 100% complete and the URL will always stay the same. Check back for updates!

More: Official Llamasoft website
More: Jeff Minter on Wikipedia
More: Jeff Minter on Moby Games
Steam: Llamasoft on Steam
Steam: Minotaur Arcade on Steam

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