Britsoft: An Oral History
Hello! It's Darren from Read-Only Memory here. I wanted to briefly drop by to let you know that we’ve just published our latest (and heaviest) book – Britsoft: An Oral... Read more
The Bitmap Brothers: Universe
A long time has passed since we delivered our Sensible Software biography to your door. I hope you enjoyed many long evenings leafing through its Italian papered chapters,... Read more
Last October, Loading Bar in Soho (just around the corner from 'the sex bit') was host to a unique Sensible soirée. A hundred-odd Sensifans crowded into the intimate venue, charged... Read more
Personalised Editions Are Go! Plus, a Special Sensible Evening in London
Jon Hare paid a visit to ROM HQ yesterday to sign and dedicate our Personalised Editions. They've now been lovingly hand-wrapped in their named and numbered jackets, and are taking... Read more
Book Shipping Superstar Friday
Just a short and simple update this Friday lunchtime, but one that will hopefully raise both pulses and eyebrows... The books are here, and shipping has begun!
Backers in the... Read more
A very quick update for you today comprising a close-up look at your soon-to-arrive 'slab o' Sensi'. I have just received the unbound pages from the printer and I couldn't... Read more
Sex 'n' Drugs 'n' Ink 'n' Paper
The book finally hit the presses in Italy last week, where thousands of sheets of paper were imbued forever with our Sensible history. I took a trip to see it... Read more
Sensible Soccer TV Package
So, as promised, I've got a rather irresistible video morsel for you all to enjoy now the book is in production. The piece in question is an Anglia News feature... Read more
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We've only gone and done it. The text has been signed off by Jon Hare. 75,000 words. 23 chapters. All... Read more
The End Times
I just wanted to drop you a line to let you know we're nearly there! Sensible Software 1986–1999 is currently with Jon Hare for fact checking. As soon... Read more
War! (Ketchup Sandwich Edition)
While I'm tinkering away on the last parts of our fantastically obese Sensible Software biography, I thought I'd issue a quick update to share something I found in Jon Hare's... Read more
Important Sensi-Schedule News and Bumper Page Preview
Since the last update, I've been working through the first draft with Jim, our trusted copy editor. Gary's text is amazing; a beautiful 68,000-word wild stallion we're currently taming to... Read more
A monumental milestone has been reached! Every bit of content is in! Gary delivered the final chapter earlier this week and we are now embroiled in rewrites, tweaks and editorial beard-stroking. As... Read more
The Making of Wizball
I'm pleased to say we have a special Friday Sensitreat. Fellow gaming historians Anthony and Nicola Caulfield have specially produced a short film for us about the inception of Wizball. In... Read more
Jops' Audio Archive
Songwriting and Sensible Software have always had an intimate connection, so it shouldn't have come as a surprise that Jops' archive includes stacks upon stacks of cassette tapes, spanning two... Read more
Happy Birthday Wizkid
I'm now neck-deep in the design phase of the book, and as such have been up into the small hours, furiously firing up emulators and screenshotting like a man possessed.... Read more
I'm pleased to report that work has been progressing extremely well with our forthcoming Sensible Software tome. Gary Penn has delivered the first third of the book entitled 'Sensi-Era One',... Read more
Have You 'Eard About Microprose Soccer?
Whilst perusing the Sensible audio archives for our forthcoming 12" EP, I was surprised to discover a fuzzy 1988 recording of Jon Hare playing acoustic guitar and singing a song... Read more
It’s becoming apparent that the primary challenge I'll be facing with the Sensible Software book is fitting every darn thing in! The more snooping about I do, the more previously... Read more
'Dips, Dippy or the Dipster'
One of the key people we'll be interviewing is Graeme Boxall, who acted as producer on some of the very biggest Sensible games. In the book, Gary Penn will delve... Read more
I'm delighted to announce that we have reached our funding goal! The definitive bible of all things Sensible will be a reality thanks to your support and enthusiasm.
I'll keep... Read more
My Little Warhead
As promised, I've been panning for gold in the Sensible waters, and while rooting through the big bag of ephemera I politely ransacked from Jon Hare's house the other day,... Read more
The Sensible EP Preview
For your listening pleasure today, I've procured a little taster of our Sensible EP. Slip on your favourite audiophile headphones, relax into a boxy leather armchair and switch on your... Read more
A Sensible Initiation
As you'd expect, we're currently working hard with the Sensible team to amass as much archive material as possible for inclusion in our forthcoming book.
Highlights so far include pencil-on-paper... Read more