Factsheet

Developer:
Michael Brough
Based in Scotland

Founding date:

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Website:
smestorp.com/

Press / Business Contact:
smestorp@gmail.com

Social:
twitter.com/smestorp

Releases:
Glitch Tank
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Zaga-33


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Phone:

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Description

History

Then

Michael emerged from a capsule in New Zealand long ago, and proceeded to Make Things. He has made many of the different Kinds of Thing. For some time he attemped to follow an Expected Life Path: the Academic, but despite an abiding love for the Abstract it was not quite the right fit. He went to the University and studied Mathematics, then travelled to the UK to pursue a PhD, but eventually broke down and dropped out of that. Meanwhile, he spent far too long making Vertex Dispenser, an esoteric strategy game that few understood.

Now

He lives a reclusive life in an unnamed village while making as many games as possible, and hopes to continue doing so. He is responsible for Glitch Tank, a 2-player iOS game; Zaga-33, a streamlined roguelike; VESPER.5, a sacred ritual; and numerous others.

Videos

Glitch Tank YouTube

O YouTube

Vertex Dispenser YouTube

Images

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Awards & Recognition

  • "Winner of the Rob Fearon Filthy Phallus award for the game that could be the worst euphemism ever if you squint really hard (I said squint etc...)." - #indievisibility end of year awards, London, 10 December, 2011

Selected Articles

  • "Brough makes luminously clever games."
    - Christian Donlan, Eurogamer
  • "A drunk man with a synthesizer rolls his face slowly back and forth across the keys to create the soundtrack."
    - John Bedford, Modojo
  • "a pleasantly garish colour pallete and a desire to explore the lunatic fringes of strategy"
    - Edge Staff, Edge Online

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Team & Repeating
Collaborators


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Contact


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