EX-MUTANTS FACT File
More facts from a devastated Los Angeles
1 Chris Shrigley’s wife, Jayne, helped with storyboarding, design, front end and story art. of particular note was her evocative drawing of a destroyed la city skyline. 2 Starting development in october 1991, Ex-mutants took approximately eight to ten months to create. 3 The game was originally envisaged as having a one-hit-dead system until Terry lloyd, after playing games such as Ghouls ‘n’ Ghosts and ESWAT, decided to add an energy bar. 4 a SNES version was planned, but abandoned shortly after development began. 5 The original design called for all six characters to be playable. it became apparent at an early stage that this was not going to be possible, resulting in just two playable main characters. 6 ackroyd’s ‘You’re going down’ taunt was recorded in the acoustics-friendly bathroom at the acme offices. The voice is acme producer James Maxwell. 7 Formed from the ashes of Cinemaware, acme hired more British talent aside from lloyd and Shrigley, and after Malibu interactive closed, many of them formed successful studios such as neversoft, left Field Productions and Clockwork Tortoise. 8 Chris Shrigley is still developing today. his latest game, Immortal Darkness: Curse Of The Pale King is due for release around halloween and can be checked out at www.immortaldarkness.com.
the hero’s first task is to break out of the abandoned laboratory. At the end of each level awaits a difficult henchman of sluggo’s.