Appaloosa Interactive

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Appalosa Interactive
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Founded January 6, 1983
Closed 2006
Headquarters Budapest, Hungary
Other Names Novotrade, Novotrade International

Appaloosa Interactive Corporation was founded in 1983 as Novotrade by the Hungarian government as a currency company, but later became involved in distributing computer hardware and software. They published their first video game in 1988. The company changed names to Appaloosa Interactive, Co. on November 4th, 1996, but after too many unprofitable games, finally shutdown in 2006. Many of the developers went on to work at Mithis Games.


Music Development

Commodore 64

Antal Zolnai told C64.COM:

We had a in-house composer but occasionally bought music from other musicians, e.g. Ben Daglish in case of Alternative World Games. [...] I can't recall the name of the sound editor we used, but I remember we had to modify it to meet our needs.

The most common driver is Musicmaster (better known as Soundmonitor), indeed optimized and relocated several times. On Water Polo, Master Composer was used, also optimized. A few other games have unique drivers.

Audio Personnel

Picture Gallery