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Jeff Minter

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His nickname is "Yak" because he has an obvious fondness for two-toed animals like llamas and sheep.

Jeff Minter
Minters Animals
Minter and his animals



Worked with




  • Llamasoft was created in 1982, and Minter has been making independent games since that time, continuously and largely alone, which may be the longest career of any indie developer (his only competitor in this regard is Chris Crawford, who started making games earlier, but has since stopped making games in favor of creating interactive storytelling technology; also like Crawford, he owns a farm full of farm animals).


Jeff Minter documentary04:31

Jeff Minter documentary


In developmentEdit

Various iPhone titles.


Minter has also developed various lightsynths.

External linksEdit

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