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Bitmasters Incorporated was co-founded in 1990 by Franz Lanzinger and David O'Riva after leaving Tengen. [1] It was incorporated on July 9, 1991. O'Riva was the president. [2]

Research Methods: Actual mentions, shared staff


  • Rampart (US/EU Publisher: Electronic Arts)


  • Championship Pool (US Publisher: Mindscape)
  • Krazy Kreatures (US Publisher: American Video Entertainment; AU Publisher: HES)
  • Rampart (US/EU Publisher: Jaleco)

Game Boy

  • Championship Pool (US Publisher: Mindscape)

Mega Drive/Genesis

  • Championship Pool (US Publisher: Mindscape)
  • NCAA Final Four Basketball (US Publisher: Mindscape)

Super Famicom/Super NES

  • Championship Pool / Super Billiard: Championship Pool (US/EU Publisher: Mindscape; JP Publisher: Imagineer)
Japanese Localization?: Outback
  • NCAA Final Four Basketball (US Publisher: Mindscape)
  • Primal Rage (US/EU Publisher: Time Warner Interactive)
  • Rampart (US Publisher: Electronic Arts)

There are two sound drivers: SLICK/Audio and Chip Level Designs (as in Lawrence Hiler's company). In some games, the Chip Level Designs driver has a Bitmasters copyright. Until this is cleared up and explained, sound driver credits will be left off this page.


  • Pool Champion (US Publisher: Mindscape)