Alien Technology Group

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Alien Technology Group was a company in San Diego [1] started by Marty Franz and Harald Seeley. [2]

After writing Qix for the Apple II here [3], John Smedley left and started Knight Technologies and later ran Sony Online Entertainment. [4]

Research Methods: Actual mentions


  • Qix (US Publisher: Taito)

Apple II

  • Qix (US Publisher: Taito)

Commodore 64

  • Defender of the Crown (some programming) (US Publisher: Cinemaware)
Animation Programming, Special Visual Effects: Lyndon & Associates; Sound: Palace Software
  • Rocket Ranger (programming) (US Publisher: Cinemaware; EU Publisher: Mirrorsoft)
  • Take Down (US Publisher: Gamestar)
  • TV Sports: Football (US Publisher: Cinemaware; EU Publisher: Mirrorsoft)
  • Warp Speed [accelerator cartridge] (US Publisher: Cinemaware)


  • Qix (US Publisher: Taito)
  • Take Down (US Publisher: Gamestar)