Confounding Factor (games company)

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Confounding Factor
Video game developer
Industry Video games
Founded 1997
Founder Toby Gard, Paul Douglas
Defunct 2004 (2004)
Headquarters Bristol, United Kingdom
Products Galleon (video game)

Confounding Factor was a British video games company founded in 1997 by Toby Gard and Paul Douglas,[1] both of Core Design, and based in Bristol, UK.[2] The company only released a single title during its lifetime, called Galleon,[3] which went on sale in 2004 for the Microsoft Xbox console.[4] The company disbanded soon after[5] with Gard taking up a position with UK video game publisher Eidos.[6]


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  1. ^ "Interview with Toby Gard of Confounding Factor". CMP Media LLC. Retrieved 11 September 2009. 
  2. ^ "Galleon Preview (Xbox)". IGN Entertainment, Inc. February 23, 2002. Retrieved 11 September 2009. 
  3. ^ "Confounding Factor goes down with the ship". CBS Interactive Inc. July 14, 2004. Retrieved 11 September 2009. 
  4. ^ "Galleon sails into stores". CBS Interactive Inc. August 3, 2004. Retrieved 11 September 2009. 
  5. ^ "Confounding Factor sink with Galleon". Ferrago Ltd. July 15, 2004. Retrieved 11 September 2009. 
  6. ^ "Toby Gard in charge of Tomb Raider revival". Ferrago Ltd. June 19, 2009. Retrieved 11 September 2009. 

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