Black Legend (software publisher)

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Black Legend
FounderRichard Holmes

Black Legend was an Amiga and PC games publisher, based first in Switzerland, then in St. Albans, Hertfordshire, England, and finally in Welwyn, Hertfordshire, England. Formed by Richard M Holmes in 1993, Black Legend published a number of hits, including Football Glory (developed by Croteam, Croatia, designed and produced by Richard M Holmes) and Tactical Manager (developed and programmed by Camy Maertens of Talking Birds, Rayleigh, England, and produced by Richard M Holmes), both of which reached the number one position in the UK sales charts for games in 1994. The company closed in 1996.

Titles published by Black Legend include:

  • Football Glory on Amiga, Amiga AGA, PC (developed by Croteam, released as "Fussball Total" in German-speaking countries)
  • Tactical Manager on Amiga, Atari ST, PC (developed by Talking Birds, released as "Der Trainer" in German-speaking countries)
  • Fatman, The Caped Consumer on Amiga, Amiga AGA, PC
  • Embryo on Amiga (developed by Beyond Arts)
  • Voyages of Discovery on PC (developed by Software 2000)
  • Hungary for Fun on Amiga
  • Wheelspin on Amiga AGA
  • Five-a-Side Soccer on Amiga AGA
  • Tactical Manager 2 on Amiga
  • Inordinate Desire on PC (developed by Croteam)