California Pacific Computer Company

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California Pacific Computer Company
IndustryVideo games
FounderAl Remmers[1]
United States
Number of employees

California Pacific Computer Company is a defunct software company that published games and related software for the Apple II family of computers in the late 1970s and early 1980s. California Pacific is best known as the publisher of the first installment of Richard Garriott's popular Ultima game series, and for Super Invader, a Space Invaders clone voted the most popular software of 1978–80.[2]


Al Remmers and his wife at a celebration of On-Line Systems' first anniversary, 1981.
  • Akalabeth: World of Doom by Richard Garriott (1979)
  • Apple-oids by Tom Luhrs (1980)
  • Super Invader by M. Hata (1980), later renamed to Cosmos Mission [3]
  • Bill Budge's Space Album (1980), collection of four games
  • Fender Bender
  • Trilogy of Games by Bill Budge (1980): Night Driver, Pinball, Space War
  • Ultima by Richard Garriott (1981)
  • 3-D Game Tool by Bill Budge (1981)
  • Brainteaser Boulevard by Chuck Bueche (1982), Frogger clone[4]
  • Lady Tut by Greggy (1983)

See also[edit]


  1. ^ Knudsen, Richard (January 1981). "Exec California Pacific" (PDF). Softalk: 32.
  2. ^ "Most Popular Software of 1978-80". Softalk. 1980. Archived from the original on 2008-12-10. Retrieved 2008-11-05.
  3. ^ "Akalabeth Insert" (PDF). California Pacific.
  4. ^ "Brainteaser Boulevard". ORIGIN Adventures. 2 February 2016.