Confounding Factor (games company)

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

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