Quality Software

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Quality Software
IndustryVideo games
Computer software
FounderBob Pierce
Bob Christiansen
Key people
James Albanese
Lars X Savant
Denise Delgato

Quality Software is a defunct American software developer and publisher which created games, business software, and development tools for the Exidy Sorcerer, Apple II, and Atari 8-bit family in the late 1970s and early 1980s.[2] Asteroids in Space, written by programmer Bruce Wallace, was voted one of the most popular games of 1978-80 by Softalk magazine.[3]


  • Asteroids in Space by Bruce Wallace, later renamed Meteoroids in Space
  • Battleship Commander by Matthew Jew and Erik Kilk
  • Fastgammon by Bob Christiansen
  • Fracas by Stuart Smith
  • Head-On Collision by Lee Anders
  • Tank Trap by Don Ursem
  • Tari Trek by Fabio Ehrengruber
  • Beneath Apple Manor Special Edition by Don Worth
  • Jeepers Creepers by James Albanese
  • Name That Song by Jerry White

Development tools[edit]

  • Assembler by Gary Shannon (Atari 8-bit, 1980)[4]
  • 6502 Disassembler by Bob Pierce (Atari 8-bit, 1980)[5]
  • Exidy Forth by James Albanese (Exidy Sorcerer, 1980)
  • DPX Development Pac Extension by Don Ursem (Exidy Sorcerer, 1980)
  • QS Forth by James Albanese (Atari 8-bit, 1981)[1]
  • Character Magic by Chris Hull (Atari 8-bit)


  1. ^ a b Brannon, Charles (June 1982). "Review: QS FORTH for Atari". Compute! (25): 106.
  2. ^ Hague, James. "The Giant List of Classic Game Programmers". Retrieved 2008-11-05.
  3. ^ "Most Popular Software of 1978-80". Softalk. 1980. Archived from the original on 2008-12-10. Retrieved 2008-11-05.
  4. ^ "Assembler". Atari Mania.
  5. ^ "6502 Disassembler". Atari Mania.

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