Thursday, August 25, 2011

There was a Neuromancer video game


Neuromancer is a computer adventure game created by Interplay Productions in 1988 and distributed by Mediagenic (a brand name that Activision was also known by). It was designed by Bruce Balfour, Michael Stackpole, Brian Fargo, and by Troy A. Miles, who was also responsible for the programming.

It is based loosely on the William Gibson novel of the same name and takes place in both the "real world" and the extensively realized and detailed world of cyberspace. It is also noted for having a soundtrack based on the Devo song "Some Things Never Change". The gaming rights at the time were owned by Timothy Leary, who brought the project to Interplay to develop.
You might be able to download it here.


  1. I actually played this as a kid on the Commodore 64! It was a lot of fun but very difficult as I recall.

  2. Yep, I played it too, loved it. I thought it was fairly faithful to the novel - starting in the Gentleman loser..

  3. Had it, played it, beat it, loved it.

  4. I was still using a word processor with a built in printer.