The Hotness
Games|People|Company
Evolution
Istanbul: Digital Edition
Legends of Andor
Crackdown 3
King of the Hat
Mass Effect
The Legend of Zelda: Ocarina of Time
NetHack
Portal 2
Path of Exile
XCOM: Enemy Unknown
PlayStation 4
DUELYST
Moon Hunters
The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild
Stardew Valley
Root: A Game of Woodland Might and Right
Call of Duty 4: Modern Warfare
Super Mario World
Star Wars: Knights of the Old Republic
Saints Row
Chrono Trigger
Castlevania: Symphony of the Night
E.T. the Extra-Terrestrial
World of Warcraft
X-COM: UFO Defense
Rogue Galaxy
Civilization III
Monster Hunter Tri
Super Mario Galaxy
HλLF-LIFE
Hearts of Iron II: Armageddon
King's Quest VI: Heir Today, Gone Tomorrow
Tetris (1984)
Dungeons & Dragons: Heroes
Katamari Damacy
Resistance: Fall of Man
The Secret of Monkey Island
LEGO Star Wars: The Complete Saga
Another World
Might and Magic IV: Clouds of Xeen
New Super Mario Bros.
Metal Gear Solid
Tales of Eternia
Heretic
Rez
Super Mario Galaxy 2
Mega Man 3
The Legend of Zelda: Majora's Mask
Red Dead Redemption
Information
Primary Name
Telecomsoft
Alternate Names
Website
wrong website?
 Corrections
 Clone
 Customize View
xml RSS Feed 
Facebook Twitter Delicious Google
ObjectID: 12456
Description Edit | History

User summary, based on the English Wikipedia entry:

Telecomsoft was the computer software division of British telecommunications company British Telecom (now BT). It was the owner of the well-known Firebird and Rainbird labels, under which it sold video games at a variety of price-points.

Three publishing labels were initially established within Telecomsoft, each with its own specific marketing strategy, although some of them would later fragment to form a number of sub-labels. The Firebird label would be Telecomsoft's primary identity. Although initially set up to publish a range of budget titles, Firebird later evolved into a full price label. As a consequence the Silverbird label was formed to continue publishing the budget range. As the Atari ST and Amiga home computers grew in popularity, the Rainbird label was established to give the more complex 16-bit titles a unique brand identity, although it was also used to publish a number of high-profile 8-bit games and application software.

Telecomsoft acquired Beyond software in 1985 aswell as Odin Computer Graphics.

Telecomsoft was bought by Microprose in 1989.

There is a memorial site on http://www.birdsanctuary.co.uk/

Updating...
Thumbs Up
{{title}}
Category: Language:
1 « Pg. {{module.params.pageid}} » {{data.config.endpage}}
No videos found
{{video.numrecommend}} {{video.title}} {{video.language}} {{video.username|truncate:"10"}} {{video.numcomments}}
Updating...
Thumbs Up
Images
Gallery:
1 « Pg. {{module.params.pageid}} » {{data.config.endpage}}
No images found
Updating...
Thumbs Up
{{data.config.moduletitle}} Relationship:
[] [Forums »] [Post »] [Search »]
1 « Pg. {{module.params.pageid}} » {{data.config.endpage}}
No threads found
{{thread.numrecommend}} {{thread.subject}}
Last Post {{thread.lastpostdate|truncate:"10"}} Posted {{thread.postdate|truncate:"10"}}
{{thread.user.username|truncate:"10"}} {{thread.numposts-1}}
Updating...
Thumbs Up
{{data.config.moduletitle}} Relationship:
[] [Forums »] [Post »] [Search »]
1 « Pg. {{module.params.pageid}} » {{data.config.endpage}}
No threads found
{{thread.numrecommend}} {{thread.subject}}
Last Post {{thread.lastpostdate|truncate:"10"}} Posted {{thread.postdate|truncate:"10"}}
{{thread.user.username|truncate:"10"}} {{thread.numposts-1}}
Linked Items
Relationship: Sort: Genre: Theme: Mode: Media:
Pg. 1 of 10 » 10
Rank N/A
Num Ratings 0
Average Rating 0.00
Average Weight 0.00
Num Owned 7
Prev. Owned 0
For Trade 0
Want in Trade 0
Wishlist 0
Comments 2
Release Date 1986-00-00
Rank N/A
Num Ratings 2
Average Rating 5.50
Average Weight 0.00
Num Owned 3
Prev. Owned 0
For Trade 0
Want in Trade 0
Wishlist 0
Comments 1
Release Date 1983-00-00
Rank N/A
Num Ratings 0
Average Rating 0.00
Average Weight 0.00
Num Owned 2
Prev. Owned 0
For Trade 0
Want in Trade 0
Wishlist 0
Comments 0
Release Date 1987-00-00
Rank N/A
Num Ratings 3
Average Rating 6.93
Average Weight 0.00
Num Owned 4
Prev. Owned 1
For Trade 0
Want in Trade 0
Wishlist 0
Comments 1
Release Date 1986-00-00
Rank N/A
Num Ratings 0
Average Rating 0.00
Average Weight 0.00
Num Owned 0
Prev. Owned 0
For Trade 0
Want in Trade 0
Wishlist 0
Comments 0
Release Date 1981-00-00
Rank N/A
Num Ratings 0
Average Rating 0.00
Average Weight 0.00
Num Owned 2
Prev. Owned 0
For Trade 0
Want in Trade 0
Wishlist 0
Comments 0
Release Date 1988-00-00
Rank N/A
Num Ratings 0
Average Rating 0.00
Average Weight 0.00
Num Owned 1
Prev. Owned 0
For Trade 0
Want in Trade 0
Wishlist 0
Comments 0
Release Date 1987-00-00
Rank N/A
Num Ratings 4
Average Rating 6.75
Average Weight 0.00
Num Owned 13
Prev. Owned 1
For Trade 0
Want in Trade 0
Wishlist 0
Comments 6
Release Date 1984-00-00
Rank N/A
Num Ratings 0
Average Rating 0.00
Average Weight 0.00
Num Owned 1
Prev. Owned 0
For Trade 0
Want in Trade 0
Wishlist 0
Comments 0
Release Date 1986-00-00
Rank 502
Num Ratings 264
Average Rating 7.23
Average Weight 2.09
Num Owned 189
Prev. Owned 51
For Trade 0
Want in Trade 0
Wishlist 4
Comments 32
Release Date 1986-00-00
Updating...
Thumbs Up
GeekLists
[Browse »] [Summary »]
1 « Pg. {{module.params.pageid}} » {{data.config.endpage}}
No lists found
{{list.numpositive}} {{list.title}} {{list.username|truncate:"10"}} {{list.numitems}}
{{list.lastreplydate|truncate:"10"}} {{list.postdate|truncate:"10"}}
Updating...
Thumbs Up
{{title}}
1 « Pg. {{module.params.pageid}} » {{data.config.endpage}}
No posts found
{{post.numpositive}} {{post.title}}
by
{{post.numcomments}}
Updating...
Thumbs Up
Web Links
Category: Language:
1 « Pg. {{module.params.pageid}} » {{data.config.endpage}}
No Web Links Found
Link {{cat}} {{lang}}
{{weblink.postdate|truncate:"10"}}
Tags
Your Tags: Add tags
Popular Tags: [View All]
Front Page | Welcome | Contact | Privacy Policy | Terms of Service | Advertise | Support BGG | Feeds RSS
Geekdo, BoardGameGeek, the Geekdo logo, and the BoardGameGeek logo are trademarks of BoardGameGeek, LLC.