Neil Thompson

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Neil ‘Chunk’ Thompson

DOB: 24.3.69

Role: Director/Artist

Game History: Started off at Icon Design/Lothlorien long ago in the mists of time. Several C64/Spectrum/Amstrad games later did "Nevermind" on the Amiga as an external for Psygnosis... Moved to Psygnosis to do "Nitro" on the ST and Amiga, then a long haul (5
years) through the research and development department and onto PlayStation titles such as "Tenka" and "Colony Wars". Innumerable conversions/logos/FMV projects in between. Became Art Director of the Psygnosis Manchester office for an unhappy 12 months before becoming a coil in the Curly Monster...

Favourite Game:
"Phoenix" or arcade "Star Wars" (sit-down box)! "Elite", "Raiden Project".

Favourite Song: "Hurt A Long Time" Jerry Cantrel

Favourite Cute Thing: Lamborghini Diablo (silver with blacked-out windows).

Quote of the moment: "If we aren't supposed to eat animals, why are they made of meat?"

Software Highlights from Credited Titles

Neil Thompson's first video game work that SPOnG is aware of is the 1989 title, "Nevermind" (Amiga) as Artist/Animator/Modeller.

Neil's most recent involvement was as FMV/Video on the 2000 release "Jackie Chan Stuntmaster" (PlayStation).

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