Under creative director Sandy Schneider, the company became one of the earliest publishers of software for the Macintosh, publishing the seminal Chris Crawford game, Balance of Power.

Through an undisclosed deal with Electronic Arts UK, most of the development staff, and the game they were developing (which was close to completion) – Warhammer: Dark Omen – was moved to EA UK's offices in Guildford, Surrey, and released in early 1998. [38] The same year, former TLC-Edusoft executive Jean-Pierre Nordman bought out Mindscape from TLC, installing it as a separate entity in Boulogne-Billancourt, a suburb of Paris, France, and assuming a managerial role.

During the late 1980s, Mindscape was unique in the software entertainment arena by establishing a global network. In 1990 Les Crane's The Software Toolworks acquired Mindscape, primarily for the Nintendo license. [2] The company held one last Summer Consumer Electronics Show parties where Dudley Moore introduced the Miracle Piano Teaching System, an electronic learning system for the piano. [clarification needed]. Mindscape logo from 1994. We have created a browser extension. Custom Logo; Expect 3 Designs; 1 Revisions; Design Files; View Service. Mindscape was a French (previously American) video game developer and publisher based in Boulogne-Billancourt.

[3][2] For Mindscape, Buoy acted as president and chief executive officer (CEO). Mindscape Interactive was an international software publishing company, previously part of The Learning Company[1] and later affiliated with Electronic Arts. Mindscape began in 1983 as a software publisher in Northbrook, Illinois. Logo from 1980 to 1993. [3][4][5] In its early years, Mindscape lost about US$6 million annually.

A logo that fits the new Mindscape, which fits the present and future of the gaming industry, a logo that we together created to bring Mindscape to the next level. Sales from the game heavily exceeded expectations and the resulting revenue brought the company back from the brink (as evidenced by its share price which had fallen to $2 per share and was ultimately brought back up to $12 a share before the company was purchased).
The 1996 Mindscape logo. Congratulations on this excellent venture… what a great idea!

[10] The move aimed at raising $9.6 million through sale of stock to reduce its bank loan debts of $9.8 million.

However, The Software Toolworks almost sank after it over-ordered the piano hardware for Miracle Piano Teaching System, was not able to sell through copies of the product very quickly, and was stuck with a large inventory. From Infogalactic: the planetary knowledge core, This article is about the international software publishing company. [34] TLC expected that its stocks would rise $0.05 per share as a result of the acquisition, while Pearson lost around $347 million. [9] On December 31, Mindscape also acquired the assets of Roslyn, New York-based company Learning Well. As of 2004, the group had offices in Europe, Asia, Australia and South America. LOCATION India. For other uses, see, http://www.mobygames.com/company/mindscape-international-ltd, Where in the World Treasures of Knowledge, Where in the World 3: New Carmen Adventure, https://infogalactic.com/w/index.php?title=Mindscape&oldid=1218270, Wikipedia articles needing clarification from January 2015, Articles with unsourced statements from July 2014, Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike License, About Infogalactic: the planetary knowledge core. Arru 17:49, 21 March 2006 (UTC) Merge from The Software Toolworks. Mindscape began in 1983 as a software publisher in Northbrook, Illinois. [22][23], Pearson was criticized for overpaying in the acquisition, and the acquired company lost $69 million in its early years under Pearson. POSITIVE EARNED $8,510. [32][35] Later that year, when TLC integrated its Broderbund division, Mindscape took over Broderbund's productivity, reference and entertainment brands. File:Mindscape Ident.png . It also released Text adventures tied to famous authors like Dick Francis and Ray Bradbury,[clarification needed] and a controversial game from Tom Snyder Productions called Sub Mission. [7][10] Buoy retained his positions in the company, while Purcell became its chairman. Mindscape published and distributed educational and lifestyle games and software. [16] The deal was completed on March 13, 1990, and valued at $21.2 million. File:Mindscape Ident.png. RANKED #555.

The source code for the WIKI 2 extension is being checked by specialists of the Mozilla Foundation, Google, and Apple. The two most popular products were the very long-lived series Mavis Beacon Teaches Typing and the Chessmaster series of computer games. When Toolworks was acquired by Pearson plc in 1994, Mindscape became the primary identity for the development group. By 1990, Mindscape had offices in Sydney, Australia; Chiba, Japan; Sussex, England; and Normandy, France.
NEW! It also published several of the early Macromind products, namely Graphic Works and Comic Works.