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Terry Cavanagh
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Terry BEING SOOOOO ADORABLE

Location

Cambridge, UK

Worked with

Souleye, Increpare, cactus, Dock, Haowan, Annabelle Kennedy

Website

Distractionware

Terry Cavanagh is an indie developer in London, formerly in Cambridge, formerly in Ireland, and is most well-known for VVVVVV and Don't Look Back. He works primarily in Flash.

Biography[]

Major Games[]

Minor Games[]

  • Red Sky (2010)
  • Radio Silence (2010)
  • Bridge (2010)
  • Best Years (2009)
  • Bullet Time (2009)
  • BIGJam Collection 2009 (2009)
    • Airplane Adventures
    • The Baron's Volcano Party (together with increpare, Pichtaco, Kekskiller)
    • DAS PUZZELSPIELEN (together with Kekskiller)
    • Nun Squad
    • Bullfist (together with Dock, Alex May and Battlerager) (it's Terrybull)
    • Nanny Zero (together with Increpare)
    • Deterministica (together with many people)
    • Airplane Adventures 2: The Return
  • Transport Stories (2008)
    • Maverick Bus
    • Unattended Luggage
  • Never Opened (2008)
  • We Love Mind Control Rocket (2008)

Mini Games[]

  • Snowdrift (2010, together with Increpare)
  • Vegetable Game (2010)
  • Blind Faith (2010, together with Richard Perrin)
  • Going Forward (2010)
  • Bababada...nthurnuk (2010, together with Increpare)
  • CB2 (2010)
  • memrrtiks, suashem (2010)
  • Sumouse (2010)
  • Kozachok (2010)
  • Defen (2010)
  • N.O.T.T.U.B. (2010)
  • Envy For Lucky Sally (2010)
  • GDC 2010:The Game (2010)
  • Terry Cavanagh: World’s Most Dangerous Accordion Player (2010)
  • Oneiric (2010)
  • Win Conditions (2010)
  • Table Quiz (2010)
  • Horse Melting Game (2010)
  • Crush Fetish Trilogy (2010, together with Increpare)
  • Noise Game (2009)
  • Ascent (2009)
  • Sine Wave Ninja (2009)
  • Kowlr (2009)
  • Love Me (2009)
  • Sexy Adventures 5 (2009)
  • Save the Universe (2009)
  • Panic (2009)
  • Graveyard Graveyard Revolution dl

Controversy[]

  • There was much discussion over whether his game VVVVVV was priced correctly at $15, while it was only 2 hours long; some believed so, some were outraged, and many internet arguments were had.

Trivia[]

  • In Streemerz, there is a reference to a heavy v6-15d "Cavanagh" tank.
  • So far, Cavanagh has made 3 games using a completely red and black color palet: Red Sky, Don't Look Back and Best Years
  • Terry Cavanagh plays accordion, just like this Terry Cavanagh to whom he also dedicated a game
  • Terry speaks with a very soft, almost inaudible voice. It is believed he does this as a way to get people close to him.

External links[]

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