Some links to information about the Company and the Products

Gilsoft R.I.P.

Founded in the early 1980's to sell computer software, initially for the Sinclair ZX81 and ZX Spectrum, it went on to sell computer software for a large number of machines.  It is probably best known for the Adventure Creation tools Quill, Illustrator (+ addons) and their successor PAWS which in their turn were used to write thousands of games - many released commercially.  For a bit of background you can find and interview with me (Tim Gilberts) here:

If you want to use your copy or try it out on a modern emulator / retro machine then you can download digital copies from the link below (please note the modified copyright as these are not 'abandonware' products):

If you have a specific question you could try:

or if you would like to support the efforts to preserve the history and get some cool merchandise then you could take a look at:

you can follow me on twitter @timbucus or you may find some of my videos on youtube interesting...

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