Q*Bert Postmortem

No, Q*bert hasn’t died! Well except in the usual sense sometimes of being pounced upon by a big purple snake or plummeting from a pyramid with a characteristic @!#?@! Instead, their game’s designer and programmer Warren Davis did a talk about the game’s creation for GDC!

You can find out:

  • The origins of the cube graphics and the characters
  • The story behind the game’s name
  • What Warren Davis said aloud during the unveiling of Gottlieb’s new company name Mylstar!