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Publisher is:Alternative [R&R]remove the N_ref_publisher filter
Budget publisher is:EDOS [Software on Demand]remove the N_ref_budget_publisher filter
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publisher information
Publisher name Alternative [R&R]
Long name Alternative Software [R&R]
Birth year 1985
Website http://www.alternativesoftware.com/
Addresses Alternative Software Ltd.,
The Studios,
Colorado Way,
Castleford WF10 4TA,
West Yorkshire,
United Kingdom.

Email: customersupport@alternativesoftware.com
Phone: +44 (0) 1977 555000
Mother country United Kingdom
Notes A subsidiary of software distribution company R&R, Alternative was formed by Dave Palmer (founder of Alligata) and Roger Hulley in 1985/86. They began as an 8-bit budget software house that expanded to full-price titles and 16-bit platforms (Amiga/ST/PC) in the late 80s, selling back-catalogue titles for Amiga, CD32 and PC on their website as late as the early 2000s (see HERE).

Currently, they still develop/publish games for PC, consoles and mobile/tablet devices.
Labels Again Again (Tiger/Alternative)
Admiral (Alternative)
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publisher information
Publisher name EDOS [Software on Demand]
Long name Electronic Distribution Of Software (EDOS) [Software on Demand]
Birth year 1991
Year of death 1994
Addresses Software on Demand Ltd,
Unit 1, Rosevale Business Park,
Newcastle-Under-Lyme,
Staffordshire ST5 7QT,
United Kingdom
[last known address]
Mother country United Kingdom
Notes EDOS was a form of legal electronic software distribution introduced in the UK in 1991. The basic premise was to enable games retailers to reap greater profits by stocking a wider range of games without taking up precious shelf space.

Original master copies of games were supplied to retailers on encrypted CDs, and copied to blank disks or tapes on demand for buyers (like PD) using a custom 386SX PC in-store. Games were available for a wide range of 8- and 16-bit formats [Amiga, Atari ST, PC, Amstrad CPC (tape/disk), Spectrum (tape), C64/128 (tape/disk), MSX], and supplied to customers on generic media in multi-format labelled game boxes.

EDOS closed down its operation in mid-1994 after major UK computer chain retailer John Menzies withdrew its support and the number of independent stores involved had significantly dropped.
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