Edge - The Making Of: Gauntlet

Edge: By the mid-'80s, Ed Logg, creator of Asteroids and Centipede, had already established himself as a game developing legend in an industry that was just a little over a decade old. While his first two hits were probably his biggest financial successes and most well known, Logg's 1985 introduction of Gauntlet pioneered a series of lasting gaming and design elements still reflected in today's games.

For developers, Gauntlet ushered in a series of core building blocks like multiplayer co-operative/competitive-style gaming, class-based characters, a non-linear playing field and a pay-per-play system where coins bought players health.

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