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Eldritch The Cat Mk II : 1989 - 1990

Part 2 of the Eldritch The Cat story. Part 1 is here , part 3 is here . During the development of Projectyle, Marc & I wanted to kick off another game to increase our studio's cash flow and fill Marc’s plate after Astaroth was completed. We tried several things, none of which saw the light of day or exist in any shape or form today. It is difficult to recall the exact order of the things we tried, but here goes with an accounting of a few more games that weren't.  The Projectyle Box Heart of Yesod In short, Heart of Yesod was an attempt to bring some game characters and art styles from the Odin Computer Graphics games into the 16-bit era, with Colin Grunes on art. I've covered this in some detail on this blog  here .  Special Eyes Right around the time Ultimate resurfaced as Rare and started doing press in the popular game magazines, talking about their 'Razz' arcade board, Marc & I figured we’d get in touch with them and pitch them a game. We created som