interviews Arjan Brussee

7 Jul 2013 at 07:57

The Dutch technology website has travelled all the way to Silicon Valley to interview Arjan Brussee (that’s the guy who came up with Jazz). Arjan, originally a Dutchie, now works at Electronic Arts in Silicon Valley. has posted a 15-minute video report in which they talk about Arjan’s successful career, and of course the various games he has created. There is a fair amount of footage of both Jazz Jackrabbit 1 and 2.

Arjan talks about Jazz’s success story, explaining in depth how Jazz Jackrabbit 1 was distributed at that time.

“People could buy the demo version on disk in a local store. But if they would like to get the full version, in the USA, they would have to call a 1-800 phone number and some family member of Tim Sweeney would get you the disk to send it to you personally.”

The full video (in Dutch) can be viewed on

- Jerrythabest

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Slaz on 7 Jul 2013 at 10:48

Awesome! Posted my comment and linkback at Tweakers. Gotta love some free advertising. xD

Jerrythabest on 7 Jul 2013 at 13:09

Yea, it would be great if this could bring us some extra traffic with hopefully some new active players contributing to the sustained existence of arguably the most successful platformer in history!

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