MacSki

No Snow? No Problem! MacSki brings the slopes to you! The only thing you’ll need is a little daring while swooshing through these runs. Digitized sound and color graphics provide spectacular effects. Over 24 challenging course layouts, or design your own dream course using MacSki’s built in Course Editor. Create up to 256 different course combinations based on difficulty level, snow condition, visibility and wind speed. If you’re ready to hit the slopes- MacSki is your lift ticket to fun!

Stats

Year

1990

Genre

Action/Sport

Platform

Macintosh

Developer

Storm/Impact Inc

Publisher

XOR Corporation

Job Title

Lead Artist

Accomplishments
  •  First commercial color Macintosh game
  • 8 month development cycle
  • Developed product from start to finish
  • Illustrated logo for packaging and box cover
  • Designer of game mechanics, course layouts, interface, character development and animation
Features

4 bit palette (16 colors). Digitized sound effects. Built in Course Editor. Scrolling backgrounds. Advanced collision detection engine. Animated Characters. Built-in Course Editor.

Awards

"Best sports game of the year"
– Macworld 1990.

"Game Hall of Fame"
– Macworld 1990.

Learn about the company that made Macski

Video review of MacSki