Friday was a bit of a shocker in terms of industry headlines...
Spartan Games who have been something of a staple for a decade announced that they were unable to service their obligations and went to the wall.
Now, forgive me my moment of bitterness, here, but as you know I freelanced for them as a painter and did the painting for several of the early box covers, before being cast adrift because their studio management was piss poor at the time and apparently they found themselves working on several projects at once with little organisation. I was owed a considerable sum which I was only able to recoup by accepting product which was not worth the RRP, and which almost cost me my home. So, whilst I am not leaping around in glee, I am not mourning, you understand.
The statement on their website ran thus: