Distinctive Software

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Distinctive Software
Founded 1985-??-??
Headquarters Burnaby, BC, CA
Other Names
  • Unlimited Software

Distinctive Software was a Canadian development company located in Burnaby, Vancouver BC in Canada. The company was known for making computer ports of arcade games, and is best known for making the Test Drive games. Occasionally, they went by the alias "Unlimited Software".


Music Development


The sound team used a custom sound driver by Kris Hatlelid.


The sound team used Kris Hatlelid's KSM format. According to various game credits, the driver was created with Brian Plank.


The sound team used KSM (Kris' Music System, referring to Kris Hatlelid) in which they wrote in assembler macros.

Audio Personnel

These composers worked at Distinctive Software: