|Closed||February 22, 1999|
|Headquarters||Seattle, Washington, USA|
|Other Names||Northwest Synergistic Software|
Synergistic Software was founded in 1978 in Seattle, Washington by Robert and Ann Dickens Clardy. The company developed games for a variety of platforms, but was known for their successful Apple II titles. The company also created software like a word processor and database program. In the 1990s, the company predominantly developed games for the IBM PC.
The company was acquired by Sierra Entertainment in 1996, and the company closed its doors on February 22, 1999.
Robert Clardy programmed the audio in 6502 assembly language.
Synergistic used the Midpak sound system.
Synergistic used GEMS.
- Chris Barker - Lead composer. (1989-1997)
- Craig Utterback - Lead sound designer. (1990-1998)
- David Schroeder - Composer for War in Middle Earth (AMI).
- David Whittaker - Composer for Sidewinder (AMI).
- Matt Wright - Composer for NY Warriors (AMI).
- Robert Clardy - Programmer, wrote sound for early Apple II games.