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We’re really chuffed to find out that we’ve been shortlisted for a BIMA award for the BBC Bitesize Max & Molly games we made last year. They must like Pablo as much as we do! Thanks BIMA-folks, massively appreciated!

LCH AGM 2012

0 25 Sep 12

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The 20th September 2012 heralded Liverpool Community Health (LCH) NHS Trusts second Annual General Meeting (AGM).

After Splinter’s very own Kev McCann attended last years AGM, we at Splinter HQ decided upon the theme of ‘Amazing Feats’, after all, LCH perform so many of them, day in and day out.

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Roll Up! Roll Up!

0 20 Sep 12

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No, It’s not a suggestion for you to roll your own, it’s a call to our very own Splinter Ringmaster (AKA Kev McCann) to cheer along one of our fave clients; Liverpool Community Health.

LCH will be applauding loudly to the ‘amazing feats’ of its staff and services, at today’s Annual General Meeting.

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Battenberg

It’s a happy day in Splinter today as we celebrate our lovely Print Manager Kev’s coming of age. Apparently life begins at 40 (so says Chris anyway) but today it begins when we cut his 40th birthday battenberg decorated skillfully by Mr Jon “Cake Boss” Raffe.

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Splinter turn 15!

8 01 Jun 12

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Today, 1st June 2012, marks 15 years since Splinter Design first opened it’s doors back in 1997. Paul Musgrave has been quick to point out that he was running Splinter Graphics back in 1996, but it was 1997 that Paul and Chris formed the company as we know it today! (more…)

Hot on the heels of one big BBC games project, we have another one to tell you about! This time it was for BBC Schools and was a series of games based around 21 different famous people – ranging from the very well known such as Shakespeare, Dickens and Henry VIII right the way through to lesser-known unsung heroes of the past such as Mary Anning, and Mary Seacole! This is the project that has kept us locked away for the past 6 months, so I thought now was a good time to give you all the run-down as the games have just launched on the BBC Famous People site – accessed via the thumbnails on each famous person’s page.

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2012 Sea Odyssey

0 24 Apr 12

Liverpool City Centre came to a standstill at the weekend with the arrival of the Sea Odyssey Giants.

Splinter HQ in Blundell Street saw the Giant Uncle saunter past the office to check if anyone was working on Saturday 21st April 2012. Luckily for us, Phil Matthews from Flamin Delux was on hand to capture the event on the camera!

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Easel does it!

0 17 Apr 12

We hear a lot about the Baltic Triangle (where we’re based) being the new creative quarter in Liverpool, but it’s not often that we see someone with an easel and paintbrush! He was even braving the rain!

Splinter MD Chris Beer has finally got round to purchasing a new car to help his recurring back problems due to his increasing maturity.

After talk of Land Rovers and other butch cars, Chris has gone for the hairdressers special, the Mitsubishi Shogun Pinin.

In true Splinter style, the lads from the office have suitably decorated the car for him!

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