Presenting the team

Hi guys, we wanted to let you know the team of developers working on the various apps we are making! We will shortly introduce ourselves.

Dennis van Duin
Working since: June 2013
I am the designer of the team. Usually, I create, draw and design all aspects of the games and website we make. This process starts with developing a game concept with the developers. Then I design a general overview and developing is about to begin!

Tristan Nottelman
Working since: April 2015
I’m programmer as well. My focus is on the availability of the apps on all platforms and screen formats. Furthermore, I present various ideas and improvements for the app, which I work out in detail after which they are assembled together in the app.

Massimo Achterberg
Working since: June 2013
I’m one of the programmers in the team. My task is to implement/program the ideas into the app, and to work them out as correctly as possible. At the very end of development, I thoroughly test all apps and make sure as less bugs as possible are present in the game.

History of Appsurd

The roots of Appsurd date back from 2009 when it was founded by Dennis van Duin and was named DvDtv Games. From 2009 until 2013, many different games were created for the computer. Unfortunately, the quality of most games wasn’t very high. In the summer holiday of 2013, DvDtv Games made a restart and the owner started to cooperate with another programmer, Massimo Achterberg. Together the long-term goal was determined: creating Android games and applications. Within a couple of months, the first Android game was released in the Google Play Store. Its name is Strategic Blocks and it was published on 2013-11-03. Hereafter, almost half a year later, the second major title, Alien Flight, was published on 2014-07-19. On 2014-11-03, the old name DvDtv Games was changed into PeliStar, which was used to ensure a much wider public. Also all applications became available for Windows Phone.

In March 2015, Tristan Nottelman joined the company. We published the latest app Double Touch, a quick reaction game with beautiful sprites.

In the following years not many games were created, but several ideas were developed and some tutorials about Game Maker have been written.

In May 2018, the name of the company was changed into Appsurd, and the apps from Orchestral Games were adopted to have a much broader scale of apps available. Upon this decision, all games became available for iOS. The development for a new app is already pretty far, and we hope it to be released anywhere soon, hopefully around Autumn 2018.