Every week more than 35,000 players enjoy the web-based games produced by Elgin company Hunted Cow. As it increases its workforce by 30% and prepares to launch two new titles, director Andrew Mulholland tells Graeme Smith how his hobby has boosted the Moray economy
Elgin hotbed of creativity
If playwright George Bernard Shaw was correct and “we don’t stop playing because we grow old; we grow old because we stop playing”, then Andrew Mulholland has found the secret of eternal youth.
He has also found the key to a lucrative business which has provided a major boost to the Moray economy and put Elgin on the global entertainment industry map.
His love of creating games, although not perhaps the type to which Shaw was referring, has been turned into a £3million annual turnover business which employs 30 people and has more than 2million subscribers.
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