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Nayma Software (international)

Nayma Software is a company involved in videogames, multimedia and computer art. Education and Development.

Founded and directed by Fabio Barzagli with the participation of programmers, musicians, graphics, artists and collaborators.

The company starts in Florence - 1997 - and has its first official presentations between 1997 and 1998 at Saloon.bit multimedia fair (Lingotto, Torino) and MediARTech Digital Renaissance tradeshow (Fortezza da Basso, Firenze), one of most important multimedia fair, where Nayma catches the attention of public, institutions and firms.

An intense activity, products and events (some, of international relevance), will follow.

Main activities (1997-2006)

  • Video games development, some titles developed: Tony Tough and the Night of Roasted Moths (one of italian most famous adventure game ever), Blarg (puzzle game), Paniko (puzzle game), Ecoland (god game, simulation), Malleus Maleficarum (3d arcade/adventure), Starshocks (2d shoot'em up) and others.
  • DLAB, first italian videogame school (3 editions 2002/06 - see DLab chapter).
  • Avalon Multimedia Experiences, students/ex-students non profit association for the creation of new creative/professional work profiles. Created in collaboration with public school ITC Alessandro Volta (Bagno a Ripoli).
  • TRIP'99 - The Real Italian Party, international meeting about home computer demoscene called from media "the Woodstock of Computer Art". Held in Florence sport palace during March 1999. Main sponsors: IBM, Sun, Roland, OpenGL, Silicon Graphics, Dadanet, Area51, Gamestore, Infomedia, Proxel.
  • Media Experience, educational TV program for schools about multimedia and information technology (1997-199, CANALE 10 Cecchi Gori Group). Over 30 episodes.
  • Music and sound effects for some world distributed videogames such Trauma Zero, Euro League Manager, Operation Nutcracker, XTM Motor Racing, Legend of Rome, Steam Empire, and others.
  • Collaborations with Regione Toscana, European Social Funds and various institutions for over 200.000 euro of european financing for OB3 educational projects.
  • Consulting service for artists such H.V. Cannelle and Eugenio Bennato, and other multimedia and creative projects

  • Through its manifold activities and its network of relations, Nayma has been creating new professional figures, hundreds of young people well integrated in the work environment today, as computer scientists and creatives.


    DLab (registered trademark) has been the first italian videogame school that had three editions in Arezzo, Florence and Ferrara.[7]

    Founded in 2002 and conducted with by Fabio Barzagli and his friend Bernardo Innocenti[8], DLab has been collaborating and organizing courses with many partners like Cooperativa Sociale Electra, ITIS Galileo Galilei Arezzo, Develer SRL, ISA Firenze, ITIS Carpeggiani Ferrara, Centro Studi CS Pistoia, Regione Toscana, with the contribute of the European Social Funds (FSE) for innovative projects.

    DLab had the attention of main italian videogames magazine like The Game Machine, Game Programming, Music Planet, Bitplane, 3D Mansion[9], .., and was invited for conference during WEBB.IT 2002 (big italian meeting in Padova on video game development and demoscene)


    Tony Tough is a well-known humorous adventure game owned and developed by Nayma Software, a traditional 2D point and click adventure with a crazy story, the humor and style are reminiscent of old LucasArts games, like Day of the Tentacle.

    The game's first official release was in 1997 in Torino during the multimedia event Saloon.bit at Nayma Expo-Stand and later in 1998 in Firenze during the MediARTech International Exhibition, where the game got attention from main Italian computer magazines and distributors.

    The game was firstly published in Italy with Leader Spa (1999) and then licensed and localized by Nayma Software for the following publishers/countries: Techland (Poland 2002), focus home (France 2002), Gotgames (USA 2002), Top Distributor (Czech Republic 2003) Media House (Russia 2003), Toneworx (Germany 2004), Dotemu ( 2012), Microids (2014), Night Dive Studios (Steam WorldWide 2015).

    In 2011 the game entered the Scummvm project (based on Lucasfilm_Games engine) as one of the top 2D Adventure Games ever (together with games like Monkey Island and Maniac Mansion)
    Thanks to an hard promotion work Tony Tough is now available in 7 languages for all types of computer.


    External Links and Resources:

  • The official Nayma Software Youtube channel
  • Press about Nayma activities, interviews
  • Tony Tough Official page