Mel is credited for creating the first video games company in the UK, known as “Automata”. He is both a British musician, entrepreneur, and chairman of Jeeni! His label published several games including “Pimania” (1982), “Groucho” (1983, a.k.a. My Name Is Uncle Groucho, You Win A Fat Cigar), and the ground breaking “Deus Ex Machina” (1984). It was the first game to be accompanied by a fully synchronised soundtrack which featured, celebrity artists, narration and music!