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Monday 03 March, 2003

Warthog PLC

Board Appointment

Warthog PLC
03 March 2003

For Immediate Release

3rd March 2003

                                  WARTHOG PLC

                               BOARD APPOINTMENT



Warthog plc, the interactive entertainment group, today announces the
appointment of Ian Templeton to the Board as a Non-Executive Director, with
immediate effect.



Ian Templeton FCA BA (com), aged 61, has over 30 years of corporate finance
experience, the majority at a senior level, and is also a specialist in the
financing of early stage high growth companies.  Since June 2000, he has been
Chief Executive of Acorn Capital Partners Limited and prior to that he was a
senior partner at BDO Stoy Hayward in Manchester.  In his career, Ian has been
responsible for the raising of over £76 million for some 78 companies.



Ian was a founder shareholder and advisor to Warthog until its AIM flotation.
This is Ian's first Non-Executive position in a listed company.



Commenting on the appointment, Ashley Hall, CEO of Warthog plc, said:



'Ian Templeton is a highly regarded individual whose experience should provide a
valuable addition to the Warthog Board.  His experience in corporate finance
should be of particular relevance to Warthog given our proposed strategy for
growth.  We are delighted to welcome Ian to the Board and look forward to
working together with him to grow the business further.'



There is nothing further to disclose in relation to Mr. Templeton's appointment
under schedule two, paragraph (f) of the AIM Rules.



ENDS



Enquiries:


Ashley Hall, CEO, Warthog plc                         0161 608 1200

Andrew Gething                                        0161 608 1200

Corporate Development - Warthog plc

David Simonson or Clare Maciocia                      020 7606 1244

Merlin Financial Communications





Warthog



Warthog plc is one of Europe's leading independent games software developers.
The Company, based in Manchester, UK was established in 1997 and has been
profitable since creation.  Warthog prides itself on its highly experienced 230
+ strong development team, whose combined experience covers more than 1500 games
titles across all major platforms and most games genres.



At present, the Company is working with numerous high profile licensees to
develop video game versions of such entities as Robot Wars, Looney Tunes: Back
in Action, Animaniacs and X-Men as well as its own game creations Mace Griffin
Bounty Hunter and X10.  Further to developing games across all platforms,
Warthog retains strong relationships with major international publishers across
the industry, including THQ, Electronic Arts, Activision, Universal Studios,
Warner Bros, SCi, BBC and Infogrames.  Warthog's first mobile game was
successfully published in 2001.



Warthog plc successfully floated on the Alternative Investment Market on the 1st
February 2001.



Current Directorships held by Ian Templeton:



House Shops plc

Webtype Limited

Janus Technologies Ltd

Abersoch Land & Sea Ltd

Ever 1222 Ltd

Haltcrown Ltd

YPCS125 PLC

N S Media Ltd

Knowledge Power Solutions plc.

Acorn Corporarte Finance Limited

Acorn Capital Group Ltd

Acorn Investors Club Limited

Acorn Capital Group Limited

Acorn HR Services Limited

Acorn Capital Partners Limited

Acorn Heathcare Investments Limited

Acorn Software Investments Limited

Haltcrown Limited

Altrix Healthcare plc




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