2 Minutes RPG

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Feb 272009
 
2 Minutes RPG

An interesting little game this. 2 Minutes RPG is a free roaming RPG, which was developed by Agustín Pérez Fernández (aka Tembac) for the adva competition. Apparently, you experience almost everything that is entertaining in an RPG in two minutes – as the title suggests. Download link : http://www.tembac.com/games/2-minutes-rpg.zip

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Duke Nukem 3D Atomic Edition

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Feb 272009
 
Duke Nukem 3D Atomic Edition

Duke Nukem 3D Atomic Edition is available to purchase from GOG.com. With your $5.99 purchase, you not only get a Windows XP/Vista compatible download but a multitude of extras: manual, artwork, Duke SMS tones, hi-res wallpaper, and avatar. The Atomic Edition even includes a fourth bonus episode, new weapon, and enemies. The game itself is

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Feb 252009
 
Retroaction issue 1 now available on Issuu

Retroaction issue one is now available to view on-line at Issuu. There are a few reasons why I decided to upload the magazine to Issuu: 1) I have been taking note of feedback around various forums, websites, and incoming emails, concerningissue one – no matter how trivial it may seem. There has been moaning about

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Feb 242009
 
Ocean Software Profile

A popular software house during the retro hey day, Ocean produced some of the best known arcade conversions and film licences for the ZX Spectrum, Commodore 64, and Amstrad CPC, before moving onto the Atari ST, Amiga, PC, NES, Super NES, Master System, and Mega Drive. Founded by David Ward and Jon Woods in 1983,

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Frogger released on ZX Spectrum

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Feb 232009
 
Frogger released on ZX Spectrum

The classic arcade game Frogger has finally been converted to the ZX Spectrum after an amazing 17 year delay. The project originally started in 1992 by Deanysoft and the game has now been released. Although it’s a conversion of the CPC version, there has been a bit of work put into this Speccy conversion. As

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Skyscraper of Doom released on ZX Spectrum

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Feb 222009
 
Skyscraper of Doom released on ZX Spectrum

Skyscraper of Doom is a new ZX Spectrum 48K arcade adventure coded by Rafal Miazga. Development of the game initially began in 2005, and it has now been released. The plot involves you escaping from a skyscraper, which is engulfed in flames. The tape images, manual, etc. can be found at the WoS game page.

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BeTiled! released on Amstrad CPC

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Feb 202009
 
BeTiled! released on Amstrad CPC

After being available on the ZX Spectrum and MSX platforms since 2007, the Amstrad CPC version of BeTiled! is finally here. Programmed by Zogo, BeTiled! – one of the last CEZ releases – is a colourful puzzle game in a similar style to Columns. As Dr. Cirilus’ assistant, you have to help him take over

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Feb 192009
 
Retro Respect: Laser Squad

I still remember how I came about acquiring Laser Squad. I had joined one of those software companies with a special introduction. You know the one: join now for only £10 and receive five free games, or something. Anyway the condition was that you had to buy at least one game per month for the

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Gamerzines

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Feb 172009
 
Gamerzines

Spending a lot of time on other things, you tend to miss out on stuff. Free PDF ezines, or instance, or to be more precise PCGZine, 360Zine, P3Zine, et al, at http://www.gamerzines.com/. All published under the same company, these magazines are free and require no registration of any kind. And, apparently, they’ve been publishing these

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Giddy 3

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Feb 162009
 
Giddy 3

Giddy 3 is a retro-style remake of the platform game that first appeared on DOS a few years ago, which is a sequel to the original Amiga games (Giddy I and II) produced in the early 1990s. Controlling Giddy, you must solve the many puzzles scattered around the many locations, meet interesting characters, and many

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