Dave: The Ordinary Spaceman

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Mar 122009
 
Dave: The Ordinary Spaceman

Dave: The Ordinary Spaceman resembles a classic platform game, but with a difference. It has unique features such as a remote control (which can freeze and rewind time), a familiar user interface for the menu and other useful accessories.Dave: The Ordinary Spaceman, from Lasi Interactive production, is a competition entry for the Gamedev portion of

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Supaplex released on ZX Spectrum

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Mar 112009
 
Supaplex released on ZX Spectrum

Supaplex was originally released on the Amiga, Atari ST, and DOS platforms in the early 1990s. The Boulderdash clone has now received a ZX Spectrum 128k conversion thanks to Transman and Triumph Game Labs. The main character, Murphy, replaces Rockford, who must collect Infotrons instead of the familiar diamonds, and instead of the familiar dirt

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Eternal Light released on Amstrad CPC

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Mar 102009
 
Eternal Light released on Amstrad CPC

Eternal Light is – in the author’s own words – an Amstrad CPC adventure/action game with a mix of Gauntlet and Zelda style graphics. The programmer, Morri, started the project six months ago using Basic and the Sprites Alive software package. The game’s plot involves the main wizard character who must collect ten lanterns (holders

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Retrogaming Times Monthly issue 57

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Mar 092009
 
Retrogaming Times Monthly issue 57

After a slight delay, Retrogaming Times Monthly issue 57 (February 2009) has been released. Go to RTM current issue to find articles like NES’cade – Excitebike, Apple ][ Incider – Stargate, Old Wine in New Bottles: Retrogaming on Modern Hardware, and others. Retrogaming Times Monthly (RTM) is a great little monthly on-line mag. RTM –

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RGCD issue 5

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Mar 062009
 
RGCD issue 5

The long wait is over. RGCD isn’t dead, as many had feared, but it is more alive than ever with possibly its biggest issue yet. Issue #05 (March 2009) is here and contains reviews, previews, and features on a wide rage of retro and indie games. Just a select overview of the 45 articles include

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Star Sabre 128k released on Amstrad CPC

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Mar 052009
 
Star Sabre 128k released on Amstrad CPC

An updated 128k version of the Amstrad CPC game Star Sabre has been released by Axelay, which takes advantage of the extra 64k of memory. The game, which was originally released last year, is a classic style side-scrolling shoot-’em-up with some great graphics and gameplay. The game was rather harshly reviewed in the Amstrad Action

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Mar 042009
 
Retro Remakes Competiton 2008: the winners

All the results for the Retro Remakes competition 2008 are now in. The coders had toiled away for months developing their remakes with 50 entries competing for six categories, it looked like being an impossible task to pick out the winners… but they managed it, overcoming such problems as the website being hacked to death

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Commodore Free issue 27

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Mar 022009
 
Commodore Free issue 27

Commodore Free issue 27 (Volume 3 Issue 2) is out now. Commodore Free, which is dedicated to Commodore computers, is available to download in either PDF, text, seq, D64, or html format. This issue has the usual news and articles, plus a couple of in-depth interviews with Simon Quernhorst (homebrew coder) and Simon Owen (Sinclair

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MSXdev08 results

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Mar 022009
 
MSXdev08 results

The annual MSXdev contest has come to an end. The judges have now tested all twelve brand new games that were entered and the votes have been tallied up: 1. Deep Dungeon 2. I Need Speed 3. La Corona Encantada 4. Danger Tower 5. Peek-A-Boo For the full rundown and more details of each game

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Retroaction featured in Mirco Mart

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Mar 022009
 
Retroaction featured in Mirco Mart

Retroaction has made it to the news-stand shelves, albeit a “big up” in Micro Mart… “Retro In Action There’s a new fanzine hitting the virtual shelves for we retro enthusiasts, by the name of Retro Action. Created by the same people behind the excellent Amstrad Action tribute issue (at www.lulu.com/content/2685625), this is an all-format affair

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