Holy Hell released on GBA

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Oct 132009
 
Holy Hell released on GBA

Holy Hell is a puzzle / shoot-’em-up hybrid type game from genecyst for the GameBoy Advance.  You guide a spaceship through the levels, using the four available coloured weapons to finish each level by chaining blocks of the same colour.  Each weapon destroys blocks of the same colour only, so you need to use the

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Retro # 13 released

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Oct 122009
 
Retro # 13 released

Retro is a multi-format retrogaming magazine from Germany, which also comes with coverage of film and music.  Launched in 2007, the magazine is available in print form for 6.95 EUR (with free shipping), while back issues are available in PDF format on a CD-ROM, which is also available to purchase. Content in issue 13 includes:

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iLogicAll released on Amstrad CPC

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Oct 122009
 
iLogicAll released on Amstrad CPC

Released on the ZX Spectrum some time ago, iLogicAll has now been released for the Amstrad CPC by ESP Soft. The game’s story involves helping a small bee called MariBee become the hive’s new queen. To do this the player has to solve Picross-style logic puzzles to reveal the background image. The game can be

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Retroaction issue 3 feedback

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Oct 062009
 
Retroaction issue 3 feedback

It’s been a few weeks since we released issue 3 and I’ve managed to get some info on how the issue has been received. Downloads have been at a steady rate since release and we are just shy of 2,000. A long way from issue 1’s download figures of 5,000 (within the same period) but

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Retro Gamer load 69

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Oct 062009
 
Retro Gamer load 69

Retro Gamer is a dedicated retrogaming magazine from the UK, but can also be picked up worldwide. Issue 69 (a.k.a. Load 69) is full of content like the following… Making of… Syndicate with Sean Cooper (Lead Designer) Final Fantasy: The Complete Story Retro Tube Retroinspection – Sega Nomad Classic Game – Kung Fu Master Coin-Op

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Retrogaming Times Monthly issue 65

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Oct 052009
 
Retrogaming Times Monthly issue 65

The longest running zine must surely be Retrogaming Times Monthly, which has now notched up its 65th issue, and with 80 issues of its predecessor, Retrogaming Times, comes to 145 (1997-present). The monthly HTML zine covers all computer and console gaming with articles, reviews, and more. Issue 65 is a special Halloween special with including

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GLBasic Board Games Competition 2009

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Oct 052009
 
GLBasic Board Games Competition 2009

GLBasic (which is “an easy to learn, fast to write, and flexible language for programming”) has announced the Board Game Competition for 2009. The competition, which officially started on 1 October 2009, will run for three months, ending on 12 January 2010. The rules of the competition state that the game must be a computer

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SCACOM issue 14

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Oct 052009
 
SCACOM issue 14

SCACOM (Stefans Commodore Amiga Computer Online Museum) is the name of a Commodore magazine that began in 2007. While the English edition lasted four issues, the German version is still running after 14 issues.  The German version is bi-monthly and is available to download in archive or PDF format. Issue 14 highlights: News C64 Emulation

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Lotek64 issue 31 (October 2009)

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Oct 052009
 
Lotek64 issue 31 (October 2009)

Lotek64 is a German language zine for classic game consoles and home computers, with a slight emphasis on the Commodore 64. Lotek64 was first published in 2002, is released quarterly, and is released in print format before the PDF version is made available. Both editions can be found at Lotek64’s website… Issue 31 highlights: Newsticker

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Foursprinter (Spectrum development tool) released

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Oct 012009
 
Foursprinter (Spectrum development tool) released

Not content with appearing in every issue of Retroaction with quality games, The Mojon Twins have now released a development tool called Foursprinter 1.0. This tool helps developers of ZX Spectrum games with the creation of 16 x 16 sprites. According to the press release, Foursprinter is compact, fast and synchronised with the electronic beam

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