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Hyper Sentinel - Seriously cool looking modern Uridium is a Kickstarter success! [Indie Retro News] [[source]]

Just moments ago Andrew Hewson & Rob Hewson, the surname behind the awesome legendary company Hewson Consultants from the 80's to the 90's with games such as the fantastic Uridium, Paradroid, Cybernoid, Exolon, Nebulus and many others, have announced that Hyper Sentinel is a Kickstarter success raising £15,046 with 18 days still to go. From a failed previous Kickstarter they have took on board

Slipstream +2 - A shooter with a seriously cool beat makes its way to the C16 & C64 [Indie Retro News] [[source]]

Move over Amiga as it is now time for the C16 and C64 to shine, as Hedning GP has informed me about the latest release from Genesis Project and Triad, that supports both SuperCPU and Turbo Chameleon for smoother and more enjoyable gameplay, ' Slipstream + 2 ' developed by Bauknecht! In this game you pilot a special ship known as the Slipstream, that is on a mission to fly into deep space and

Max Knight - A brand new 2D platformer appears on the Amiga! [Indie Retro News] [[source]]

At the end of last year towards Christmas time, Pixel Nation released the homebrew platformer of ' Max Knight Xmas ' as a festive teaser for the upcoming full Amiga game that was due to be released this year. Well you'll be pleased to know Pixel Nation has been true to their word and as of today the full version of ' Max Knight ' is available for all to download and play on an Amiga in both

Arctic Moves - Gun blasting platformer from the Atari ST gets an Amiga port! [Indie Retro News] [[source]]

It's once again back to writing and it's a bit of a special one for this evening, as our good friend DamienD has recently contacted us through the Amiga forums of a new-ish release that has appeared on the Amiga as a port from the Atari ST by meynaf. This is ' Arctic Moves ', the sequel to Dinamic's very addictive yet incredibly difficult action platformer Navy Moves which first appeared in 

Thanks to my friend for donation a few things for Atari [nIGHTFALL] [[source]]

Thanks to my friend Andry for donation a few things for Atari Here the list: Modem Supra Corporation 300 AT Berliner Cilinder Video Digitizer Atari 520 ST Composite Video Switcher (Color/Mono) A unknown Interface with 3 x Potentiometers+ 2 x DIN IN/OUT + Cartridge Expansion Port (they have used the cartridge case of the Commodore [...]

Immortal C64 Episode 70 Released [Vintage is the new old] [[source]]

Immortal C64 Episode 70 – So Soon??.

Track Listing :

Track Number / Start Time / Artist / Track Name / Track Length

01 .. 0:00:30 – Antti Hannula – Tristesse Again – 2:18
02 .. 0:02:46 – Piotr Kuciapski – Cybernoid – 2:25
03 .. 0:05:08 – Alexander Rotzsch – A Soapbox Opera – 3:33
04 .. 0:08:38 – Sidman – Back to the 80s – 3:50
05 .. 0:12:25 – Gier Tjelta and Trond Lindanger – Depressed – 5:23
06 .. 0:17:41 – Antti Hannula – Neon – 5:00
07 .. 0:22:41 – Figge Wasberger — Title in Progress – 2:15
08 .. 0:24:57 – Zabutom – Savers – 3:21
09 .. 0:28:21 – Marcin Kubica- Dope – 3:56
10 .. 0:32:25 – Kristian Rostoen – Ferdig 7 – 2:03
12 .. 0:34:32 – DLX – Pinched – 3:43
13 .. 0:38:14 – Ari-Pekka Paljakka – Proven Futile – 6:26
14 .. 0:40:45 – Esteban Moreno Valdes – Amelie Poulain Goes Chip – 1:22
15 .. 0:46:12 – Hein Holt – Burka Intro – 3:25
16 .. 0:49:28 – Neil Voss – Nightwing – 3:49
17 .. 0:52:55 – Mario Laugell – The Drift Intro – 2:00
18 .. 0:55:05 – Frank Meyer – Collection I – 7:05
19 .. 1:01:57 – Piotr Baczkiewicz – Remorse – 2:37
20 .. 1:04:25 – Markus Klien – My Club House – 4:43
21 .. 1:08:52 – Glenn Rune Gallefoss – Scimitars – 2:07

Thanks for listening :)

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Thanks to my friend for donation some games cartridges [nIGHTFALL] [[source]]

Thanks to my friend Andry for donation some games cartridges. Titles: Radofin 1292/1392 – Acetronic MPU 1000 – Prinztronic Microprocessor – Audiosonic PP 1292 Horse Racing (3012 HR) – Boxed Prizefight (3014 PF) – Boxed Air/Sea Attack (3005 AT) – Boxed Shooting Gallery (3006 SG) – Boxed Tank/Plane Battle (3004 TP) – Boxed Pro Sport [...]

New PC Engine & Game Boy Cover Album Released [Vintage is the new old] [[source]]

Deflemask is a popular tracker when it comes to replicating chip music, and we’re seeing a lot of great covers for various systems.

This new album, ‘Best of Michirin Vol 1’ by (you guessed it) Michirin, covers a range of tunes in both PC Engine and Game Boy sound. Tracks include Quartet, Thunder Force IV, Misty Blue (Yuzo Koshiro if you weren’t aware), Valkyrie no Densetsu, Super Star Soldier and many others.

The album is available to purchase digitally on Bandcamp for the minimum of $1 and includes ROMs to play these tracks on an emulator or real hardware.

Purchase here.

‘Break Free’ – New game for the TI-99/4A in Cartridge [Vintage is the new old] [[source]]

It has been released ‘Break Free’, a new game for the TI-99/4A developed entirely in GPL Assembler. The gameplay is similar to Arkanoid/Breakout, but with a small difference: to pass the level, you are supposed to break only enough bricks to find the key that you let you get out, but not all of them.

The game has six levels, the usual power-ups, and excellent background music.

You can check by yourself watching the video below, or try it out playing it online by accessing TI-99 Italian User Club.

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The game is available in cartridge and can be purchased at for $40 (it seems there is only two units left!)

Classic Tools Retrospective: John Romero talks about creating TEd, the tile editor that shipped over 30 games [Vintage is the new old] [[source]]

Image from Gamasutra article

Gamasutra website has published an interview with John Romero about TEd, a tile editor that was used to build many games from the past (including Wolfstein,Commander Keen, etc). The article is the first of a series that will try to cover iconic game development tools.

In recent years, retrospectives of classic games have been well received at GDC, but there have been very few stories about classic game tools. This series of articles will attempt to fill that gap, by interviewing key people who were instrumental in the development of those classic game tools. (David Lightbown – Gamasutra Blogger)

John Romero is a successful game designer, programmer, and co-founder of id Software that created iconic games like Wolfstein 3D for the Apple II. Although still active in the video game industry, Romero is very often seen dabbling some retro gaming project.

Link: Gamasutra


Outpost - Rare Missile Command clone sees brand new Trainer release for the C64 [Indie Retro News] [[source]]

The iconic Atari game Missile Command didn't get the best of ports on the C64, (I don't think it ever got an official Atari port), so fans of the frenetic arcade blaster should definitely check out Outpost, written by Thomas Czarnecki and released in 1989. Laxity have added documentation and Trainer goodness for this version (infinite lives and/or ammo). I found Outpost has many

Retromania held Retrogaming Party in Portugal [Vintage is the new old] [[source]]

The Retrogaming  Party happened last January 13 and 14 in Portugal. Result of a partnership between Retromania website and ISPGaya, the event was divided in two days to serve two different publics. One day was dedicated to the ISPGaya students, who had the opportunity to get in contact with the most important and iconic machines from the 80s and 90s. The second day was dedicated to the retro enthusiasts that are members of the Retromania forum.

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The event had the presence of machines like the ZX Spectrum, Commodore 64, Amiga and even the more modern (less old?) PC 486 and Pentium. It also had space for a Raspberry PI running RetroPie and the MIST, an FPGA-based computer that can emulate different retro computers.

It is nice to see events like this one, where the retro enthusiasts get together to exchange experiences and show to the newer generations how awesome these old machines are! Nice job, Retromania!

Sega Mega Drive / Mega Games I [Retro Treasures] [[source]]

Straight from France, this Sega Mega Drive eBay auction for a PAL, European version of Sega's 16-bit console comes complete in its lovely box. That is, it comes complete with its manual, two controllers, PSU, cables, and a boxed copy of the Mega Games I cartridge featuring a 3 games multicart with all three manuals. Said games are Super Hang On, World Cup Italia, and Columns.
Seller ships to the Americas, Asia, European Union, Australia, and Switzerland.

Clash of Wills - World War II game comes out of the trenches for the C64 [Indie Retro News] [[source]]

Genesis Project are feeling rather historic today, as they have released a long lost forgotten strategy game called ' Clash of Wills ' for the C64. Now this game was first developed way back in 1985 by Digital Kamp Group, but now thanks to Hedning and a good tidy up by Zyron, the game has been released with a massive documentation, put together on a single file, bug fixed and enhanced. Oh and

Guard Duty - 2D Charming fantasy adventure game gets a Kickstarter and Greenlight campaign [Indie Retro News] [[source]]

I've always been an Adventure gamer on both my Amiga and PC, and have such fond memories of games such as The Secret of Monkey Island, Simon the Sorcerer, Fable, Kings Quest and even the Quest for Glory series. So to hear about a brand new Adventure game with a fantasy twist known as ' Guard Duty ' by Sick Chicken Studios, that's going through a Kickstarter and Steam Greenlight campaign, I was