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by BobS
Sat Jan 06, 2018 5:58 pm
Forum: Retro Gamer Mag & Site Feedback
Topic: Home Brew Section
Replies: 197
Views: 23557

Re: Home Brew Section

Jilly’s Farm volume 1 - SokoBAArn! I recently released my new sheep-based 48K Spectrum isometric sokoban game - SokoBAArn! - which can be downloaded from itch.io: https://bobs-stuff.itch.io/sokobaarn You can name your own price to download it - as I'd like people to play & create their own levels f...
by BobS
Sat Feb 28, 2015 1:32 pm
Forum: Retro Gamer Mag & Site Feedback
Topic: Retro Gamer - Issue 139
Replies: 36
Views: 1775

Re: Retro Gamer - Issue 139

The URL for the survey is incorrect though - maybe it's also an intelligence test?
by BobS
Wed Dec 31, 2014 9:51 am
Forum: Retro Games
Topic: Top 5 ZX 81 games
Replies: 45
Views: 730

Re: Top 5 ZX 81 games

The ZX81 had a few good games at the time - Mazogs, 3D Monster Maze, and Miner 49er have already been mentioned in this thread - but as the more capable Spectrum was released soon afterwards it never really got the attention it deserved, but that doesn't mean that it should be ignored. Many successf...
by BobS
Sat Aug 23, 2014 3:42 pm
Forum: Retro Gamer Mag & Site Feedback
Topic: Home Brew Section
Replies: 197
Views: 23557

Re: Home Brew Section

New 48K ZX Spectrum game just released - X=Y=Z - Roll, slide, twist, and teleport your cube around the levels in order to reach the exit, with a limited palette of commands available, across 34 levels of increasing difficulty. http://www.bobs-stuff.co.uk/xyz.html http://www.bobs-stuff.co.uk/images/x...
by BobS
Tue Apr 01, 2014 4:23 pm
Forum: Retro Gamer Mag & Site Feedback
Topic: Home Brew Section
Replies: 197
Views: 23557

Re: Home Brew Section

Just released, the ZX81 gets it's own version of Super Hexagon!

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http://www.bobs-stuff.co.uk/zxagon.html

(And it's not an April fool joke either!)
by BobS
Sun Feb 09, 2014 2:50 pm
Forum: Retro Games
Topic: Flappy bird
Replies: 97
Views: 1790

Re: Flappy bird

If people need to get a retro-flavoured fix of this game, there's a ZX81 version now available called Quack!.

http://www.bobs-stuff.co.uk/quack.html

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by BobS
Fri Jan 10, 2014 4:55 pm
Forum: Retro Gamer Mag & Site Feedback
Topic: Home Brew Section
Replies: 197
Views: 23557

Re: Home Brew Section

And they still haven't covered the frankly amazing Ant Attack '81 - the full 48K Spectrum version, but in 16K on a ZX81! (Not that I'm biased!)

http://www.bobs-stuff.co.uk/antattack81.html

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by BobS
Sun Nov 11, 2012 4:42 pm
Forum: Retro Gamer Mag & Site Feedback
Topic: From the forum issue 110 - Mike Singleton
Replies: 30
Views: 2426

Re: From the forum issue 110 - Mike Singleton

Personally I always enjoyed playing Snake Pit the most. Just a simple enjoyable game which was so playable in its day (I never really 'got' Lords of Midnight)
by BobS
Tue Oct 23, 2012 12:19 pm
Forum: Retro Gamer Mag & Site Feedback
Topic: Home Brew Section
Replies: 197
Views: 23557

Re: Home Brew Section

Personally my homebrew games are released for free, but I encourage people to make a donation to their development. Most people don't donate however. Those who do, or who buy physical cassette versions of my ZX-Spectrum games, are very much appreciated and I'm trying to offer additional benefits for...
by BobS
Sun May 28, 2006 4:08 pm
Forum: Retro Gamer Mag & Site Feedback
Topic: The making of... Pinball Fantasies
Replies: 8
Views: 1210

The making of... Pinball Fantasies

I''m wondering what happened to the Pinball Fantasies article promised for issue 25? That, and Pinball Dreams, are still the best pinball games of all, and I was looking forward to reading more about them...

Has it been held over 'til issue 26 perhaps?