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Re: Games that weren't 64 updates

Posted: Thu Aug 07, 2014 8:37 am
by fgasking
Quick update regarding an almost complete Scooby Doo game arriving from nowhere thanks to the game’s creator via the Lemon64 forums…

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http://www.gamesthatwerent.com/gtw64/scooby-doo/

Re: Games that weren't 64 updates

Posted: Tue Sep 30, 2014 5:45 pm
by fgasking
Last update for September sees two previously unseen previews by Jason Kelk in the form of Fire Blaster and Crystal Chamber.

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Other updates include an additional 8 new entries and 6 updates to existing entries.

Full details here:
http://www.gamesthatwerent.com/2014/09/ ... -on-gtw64/

There have been also a large number of other updates on the site, which you can check from the main address below.

Re: Games that weren't 64 updates

Posted: Tue Sep 30, 2014 8:04 pm
by markopoloman
I missed that scooby one! Looks really good... off to have a look :D

Re: Games that weren't 64 updates

Posted: Sat Dec 20, 2014 7:08 am
by fgasking
It's that time of the year again, with another GTW64 xmas update for 2014. This includes the following updates:

(*) Boxing Manger 2 recovered and released!

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(*) 6 unseen previews by Cory Kin added

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(*) Unknown vertical scroller game found
(*) Unknown beat-em up sprites found (Carlo)
(*) 94 other new entries added
(*) 33 updates added

We hope you enjoy it all and hope that you have a great Christmas and New year! More yet again from us in 2015!

http://www.gamesthatwerent.com/gtw64

Re: Games that weren't 64 updates

Posted: Sat Dec 20, 2014 8:33 am
by markopoloman
Thanks! Always great to see these posts as it reminds me to pop over and see what's new. Excellent work :D

Happy Christmas - hope you have a really great one.

Re: Games that weren't 64 updates

Posted: Sat Dec 20, 2014 9:44 am
by gman72
I second that emotion. :D

Re: Games that weren't 64 updates

Posted: Sat Dec 20, 2014 5:03 pm
by fgasking
Cheers guys! Thankfully not had many corrections submitted like previous years, so can hit the festive booze a bit ;)

Re: Games that weren't 64 updates

Posted: Wed Jan 21, 2015 3:36 pm
by fgasking
Second update for the year includes a brand new recovery:

(*) Populous demo + sources recovered and released

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(*) 3 new entries added
(*) 10 updates added for exisiting entries.


Full details here:
http://www.gamesthatwerent.com/2015/01/ ... ased-more/

Re: Games that weren't 64 updates

Posted: Wed Jan 21, 2015 3:57 pm
by The Laird
I noticed that there is now non-C64 stuff on the site.

If you want any Atari stuff let me know, I have tons of info and screen shots etc. for unreleased games on the Jaguar, Lynx, 7800 and other Atari machines.

Re: Games that weren't 64 updates

Posted: Wed Jan 21, 2015 6:29 pm
by fgasking
Thanks Kieran, though at the moment my primary focus is still on the C64 archive site (which takes a lot of time). I'm just mostly posting multi-format news items for other site findings on the main site for the time being - to keep things ticking over.

I've gradually built up a pretty hefty backlog so far to keep me going when things quieten down though - ironically this recently includes a stack of Atari materials from another contributor to sift through, which will keep me going for a while :)

Thanks for the offer though, much appreciated!

Re: Games that weren't 64 updates

Posted: Sat Aug 29, 2015 5:40 am
by fgasking
A new late summer update at GTW64, which includes:

(*) Behemoth found and reconstructed + sources

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(*) Ilogical picross clone recovered and released

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(*) Welcome to Hell preview found

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(*) Moonraker full game recovered and released

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(*) 16 other new entries added
(*) 51 other updates added

And finally...

Something is brewing at GTW64... that is all...

http://www.gamesthatwerent.com/gtw64

Re: Games that weren't 64 updates

Posted: Sat Aug 29, 2015 7:46 pm
by gman72
Another nice update. Keep up the good work.

Re: Games that weren't 64 updates

Posted: Sun Aug 30, 2015 7:30 am
by Greyfox
Still amazed to this day that stuff is still being uncovered on these games after some 20-25 years laters? Unbelievable and no matter what machine they are on, it's always a fascinating read to see something new or unheard of before. RG should do a feature on such things, I think it would be ace!!

Keep up the great work Frank.

Re: Games that weren't 64 updates

Posted: Sun Aug 30, 2015 10:47 am
by merman
Greyfox wrote:Still amazed to this day that stuff is still being uncovered on these games after some 20-25 years laters? Unbelievable and no matter what machine they are on, it's always a fascinating read to see something new or unheard of before. RG should do a feature on such things, I think it would be ace!!

Keep up the great work Frank.
RG has done features on key titles - check out issues 91, 122 and 126 for "games that time forgot" articles on the big three 8-bit machines.

Re: Games that weren't 64 updates

Posted: Thu Sep 03, 2015 8:48 am
by fgasking
Just over 18 years worth of searching for Games That Weren't - we are very proud to to present the fully recovered "Daffy Duck - And The Great Paint Caper". It's been some journey for us, but the full game was recovered in PDS source form and carefully constructed over the past month or so. Full details can be read in the main entry about how the game was found, and of course how we ever got to this stage.

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Finally, you can now play the game as Hi-tec intended - and it certainly lives up to its glowing review from Zzap 64. Seasoned gamers will have no problem getting through it, but it is an important piece of C64 history now digitally preserved for posterity and which could well have been lost forever. Enjoy! :)

Daffy Duck - And The Great Paint Caper