Category: Homebrew Games News

“Cosmic Hero 2”: the imminent return of the hero on Atari 8-bits

Two decades after saving Earth, the protagonist of “Cosmic Hero” makes a thrilling comeback in a sequel designed for Atari XL/XE computers. “Cosmic Hero 2” follows the tradition of its predecessor, released in 2004 by Zelax Group, and pledges to immerse players in an adventure brimming with logical and arcade challenges. It retains the core mechanics of the original, inspired…

ZX Bomb Sweeper, ZX Spectrum

Dynamite Jack, a masked bomber, has planted many bombs in the sewers. You play the role of John Solver, who must descend into the sewer and defuse the bombs before it’s too late! Bomb Sweeper was a multi-screen Game & Watch video game released in June of 1987. The game was never released in Japan. Using the D-pad to move…

Speccy Quiz, ZX Spectrum

The evil Eugen.io has kidnapped all the Spectrums again, including you. But you’ve managed to get out of your prison, it’s time to save your friends and get revenge! The problem is that Eugen.io, making use of his uncontrolled wickedness, has strategically placed questions about classic English games, along with the answers, one correct and the others false, throughout the…

PunyInform Coding 2: Objects and Actions

PunyInform

PunyInform is a tool for writing text adventures for 8-bit computers and newer computers alike. If you have already installed PunyInform and gone through the PunyInform Coding 1 tutorial, the time has come to learn more about objects and actions. This tutorial goes through the different parts of a simple game where there are two puzzles to be solved, you can score…

TwinTwin, Game Boy

Help the great explorer Zigmundo to find the magical relic, the Twin Stone! A multi-character Metroidvania adventure for Gameboy begins! A long time ago, a demon king invaded our land bringing an era of darkness. Two legendary brother warriors stood against him and defeated the whole army with their unparalleled power. The king swore to return. To prevent another era…

PunyInform Coding 1: The basics

PunyInform

PunyInform is a tool for writing text adventures for 8-bit computers and newer computers alike. If you have already installed PunyInform, it’s time to start coding your first game. This tutorial will walk you through the first steps of writing a text adventure using PunyInform. The complete source code of the example game can be downloaded from this folder. I…

PunyInform: Installing the tools and compiling a game

PunyInform

I’ve given a brief introduction to PunyInform, a new library for writing text adventures for 8-bit (and other) computers. Now, let’s have a look at what you need to download and install to start writing a game using PunyInform. For this article, I will be using Windows, but you can also use PunyInform on Mac or Linux. Step 1: Install…

Ooze: The Escape, Amiga Version Updated.

In this first patch of the game, the difficulty has been tweaked on some of the harder areas of the map. There is also a couple of minor tile changes. Download: Ooze-amiga.zipSource: bubblesoftgames.com

Mickey and Donald Game & Watch, ZX Spectrum

A building is on fire. Donald Duck is on the roof trying to put out the fire as it climbs up the building. Goofy is working the water pump, but if Mickey does not keep after him, Goofy goofs off. The hose is patched in two places. When a big volume of water is pumped through the hose, the patches…

Tiny Nightmares, ZX Spectrum

Tiny Nightmares is a game for the Spectrum 48K, based on the masterful 2017 indie game Little Nightmares, the work of Swedish team Tarsier Studios, developed for PS4 , XBox , PC and Switch. Tiny Nightmares is very far from the original concept of the Swedish game, since its mechanics, often based on the setting and psychological terror, are difficult…