Category: Homebrew Games News

Farmiga – A Farmer Simulator for the Amiga

How about a relaxing game where your objective is only to take care of and develop your farm? I know there are plenty of these games for modern platforms and mobile phones, but maybe you want to try it using your ol’ pal Amiga! Farmiga has been in development for a while by the Polish developer Tukinem using AMOS, and…

Cacorm – A new action game for the Commodore Plus/4

Cacorm is one of those games that surprises me in a good way. At a glance, it seems like “one more of those” types of games, but when you start playing it, you see how clever and enjoyable it is! The gameplay is very simple. You control your hero around the screen and your objective is to retrieve the stars…

To end this year off in a bang, Bitnamic will release three games for the ZX Spectrum

Bitnamic, through its European branch, Teknamic, is releasing three new games for the ZX Spectrum in the very last day of the year. The first one is a relaunch. Published as a “Cover Tape” in issue 88 of the Crash magazine, “Countdown to the Death” is the result of the efforts of two young Brazilians: Mario de Paula Leite Gouvea,…

The contest “Yandex Retro Games Battle v3” is now multi-platform!

Yandex Retro Games Battle is a game development contest, organized by the Yandex Museum that brought to life amazing games for the ZX Spectrum, like Marsmare: Alienation and White Jaguar. If released in the 80s, these games would have made the developers rich folks and the blockbusters of the time look not so incredible as our memory tells us! This…

Bomb Jack on the Atari XL/XE?

As you all know, I am pretty much retired from Vintage is the New Old these days, however I couldn’t resist logging in today to share some interesting News. Found by pure accident while browsing the Bomb Jack DX thread on Forum64. It seems that an Atari XL/XE version of Bomb Jack was entered into the ABBUC 2021 Competition and…

New Deck of Cards pays homage to the classic video games

Retrocomputaria (http://www.retrocomputaria.com.br) is a Brazilian podcast and website which has been around since 2010, talking about retrocomputing way before retro was mainstream! They launched their second crowdfunding campaign, aiming to fund the production of a classic deck of cards with classic video games as a theme. The 52 card’s illustrations pay homage to 16 video games, all of them sold…

A TRS-80 Color Computer Commercial Quality Action/Fight Game in BASIC, part 4

Chapters: 01 , 02 , 03, 04. The story so far: graphic performance is great! We have a notion of memory consumption and the base game idea direction, meaning, we have a designed player moving about. How does one start a game development? In my case and in general, by doing sketches, then mock ups for the target system, then I code the basic…

Double Sided Games Announces two new games

Double Sided Games has added two great games to their catalogue: Don’t Break The Balls for the Commodore 64 and Vegetables Deluxe for the ZX Spectrum. Don’t Break The Balls for the Commodore 64 DBTB is an action/puzzle game for 1 or 2 players in co-operation or duel for the Commodore 64. Controlling a fan, you need to blow the…

Scene World Podcast Episode #113​ – Oliver “V3to” Lindau And The Eye Of The Beholder

Oliver ‘Ve3o’ Lindau is a a veteran graphic artist. He’s best known for working with Starbyte on titles like Rolling Ronny and since 10 years also very active in the demoscene constantly making the first ranks on graphic compos. In this episode we talk with him about the technological challenges of bringing the Eye Of The Beholder from the Amiga…

Commodore 8-bit Buyer’s Guide – A treasure map for modern hardware and software for C= computers

With the huge number of projects happening nowadays, it is hard to keep up with all available to make your life with your Commodore machines easier and more fun. We try to post news about many of them, but this only helps if you see the post or search for it. What about learning about things for your Commodore that…