Tag: Atari

«Ruff’n»: an Atari 8-bit masterpiece in the making | Video

Embark on an exciting journey with «Ruff’n», the latest development by Janusz “Shanti77” Chabowski for Atari 8-bit computers. This platformer and shooter game pays homage to the beloved Amiga classic «Ruff ‘n’ Tumble» (Renegade Software, 1994) while offering a fresh gaming experience. In «Ruff’n», players navigate through thrilling levels filled with running, jumping, and shooting action. Armed with a multi-projectile…

The Ghosts of Blackwood Manor Coming Soon for all Major Home Vintage Computers

Stefan Vogt aka @8bit_era on Twitter recently announced a new horror text adventure is coming to various vintage home computers. Bookmark his itch page here, we’ll keep you updated with more News. My brand new #Infocom style Horror #adventure "The Ghosts of Blackwood Manor" is due to be released soon for all major home computers of the #80s. Here are…

ZauberBall’23, Atari XL/XE

Zauberball is a reinterpretation of the game Wizball, a well known game on the Commodore 64, with new gameplay, graphical and acoustic elements, such as new background graphics, additional parallax effects, many extra colours of the Atari palette, countless moving objects and enemy sprites. Filters and alternative POKEY clock rates were used for the sound effects, which makes the sound…

2023 ATASCII Competition

You always hear about ASCII, ANSI and PETSCII. So why not a special competition for Atari’s ATASCII?Join this fun event! Create your own ATASCII Art and enjoy the limits of Retro Computing!This event is online only. Submission of entries starts from 1st October until the 19th October. For more details and prizes follow this link: http://logiker.com/ATASCII

Time Wizard Atari XL/XE

Robots from the future are trying to change history to rule the world.The only salvation for humanity is you, Time Wizard. You must go to the future, to the world of robots, to prevent a disaster. Your task is to collect all the energy stored in the hourglasses so that the robots cannot go back in time. The mission is…

Spellbound MSX

Spellbound is a computer game that was designed and programmed by David Jones with music by Rob Hubbard and released in 1985 for the ZX Spectrum and Amstrad CPC home computers. It is the second game in the Magic Knight series. Unlike the other Magic Knight games, Spellbound was never released for the MSX system back in 1985, but an authorised version has finally been released by Tracy Lewis…

Tenebra, Atari XL/XE

Tenebra is an atmospheric puzzle game with rogue-like aesthetics. Guide the hapless protagonist to the exit. Poor guy is afraid of darkness and refuses to walk in the dark areas. Move torches around, push lights on rails, find keys to doors, light up cold braziers, pass through archways that collapse behind you, find oil barrels to make your torches brighter, squeeze…

Flimbo’s Quest, Work in Progress. Atari XL/XE

Flimbo’s Quest is a 2D platform game published by British publishing house System 3 (later renamed to Studio 3 Interactive) for the Commodore 64, Amiga, Atari ST and Amstrad CPC. A ZX Spectrum version was produced but never released. The game itself was developed by Laurens van der Donk in the Netherlands who was involved in the DemoScene being in…

Zdenda’s Montezuma, Atari 8-bit

Montezuma’s Revenge is a 1984 platform game for the Atari 8-bit family, Atari 2600, Atari 5200, Apple II, ColecoVision, Commodore 64, IBM PC and ZX Spectrum (as Panama Joe). Back in the day Zdenda ZZubr always dreamt of programming his own version of Montezuma. Many years later, now in his 50’s, Zdenda has finally made his own dreams come true….

Scene World Podcast Episode #151 – The ATARI Dig Part 2 – Joseph Lewandowski and Richard Griffith

In our new episode we welcome back Joseph Lewandowski to talk about him selling some more cartridges from the ATARI Dig from 2014, as well as the ATARI story from Richard Griffith who does restore ATARI consoles for a living back into mint condition. Interview starts at minute 17:38 watch/listen at: https://scene.world/ataridig2