Tag: Games

Alloy Box, Amstrad CPC

An enemy nation has acquired a valuable secret and has hidden it in the depths of a military compound. An expert in explosives shall sneak into said compound, blow the safe box made of special alloys and return alive and healthy… and you are this expert. The player takes the role of a soldier whose goal is to successfully creep…

Scene World Podcast Episode #160 – The Crimson Diamond with Julia Minamata

In our new episode we are happy to talk to Julia Minamata. She is the developer of ‘The Crimson Diamond’ – a text parser EGA mystery adventure game to be released soon on Steam! Follow amateur geologist and reluctant detective Nancy Maple to the ghost town of Crimson, Ontario to investigate the discovery of a massive diamond. Sounds like a…

Scene World Podcast Episode #156 – MayTree

Our new episode is a very special Xmas present! Joerg and Remute had the pleasure to interview the world-famous Acapella band MayTree! Beginning in 2021, the group began releasing a series of YouTube videos in which it covers sound effects used in computer and mobile phone systems. The first video of these series, released in January 2021, covered Windows sound…

Scene World Podcast Episode #155 – Japan’s Game Preservation Society with Damian Rogers

In our new episode we are covering the Game Preservation Society. It is a non-profit organization actively preserving Japanese retro games from the 70’s and 80’s as cultural assets. The members are describing their project as follows: “We see games as an important asset and work to preserve it for future generations. Our members, although having various fields of expertise,…

Scene World Podcast Episode #154 – Simon The Sorcerer Origins with Giulia Valentini + Fabrizio Rizzo

In our new podcast episode we are talking with Giulia Valentini and Fabrizio Rizzi from Smallthing Studios who are developing a brand new Simon The Sorcerer game! Enjoy and watch out for Simon The Sorcerer Origins! It’s an official prequel to the original Simon the Sorcerer game and transports players back to a few weeks before the events of the…

Scene World Video Interview with Andreas Garbe

It’s time for a look into our archives and this time we’re happy to welcome Andreas Garbe.Andreas is an acclaimed videogame journalist working for the german public sector television network ZDF and you also might know him from 3sat Kulturzeit. https://scene.world/andreasgarbe

Play Commodore PET games in your browser at the Internet Archive

As the precursor to the both the VIC-20 and C64, the Commodore PET (Personal Electronic Transactor) was launched in 1977, and was one of the first truly personal computers aimed at the home market, as well as making inroads into business and education sectors. And now, thanks to it’s on-going mission to archive and preserve the history of humankind in…

Development of Atari game Culmins resumes

Following a hiatus of over 20 years, Guillermo “Willysoft” Fuenzalida has resumed his work on Culmins, a puzzle game for classic Atari 8-bit computers. Originally a collaboration with Rodrigo Cabrera (music) and Nestor Mercado (graphics), Fuenzalida has picked up the reigns, hoping to finally complete the project. Talking with Atariteca, he recalls that he first began work on the game…

New reproduction game cartridges available for Atari XEGS and XL/XE computers

Guillermo “Willysoft” Fuenzalida has created and released a selection of reproduction game cartridges for the Atari XE Video Game System (XEGS) console and other Atari XL/XE computers. What makes these reproduction cartridges interesting is the fact that they do not require a machine with expanded memory capabilities to run. This includes a selection of games that were available for the…