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Robert Hazelby
Retro console, computer and arcade gamer.
Retro console, computer and arcade gamer.

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Finally, a Hands-on With Karateka!
It was back on the 2nd of February that English Amiga Board member meynaf, announced that he'd managed to port the Atari ST version of Jordan Mechner's martial arts game, Karateka, over to the Amiga. I'd been meaning to post details regarding this release f...

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Amigaville - Issue 4 Out Now!
It's been many a year since you've been able to pick up an Amiga magazine off the shelf of your local newsagent. I still have fond memories of cycling down to our local to pick up the latest copies of Amiga Power, CU Amiga, Amiga Format and Amiga Shopper ba...

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Knightlore Ported to the Amiga
Posting over on the English Amiga Board a few days ago, user SyX announced that he'd stumbled upon a blog detailing the porting of Ultimate's Spectrum classic "Knightlore" over to the Amiga. Not only that, but the work was now complete and the game was avai...

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Hewson to Start Making Games Again
As one of the backers for the " Hints and Tips for Videogame Pioneers " kickstarter, I look forward to the regular email updates sent out by Andrew and Rob Hewson. It's nice to be kept in the loop with regards to the progress of their book, and quite often ...

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Re-Starting the South West Amiga Group
(I realise this post isn't related to Amiga games, but if it's a success, it could lead to Amiga users meeting up and playing games together on a semi-regular basis). Following the demise of Commodore back in 1994, the majority of Amiga user groups slowly d...

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ST to Amiga Conversion - Ranarama - Coming Soon!
Ranarama was developed by Graftgold and published by Hewson way back in 1987. Released on numerous platforms, this Gauntlet-like arcade adventure unfortunately failed to appear on the Amiga platform. Thankfully, this long-running situation may soon be recti...

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The Dream of Rowan - WIP Demo Available
The Amiga had countless side-scrolling platform games released for it during its commercial lifespan, and it would seem that a number of developers feel there's room for at least one more. Currently under development by Amiten Software is "The Dream of Rowa...

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A Roundup of Recent Releases
It's been over three months since I last updated the blog, and for that I must apologise. Once again a busy work and home life has meant that my time dedicated to the Amiga has been limited to playing a few games on my Gotek equipped A500, and rummaging thr...

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New Game, "Jump, Block, Jump" Released
It's the start of a brand new week, and details of a new Amiga game have just surfaced. Here's English Amiga Board member amiman99 with the details; "Introducing [a] new game from Amiman99, made with Backbone, called "Jump Block Jump!"    The game plays sim...

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Dylan The Spaceman Demo Now Available
Things have been pretty quiet in the Amiga games scene over the past few weeks, but thankfully I now have something to report! As work continues apace on the Dizzy-like arcade adventure "Dylan The Spaceman and the Smelly Green Aliens From Mars", author Chri...
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