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Fun for the Whole Family: Old Computer Ads Revisited

You may remember a few months ago I did a bit of a pisstake of some old ads from out of ancient computer magazines, concluding with this memorable “OH HOLY FUCK, LOOK AT THOSE KNOBBLY GREEN TRIANGLES!” one for the … Continue reading

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Being Matthew Smith: A First Look at Goatup 2

I’ve been working lately on a sequel of sorts to “Goatup”. The full title of the sequel is “BUCK! The Tail of Goatup 2″ but I am sure most people will be happy enough to just shorten that to Goatup … Continue reading

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Obscure Cult Game System Resurrected on iOS

In which the black ox with the blue star (the best ox) out of Super Ox Wars recommends games we’ve been enjoying lately. One of my first ever trips to the US (to go and visit Human Engineered Software, who … Continue reading

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The odd little world of Commodore 16/Plus 4 Llamasoft game ripoffs

Trawling through my emulator bin the other day I became aware of an odd little subcategory of games I had no idea even existed: C16/Plus4 games that are either copies of, or heavily influenced by, my own games on the … Continue reading

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A peculiar little drama, all unobserved

I’m not great at social media. Twitter I can handle, since its very brevity means that one doesn’t tend to get distractedly too engaged with it, and I quite enjoy emitting occasional silly tweets about things I’m working on. (And … Continue reading

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IAP Abuse Alive and Well and Living In… Equestria?

Sometimes I just come across things that simply beggar belief. Now anyone who knows me probably knows I’m a massive brony, for my sins. So when I heard that there was to be an “official” MLP game I thought I’d … Continue reading

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Non-Llamasoft-Related Minotaur-ish iOS Fun

In which the black ox with the blue star out of Super Ox Wars takes an occasional look at games we like which aren’t actually ours. This game was recommended to me by one of its creators, who thought I … Continue reading

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The Psychedelic World of Old Computer Ads

I have a bunch of old copies of BYTE magazine and suchlike stashed away on my iPad which I sometimes like to have a read of when i can’t think of anything else to read. It’s kinda fun to see … Continue reading

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Llamasoft titles now appearing on Mac OS X, coming soon to Android

We’re proceeding in our efforts to bring all our games cross-platform. Three of them are now available on the Mac OS X App Store: Gridrunner is here; Super Ox Wars is here; and Five A Day is here. The games … Continue reading

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Get the game that nearly cost me everything. For next to nothing.

Space Giraffe. A game two years in the making, during the production of which I came as close to a nervous breakdown as I ever care to get. A game whose return for the investment of time and effort was … Continue reading

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