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SuPer eXcellent graphics demo

June 30, 2021 AtariCrypt

Let’s play!Yep, I’ve been enjoying another doodle on my Atari ST and if you wanna see more of my work then click here for a laugh. Okay, this time I’ve been experimenting with SPX, a technology by Electronic Images, that magically stitches together several Spectrum 512 pics into a ginormous …

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High Energy

June 13, 2021 AtariCrypt

It’s time for another bundle of ST joy!High Energy is something I lack lately especially as I’ve reached the big 5-0. Well, it’s also the name of an Infogrames compilation, released in 1990 when I was still a teenager. Included is Fire And Forget, Hostages, North & South, Teenage Queen …

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CRACKERS II: The Data Storm

June 12, 2021 AtariCrypt

What, another book? Count me in!!Here we go again! Macro Breddin has the next Atari ST book on Indiegogo itching to be backed by the community. Sadly, I’ve not had the time to properly read through the first Crackers book and already the second is on its way! Like the …

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My ST shelves!

May 26, 2021 AtariCrypt

A peep into the inner world of the Crypt!A long long time ago I had an ST shelf and I was very happy. But then along came a woman who wanted to redecorate and the idea of an old games shelf didn’t quite fit in with her plans. Not having …

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Winglord

May 11, 2021 AtariCrypt

Survival of the FittestI don’t mind admitting it, but Joust is one of those games that I am absolutely terrible at. In fact, I could end this right now because I’m that bad. It really is quite humiliating! However, I also have much affection for flappy jousting, no matter the …

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Winglord

May 11, 2021 AtariCrypt

Survival of the FittestI don’t mind admitting it, but Joust is one of those games that I am absolutely terrible at. In fact, I could end this right now because I’m that bad. It really is quite humiliating! However, I also have much affection for flappy jousting, no matter the …

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Winglord

May 11, 2021 AtariCrypt

Survival of the FittestI don’t mind admitting it, but Joust is one of those games that I am absolutely terrible at. In fact, I could end this right now because I’m that bad. It really is quite humiliating! However, I also have much affection for flappy jousting, no matter the …

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Droid Special Edition

April 24, 2021 AtariCrypt

Missing: One DroidDroid was originally developed by MP Lord (he of Hoog fame!!) and was a smash hit that saw a sequel three years later. Sadly, neither of these games supported the enhanced hardware of the Atari STe which meant chip fx, flick-scrolling and a fair bit of slowdown when …

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50 ST games you have to play

April 17, 2021 AtariCrypt

A new Atari ST book!I know, I know, I’m late to the party for this new goodie – a brand new book by non-other than Karl Morris to celebrate the 35th Anniversary of the Atari ST. A flabbergasting 50 games are featured along with segments for point & click games, …