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Frantick

July 20, 2019 AtariCrypt

I remember playing Frantick years ago but died over (and over again) so I figured it was about time that I gave this another shot. Well, after today’s attempt, I still suck eggs but boy, is this a cracking game. Released in 1994 by the legend that is Dave Munsie, …

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Oh No! Not More Radioactive Mineshafts

July 16, 2019 AtariCrypt

Not since Rumbo or Hector vs The Mutant Vampire Tomatoes From Hell have I loved a game’s title more. I mean, come on, Oh No! Not More Radioactive Mineshafts – fantastic!! This is a catch ’em style game released by Breakpoint Software for the Atari STe and, once again, the …

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Dusty Old Disks!

July 14, 2019 AtariCrypt

I figured it was finally the time to start doing a little housework. No, not the dusting and hoovering kind because that’s for women in our lives. (Ouch!!! She just hit me! Sheesh, I wonder why?). Anyhow, I’ve got hundreds of coverdisks scattered about and I can never find the …

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Super Wonder Boy in Monster Land

July 11, 2019 AtariCrypt

We’re a kid called Tom-Tom who wears a nappy and wields a sword: I expected blood and tears straight from the start but there was none! No, little Tommy seems to hold his own well for his only outing on the Atari ST. Tommy (yes, I’ve renamed him) lives in …

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Steps

July 9, 2019 AtariCrypt

Steps? No, not that annoying camp as Christmas pop sensation but instead Cream’s cracking musicdisk stuffed full of tunes by Tao. The recording shows samples from a few random tracks and just enough to read all the scroller – which is always a necessity! YouTube has its uses but it’s …

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An Amazine Weekend!

July 7, 2019 AtariCrypt

I’ve not been feeling too good over the weekend so I’ve sadly not been able to play, record or write for my favourite Atari ST website. Yes, this one!! Ha. It’s typical though isn’t? After being in work all week, I get myself a dose of the dreaded man flu. …

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World Championship Boxing Manager

July 5, 2019 AtariCrypt

Outside of stock car racing, I can’t say that I’m a big sports fan and Boxing is something that has never appealed to me in the slightest. However, in the interest of keeping things as varied as possible, I’m always looking to try new stuff. So, I downloaded World Championship …

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The Seven Gates Of Jambala

July 2, 2019 AtariCrypt

It’s been ages since I posted any box art so let’s end this dry run with something from my ST shelf… The Seven Gates Of Jambala was released in 1989 by Grandslam thanks to lots of talented sceners from Thalion. I actually bought this a few years ago and paid …

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Dark Mode

July 1, 2019 AtariCrypt

Amazon finally got around to delivering my new ST book, Faster Than Light which I’m really enjoying. I’m only halfway through Chapter 2 but this is a cracking book and I couldn’t help but giggle when reading about ST Writer’s dark mode. Sigh, how today’s companies will rave on about …

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Blob Race

June 30, 2019 AtariCrypt

It’s not often a parent introduces their young daughter to gambling but I figured racing cute blobs was going to be worth the risk of the cops knocking on my door. Yep, you heard correctly, today we are going to be betting on green blobs which is something similar to …