Ken Williams (Sierra)

Programming/Engineering Supercross 2000 (1999) (Core Programming) NHL 99 (1998) (Game Logic) Mortal Kombat 4 (1997) (Zeus Hardware) Cruis’n USA (1994) (Hardware) Leisure Suit Larry in the Land of the Lounge Lizards (1987) (Game Coding by) Police Quest: In Pursuit of the Death Angel (1987) (Programming) The Black Cauldron (1986) (Programming by) Space Quest: Chapter I – The Sarien Encounter (1986) (Programming) King’s Quest II: Romancing the Throne (1985) (Game Logic) Hi-Res Adventure #6: The Dark Crystal (1983) (Program development ) Mouskattack (1982) (Programmer) Hi-Res Adventure #3: Cranston Manor (1981) (By)…

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Kim Justice interview

By Peter Ward What is your first gaming experience? Jeez…it would have been long ago, when I was very young. Something on the Spectrum — probably something no-one would even remember these days like Monte Carlo Casino or Postman Pat. Not exactly the classics, I’m sure you’ll agree! But there were so many others from around that time — I first got a Spectrum +2 in 1990 when I was about 5, and the shelves of cornershops were chockfull of budget games or indeed old classic re-releases for a couple…

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Interview with Frank Gasking Author of The Games That Weren’t

Interview by Peter Ward Biography During work days i’m a software/web developer within the School of Psychology at the University of Kent, but outside of work I am a massive retro gaming nerd and have a passion for unreleased games, running a digital archive for just over 20 years dedicated to the subject at https://www.gamesthatwerent.com “Welcome to Retro Gamesmaster thank you for sparing time from your busy schedule.  Let’s get this interview underway” Thanks for the invite Peter, looking forward to it! 🙂 “What got you into writing books about retro…

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Greg Maletic Director of Special Projects for Play Date interview by Peter Ward

Who is Panic? Founded in 1999, Panic started making software exclusively for the Mac, including Audion, a now-discontinued pioneering MP3 player, Transmit, a file transfer client still going strong, and Coda, a professional web development IDE. Later, Panic added iOS software into the mix to complement their Mac tools. A brand new version of Coda for the Mac is slated to arrive later in 2019. Panic also publishes video games, starting with the incredible Firewatch from Campo Santo, and, in late 2019, Untitled Goose Game from House House. Why did…

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Interview with Joyfess

By Peter Ward The Game Joyfess: Martin’s Secret Recipe is a revival of the point-and-click adventure genre of the 1990s, featuring basic, casual controls and story-driven gameplay with a lot of character dialogues, which act as a medium for humor, depth and emotion. Our game is casual light-hearted but still involves a great deal of logical puzzles and a well-knit story with various surprises targeted at young and old audiences alike. The Team Desert Wagon was started by 3 brothers who grew up playing DOS games in the mid 80s…

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Play Expo Margate 2020

By Peter Ward The team Myself the Editor, Bradley Wade my Photographer and my son David Ward the Retro gamer attended 22nd February. It was a very windy day but the did not stop retro fans coming in their hoards. When we arrived, there was huge cue running along the seafront. Luckily being press we got in early. You will notice in the photos there was not many people, but this was as we got in first later you could not move for the huge number of retro fans. There…

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Interview with Shinu Real Arts by Peter Ward

Overview Story Protect space against the last wave of an enemy that used to be mankind’s ally: a mysterious intelligent artificial life form. Take control of enhanced trainee pilot Aya, or the mysterious veteran pilot Zarak and fight your way through waves of enemies in order to save mankind and to learn more about yourself and also about your enemy. Visual Style Wings Of Bluestar is a horizontal hand painted and frame by frame animated HD game, no photobashing, 3D nor pre-rendered assets are used. Gameplay Wings Of Bluestar is…

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The Mystery of Woolley Mountain interview

Devs: Lightfoot Bros. / Huey Games Publisher: Huey Games Ltd Based In: London / Manchester, UK Platforms: Steam, Console, Mobile Release Date: 2018 Websites: www.hueygames.com www.woolleymountain.com  https://store.steampowered.com/app/521560/The_Mystery_Of_Woolley_Mountain/ RGM at Geek 2017 – RETRO GAMESMASTER About The Collectors USB Cassette series from Huey Games features the finest selection of retro-style games, delivered on a unique, nostalgia-inducing physical format. Badged as release 003 in the series, the Collectors USB Cassette of The Mystery of Woolley Mountain is an exclusive physical edition of this classic game for Windows and Mac (DRM-free), designed to slot seamlessly into your retro…

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RJ Mical

Interview by Peter Ward Please introduce yourself in a few words. Ahoy hoy!  RJ Mical here.  I first fell in love with computers and computer games as a child when I played with an oscilloscope version of Pong I saw at a science museum.  As a young teen I met the Intellivision game system and missed dinner that night because I couldn’t tear myself away, and when I got home I found a sheet of graph paper and designed my first video game characters.  I knew from the beginning that…

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Solar Wind

Interview with Dave Hawkins by Peter Ward Click Here to Purchase game JimJams games are a small, indie development team with a love for the retro games of the ’80’s and 90’s. We only develop games that embrace that era, aiming to provide true classicly styled gaming, with a massive retro feel, maybe with a slight hint of what these games would have been with a little more processing power. We don’t aim to develop AAA games, but simply to bring our passion for a time gone by to those…

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