Category Archives: Commodore 64

XLCUS – a brief history of a C64 developer

Following on from our recent Parallel Logic piece – I also recently got speaking with Paul Kubiszyn to find out more about XLCUS, which was a short lived company which was aiming to keep the C64 going.  I only needed to find … Continue reading

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Parallel Logic – brief history of a C64 developer

Something a little different from GTW, but I recently got speaking with Philip Boyce to find out more about Parallel Logic, which was a short lived company which he ran when still at school, which was aiming to keep the … Continue reading

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19 Boot Camp Part 1 early build

Thanks to Gaetano for highlighting which is something I hadn’t noticed before.  In Zzap 64’s review of 19 Boot Camp Part 1, it seems they either reviewed an earlier build of the game, or they used screenshots provided/from a preview … Continue reading

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Dizzy 7 design docs + more added

A huge thanks is required for Duncan Kershaw, who was recently clearing out and found a bunch of design docs and odds and ends.  Rather than dump them, he very kindly asked us if we’d be up for scanning and … Continue reading

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GTW64 September updates

Our first for September, which includes the following updates: 3 new entries added Football Game, Skweek, Space Action 2 Plus 13 updates added (See updates link in each for what has changed) Arthema, Body Slam, Car Wars, Dangerous Sports, Enduro … Continue reading

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Lost Freescape demo games and bits

Not really an unreleased game, but some bits and bobs that could be nice to save if they still exist. Looking at the preview screens in Zzap for the 3D Construction Kit, as well as an earlier editor kit, there is a … Continue reading

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Chase HQ 2 unused assets

Reading through some old Zzap’s when I spotted this intro screen from the preview of Chase HQ 2 on the C64.  This screen apparently was meant for the intro sequence (accurately ported from the arcade), but looks like it was … Continue reading

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More GTW64 updates for August

Possibly the final update for August, here are some more updates for GTW64 which include: 8 new entries added Breaker, Crystal Chamber, Fireblaster, Rocket Roger V1, Skweek, The Ancient Art of War, Typhoon Thompson, Unknown platform game And 9 updates … Continue reading

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Stormlord early edition

Not massively different, but thanks to Luca Bertoldi, here is a screen showing a rather different looking main character for Stormlord – looking more elvish and beardless. It’s possible that more early screens exist, so if you spot any – … Continue reading

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Frankie Goes To Hollywood early screens

I recently picked up some Sinclair User magazines at a market stall, and whilst browsing through I had a look at the Frankie Goes To Hollywood advert on the back.  Nothing unusual you might say, as it was pretty much … Continue reading

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