Recent comments

Here is a larger overview of recent comments on the Games That Weren’t website, so you can keep up to date with any recent input from others on our various entries.

  • fgasking on In The Beginning: Many thanks Jeffrey – the game has already been preserved and added to the page, so we no longer need… Feb 29, 11:47
  • Jeffrey44 on In The Beginning: I have this game on cassette, inlay and all. What should I do with it? Feb 28, 22:23
  • Fabrizio Bartoloni on Octopussy: Check out this article from 2015: https://www.denofgeek.com/movies/octopussy-the-james-bond-videogame-that-never-was/ Feb 22, 17:13
  • fgasking on Missing Train Simulations: That’s great news! Sadly I don’t have access to the zone, but will try and add them once available or… Feb 18, 21:34
  • Ivan S on Missing Train Simulations: Belgarath from eab forums just uploaded the missing 4 Amiga simulations: https://eab.abime.net/zone.php? He said he is okay for his dumps… Feb 18, 17:34
  • THE UNIVERSE OF COMMODORE 64 on Delphian: I’m glad to have helped you with your work and possible further development of the game. :-) Feb 17, 11:21
  • fgasking on Delphian: Thank you! Will add that into the page now, and missed that post :) Feb 17, 09:14
  • THE UNIVERSE OF COMMODORE 64 on Delphian: https://sarahjaneavory.wordpress.com/2020/04/22/delphian-a-game-resurrection/ Feb 17, 07:58
  • fgasking on Oops!: Hi Rachel, that is amazing! I’m really pleased that this gave back some great memories – and hopefully the screenshots… Feb 4, 19:29
  • Rachel McCormick on Oops!: I played that game as a very feral 8 year old at Silverball Gardens. I have always remembered how blown… Feb 4, 05:52
  • fgasking on Monster Demolition and Impossible Mission (Atari Lynx): You never know what might turn up some day! :) Feb 2, 09:34
  • Chris on Monster Demolition and Impossible Mission (Atari Lynx): It is sad with that no ROM seems to still exist for Monster Demloliton or Rampage Deluxe. Feb 2, 09:26
  • Gary Spence on Further Adventures of Alice in Videoland: That’s some great additional digging, Frank. I personally hadn’t realised that Audiogenic had two incarnations – you keep learning stuff!… Feb 1, 18:50
  • fgasking on Megatree: Wow, can’t believe its been 20 years! I think you’re right, it was around issue 8 or 9. There was… Feb 1, 09:32
  • Shaun Bebbington on Megatree: Hi, I archived the Mega Tree disks whilst I worked at a UK published magazine called Retro Gamer. My former… Feb 1, 08:06
  • fgasking on Further Adventures of Alice in Videoland: Thanks Marco! I’ll update the page. Not quite sure where I got the Audiogenic info from. Jan 31, 22:54
  • fgasking on Educational and bible titles preserved: Thank you Marco!! :) Jan 31, 22:52
  • Marco Das (Exile) on Further Adventures of Alice in Videoland: Top Ten Software is from Maynard International Ltd, n0t audiogenic. Martin Maynard left Audiogenic in 1987 and started Maynard International… Jan 31, 21:48
  • Marco Das (Exile) on Educational and bible titles preserved: I do have some of the missing KidWare titles here. When i get home i will look them up and… Jan 31, 21:33
  • Patrick Furlong on Dungeons, Amethysts, Alchemists ‘n Everythin’: Just had a look at this one.. Might attempt a port of it – it’s possible to reverse engineeer it… Jan 31, 12:37
  • fgasking on Battle Bowls: Thanks for getting in touch and for the confirmation, i’ll update the page, and will also ping you a quick… Jan 26, 21:12
  • micdune on Battle Bowls: The game existed at some point as a fairly advanced stage on Atari ST and plans were already in motion… Jan 26, 20:21
  • Moreno on Survivor Run: Sure no problem! Jan 26, 18:33
  • fgasking on Survivor Run: That’s great to hear! Would it be possible to obtain a copy of the .prg for the site sometime? If… Jan 26, 16:07
  • Moreno on Survivor Run: Ah, that’s it – I’ll try! By the way I managed to turn the .crt into a normal .prg file… Jan 26, 16:05
  • fgasking on Survivor Run: No worries. Once the bombs finish, then you have to use your thrusters to burn through the floor (which is… Jan 26, 16:00
  • Moreno on Survivor Run: Hello, loved this. Well done! It seems that after finishing the 4 bombs there is no way to go on…… Jan 26, 15:44
  • fgasking on Missing Train Simulations: I’ll add a note regarding that – its a good point! Jan 25, 10:39
  • fgasking on Metal Piramid: Thanks iAN for confirming! I’ll update the page! :) Jan 25, 10:37
  • Hoschi on Missing Train Simulations: maybe the same title by 2 differerent publishers: https://www.everygamegoing.com/lgame/RTC-Reading/30421/ Jan 24, 20:20
  • iAN CooG on Metal Piramid: The familiar tune is /MUSICIANS/B/Baldwin_Neil/Another_Tune_for_Joanne.sid =) It’s also true that contains 2 Future Composer tunes that will be credited to… Jan 24, 16:23
  • fgasking on Missing Train Simulations: Ah – so were there two different titles by two different publishers? Jan 24, 13:39
  • Hoschi on Missing Train Simulations: I think u were looking for a different one: https://spectrumcomputing.co.uk/entry/23435/ZX-Spectrum/RTC_Reading Jan 23, 17:35
  • fgasking on The Black Onyx: Thanks Fever! I’ll make a note regarding Tower of Seven to try and cover some time :) Jan 23, 10:03
  • Fever on The Black Onyx: Sorry, me again, just did a quick Google and found a very brief mention of it’s cancelation here https://archive.org/details/computer-entertainer-5-6 if… Jan 22, 22:23
  • Fever on The Black Onyx: Hi Frank Really interesting article, always such a shame when cool Japanese games never get localised to the west Reading… Jan 22, 22:20
  • fgasking on Missing Train Simulations: That’s a shame – looks like they managed to keep going for quite some time though! Jan 21, 10:47
  • Ivan S on Missing Train Simulations: Seems that they had a website that years ago that was eventually closed in ~2010 https://web.archive.org/web/20020806185921/http://www.traingames.freeservers.com/HOMEPAGE.HTM There is a (probably… Jan 20, 23:52
  • Mathew Chakko on The Sporting News Baseball (C64) – Early screen: wow. I always felt that the bat on ball mechanism and variety of hits was the best I’d ever played… Jan 19, 20:27
  • fgasking on Missing Train Simulations: Ah thanks Mpk! Looks like we missed that one, i’ll update quickly! Jan 19, 17:46
  • Max Lupin on Penguin Tower: Thanks many thanks from me !!! Penguin Tower is marvelous “clone” of Bomberman or Dynablaster ever !! Jan 19, 15:25
  • Mpk on Missing Train Simulations: RTC Reading seems to be available here: https://spectrumcomputing.co.uk/entry/14055/ZX-Spectrum/RTC_Reading Jan 19, 09:57
  • fgasking on Laser Disc to C64 interface: Thank you Gerry! I’ll get that added now :) Jan 18, 09:39
  • Gerry on Laser Disc to C64 interface: Here’s the photo: https://c.gmx.net/@319031926281214931/evR6TqaBRvqZArE_DbDs9g Jan 17, 19:25
  • fgasking on Laser Disc to C64 interface: Thanks Gerry, that would be great! Jan 17, 17:00
  • Gerry on Laser Disc to C64 interface: I just bought the C64 to laserdisc interface by LDG. If you like to get a picture, just drop me… Jan 17, 15:33
  • fgasking on Chevy Tech 1987 disk: Hi Professor Chaos! All fixed – I had tried to make the zip, but the file was attached to Vice.… Jan 17, 09:26
  • Professor Chaos on Chevy Tech 1987 disk: Oh! I’m curious! …but the link is not working. Or actually, it is, but it’s an empty ZIP file, itself… Jan 16, 21:27
  • Mike on International Karate prototypes: There always were rumours some of the IK sprites and animations were taken straight from Exploding Fist. Maybe there was… Jan 14, 15:10
  • fgasking on Breakthru V1: Hi Duc – that’s interesting! Could I just check where you have confirmed that Steve Calvert did the code for… Jan 12, 09:55
  • Duc Nguyen on Breakthru V1: So even though Steve Calvert (coder) and Simon Butler (graphics) had did the completed/released version Breakthru at Canvas, it is… Jan 12, 04:20
  • Joey Diggs on Ice Palace: Outstanding. lease keep us updated on all the ColecoVision releases too. Jan 10, 19:56
  • Larry on Ice Palace: Wow this is so cool! The Xonox titles that WERE released are relatively rare to find (at least the single… Jan 10, 15:11
  • fgasking on 2400 A.D.: Hi Roberto – I think it was Allan who suggested that Phil wasn’t credited in Bad Blood – but looks… Jan 10, 10:38
  • Roberto on 2400 A.D.: I wonder how and under what circumstances Phil Meller didn’t get due credits for Bad Blood. Most importants C64 websites… Jan 10, 07:27
  • fgasking on The Spirit: Thanks iAN! I’ll update the credits accordingly and will mention that in the piece. Jan 8, 16:30
  • iAN CooG on The Spirit: For the record, I checked the tunes in the game and I only found 3, none by Hubbard. boot file… Jan 8, 13:47
  • fgasking on Dukes of Hazzard V1: That’s very interesting. I think I saw the cover art, which someone described as looking like it was drawn by… Jan 7, 20:32
  • Gaz Spence on Dukes of Hazzard V1: Just to add, that the Dukes game that was released seems only to have appeared through an obscure Australian compilation… Jan 7, 11:56
  • Paul E St Cyr on Survivor Run: thank you, that would be amazing Jan 6, 13:09
  • fgasking on Jaceman: Thanks Alakran! Looks like its been like this since the update! Now fixed and thanks for flagging! Jan 6, 12:00
  • Alakran on Jaceman: Hi! The download link leads to an empty zip file. Thanks. Jan 5, 22:29
  • fgasking on Kayleth unused title screen?: Thanks Bugjam! I think that’s probably them! I’ve added a link to the page. Jan 4, 23:23
  • bugjam on Kayleth unused title screen?: My guess would be on https://csdb.dk/scener/?id=9356 . Jan 4, 22:51
  • peter on FSS Liberator: hi I have one of these on ebay at the moment if you are interested along with many other rare… Jan 4, 10:02
  • fgasking on GTW64 Christmas update 2023: Hi Vaz, that’s very kind of you and really pleased you enjoy the site! :) Happy holidays and a happy… Dec 30, 21:11
  • Vaz on GTW64 Christmas update 2023: Merry belated Xmas, Frank! I’ve been a lurker for years and never commented, but I always enjoy your posts -… Dec 30, 14:06
  • fgasking on 19 Boot Camp – Part 2: Thanks Damien – I have no idea why I wrote that originally, as I remember it being just based on… Dec 29, 10:50
  • Damien Guard on 19 Boot Camp – Part 2: “In 1988, they gained the rights to a popular TV show of the 80’s, titled 19” It wasn’t a TV… Dec 29, 08:50
  • fgasking on Stuntman Seymour: Thanks very much for the correction, which is much appreciated. I agree that I need to go and learn “basic… Dec 27, 23:45
  • simdee on Stuntman Seymour: it is AN IPF version, not “a”, go and learn basic infant level English Dec 27, 18:51
  • fgasking on Survivor Run: Thanks Paul – I think someone on Denial has done a fix for Survivor, so i’ll try and grab that… Dec 27, 13:17
  • Igre on GTW64 Christmas update 2023: Happy holidays! Dec 26, 16:20
  • Paul E St Cyr on Survivor Run: I think its a bad dump for survivor run binary file. i just downloaded Ice Palace.bin for the vic-20 from… Dec 25, 13:18
  • Pa on Inspector Gadget: It worked thanks.. Not a bad game.. Wonder if any talented coder today could patch the bug.. Dec 25, 11:59
  • fgasking on Grubz: Thanks Hartmut! I’ll make a note to update the page when I next do some site updates. Thanks very much… Dec 24, 23:51
  • fgasking on Inspector Gadget: Hi Patrick – off the top of my head I think it was F1 to start. Might be wrong. Dec 24, 23:50
  • Hartmut Pachl on Grubz: The entry on csdb at least has gfx credits: https://csdb.dk/release/?id=12464 Also, the entry for the game on Singular’s HP is… Dec 24, 18:59
  • Patrick Furlong on Inspector Gadget: Decided to try this out – intro sequence looks good but when loading the game itself, how on earth do… Dec 24, 18:18
  • Paranoia Dragon on Paradroid 90 and Total Recall (Graftgold): I can’t recall if I mention this before to you, but several years ago, someone posted on one of the… Dec 24, 02:44
  • Anthony on Dactyl Joust footage surfaces: Wow that looks like it would have been truly awful to play! More like a survival horror than the arcade… Dec 23, 19:16
  • Ricky on Stuntman Seymour: Wow, just found this site and this is amazing! I loved codemasters back in the day and this has blew… Dec 23, 14:06
  • Luca Milani on Peace: Certainly, the game was finished, and was distributed at a large event of the time here in Italy. Dec 23, 13:57
  • fgasking on Jaceman: Ah thank you Michael! Thought it would be somewhere, i’ll update quickly! Dec 23, 11:29
  • fgasking on GTW64 Christmas update 2023: Thanks Andreas! Need a good drink now :) Happy holidays to you too! Dec 23, 11:29
  • fgasking on International Karate prototypes: That’s a good point – could well be a space issue. It’s one of those things we may sadly never… Dec 23, 11:29
  • Michael on Jaceman: This one is “stolen” from following type-in game: https://gb64.com/game.php?id=15520 Dec 23, 11:25
  • Andreas on GTW64 Christmas update 2023: Your Christmas updates are always the best, Frank! I enjoy them a lot. Happy holidays! Dec 23, 11:07
  • Anon on International Karate prototypes: Great content! Loving that speech demo! The announcements (“Begin” et al) sound good to me, quite clear! The attack cry… Dec 23, 10:29
  • Torin Doyle on GTW64 Christmas update 2023: And a very Merry Xmas & Happy New Year back to ye. :-) Dec 23, 09:50
  • Peter J Ranson on Stuntman Seymour: Crikey Dec 23, 08:18
  • fgasking on Peace: Hi Luca, thank you very much for getting in touch. It would be amazing if something of Peace could be… Dec 23, 02:39
  • ELI THRONESBERY-TOTTEN on Thomas The Tank Engine and Friends: will we ever get the models tho? Dec 23, 02:03
  • Luca Milani on Peace: Hi, We are Luca Milani and Marco Corciulo! We are still alive! ;-)) The game was coded by us including… Dec 22, 21:34
  • fgasking on Stuntman Seymour: Hi Patrick – Ash confirmed that he never worked on any other Seymour games. Hope this helps. Dec 22, 18:24
  • fgasking on Stuntman Seymour: I did wonder if there was something like that tucked away, especially after the “HAIRYARSEHOLES” cheat on the C64 for… Dec 22, 09:58
  • Patrick Furlong on Stuntman Seymour: Thanks… Dec 22, 09:53
  • Codetapper on Stuntman Seymour: I discovered a cheat mode for the game. On the title screen type in “YOUSEETHATPOO”. At the top of the… Dec 22, 02:58
  • fgasking on Stuntman Seymour: No problem at all – enjoy! :) Dec 21, 17:46
  • Girolamo85 on Stuntman Seymour: great! thx for this Xmas gift ;) Dec 21, 14:54