Retro News Round Up – June 2017

In this month’s Retro News Round Up another chapter is added to the Nintendo Playstation saga, Skool Daze returns, and a game where you play as a vengeful deer is rediscovered.

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This episode’s links:

Modder Ben Heckendorn’s Nintendo Playstation video:
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=gaIfPuziJ-0

The Kickstarter for an extended and re-recorded version of the soundtrack for Tomb Raider:
https://www.kickstarter.com/projects/1636910846/the-tomb-raider-suite

Hyperkin’s SmartBoy:
https://www.facebook.com/HyperkinGames/posts/1335260043175755:0

ZX Spectrum game Jubbles:
http://www.spanglefish.com/egghead/index.asp?pageid=397755

ZX Spectrum game Zabij Ducha:
https://www.worldofspectrum.org/forums/discussion/54623/my-new-game-zabij-ducha#latest

ZX Spectrum game Space Junk:
https://www.facebook.com/groups/165987200163870/permalink/1362435430519035/

ZX Spectrum game The Treasure of Lumos:
https://drive.google.com/file/d/0B7In7gTq7LJHa0ctOGduZHRrNkE/view

ZX Spectrum game SokoBaarn:
https://www.facebook.com/bobs.stuff/videos/vb.396771680380/10158743265660381/?type=2&theater

Entrants for the Atari 8 bit computers coding competition:
http://atarionline.pl/v01/index.php?ct=nowinki&ucat=1&subaction=showfull&id=1494775627

Bits N Bytes for the Vectrex:
http://www.packratvg.com/vbits.html

Modulot on the Commodore 64:
http://csdb.dk/release/?id=155966

Motkonque on the MSX:
https://www.msx.org/news/software/en/motkonqe-new-msx1-game-0

Kickstarter for Twin Dragons on the NES:
https://www.kickstarter.com/projects/1454702417/twin-dragons-a-brand-new-game-for-the-nes

Kickstarter for Eskimo Bob on the NES:
https://www.kickstarter.com/projects/80534516/eskimo-bob-for-the-nes

Reddit thread on Deer Avenger 3 for the Dreamcast:
https://www.reddit.com/r/gaming/comments/6ayszg/reddit_i_found_a_game_never_ported_to_the/

ZX Spectrum games Excalibur and Taxi Driver:
http://trastero.speccy.org/2017/070517/070517.htm

English language translation for Rusty on the PC-98:
http://www.romhacking.net/translations/2997/

English language translation for Ghost Chaser Densei on the SNES:
http://www.romhacking.net/translations/3021/

English language translation for Rampart on the Famicom:
http://www.romhacking.net/translations/2661/

English language translation for Battle of Kingdom on the Game Boy:
http://www.romhacking.net/translations/3027/

English language translation for Gyruss on the Famicom Disk System:
http://www.romhacking.net/translations/3026/

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An enthusiastic retro gamer with a specific interest in ancient portables – which he looks at in his Handheld History series. He also rounds up the latest retro gaming news every month in the aptly titled ‘Retro News Round Up.’ You can follow him on Twitter at @ebtks

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