Retro News Round Up – October 2017

In this month’s Retro News Round Up the people say yes to the SNES, the Commodore 64 doesn’t want to be seen as a bore, and the AtariBox may not rock your socks.

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This episode’s links:

More details on the ZX Spectrum 35th anniversary event:
http://www.computinghistory.org.uk/det/43691/Spectrum-35-28th-October/

How to find NES Golf in your Nintendo Switch:
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=DmkAvnnFICE&t=0s

Kickstarter for Hunter’s Moon Remastered:
https://www.kickstarter.com/projects/thalamusdigital/hunters-moon-remastered

YouTuber Funky Spectrum’s video on the Sinclair ZX Spectrum Vega Plus debacle:
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=qw1jIb77zu4&feature=youtu.be

All the entrants of the MSX Dev 17 coding competition:
http://www.msxdev.org/

Robot 1 in the Planet of Death on the ZX Spectrum:
https://prefim.itch.io/pod

Abu Sinver Propagation on the ZX Spectrum:
http://www.elmundodelspectrum.com/contenido.php?id=1704&d=%A1Nuevo!-Abu-SinverPropagation-(Errazking)

Moritz on the ZX Spectrum:
https://www.worldofspectrum.org/forums/discussion/55190/new-platform-game-moritz-48k#latest

Tombstones Retirement Day on the Commodore 64:
http://csdb.dk/release/?id=158906

Argus on the Commodore 64:
https://psytronik.itch.io/argus

Sheep it Up for the Game Boy:
https://gamejolt.com/games/sheepitup/267335

4×4 Jam on the Sega Dreamcast:
https://en.rushongame.com/?lg=en

Haunt and It Came From The Grave for the Vic 20:
http://sleepingelephant.com/denial/#

Footage of Legacy for the Commodore Amiga:
http://eab.abime.net/showthread.php?t=83574&highlight=legacy

Footage of Duncan for the Commodore Amiga:
http://hol.abime.net/5125

Playable build of Desolate World for the Commodore Amiga:
http://eab.abime.net/showthread.php?t=83574&page=7

Playable build of Marco for the Commodore Amiga:
http://eab.abime.net/showthread.php?t=42062

English language fan translation for M36: A Life Planet on the MSX:
https://www.romhacking.net/translations/3192

English language fan translation for Dragon Quest & Final Fantasy in Fortune Street Special on the Playstation 2:
http://www.romhacking.net/translations/3191/

 

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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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