Retro News Round Up – February 2018

This month’s retro news round up includes some block based loving, the Vectrex getting some colour in its cheeks, and a box-art legend sadly passing away.

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This episode’s links:

The NES Maker Kickstarter:
https://www.kickstarter.com/projects/1316851183/nesmaker-make-nes-games-no-coding-required

How to put some colour into your Vectrex’s cheeks:
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ll4l2zLZK3A

Topo Mix Game on the ZX Spectrum:
https://planetasinclair.blogspot.co.uk/2017/12/topo-mix-game.html

Bobby Carrot on the ZX Spectrum:
http://zx-dev-conversions.proboards.com/thread/20/bobby-carrot

Crazy Kong City Episode 2: Saving Kong, Roust on the ZX Spectrum:
http://zx-dev-conversions.proboards.com/thread/15/saving-kong?page=2

Roust on the ZX Spectrum:
https://highriser.itch.io/roust

Mighty Final Fight on the ZX Spectrum:
http://idpixel.ru/games/m/mightyfinalfight/files/mff_source.zip

Harbinger 2 – The Void on the ZX Spectrum:
https://cthoniangodkiller.wordpress.com/2018/01/28/harbinger-2-the-void/

The Adventures of Jane Jelly: The Egg Diamond on the ZX Spectrum:
https://jg-spectrum.webnode.pt/l/jane-jelly-3-egg-diamond/

Iceblox Plus on the Commodore 64:
http://www.javaonthebrain.com/java/iceplus/devices.html

Blok Party RX on the Commodore 64:
http://csdb.dk/release/?id=161206

Retaliate on the Commodore 64:
https://github.com/lvcabral/retaliate64

Sky Destroyer on the Atari 2600:
http://atariage.com/forums/topic/274012-sky-destroyer/

Climb the Tree on the Atari 2600:
http://atariage.com/forums/topic/274433-wip-climb-the-tree/

Roadtrip on the Amiga:
https://ralizasoftware.neocities.org/amiga.html

Silver Valley for the Sega Master System:
http://www.smspower.org/Homebrew/SilverValley-SMS

Snake on the Game Boy:
http://pdroms.de/gameboy/snake-15-01-2018-gb-game

Duck Out for the Amstrad CPC:
http://cngsoft.no-ip.org/duckout.htm

LvR on the Game Boy Advance:
http://www.quisseh.net/

Inferno for the MSX2:
http://aetherbyte.com/aetherbyte-inferno_for_msx.html

The loving remake of Sqij on the ZX Spectrum:
http://tardis.dk/wordpress/?page_id=1681

English language translation of Asuncia: Staff of Sealing for the Playstation:
http://www.romhacking.net/translations/3393/

English language translation of Family Diamond Game for the Playstation:
http://www.romhacking.net/translations/3418/

English language translation of Banishing Racer for the Game Boy:
http://www.romhacking.net/translations/3378/

English language translation of Digital Devil Story: Megami Tensei on the NES:
http://www.romhacking.net/translations/2287/

 

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