Retro News Round Up – August 2018

In this month’s retro news round up Nintendo’s Lawyers lay down the law, Jeff Minter says goodbye to Tempest, and you can ask yourself if retro gaming streaming is the future…

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This episode’s links:

More info on Nintendo’s lawyers pouncing:
https://torrentfreak.com/nintendo-sues-console-rom-sites-for-mass-copyright-infringement-180720/

More information on Antstream:
https://www.antstream.com/

The Kickstarter for the Sega Master System: A Visual Compendium:
https://www.kickstarter.com/projects/2146199819/sega-master-system-a-visual-compendium?ref=487603&token=fcb5306b

The A to Z of Dreamcast games book:
http://www.thedreamcastjunkyard.co.uk/2018/07/the-dreamcast-junkyard-presents-a-to-z.html

Demo of Indiana Jones and the Fate of Atlantis: https://www.facebook.com/fateofatlantisSE/videos/1052625248238103/

Pre-order the RetroTINK 2X:
http://www.retrotink.com

Buy the Micro Gotek:
https://www.sellmyretro.com/offer/details/32414

All the entries for the Forum64 & Protovision Competition:
https://www.protovision.games/compos/2017/results.php

All entries for the Reset64 Craptastic Games Competition:
https://reset64-magazine.itch.io/2018-reset64-4kb-craptastic-game-compo

Commodore 64 for Split Second:
https://csdb.dk/release/?id=147122

Remake of Sqij for the ZX Spectrum:
http://binaryzone.org/retrostore/index.php?main_page=product_info&cPath=2_23&products_id=374

Dizzy and the Mystical Letter for the ZX Spectrum:
http://zx-pk.ru/threads/29307-dizzy-and-the-mystical-letter.html?s=4a5a3e9ca55e9f6862b846d588dc27b6

Spych for the ZX Spectrum:
http://planetasinclair.blogspot.com/2018/07/spych.html

Prospector for the ZX Spectrum:
https://www.worldofspectrum.org/forums/discussion/56334/new-game-prospector

World War Simulator Part 2 for the ZX Spectrum:
https://retrobytesproductions.blogspot.com/2018/07/the-world-war-simulator-part-ii-zxcpc.html?m=1

Mike the Guitar for the ZX Spectrum and Amstrad:
https://mega.nz/#!78UikI4D!u2E5P66Ar32WFefc_7003NECbtqJGhui57SB1Ro15Oc

Pink Pills: Manic Moritz and the Meds for the Amstrad:
https://mega.nz/#!7p9BmaTb!QurJ55_h_Xii1qc55h2E6ObfOI_fCJoT_yGTjd-xFKg

Elfie the Unicorn Chapter 1 on the Amiga:
https://www.pouet.net/prod.php?which=77169

KC Munchkin on the Amiga:
http://eab.abime.net/showthread.php?t=93306

Kaizokuban on the Amiga:
http://aminet.net/package/game/think/Kaizokuban

Extended version of EXIT PLAN Z 2 EX for the Vic-20:
http://sleepingelephant.com/ipw-web/bulletin/bb/viewtopic.php?f=10&t=8880&sid=abe3fad4c79b98a308a3f33ef6d9605f&start=30

Cheril the Writer on the NES:
http://www.mojontwins.com/2018/07/26/ya-disponible-la-nueva-aventura-de-cheril/?platform=hootsuite

Into the Blue for the Game Boy:
https://the-green-screen.com/278-2/#welcome

Hibernated 1: This Place is Death for multiple platforms:
https://8bitgames.itch.io/hibernated1

Backbone for the Commodore Amiga:
http://eab.abime.net/showthread.php?t=76640

Fan translation of Might and Magic: Book 2 for the SNES:
http://www.romhacking.net/translations/3693/

Fan translation of Adventure Island IV – or Takahashi Meijin no Bouken Jima IV – for the NES:
http://www.romhacking.net/translations/3703/

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