First launched at the recent London Show, where it could be picked up on compact disc, Protector is the latest release from AMCOG Games, and it has now been updated to version 1.17, and for a mere £9.99 can now be purchased from !Store.
The lockdown may have been eased slightly in the UK (elsewhere may vary), meaning you are permitted to venture outside for longer for your daily exercise, but that doesn’t mean you should be outside all day, every day – so what can you do at home for the rest of the day?
Sunday evenings usually sees a Wi-Fi Sheep ‘8 ’till Late’ program broadcast on Twitch, and the 5th May program was an AMCOG Games special. The broadcast featured some two hours of game play, demonstrating many of AMCOG’s games. The program can now be watched on YouTube – and if you haven’t yet purchased any of those games (or a particular title), it could be worth a look. The games featured are Xeroid, Protector, Legends of Magic, Mop Tops, Island of the Undead, Stunt Drivers, Escape from the Arcase, and from…
The latest RISC OS Awards poll, covering 2017, came to a close a on Saturday, 26th May – and the results are now known. The Awards website has been updated to show the results, and the winners (for whom I have contact details) will be notified by email later today, with direct links to the results so that they can be referred to on the their own websites. The results have already been announced on the RISCOSitory Twitter feed, but for anyone not using Twitter they are below.
Flash! Aah-aah… I’ve played every one of them! At the recent Southwest Show, there was a new product available from AMCOG Games – a USB Flash drive containing the complete set of the company’s RISC OS games and related titles to date. For those people unable to get to the show, it is now possible to obtain the AMCOG 2018 Flash Collection online.
And some other game updates from AMCOG, too. A number of titles from AMCOG Games – specifically, those that run in 16 million colour screen modes – have been updated with improved compatibility with the latest ROM updates for ARMSX ARMX6 and Titanium machines. At the same time, the company has seen fit to add some new features to the products, as follows:
The question on everyone’s lips for countless years to come will be “Where were you on 28th October, 2017?” Okay, they probably won’t be asking that – but I’m asking it now. Well? Where were you? I’ll tell you where I was: Feltham. More specifically, the St Giles Hotel – in the conference rooms on the first floor, where this year’s London Show was held. If you weren’t there, I’ll assume you’re reading this because you have an interest in RISC OS, and would like to know what you missed.…