ScummVM 2.2.0 released with support for a colossal range of games

And support for a colossal game, too. Well, one with colossal in its name! With some superb work from its developers, and in particular Cameron Cawley for his work on the RISC OS port, a new version of ScummVM has been released, and it makes a huge number of old games playable on modern hardware.

Point and click adventure system ScummVM 2.0 released

Now, where are my Simon the Sorcerer discs? And how do I get the contents onto my ARMSX ARMX6? A major new version of ScummVM has been released, including a version for RISC OS. The software is a ‘virtual machine’ that makes it possible to play a raft of classic “point and click” adventure games – including a great many that were never ported to our platform in the first place.

Show report: London 2021

30th October, 2021, marked the return to physical shows in the UK, when the RISC OS User Group of London (ROUGOL) hosted their customary October event at the St Giles Hotel in Feltham – the RISC OS London Show. Understandably under the circumstances, there were fewer exhibitors than in previous years, as well as few visitors; it was a much quieter show than usual – but despite that, it was still an excellent day for finding out what’s happening in the RISC OS world. So what happened? What did we…