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.
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Mop Tops top speed topped up
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:
RISC OS Awards 2016 results
The RISC OS Awards poll for 2016 was brought to a close on 29th February. As before, the results were processed and counted on a RISC OS computer (using a home-brewed program to turn the votes into a file for each category, ready to be loaded into Fireworkz), and initially announced on the @RISCOSitory Twitter feed. Those results are now online on the RISC OS Awards website and the various winners have been notified – where possible – by email.
Mop Tops gains new levels and sounds in version 1.20
AMCOG games has released a new version of Mop Tops, the company’s most recent game, with more levels, more music tracks, new sound effects, and improved graphics. Launched at London 2016, the game was inspired by Lemmings and involves the player placing various tools and objects on the play area for the titular Mop Tops to interact with, the aim being to guide them to the exit on each level. As such, each level is a puzzle that needs to be solved, and the player is given the building blocks…
RISC OS Southwest: One week to go!
That’s just seven days – so few you can count ’em on the fingers of, er, one and a bit hands! In a week’s time, a large contingent of the RISC OS community – hardware and software developers, businesses, hobbyist programmers and, of course, general users – will be converging on a hotel in a rather nice setting on the Mendip Hills for the first main event of the year: RISC OS Southwest, organised by R-Comp‘s Andrew Rawnsley and Orpheus Internet‘s Richard Brown. The hotel is, of course, the Webbington,…
News nybble: Pop to the shop and buy Mop Tops
Well, okay, !Store, not ‘the shop’ as such! Anthony Bartram of AMCOG Games has officially released his latest game, the Lemmings-inspired Mop Tops, which is a parallax scrolling puzzle game featuring 22 levels (currently – more are planned, with updates being free) and four original pieces of music. The objective is to guide as many Mop Tops as you can to the exit before the time runs out, and you can place tools and objects on the screen for the Mop Tops to pick up and use, or interact with…
London Show 2016 looms
Feltham’s calling to the faraway towns, come along and see the best OS around! It is now just one week until I’ll be heading home from Feltham (and will have already long since reached home, looking at the time) – which means it’s just five days until I’ll be heading in the direction of Feltham. The day between those two journeys, of course, is when I’ll be in Feltham, exhibiting at this year’s London Show, organised by the RISC OS User Group of London – and here’s why you, the…