News nybble: Wi-Fi Sheep AMCOG Games special – now on YouTube

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…

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Escape from the Arcade now available from !Store

The latest addition to the AMCOG Games catalogue was initially launched at the recent Wakefield Show, and it is now available to buy from !Store for just £10.99. That game is Escape from the Arcade – something you wouldn’t have to do if you didn’t get trapped inside an arcade machine, and that happened because you chose to play a faulty machine. Oops. Damn those dimensional faults – and damn your foolish ignorance of the warning sign!

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News nybble: Wakefield pot-pourri, 3rd April

The next meeting of the Wakefield RISC OS Computer Club takes place tomorrow evening, and will feature a mix of topics including Ian Stanley talking about using an IDE hard drive on a Raspberry Pi, running Mike Cook’s oscilloscope on under RISC OS, and using the RDSP module from AMCOG Games to produce sounds on the Pi. Peter Richmond will also take the floor to discuss TV video output and Gen-locking. With free entry for members, and a £3.00 charge for non-members, the meeting will take place at 7:45pm at…

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AMCOG’s Stunt Drivers now available

AMCOG Games launched a new title at the London Show two weeks ago, and it is now available to purchase via !Store, priced at just £9.99. A top-down racing game, Stunt Drivers pits you as a driver in a three-lap race against a number of computer controlled cars around a track on which there are obstacles to overcome – hazards such as oil spills, and ramps for you to use to jump over other objects.

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Dickie Brickie jumps from 8-bits to 32

A brand new version of an old game has made its way to !Store, where it can be downloaded free of charge, thanks to the efforts of Jeroen Vermeulen. Originally published as a type-in listing in volume 8, issue 1 of The Micro User, which hit newsagents’ shelves in 1990, Dickie Brickie was written by Mike Goldberg – one of six that he had published in the magazine. Twenty eight years on, Jeroen has released a RISC OS remake of the game, written using the AMCOG Development Kit by Tony…

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Undead to invade Wakefield on June 6th

Luckily, though, only in the form of a video game! AMCOG Games‘ Tony Bartram will be the guest speaker at the next meeting of the Wakefield RISC OS Computer Club, which takes place on Wednesday, 6th June, at 7:45pm. Tony will be talking about games development on RISC OS, along with creating audio-visual effects. Under the AMCOG Games brand, Tony has released eight games so far, including a brand new first person shooter, Island of the Undead, in which you have made an emergency landing on a military base, only…

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AMCOG Flash Collection now available from Elesar

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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