Software

Cyborg – now available from AMCOG Games

No late 1980s dodgy scripting, directing and special effects involved – thankfully!1 First launched and sold on CD at the recent Wakefield Show, Cyborg is a new release from AMCOG Games, and for those unable to attend the show, it is now available from !Store for £9.99. In the game, you play a cyborg treasure […]

Shows

Videos from the Southwest Show

With the last couple of months having been somewhat busy here in the bunker, I’ve not yet had time to write a Southwest Show report – indeed, it is only just over a week ago that I was finally able to sit down and watch the four talks given at the show, which I was […]

Software

News nybble: RDSP beta receives a tune up

AMCOG Games’ Tony Bartram has released an updated beta [zip] version of his Wavebox-inspired synthesiser module, RDSP. The module provides modern RISC OS computer systems with the means to both synthesise sounds, and play back sound samples with various effects applied to them. The latest version – the second beta release – adds support for […]

Software

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 […]

Snippets (mixed news)

Snippets – 12th February, 2017

A last minute round-up before the bunker is sealed off for a few days! Later today, the RISCOSitory/Soft Rock Software bunker will be sealed and secured shut while I disappear into the middle of nowhere for my annual mid-February break. Hopefully, there will be no kind of apocalyptic event while I’m away, so the bunker […]

Software

News nybble: Asteroid-clone SpaceShip game released

Having first appeared on the RISC OS Open forum in February of last year, Patrick M – who at that point said he was new to programming – has had a bash at turning what he’s learnt since that point into a simple Asteroid-clone called SpaceShip [zip]. Tony Bartram of Amcog Games has since modified […]

Software

News nybble: Start 2017 with a bang!

And a drum loop, and some chords… If you’ve not yet had a chance to look at this year’s RISC OS Awards poll, or simply have yet to decide what to choose in some categories, Tony Bartram of Amcog Games has released something to help you make that decision in at least one category. Tony […]

User groups

News nybble: ROUGOL meeting update

As well as covering sound synthesis, as previously announced, tonight’s ROUGOL meeting will also cover 3D graphics modelling and projection in BBC BASIC. This is presumably because the presentation is being given by Tony Bartram of AMCOG Games, who has over the last few years written a number of games – all in the language […]

User groups

News Nybble: Sound synthesis at ROUGOL, Monday 21st November

And pencil in 16th January to hear about CloudFS and an as yet unannounced new product from Elesar! Anthony Bartram of AMCOG Games will be talking about sound synthesis at the next meeting of the RISC OS User Group of London, which takes place on Monday, 21st November, kicking off at 7:45pm. Tony – a […]

Software

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 […]