News nybble: AMCOG Development Kit version 1.08 now available

The AMCOG Development Kit, designed to make it much easier to write games for RISC OS computers in BBC BASIC, has been updated. The new version is available to download from !Store by existing customers. Version 1.08 brings with it an extended library, including procedures from AMCOG’s Island of the Undead and Stunt Drivers games, the addition of three new example programs, the latest version of RDSP, and more.

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News nybble: New version of RDSP pitched

AMCOG Games has released an update to the RDSP module, which enhances the RISC OS sound system and provides a virtual sound chip with 16 channels, easy sample playback, ENVELOPE command support, and much more. Now at version 0.87, the software can now record and save its output to a WAV file, making it possible to create sound effects on a suitable RISC OS computer for use elsewhere. The RDSP web page includes a number of example WAV files to illustrate what the module is capable of – and there…

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News nybble: Stunt Drivers ramped up

The most recent title from AMCOG Games has seen an update. Stunt Drivers, first released at last year’s London Show, is now at version 1.06. New features include a new racing circuit, and a car selector with a choice of up to eight different cars. The update is free via !Store for those who have already purchased the game, otherwise the game costs £9.99 – and if you want to see a demonstration of the game first, check out this Wi-Fi Sheep video from the recent Southwest Show.

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AMCOG Games to visit users in the Midlands this Saturday

The Midlands User Group (MUG) will next meet on Saturday, 17th November, and their guest speaker will be Tony Bartram of AMCOG Games. Tony only became a RISC OS user a few years ago, released his first game for the platform in 2015. Since then he has built up quite a catalogue of titles, covering several different genres, with the latest addition being a top-down racing game called Stunt Drivers.

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Zombie apocalypse unleashed by AMCOG Games

They’re coming to get you Barbara <um… insert name here>! “You have been unable to contact air-traffic control, and after running out of fuel crash landed on an abandoned military base. Strange beings that reek of dead and rotting flesh attacked you and you became separated from your plane.” Well, that can’t be good, but that’s how the blurb for AMCOG Games‘ latest release begins. That release is Island of the Undead, a brand new game from Tony Bartram that puts you in a fight for your life – against…

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