Snippets – 1st January, 2021

A final round up of 2020 news that hasn’t found its way to RISCOSitory before I was aiming to get this final round up of news posted on the last day of 2020, but as ever other things got in the way, so what was intended as the last post of 2020 has become the first post of 2021. Still, never mind, better late than never – which should probably be the official motto here in the RISCOSitory bunker!

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Evade the noose by guessing a word in KevSoft’s kHangman

A new release from Kevin Wells is kHangman, a variation on everyone’s favourite game in which the punishment for not successfully guessing a word is to be hanged. Well, virtually, anyway, with an image of a hanging matchstick man drawn piece by piece with each letter guessed incorrectly – your game is over when the image is complete.

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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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Come on and play Koi-koi

It’s a carp-carp card game, doncherknow – but not a version of Go Fish! Rick Murray has released an implementation of a Japanese two-player card game, pitting you against the computer, called Koi-koi (or “come on”). The game is played with a deck Japanese playing cards called Hanafuda, which translates as flower cards, and the aim of the game is to accumulate matches, called Yaku. These are pairs of cards of the same suit, and when the game ends, the winner is the player with the most points derived from…

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