Software

News nybble: Shout from the rooftops: pi-topUtils 1.04 now available

Or whisper. It’s your choice, and under your control! Jon Abbott, taking a break from making old games work via ADFFS as part of the Archimedes Software Preservation Project, has released a new version of pi-topUtils. The software provides things like a battery level indicator, screen dimming (which helps preserve battery life), automatic shutdown, and […]

Software

News nybble: Wolf3D and Doom Trilogy updates

A new version of the Doom Trilogy is available from R-Comp through !Store – priced at ¬£14.99, or available in ‘My Software’ as a free update if you have already purchased. If you have an aversion to purchasing through !Store, ‘over the counter’ at Wakefield is also an option. There¬† have been some small improvements […]

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Snippets – 13th January, 2018

A round-up of 2017 news that could have been reported on at the time if people had only sent it this way! With 2017 now behind us, looking back over the RISCOSitory posts for the year might leave people thinking there has been very little activity in the RISC OS world – but in fact […]

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

JASPP gains the rights for more titles

Games from Artex, Eterna, Minerva and VOTI gain software E-numbers. Jon Abbott announced a week ago that the Archimedes Software Preservation Project now has an agreement with the former owners of Artex Software, Eterna, Minerva, and Visions of the Impossible (VOTI) to release their original Archimedes titles through the project.

Snippets (mixed news)

Snippets – 12th October, 2014

If news were a hot dog, this would be the ketchup. (Ketchup? Catch-up? Geddit? No? Ho hum – where’s my coat?) Here at the RISCOSitory/Soft Rock Software top secret underground bunker (whose entrance is cunningly disguised as a ramshackle shed) things have become somewhat busy positively hectic over the last couple of months, which has […]