Escape from Exeria – a new-old game

Back in the mists of time, the first game released by Soft Rock Software was Escape from Exeria, a game in which the player navigates mazes to collect things while avoiding the bad guys – but unlike the most famous example of its kind, with an added puzzle element. Updated and re-released in the mid-1990s, the company has taken another look at it recently and given it a new lease of life.

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WaitUntil version 2.07

Actually, don’t wait at all – it’s available to download now! WaitUntil is a small program that can be called from an Obey file, and causes the execution of that file to be paused until a specified condition is met. Meanwhile, the rest of the RISC OS system carries on operating as normal, and remains fully usable. An option is also provided that allows the program to be run from TaskObey files in order to achieve the same goals.

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Southwest Show – final round up of pre-show news

As the countdown until this year’s Southwest Show ticks over into the final twenty four hours – the show takes place tomorrow, Saturday, 22nd February at the Arnos Manor Hotel in Bristol – a few press releases and announcements have found their way to me. I can’t spend any real time crafting individual articles this time around, so instead here’s a round-up of show-related news that has come my way since I posted a show preview.

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Grab the Soft Rock Software Collection at a bargain price at the Wakefield Show

Soft Rock Software will be at the Wakefield Show on Saturday with the usual range of goodies – the RiscPiC cases (now available in both the original -mini and the long-awaited -standard forms) and the Soft Rock Software Collection on both CD and USB flash drive.

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Soft Rock Software at the RISC OS London Show, 2015

Announcement from Vince M. Hudd, 22nd October, 2015. 24th October, 2015 – this coming Saturday – is the RISC OS London Show, and Soft Rock Software will again be exhibiting. One of the main features of the stand will be the RiscPiC® cases, designed for the Raspberry Pi. The latest version of the RiscPiC-mini now accommodates either an original Raspberry Pi, or the updated B+ and version 2 boards, and there will be a limited number on sale.

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