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Unboxing The Great Giana Sisters Special Edition

Most of our readers here at AmigaGuru’s Gamer blog knows about my Giana addiction by now I guess, to some of you this game is just a Super Mario Brothers clone but to me, it is a helluva lot more than that for sure. The guy(s) at retrophase.co.uk knew about this and decided to surprise […]

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A Look At Lemmings

Coded by Dave Jones and published by Psygnosis in 1991, Lemmings is one of those games that entered the Hall of Fame of videogames and that need no presentation. Amiga Computing magazine awarded it a superb score of 97%, claiming that: Lemming is absolutely brilliant. Psygnosis have managed to produce a game that is not […]

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Unboxing A Homebrewed Tiny Bobble

I first played Bubble Bobble on the Commodore 64 and it didn’t take long before both myself and my brother was hooked so much that it eventually led to us completing the game, this was back in 1987. That very port is still in my top 10 games on the machine and well little did […]

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Introducing Tristam Island

If you really believe it will happen, they say. And it actually did, even though I had to wait 34 years. Thanks to Hugo Labrande, dedicated coder and adventurer, I am now the happy and proud possessor of a brand new text adventure running in my C128 in native mode. But Hugo’s endeavor doesn’t stop […]

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It’s Calendars Time Again

It is that time of the year again when everyone, and his brother, try to fill your already crammed little house with any kind of unwanted stuff. If this wasn’t already exhausting by itself, today is Friday 13th of one of the worst periods in the last 100 years. Nonetheless, since I’ve always been on […]

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A Look At Wiz – Quest For The Magic Lantern

First of all, I have to admit something and yes this is a review of a game that I actually worked a bit on as a tester++ and you might even spot me in the credits too so yes the review here might sound a bit biased and overhyped but I have tried my best […]

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A Look At Powermonger

Of all the games I missed during the 90ies, PowerMonger is probably one of the most representative of an entire era. Derived from the Populous engine but featuring a 3D map PowerMonger, a real-time strategy game, was developed by Bullfrog from the Amiga and Atari ST in 1990 and published by Electronic Arts. As a […]

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Game Review: The Pawn

One of the Amiga games that stuck in my imagination forever despite dating back 35 years ago is The Pawn. This game, initially a text-only adventure developed and published for the Sinclair QL in 1985, was written by Rob Steggles at Magnetic Scrolls and soon became a hit due to its peculiar nature of making […]

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Hibernated2 – Status Update

As our fellow readers very well know from articles like my previous one, here at AmigaGuru we have a fondness not only for Amiga and PlayStation system but also for the right dose of retrocomputing, especially when it is Commodore-related. That’s how we spotted the work of Pond Software and the likes and, with that, […]

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