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RIP: The Rochdale Balrog

June 2, 2021 by muguk

It was announced on Twitter earlier today that John Wilson, also known by his pen name of 'The Rochdale Balrog', had passed away in his sleep on the 31st May 2021.

John was a much recognised figure within the Interactive Fiction community. Starting out in the 1980s, he and other adventure creators, released lots and lots of text adventures on the old 8-bit systems through John's label, Zenobi Software.

We were also lucky to have a number of their ported from the 8-bit to our 16-bit system mostly via STAC.

He will be greatly missed amongst those fans of the "LOOK NORTH", "GET TORCH" era as well as those who are using modern tools like PunyInform to create modern variants of the classic text adventure.

Indeed, John also ventured down this path in his later years and I will find and acquire the latest versions that he did for the Atari ST and get them uploaded onto Atari Legend as soon as I can.

The creators of Utopos talk!

May 21, 2021 by ST Graveyard

News illustration image Today we have an interview with Jani Penttinen and Matti Mäenpää, the creators of the original Utopos game for the Atari STe. If you want to learn more about history of Utopos, the demo scene and the game industry from the good old days, read on!

A chat with Jonathan Thomas, creator of the new Lotus STe

April 26, 2021 by ST Graveyard

News illustration image We have a new interview up with Jonathan Thomas, creator of Lotus STe. This interview is filled to the brim with technical details of this new production as well as some history of his other ST endeavors.

New interview with Sébastien Laborie / Orion

April 14, 2021 by ST Graveyard

News illustration image We are proud to present an indepth interview with Sébastien Laborie (aka Orion) of Replicants/Fuzion fame. Séb is responsible for creating the ultimate, working version of the game Son Shu Shi to the ST Community. If you are interested in the glory days of Atari ST cracking groups, this is something for you.

Stonish merges with Atari Legend

April 11, 2021 by ST Graveyard

News illustration image INCOMING!

It has finally happened, we are announcing a massive update. Our coder Nico managed to finally merge Stonish.net. This was planned for a loooong time.

You will notice a new button in the top bar called 'Menus'. This will lead you to the main menus page. You will also see a big difference in the game detail pages, as now a list of all menudisks, that contain the specific game, is displayed.

All menudisks are available for download in the AL database and all games are directly linked.

A big thanks to Nico!

Interview with the Kral brothers, creators of Son Shu Shi

March 27, 2021 by ST Graveyard

News illustration image After our last video about the history of Son Shu Shi over at the Youtube channel, it is now time to talk to the original developers. In the interview with the Kral brothers we talk about the 80's, classic home-computers and life as a game developer / democoder / hacker.

Screenshot of Battlehawks 1942
Random review

This is a game with a high nostalgic value, but if you're after a good WWII simulation I would rather recommend "Their Finest Hour" instead, it's way better! Don't get me wrong, "Battlehawks 1942" is a good game, but seriously dated.

December 28, 2001 by ST Graveyard

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