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December 22, 2018 by Brume
Wow! Just a few minutes before midnight, here is our new gift. This time, CB presents you Wizard's Crown by SSI. The game has been Falcon 030 + installation fixed. Also please note this is the English version.
Here are some words by CB:
"If you want to reinitialize the game don't use the option from main menu and instead unpack the zip file you will find in the data folder and replace all files inside Wizard.dat!"
Enjoy and download the game here.
December 21, 2018 by muguk
Back in the day, there were quite a few Awesome menus and one of our team has unearthed another one that didn't see the light of day. Awesome Menu 31 is now available!
The menu contains what looks to be a horse racing game, a clay pigeon type shooting game and some WIP game engine work by Ghost/Phalanx (we think?).
Download the disk here.
December 20, 2018 by muguk
Down the back of CB's sofa we found the last two Gold Edition titles: Leather Goddesses of Phobos and Planetfall.
We promise that this is the last of the text adventures from Infocom.
LGoP was Infocom's first "sex farce" and featured selectable "naughtiness" levels ranging from "tame" to "lewd" and Planetfall has you playing the starring role of a lowly Ensign Seventh Class on the S.P.S. Feinstein. Have fun with either release and, because they are the Gold Editions, there are built-in Invisiclues in case you get stuck!
You can download both games in this single file.
December 19, 2018 by muguk
Just in case you only thought we were going to offer you yet another Infocom game, here's a special curveball that Brume found and preserved: Fashion's Chipmusic Editor v1.1.
Suffice to say that this was thought to be lost and was probably rarer than hen's teeth, until today!
The editor comes with a single music track for you to load in called 'Rebels'. A quick hint: close the Disk Op window in order to start the track playing.
Download this rare gem here.
Now go and get composing some tunes!
December 18, 2018 by ST Graveyard
We continue once more with another Infocom title. Today we bring you Wishbringer. Grab the download here.
From Wikipedia : Wishbringer: The Magick Stone of Dreams is an interactive fiction computer game written by Brian Moriarty and published by Infocom in 1985. It was intended to be an easier game to solve than the typical Infocom release and provide a good introduction to interactive fiction for inexperienced players, and was very well received.
December 17, 2018 by muguk
The Infocom version of The Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy became a fan favourite; it was one of five top-selling Infocom games to be produced in Solid Gold versions, with a built-in hint system not included in the originals. And AL are releasing it today!
The Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy is an interactive fiction game based on the comedic science fiction series of the same name.
It was designed by series creator / original book author Douglas Adams along with Infocom's Steve Meretzky. It was first released in 1984 for the Apple II, Macintosh, Commodore 64, CP/M, MS-DOS, Amiga, Atari 8-bit family and Atari ST. It was Infocom's fourteenth game.
As part of CB's project to ensure that all of the Infocom adventures are made available, and that they are all using the latest versions of the game files, this is the Solid Gold edition. This was never officially released on the Atari ST back in the day.
You can grab today's download using this link.
If you like Infocom's interactive fiction games, then check out our Advent Day #13 release which has the Infocom motherlode available. As you would expect from CB, they will all be using the latest versions of the game files.
...but smooth graphics, incredible music and a deep, complex, intriguing plot easily make up for this small flaw. Oh well, not really a flaw after all; a true hard-boiled adventure player will finally find a real challenge with Maupiti Island !
March 12, 2002 by LorenzoMore
In the mid 80's Atari was approached by a company called Nintendo. They asked if Atari was interested in distributing their new 8 bit system. At that time, Jack Tramiel was head of the Atari company. He declined the offer, saying Atari wanted to stop releasing consoles and focus on personal computers instead! So in the end, Nintendo had to distribute the consoles themselves ... In just a few months, they wiped Atari from the throne!
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