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The Road Ahead

Now that Goatup 2 is out there, it’s time to reveal a bit more about our plans moving forward. Much though we’ve enjoyed working on iOS, it’s clear to us that it’s not a good idea for us to concentrate … Continue reading

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GoatUp 2 submitted to Apple

Well that took a little longer than expected but Goatup 2 is finally off to Apple. Hopefully it’ll all go well there and if so should be available in about a week. This is the first thing I’ve done that … Continue reading

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Fun for the Whole Family: Old Computer Ads Revisited

You may remember a few months ago I did a bit of a pisstake of some old ads from out of ancient computer magazines, concluding with this memorable “OH HOLY FUCK, LOOK AT THOSE KNOBBLY GREEN TRIANGLES!” one for the … Continue reading

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Being Matthew Smith: A First Look at Goatup 2

I’ve been working lately on a sequel of sorts to “Goatup”. The full title of the sequel is “BUCK! The Tail of Goatup 2″ but I am sure most people will be happy enough to just shorten that to Goatup … Continue reading

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Obscure Cult Game System Resurrected on iOS

In which the black ox with the blue star (the best ox) out of Super Ox Wars recommends games we’ve been enjoying lately. One of my first ever trips to the US (to go and visit Human Engineered Software, who … Continue reading

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The odd little world of Commodore 16/Plus 4 Llamasoft game ripoffs

Trawling through my emulator bin the other day I became aware of an odd little subcategory of games I had no idea even existed: C16/Plus4 games that are either copies of, or heavily influenced by, my own games on the … Continue reading

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A peculiar little drama, all unobserved

I’m not great at social media. Twitter I can handle, since its very brevity means that one doesn’t tend to get distractedly too engaged with it, and I quite enjoy emitting occasional silly tweets about things I’m working on. (And … Continue reading

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IAP Abuse Alive and Well and Living In… Equestria?

Sometimes I just come across things that simply beggar belief. Now anyone who knows me probably knows I’m a massive brony, for my sins. So when I heard that there was to be an “official” MLP game I thought I’d … Continue reading

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Non-Llamasoft-Related Minotaur-ish iOS Fun

In which the black ox with the blue star out of Super Ox Wars takes an occasional look at games we like which aren’t actually ours. This game was recommended to me by one of its creators, who thought I … Continue reading

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The Psychedelic World of Old Computer Ads

I have a bunch of old copies of BYTE magazine and suchlike stashed away on my iPad which I sometimes like to have a read of when i can’t think of anything else to read. It’s kinda fun to see … Continue reading

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