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Menace
Menace
14/09/2019

Dave Jones, programmer of Menace and Blood Money for Psygnosis, created a 7-part series in Amiga Format discussing how he wrote the game Menace.Dave Jones, programmer of Menace and Blood Money for Psygnosis, created a 7-part series in Amiga Format discussing how he wrote the game Menace. Dave also gave away some of the source code to the game on the coverdisk each month. The series ran from issue 7 (February 1990) to issue 13 (August 1990).

Paradroid 90
Paradroid 90
05/12/2016

Andrew Braybrook's diary featured in Amiga Action as he converts his C64 classic Paradroid to the Amiga.Follow Andrew Braybrook's 3-part diary that was featured in Amiga Action as he converts his C64 classic Paradroid to the Amiga.

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