Monthly Archives: December 2010

‘Virus’ vs. ‘Zarch’ — A Look at Two Braben Classics

I’ve long considered Virus one of my very favorite videogames. Developed by David Braben (whose latest is Kinectimals) and published for the Amiga, Atari ST, and PC in 1988 by Firebird, Virus was one of the first filled-vector 3D games ever made. … Continue reading

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Merry Christmas, Retro Computing Friends

Merry Christmas and Happy Holidays, everybody! Yes, I’m still pretty much alive, folks (as anyone who follows me on Twitter might realize). Things have been slow here because of, well, Twitter and its role as an outlet as regards my … Continue reading

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