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16th May 2017

Finally got my pointing pictures up and into the Vault. Don't ask me why.

25th April 2017

Opened up a new section all for including stuff about the board game Super Dungeon Explore. There's not much in there yet until my own rules are finished, but hopefully will get some content in there soon.

7th January 2017

V6 reaches its final form, as I've added the right info bar for wider screens, as well as managing to update all the blog posts in fairly rapid time. Had the bright idea to write a script which went through the old blog posts and updated all the image tags for me, so I barely had to do any work in the end.

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This is where you can read any of my irregular wafflings about computer gaming. The whole point of this blog is to help motivate me to properly finish games, whether they be recent ones or older ones I played when I was younger that I never managed to beat.

25th March 2012 - The Egg With The Boxing Gloves

So now I've got my emulator running, there are many old games I can finally go back and finish that I never managed as a kid. Top of this list was Fantasy World Dizzy, which I played many times on both Spectrum and Amiga. As far as I recall, my neighbour managed to get as far as rescuing Daisy, but none of us could ever rescue her and get all the coins to finish the game properly.
Of course, using the emulator with its ability to save the state of the game, this was a very small challenge, but still one I felt I had to accomplish. While playing it, I also made the following map:

Fantasy World Dizzy Map

Fantasy World Dizzy Map

I did have a tiny problem with the sound while running this on the emulator, as it kept crackling, but I just turned off the noise and slammed on the tunes instead.
So that's one more down, and on to the next...