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9th June: Surviving A Blizzard

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6th May 2019

It's been a long while since the story section last had any attention. A while back, I gave up on the idea of ever finishing my Star Wars stories, so instead have typed out a rough outline as to what may have happened during the rest of the saga. I've also expanded the names & characters section with images where possible.

29th October 2017

Did some work behind the scenes of the game blog page so that the game filters now work much better.

30th June 2017

A couple of months back I found loads of old notes about all the old Epic Space Marine games we played, starting from back when I was in high school. I thought it would be a good idea to type them all up as best I could, and upload them all. While I was at it, I also converted the Epic-S and 40K battle reports from their PDF state to HTML, and they can be found on the Warhammer 40K page.

Computer Games Blog

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...