Autor: Tasha S. & Emanuele B.
2 February 2019, 6:31 am

Legendary Game Designers: Ron Gilbert

Ron Gilbert has a pretty big claim to fame and not just for designing video games. He is also responsible for one of the most successful and widely used game engines ever created. Hailing from Oregon, Ron was interested in learning how to program since he was a kid. Growing up he used his home computer to attempt to replicate popular games released at that time and used his friends as game test guinea pigs. From these humble beginnings, Ron built his gaming career.

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Autor: E. Bolognesi
17 November 2018, 7:09 am

Heroes of the 16-bit: The Story of Thalion Software

Ask any expert of the 16-bit era about Thalion, and you will always hear the same statement: it was one of the most talented studios of the 90’s. This relatively small company left us some of the best titles ever created for the Atari ST and Amiga, a legacy of games that we will play for a long time.

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Autor: Tasha
26 June 2018, 6:24 pm

Legendary Game Designers: Chris Roberts

Ah, it’s been a while since I’ve graced you guys with a profile on a retro game designer. This particular profile is pretty unique in the way that it unfolds. We all know Chris Roberts as “the Wing Commander Guy.” But there is so much more to his story than that. It’s a controversial story fraught with legal issues, big goals, and mass disappointment.

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Autor: Manu
6 June 2018, 5:28 pm

How we keep GamesNostalgia safe from viruses and malware

Running a website with almost 800 downloadable games and more than 1500 files gives you much responsibility regarding the safety of the PCs and Macs that will download those files.

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Autor: E. Bolognesi
22 April 2018, 6:19 pm

The fascinating story of Santa Paravia and Fiumaccio

Did you know there is an old game with a strange Italian title, Santa Paravia en Fiumaccio, set during the Italian Renaissance (1400)? I didn't, but I discovered that it's a fascinating title, with a captivating story that is worth telling.

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Autor: Tasha
24 March 2018, 6:02 am

A legendary video games music composer: Allister Brimble

When most people think of video games they might think of the people who programmed it, the company that developed it, or even the actors who did motion captures or voice-overs for it. But have you ever stopped and thought about the people who compose the musical scores?

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