AMIGA ROCKNIGHT RV300-C

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>The Amiga RocKnight RV300-C is an antivirus device for Commodore Amiga Computer, and to be clear it’s an “useless device” .

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Where the time stood still

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Where Time Stood Still is an isometric 3D arcade adventure game released by Ocean in 1988 for the Sinclair Spectrum 128K, MS-DOS and Atari ST. The game has since been released on the Amiga in July 2014, and was converted from the Atari ST version with some enhancements which were not present in other iterations. The game was produced by Denton Designs as a follow-up to their successful 1986 title The Great Escape.

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Read Only Memories

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Read Only Memories is a cyberpunk adventure game featuring LGBT characters that is directed by John James and produced by MidBoss for Mac OS, Windows, Ouya, iOS and Android. The game was heavily inspired by Snatcher, The Secret of Monkey Island and similar old-school adventures.

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Bomberland

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Bomberman (ボンバーマン Bonbāman?) is an arcade-style maze-based video game developed by Hudson Soft. The original home computer game Bomber Man (爆弾男 Bakudan Otoko?) was released in 1983 for the MSX, NEC PC-8801, NEC PC-6001, Sharp MZ-700 and FM-7 in Japan, and for the MSX and ZX Spectrum in Europe (in the UK as Eric and the Floaters, and in Spain as Don Pepe Y Los Globos). It had a Japanese sequel known as 3-D Bomberman, in which Bomberman navigates the maze in the first-person. In 1985, Bomberman was released for the Family Computer. It spawned the long-running series with many installments building on its basic gameplay. The earlier game Warp & Warp by Namco is most likely the inspiration for the Bomberman gameplay.

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Ur-Quan Masters

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>Star Control II is a science fiction video game, the second game in the Star Control franchise. It was developed by Toys for Bob (Fred Ford and Paul Reiche III) and originally published by Accolade in 1992 for DOS. It was later ported to the 3DO in 1994 with an enhanced multimedia presentation, allowed by the CD technology. The source code of the 3DO port was licensed under the GNU GPL in 2002, the game content under a Creative Commons license. The game was then remade, with the project being called “The Ur-Quan Masters”.

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