AGameAWeek Gold looks back through the many many many games of the past, and digs out old games that I’ve previously released on this day in history.
Today’s is a bit of an odd co-incidence.
In stores, today, is GamesTM Issue 135, and in the Retro section is a lovingly crafted Demakes article, all about taking modern games and porting them to older systems. (They include a single screenshot of Spike C64 Dislike, and not much else about it at all.. hmmm.. But they do have a little interview with @Nyarluu about Forget-Me-Not, so that makes up for it!)
Although today’s AGameAWeek Gold game isn’t technically running on an older system, it is very much a game in the mold of a Demake, and could probably work pretty well if someone out there dared to do a proper old-system edition of it..
2008 – RetroRaider
I can’t believe that this game is already five years old!
The game runs piss-poor slow on my laptop. I’m guessing the screen scaling technique is part of the problem, there, along with Windows 7 being too high-tech for it!! Not sure. Grrr.!
If it runs, though, it runs nicely, and plays quite well, too.
There’s also a real-time level editor included, too, which is fun to play about with.
You can Download RetroRaider here. It’s a cracking game, if your system can run it well enough
If you can’t get it to run nice and smoothly, you can See RetroRaider running well here, in ChaoticLaw’s recent YouTube Play video!
If you’re still desperate for some RetroRaiding fun, You can Download RetroRaiderII here which is from 2010, and runs a bit smoother on my laptop, as well as being playable in Linux, or on a Mac! Woot!