More UDG (Crap) Games – Part One

Firstly, sorry it’s been so long since the last post – I’ve been really busy with work but I’ve also been through a massive spurt of new projects which has meant less time reminiscing over old ones. 😯 Ironically, although new projects, it’s actually back to where I began on the humble ZX Spectrum that …

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UDG (Crap) Games

These two astonishing gaming titles were written in ZX Spectrum BASIC via an emulator and inspired by the Cascade ‘Cassette 50’ collection. As I recall they were intended for, but not submitted to, the 1998/1999 comp.sys.sinclair Crap Games Competion while I was at university in Hull. Ironically serving as the only two games ever written …

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8-bit 3D Monster Maze

Based on the ZX81 game by M.E.Evans & J.K.Greye Software this was originally presented for the 2002 Blitzcoder 8-bit Retro Competition and was a chance to recreate one of the first games I ever played. Having come up with a relatively convincing ZX Spectrum “loading screen” sound/graphic sequence I originally intended to do the game …

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