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The Airlock Collection - 7 new text adventures released!

July 21, 2023 by muguk

This collection contains polished post-jam releases of some of the games that were entered in Punyjam #3, which was held in February of 2023. A jam means the authors have a limited time in which to finish their game, so the games often lack a bit of polish. The authors of the games in this collection all spent some time after the jam, reading through the feedback they got from the judges and improving their games, while also making sure their games run as smooth as possible on 8-bit platforms.
The rules of the jam required all games to start in or next to an airlock. The authors came up with clever stories around this premise.

You can download all seven of these adventures for your Atari ST (and all the other platforms) in a single 17MB .ZIP file from the Airlock website.

They won't be added to the AL database just yet as we'd prefer you visit their website to appreciate the work by the various game authors.

Interviews with STOS Legends

October 28, 2022 by ST Graveyard

2 new interviews have been added to the database this week. Tony Greenwood, the founder of STOSSER diskmagazine and the coder of the STOS game H.E.R.O., and Deano Shaples, of STOS adventure creator and Silly Software fame. 
Enjoy.

New section on the site: magazines!

September 25, 2022 by LynXX

News illustration image A new Magazines section has been added on Atari Legend! We will be slowly populating the database and linking the magazines to game reviews (including scores) and developer interviews. When checking out a game, you will be able to read all the magazine reviews at the time to get a full picture on how it was received.

We rely on archive.org providing the magazine as a way to safely store them on the long term and make them available more generally, outside of Atari Legend. If you posses magazine collections, please consider scanning them and uploading them there!

Bitmap Soft releases definitive collection of DROID

November 13, 2021 by ST Graveyard

News illustration image After the release of the video a few months ago, Bitmap Soft is now ready to do the announcement. A beautiful boxed definitive edition of the MP Lord classic Droid will be released in time for Christmas. This release will contain the original ST Format release, the STe enhanced version by Jamie Hamshere and a final version of Droid 2, with a few bug fixes done by Miles Lord himself. And of course, as in true Bitmap Soft tradition, some extras like a nice booklet with author notes and more.

If you want a boxed ST game underneath your christmas tree, you can pre-order here.

From my side, I hope to release a 'making of' video and company profile video on the AL TV channel in the coming weeks.

And friends, there is more to come in 2022!

STAY ATARI

Listen to your favorite game music on the site

August 23, 2021 by LynXX

Game pages now feature game tunes! Checkout the music player on the right side of Turrican for example.

The player has been added some time back but it took a while to associate each tune with each game. The music comes from the SNDH archive and the recordings are gracefully provided by sndhrecord.atari.org (Thanks Adam!). Check out this site to listen to a lot of other non-games tunes (demos, etc.)

Enjoy the sound, and let us know if you spot any mistakes!

New game - Memory Challenge

August 14, 2021 by muguk

News illustration image Rainbow Bytes have released a new game for all types of Atari ST/Falcon and emulators (needs Low Res) called Memory Challenge. 
You can pick from 10 different card sets whilst you try to remember where the other card was!
You can download it for free from their itch.io website.

Screenshot of Crystal Castles
Random review

Crystal Castles is a very addictive game! It's not just any pac man rif, the 3D environment adds a lot to it. You'll be trying again and again to complete it! But be warned, it can be frustrating as hell. This game is yet another example of simplicity, but amazingly executed.

November 20, 2001 by ST Graveyard

Read the review of Crystal Castles

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The Atari symbol is known as the "Fuji" because of its resemblance to Mt. Fuji.

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