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Take a look at these incredible pictures of Athanor 2

November 18, 2017 by Brume

News illustration image This is an Atari Legend exclusive! We've received many pictures of Athanor 2, an incredible game developed by Eric Safar. Eric has always been an Atari ST lover and he took part to the development of many commercial games such as Ranx or Les Portes Du Temps.
Now, he is back with the sequel of Athanor 1, a game released in 2014 for the Amstrad CPC and Oric and later for the C64. The game was published in a brilliant package with some physical clues, and so will be this sequel: Eric told us the final packaging will be printed very soon and will even contain some clues that help to finish the game.
Athanor 2 is almost finished on Amstrad CPC. But... what's about the Atari ST and Amiga versions, so? These versions are still in progress, but the pictures do suggest an exceptional adventure game. They used various rendering methods, that's why you'll find some duplicates on the detail page.
Angel Bautista, who is a talented illustrator, designed all pictures and he drawn the cover. Fra of Mandarine (thanks Lotek Style for the info) also worked on the Atari version.
Please note all pictures displayed here are coming from the Atari ST version (we don't have info about the Amiga version). They are 256 x 144, to leave room for the UI.

Thanks Eric for the pictures! Hope to spread more info of the development of the game very soon Smiley

DEC0DE 1.1 is out!

November 14, 2017 by Brume

News illustration image A new version of DEC0DE has been released. This decryption tool is now able to decode 16 protections (including Rob Northen Copylock System series 1 & 2). This software is coded by Orion of the Replicants with the help of Maartau of Atari Legend. If you don't know it, here is a brief description:

Remove encryption systems used to protect Atari ST programs. On the Atari ST, encryption systems were often used to protect programs against hacking, reverse-engineering or ripping: the original program was encrypted and transformed into a self-decrypting program. These protections were developed by the game industry or by the sceners themselves. Most popular protections are Copylock by Rob Northen, Anti-bitos by Illegal, Cooper by Cameo...DEC0DE merely removes such protections, thus enabling to restore the original unprotected programs. If a protected program crashes under your emulator or on your machine, if it contains music, a picture or a scrolltext you want to rip, or if it is a software you want to hack, then DEC0DE is made for you.

DEC0DE runs on the Atari ST, Windows, macOS and Linux machines. Sources are also available. You can download the archive here

Audio Sculpture v1.5 beta is available

November 4, 2017 by Brume

News illustration image Version 1.5 of the famous soundtracker Audio Scultpure is now available! This is the last version known of the soundtracker made by SYNC and it was cracked by.... SYNC!
It also features a new intro, with artwork by Bluestar and music by 7an.

Troed, who cracked and patched the tool, did a great job on this, because it has one of the weirdest types of protection ever seen on Atari ST. You can follow a (long) discussion on Atari-Forum.
Also please note this version works on ST/STE/Mega STE and TT machines in both modes (mono or color). Last but not least, it contains some cheat codes (indeed!).

Don't hesitate to visit Demozoo to download the file. Hey SYNC, great release and nice to see you back in the world of cracking Smiley

Happy Halloween

October 31, 2017 by ST Graveyard

We would like to make a very cool announcement. Since the release of the new website a month a go, we have a new developer on board of the project. This is a first in the history of Atari Legend. Let's have a big welcome to 'Lynxx'! He is a professional webdeveloper and the fruits of his labor can be seen as of today. Since we are now working with 3 developers, we plan to have monthly releases, presenting new features, bug fixes...In this October release, the most apparent change is of course the FONT. We hope this one is better to the eyes. We have also added some new animations at the top ... Just for fun ;-)

Finally, I like to do a shout out to you guys. If you feel like writing a review, feel free to use the form you can access from the game detail pages. Or if you have an interview you want published, please get in touch with us.

And as always, if you have comments, suggestions, remarks ... to make this a better place, we are all ears!

Happy Halloween and enjoy the site.

Arachnophobia released

October 22, 2017 by ST Graveyard

News illustration image We have a very special announcement today. A hidden gem has been uncovered for you guys. The game Arachnophobia sees the light of day after 27 years. Hacked by our favorite Atari Maartau. The intro menu screen also contains a never before released tune by Epic/TMS. You can find all the details (including download) here. So boot up your ST (or emulator) and enjoy the nostalgia rush!
Also, a detailed review can be found here (it has been 15 years since I have written something, so please be gentle ;-) )

New interview with Fabrice Hautecloque

October 7, 2017 by ST Graveyard

Our good friend Aurélien Vaillant (Wasabim) was able to get in touch with ex Silmarils developer Fabrice Hautecloque. He has composed the music for numerous games between 1990 and 1994, and was also developer on classics as Ishar 2 and Ishar 3. Want to learn more? Check out the interview here.

Screenshot of Spy Who Loved Me, The
Random review

Next the game is turned into a shoot 'em up very much in the vain of Xenon 2. The Lotus has gone aquatic and at a pretty slow pace you must fight your way through divers and other submarines. This is a hard level. Make sure to get the upgrades scattered around the level. Things like side shots, torpedos and laser beams are a must to progress.

August 18, 2018 by ST Graveyard

Read the review of Spy Who Loved Me, The

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Jack Tramiel bought Atari's home computer and home videogame business in 1984.

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