Review: Commodore Amiga: A Visual Commpendium by Sam Dyer, Bitmap Books

Commodore Amiga: A Visual Commpendium by Sam Dyer, from Bitmap Books, available exclusively at funstock.co.uk

With great trepidation I turn the page to reveal the next spread of Sam Dyer’s landmark volume on the Commodore Amiga. Sadness is slowly creeping up as I briskly process the remaining years covered by Commodore Amiga: A Visual Commpendium; every letter, every pixel presented in a lavish, precisely elegant layout feasting on the glory of 16-bit graphics I savour like that eagerly sought after drop of water, enjoyed at last, after a perilous journey through a barren landscape.

The Amiga-less years have been harsh and unforgiving and this fabulous volume, clad in a pearly-white sleeve, finally provides relief to Amiga fandom. Continue reading “Review: Commodore Amiga: A Visual Commpendium by Sam Dyer, Bitmap Books”

Retroasylum Podcast: From Silver Screen to Video Game!

Retro Asylum goes to the movies with TheDrisk in charge of tickets and Matt Lambourne armed with the popcorn as the guys look back at a bunch of movie licensed video games!

http://retroasylum.com/episode-113-from-silver-screen-to-video-game/

 
For an in-depth analysis of the demise of movie tie-ins see Of Movie Tie-Ins and Joystick Storytellers: The Video and Computer Game Revolution that Devoured Hollywood http://www.obiwandi.at/?p=1122