[BBC-Micro] Hi again after 15+ years...

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Sat Jan 23 19:49:15 GMT 2010


On 23 Jan 2010, at 15:50, Adam Goodfellow wrote:

> BTW - does Peter Irvin haunt this list at all? Just curious what he is upto/doing with Exile - there were rumours of remake for more recent platforms.

You probably know about them already, but Exile was ported to the Amiga and Atari ST with the help of Peter. (Though I don't think he's on this list.)

There were two versions for the Amiga, the original OCS version and the later AGA version. I strongly recommend avoiding the AGA version, it's pretty horrible.

Exile is also one of my favourite games, and at the risk of being lynched on this particular mailing list, I think the Amiga OCS version is the definitive one to play, though the technical achievements of the original BBC Micro version are unsurpassed.

(More impressive than Elite? I think so. A sadly overlooked game.)

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