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Game announcement: 'CYBERSPHERE' for AmigaOS 4, MorphOS and AROS(x86)
In his latest blog entry the 'AmigaGuru’s Gamerblog' has announced a new commercial point&click adventure developed by GDG-Entertainment among others for AmigaOS 4, MorphOS and AROS(x86). You can get some first impressions by watching a YouTube trailer.

According to GDG-Entertainment the game will have the following features:
  • Loads of locations to visit, divided into three main areas: city streets, city undergrounds, space station.
  • Voxel-based futuristic graphics.
  • Easy icon-driven mechanics that mimics text-adventures ones.
  • Full range of sound effects and inspiring music.
  • Localized in English, French and Italian.
Hardware requirements:
  • CPU: G3 or PPC440 (AmigaOS), G3 (MorhpOS)
  • Fast memory: 512MB (AmigaOS 4.1 and MorphOS)
  • Harddrive: 100MB
According to AmigaGuru’s Gamerblog the game has been finished and will be probably released in August 2021. On its website there is also a demo version for each platform available. (dr)

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Remake: Textadventure Hibernated 1 (Director's Cut)
In 2019 the commercial textadventure 'Hibernated - This Place is Death' was released as first part of a planned trilogy. His release Stefan Vogt now has ported as Director's Cut' to the Z-machine originally developed by Infocom: An development environment for textadventures.

Vogt finally "ended up completely rewriting it" adding "tons of narrative content and new riddles". The game also now is available for many platforms.

Probably on 1. August the game also will be available in a boxed edition on featuring the following content:
  • 3,5" floppy disk
  • Cardboard box with slipcase (23 x 18,5 x 2,5 cm)
  • Mission patch
  • Developer's autograph card
  • MicroSD card including disk images and more
  • Manual (DIN A5, English)
  • Quick guide "How to Play Interactive Fiction"
  • Stickers
  • Din-A3 poster
  • Shrink-wrapped
The game can be pre-ordered for 35 Euro. (dr)

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Third part of textadventure series: Silk Dust
After Two Days to the Race and The Queen's Footsteps, Davide Bucci has released the third part of his textadventure series named 'Silk Dust'.

About the tasks of the player the author has written: "Today is April 19, 1907. You, Emilia Vittorini, arrived yesterday in Varenna, on the shore of the beautiful Lake Como. You are hosted at the magnificent Villa Briccorosso; Princess Lucilla Briccorosso is preparing the Silk Road Race, a 10,000km rally raid between Cairo in Egypt and Peking in China, to be done by car. You represent ITA, founded by your father, the company that built the car the Princess just bought to use during the rally. The car is supposed to be delivered today. Your role will be to assist the delivery and make sure everything is perfectly functional".

Obviously the author has used real persons and places. Its history he has explained in a separaten article. The game is available for several platforms like Amiga, C64, ZX Spectrum etc. The author asks for reporting "typos, errors and bugs". (dr)

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Product announcement: 7-bit accelerator board Wicher 1220 for A1200
After developing the Wicher 508i accelerator board for the A500, Artur Gadawski from 7-bit has announced the version for the A1200, the Wicher 1220:

Currently the board is in beta test phase and will have the following features:
  • CPU: MC68EC020
  • CPU clock speed: 25MHz, 33MHz
  • Memory: 11MB Fast Ram (16MB SDRAM)
  • SPI-Controller
  • Realtime clock (RTC)
  • microSD card reader
  • Ethernet controller
A price for the Wicher 1220 has not yet been set. (dr)

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