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Future Venture
Author: Strange Culture Submitted: 30th June, 2006 Favourites:0
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Edited By Strange Culture on 6/30/2006

He resides in the present, he's been to the past now he must travel to the future...

What an unlikely hero! You are a window cleaner. A common, little window cleaner. Yet you discover, more due to your notorious curiosity than by mistake, a time machine in your chiefs back office. Strange? Absolutely. Your adventure in the past and the future is about to begin. The quest? Four words: Evil aliens. Beautiful girl.

This is a remake of one of my all time favourite game's Future Wars for the Commodore Amiga. However its been made as it would of looked on the Sinclair Spectrum. Confused? This is kind of an experiment just to see if I could create a ZX Spectrum game and if the atmosphere of the little black box could be recreated. Iíve mixed graphics, sounds & game play elements from various Spectrum gameís this demo version lets you play the whole first level. If it gets any good feedback I will finish the game.

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Posted by David Newton (DavidN) 30th June, 2006

The Spectrum look and feel of it is excellent - what I'd really like to see changed are the huge number of apostrophe mistakes in the text (particularly on the title screen). It may seem like a very small point, but it becomes annoying very quickly.
 
Posted by Mruqe 30th June, 2006

Could you upload a non-installer version?
 
Posted by 30th June, 2006

Excuse me Strange Culture,
Your screen shots are unavailable.

 
Posted by Strange Culture 30th June, 2006

Ive uploaded a non installer version... The screen shots are available on my pc billybob.
 
Posted by AndyUK 30th June, 2006

ah, monochome. One for the spectrum fans then, and i'm not one i'm afraid.
the title screen looks more like 16 colour dos to me.
 
Posted by Mruqe 1st July, 2006

Thank you, SC. This is a very nice job!
You succesfully recreated most of the spectrum-feel
 
Posted by Strange Culture 2nd July, 2006

Guess not many people are old enough to remmember the Speccy.
 
Posted by John Ragland 3rd July, 2006

Heh, it actually looks pretty interesting.
 
Posted by Mruqe 4th July, 2006

Don't let that discourage you... ok?
 
Posted by Kai Proton 4th July, 2006

I remember the Spec, I had one, and then I upgraded to a 128+2, what a xmas that was,,

but I have no idea what to do with this game, lol
I always stayed away from these games on the spec..
 

 



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