Electronics & Retrocomputing

Cascade 50: Psion Attack

Submitted by Ben on Sun, 08/04/2013 - 19:29

Judging from the main menu, Psion attack doesn’t know whether it’s called Psion Attack or Zion Attack, but I’m pretty sure it wants to be called Cylon Attack and they changed the name to avoid getting sued, because the one thing that looks like a sprite looks like one of those cylon things from Battlestar Galactica.

Personally, I would have liked it to be called Zion Attack, because that would be topical and potentially edgy, although I suppose now “The Matrix” has poisoned that particular well.

Sleuth (DOS Game from the 80s) reinterpreted in Javascript!

Submitted by Ben on Thu, 08/01/2013 - 12:01

Play Sleuth JS!.

I'm sure lots of you out there remember the excellent DOS game Sleuth, which was written by Eric N. Miller in the 1980s. I absolutely loved it, and still play it at Christmas with the family. Unfortunately, it requires an emulator to run nowadays, which can be a bit fiddly.