For a kid growing up in the 1970s there was only one name that mattered when it came to playing arcade games and that was Atari. Asteroids, Missile Command, Centipede, Battlezone… the […]
We’re huge fans of the golden days of Atari. The box art was a huge inspiration and that wonderful feeling of being transported away from real life is something┬áthat we’re keen to […]
Back in my day as a Gameboy Advance artist we used to have some key rules for asset creation. Generally much of the design was handled externally via the client and we […]
I love this article on Game Design Theory written several years ago for the book Atari Graphics and Arcade Game Design. Everything about it I find compelling and valuable in terms of […]
I’ve had this game in development forever and I want it finished. After spending some time this weekend playing the game I decided to give it a lick of paint. One of […]
The last couple of times I’ve tried to create an original game I’ve ended up taking the seeds of a game off the shelf and completing it. I’m determined this time to […]
It’s really quite simple – I always wanted to make a game where the aliens come diving at you and you pump some lasers at them such that they “splat” in glorious […]
After a little big of digging and some Photoshop tidying up I have an image that is essentially my approximation of the Atari 256 colour palette from the 800XL. I’m sure that […]
From the first time I made a JavaScript game (Castle Adventure 2005) I always wanted to capture the colour range that captured my imagination as a boy playing Atari 800XL games. I […]
When inspiration dries up I turn to the games of my youth. There’s something quite thrilling and romantic about delving back nearly 30 years to play some of the games that defined […]
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