FREEZE64 – Issue 20 – Bounder
RELEASED: 20 July 2018
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Here’s what’s in FREEZE64 issue 20:
BOUNDING ONTO THE COMMODORE 64
We’ll be featuring Gremlin Graphics’ fab top-down platform game Bounder, which is another of our favourite all-time Commodore 64 games. We’ll be putting the game through its paces, and also passing it through the Vinny-O-Matic to find some interesting POKES ‘n CODES for you all to use.
EXTENDED CHRIS SHRIGLEY INTERVIEW
And to accompany our cover feature, we chat with the creator of Bounder, Chris Shrigley, who provides us with some fascinating insights into his time at Gremlin Graphics, and also the making of his C64 games.
MY C64 HEAVEN WITH ROBIN HARBRON
In this new, regular feature we take a sneaky peak at one of our reader’s Commodore 64 collection, which reveals some interesting finds! In this issue we whiz over to Canada and nose through Robin Harbron’s impressive C64 collection.
CITYATTAK BY K-TEL IS PULLED FROM THE MOULDY CUPBOARD
We venture deep into the Mouldy Cupboard and pull out CityAttak, a rare game published by K-Tel. Could this be a hidden gem, or a total piece of mouldy dung. We’ll find out for you.
JULIAN RIGNALL’S SERVES UP ANOTHER HELPING OF ZZAPBACK!
Julian takes over 3 pages in this issue, and looks back at the Sizzlers and Gold Medal games from issue 1 of ZZAP!64 magazine.
PART 3 OF OUR C64 FANZINES FEATURE
We’ll be providing a retrospective look at another C64 fanzines from the nineties. This time round it’s the turn of Commodore Action by PC Software, which turns out to be a surprisingly good read!
THE MAKING OF… MIAMI VICE WITH PAUL CLANSEY
We chat with veteran Commodore 64 programmer Paul Clansey about the production of his C64 game Miami Vice for Ocean Software. An enlightening and honest discussion.
WE DON’T DO REVIEWS!
Did I not tell you that WE DON’T DO REVIEWS! We’ll in issue 20 we have two mini-reviews, which include Exploding Fish by Megastyle, and The Legend of Atlantis from Psytronik Software. Definitely two games worth reading about.
GAMES IN THE MAKING – SNIPPETS OF NEWS
There’s always plenty of Commodore 64 games in the making, and we hunt them down and share our findings with you. This time round we speak to Jamie Fuller, and also Tony Savona about their current game projects.
NEW & EXCLUSIVE POKES ‘N CODES
New games means new POKES ‘n CODES… and exclusive ones too! We share a page of POKES ‘n CODES for The Legend of Atlantis, and then a selection of cheats for the recently released Craptastic 4K compo games.
SECRET SQUIRREL INVESTIGATES
Only one page for this issue, but our intrepid squirrel finds another hidden message in a Commodore 64 budget title.
All that and more, wrapped up in a professionally printed, full colour, A5 Commodore 64 fanzine!