FREEZE64 – Issue 36 – Legend of Atlantis

RELEASED: May 2020
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This issue features:

COVER FEATURE: THE LEGEND OF ATLANTIS
Just when you thought we’d done everything we can with The Legend of Atlantis, we give it one more outing so that we can share some of the elements that go into making up this award-winning game, and we also have a chat with the game’s programmer, Stuart Collier who reveals how the game was brought together along with his game-making partner in crime, Trevor Storey.

DIARY OF A GAME – THE MAKING OF BADLANDS
Proving to be an incredibly popular feature and educational at the same time, Steve Collins continues with his Badlands diary entries, which he wrote way back in 1989. This time round Steve plays around with level construction and compression.

BITS ‘N’ BYTES *EXCLUSIVE*
Looking for a Commodore 64 game EXCLUSIVE? Well – we’ve got one just for you, the FREEZE64 readers… and what an EXCLUSIVE it is! My lips are sealed… but all will be revealed in Bits ‘n’ Bytes.

JULIAN RIGNALL’S ZZAPBACK!
Our very own Julian Rignall takes us back to September 1986 where he checks out a handful of cool games featured in issue 17 of ZZAP!64 magazine. These include the fab Ghosts ‘n’ Goblins, Mercenary 2, Arac, Split Personalities, Hercules, and Knight Games – all top-quality C64 games.

SECRET SQUIRREL INVESTIGATES
Our intrepid agent squirrel checks out a specific level design in Luma, and also reveals a bunch of hidden features within DJ Puff, and obtains a bit of inside information from its programmer.

ARTISTS’ CORNER: SIMON BUTLER
We have an interesting and revealing interview with the great Simon Butler who is the artist behind the graphics to many of the Ocean, Imagine and Denton releases for the Commodore 64. It’s a very honest and humorous chat, which I *know* you’re going to enjoy.

SCREEN SKIPPING – PART 2
Part 2 of our Screen Skipping feature, which this time round provides screen skipping cheats for Soulless and Rescuing Orc – a MUST for any budding C64 hacker! It’s a feature that allows you to hack C64 games with minimum effort, but with maximum effect!

WE DON’T DO REVIEWS!
Carleton Handley’s Millie & Molly gets our mini review treatment in WE DON’T DO REVIEWS! And I am sure it won’t surprise you to see that it receives a well-deserved SIZZLER. Definitely a game worth checking out… AFTER you’ve read our review 🙂

THE MOULDY CUPBOARD
We have an obscure game that I don’t recall ever playing, but just for you, out from the Mouldy Cupboard comes Turtle Jump by Romik Software. It’s definitely a game worth checking out…

THE GAMES WE TYPED IN: BABY MONTY
Proving to be a popular feature with you guys, we present another of our favourite type-in games from yesteryear. This time round it’s BABY MONTY by Tony Crowther. It’s an incredibly addictive game… and written in BASIC!

NEW & EXCLUSIVE POKES ‘N’ CODES
We have got THREE PAGES of new and exclusive POKES ‘n’ CODES to share with you that you won’t find anywhere else in the C64 scene. Plenty of cheats for Millie & Molly, Luma, Old Tower 64 and Atic Atac. It’s a game hacking feast!

All that exclusive content wrapped up in a colourful and professionally printed Commodore 64 fanzine, delivered straight to your door!