Comic-based games: The 8-bit Years

So, yes, let’s forget about MSX and jump straight to 8-bit consoles (with a little detour through early PC games this afternoon, probably). Getting closer to the 16-bit explosion of actually good games, we still had to go through the 8-bit period of “let’s assume that block is really who they say it is”, starting […]

Comic-based games: The ZX Spectrum years

Growing up at the dawn of the computer age allowed me to experience the evolution of computers firsthand and, like most people around me, went through my fair share of ridiculous computers. It all begun with the ZX Spectrum 48K, and as Martin reminded me about the Ocean Batman game (and as it’s been a […]

Iain Laurie’s Horror Mountain

I have been reading comics for my whole life. I thought I had my finger on the comic-world pulse. However, since getting involved in the Raygun Roads project, I have become aware of the wonderful world of indie British comics and all those comic creators who do it out of love. And boy, was I […]

Sensational new character find of 2013: Muddy Stickarms!!!

Hopefully I will be able to write a traditionally structured review (that would be a first!) if/when I have the time, but what Colin Bell and Neil Slorance have achieved with Dungeon Fun #1 is a rare feat: an all-age adventure comic that’s actually laugh-out funny and still manages to make the reader feel for […]