Little bugs in the database 2

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Re: Little bugs in the database 2

Post by StooB » Tue Dec 10, 2019 10:46 am

Penetrator

Release date is 1982, not 1983. Advertised in the Popular Computing Weekly classifieds in the first week of December 1982, and also in the December 1982 issue of Sinclair User.
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Re: Little bugs in the database 2

Post by jumperror » Mon Dec 16, 2019 5:30 pm

Some time ago I've sent by e-mail some corrections to the database and then I was sent the link to this topic as it would be the best place to talk about these small changes.
I've since forgotten about it, but now that I've opened an account here, I thought maybe now we could take care of that.

So, I'll be giving some more details about games I was directly involved with:

Varina - https://spectrumcomputing.co.uk/index.p ... 6&id=34618
André Leão - Beta Tester, Promoter, Manager (don't know if these last two can be accepted on the database)
Filipe Veiga - Graphics, Code
Mário Viegas - Game Design, Screen Art
Pedro Pimenta - Music

Droid Buster - https://spectrumcomputing.co.uk/index.p ... 6&id=34679
Ariel Endaraues - Game Design, Code
Juan Antonio Fernandez - Screen Art
Pedro Pimenta- Music

Moritz Strikes Back - https://spectrumcomputing.co.uk/index.p ... 6&id=34680
Andy Green (2) - Screen Art
Pedro Pimenta - Music
Sebastian Braunert - Game design
Uwe Geiken - Art, Code


Also, how can a new game be added to the database? I'd like to add "The Hair-Raising Adventures of Mr. Hair" that you can find here: https://chopz.itch.io/the-hair-raising- ... of-mr-hair

If you decide to add it, I can already give the credits:
Andy Green (2) - Screen Art
Lee Stevenson - Game Design, Code
Pedro Pimenta - Music
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Re: Little bugs in the database 2

Post by R-Tape » Mon Dec 16, 2019 9:04 pm

jumperror wrote:
Mon Dec 16, 2019 5:30 pm
Also, how can a new game be added to the database? I'd like to add "The Hair-Raising Adventures of Mr. Hair" that you can find here: https://chopz.itch.io/the-hair-raising- ... of-mr-hair

If you decide to add it, I can already give the credits:
Andy Green (2) - Screen Art
Lee Stevenson - Game Design, Code
Pedro Pimenta - Music
Cheers. I've already got this in the queue to add as part of the next update. They happen every couple of weeks, more or less.
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Re: Little bugs in the database 2

Post by druellan » Tue Dec 17, 2019 10:59 am

StooB wrote:
Tue Dec 10, 2019 10:46 am
Penetrator

Release date is 1982, not 1983. Advertised in the Popular Computing Weekly classifieds in the first week of December 1982, and also in the December 1982 issue of Sinclair User.
Interesting finding, and I was thinking that this might be one of the first games to include an ingame editor?
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Re: Little bugs in the database 2

Post by StooB » Fri Dec 20, 2019 10:11 am

druellan wrote:
Tue Dec 17, 2019 10:59 am
Interesting finding, and I was thinking that this might be one of the first games to include an ingame editor?
Melbourne House must have thought so as the adverts describe it as a "unique customizing feature". I can only find one earlier example and that's Munchkin from 1981 - but that was for the Magnavox Odyssey.



Time Gate

Was released in 1982, not 1983. It's at No. 1 in the Spectrum charts in the last week of 1982.
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Re: Little bugs in the database 2

Post by moroz1999 » Tue Dec 24, 2019 11:31 am

https://spectrumcomputing.co.uk/index.p ... el_id=9809
Mikhail, Russia
Current nickname: Kael (https://spectrumcomputing.co.uk/index.p ... el_id=7858)
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Re: Little bugs in the database 2

Post by druellan » Tue Dec 24, 2019 9:27 pm

Joe Blob (https://spectrumcomputing.co.uk/index.p ... 6&id=35146) was developed by Filipe Veiga of Espectroteam, not P. Veiga.
Just confirmed by @Andre Leao :)
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Re: Little bugs in the database 2

Post by druellan » Wed Dec 25, 2019 1:28 am

moroz1999 wrote:
Wed Oct 30, 2019 8:43 pm
https://spectrumcomputing.co.uk/index.p ... 6&id=12779 Grepan (Russia), author of Color Lines, are actually three people:
Vadim Grepan
Sergey Grepan
Svetlana Kolganova
All three are from Moscow, Russia.
Hi @moroz1999 This means that "Grepan" as a group does not exists, right?
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Re: Little bugs in the database 2

Post by moroz1999 » Thu Dec 26, 2019 11:41 am

druellan wrote:
Wed Dec 25, 2019 1:28 am
Hi @moroz1999 This means that "Grepan" as a group does not exists, right?

Seems like this! I don't see any mentions of "Grepan" as a group in the game, only as last names of authors.
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Re: Little bugs in the database 2

Post by djnzx48 » Sat Dec 28, 2019 2:11 am

Valley of Rains should have machine type 48K/128K, rather than 48K, as the 48K and 128K versions are different.
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