Manic Miner Mythologies
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Jepp, this is my latest (and
first) Manic Miner Game for the 48K Spectrum! This time it's not Willy who gets to collect
all the colour cycling items, but the most feared (and misunderstood) of all Manic Miner
characters; Eugene! (From Eugene's Lair...)
A damn fine program, including a full screen animated Miner Willy!
(DOS) Version (51.6Kb zipped)*
Why I did this? Well, the
Spectrum was my introduction to computing, and there for it's got a very special place in
my heart (I had it converted to a pace maker...). I've always wanted to see how far I
could push the little attribute clashing bugger (especially in the colour department) and
this is the answer... Anyway, it's quite a challenge these days to operate within such a
limited 48K framework... and... hell, I had fun doing it!
* The PC version is basically the
same as the Speccy version (Cross compiled using the Warajevo Z80 Compiler) but the
colours do vary somewhat from the original (The "Brights" are much brighter than
This program was made using the brilliant X128 emulator and haven't been tested
on a real Spectrum yet! (It shall be done...)
If you intend to run this show on the Warajevo Emulator, please select
the option 'Kempston joystick by cursor keys' from the setup-menu.