RISC OS games development is hampered by development time and the ports by Alan Buckley and the Unix Porting Project (not to forget the many independent desktop card/board games by others) have provided a steady stream of releases for this platform for years.
However, these 8-bit programs will all run on RISC OS machines. Given that there's now three development streams for BBC Micro emulation development on RISC OS it would be a brilliant time for a mutitasking version of Beebit or 6502em to emerge onto the scene. This would bring all the new (and 1000+ old) games titles to the convenience of the RISC OS desktop and bring a great retro environment into the hands of modern RISC OS programmers - many of whom grew up or "cut their teeth" on the Beeb.
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Wakefield 2009 wrap-up, photos and video The weekend's RISC OS event has been and gone and we've got the rest of our lives to look forward to. Here's a round-up of extra news and Drobe's show-related coverage and some photos taken from Wakefield 2009 - plus a video from the show floor. 16 comments, latest by AW on 29/4/09 7:41PM. Published: 27 Apr 2009