John Twiddy

Ikari Warriors (Europe)

Ikari Warriors (Europe)

Commodore 64 - Released - 1988

Behind enemy lines, guerrilla warfare are your tactics as you battle your way through the jungles, rivers, ruins, and opposing entrenchments in this arcade hit. Picking up an array of weaponry - machine guns, grenades, rocket launchers, and even a tank! - you must battle your way to survival and conquest. Not to be confused with the Data East Version of the same name that came out the prior year.

Pesky Painter

Pesky Painter

Commodore 64 - Released - 1984

Pesky Painter is a single screen game based on the arcade game Amidar where you play the role of Peter the Painter who has three tasks set by the King. The first screen has a grid made up of various rectangles and Peter has to move around the lines and clear the dots of dirt. Once a rectangle has no dots around it then the rectangle is filled but because Peter is known to be lazy then the King's guards move around the lines keeping an eye on Peter. If Peter is touched by a guard then he loses one of three lives but a press of the fire makes the guards jump but these are limited to three a...

Tau Ceti: The Last Star Colony

Tau Ceti: The Last Star Colony

Commodore 64 - Released - August 1, 1986

Humanity has spread out and colonised nearby star systems but a plague in 2150 led to the colonies being abandoned and left to their automated robotic maintenance systems. While several of these colonies have been successfully re-inhabited, the colony on the planet Tau Ceti III (orbiting the star Tau Ceti) has been uncontactable since a meteor smashed into the planet. A mission sent to Tau Ceti III in 2164 landed on the planet but broadcast a mayday message followed by silence. Experts decided that the planet's robots were running amok as a result of the meteorite impact. The only chance, it...

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