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Offline Carlos

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Advanced Lawnmower Simulator
« on: November 01, 2013, 18:57:58 PM »
for FIGnition!

Advanced Lawnmower Simulator (or ALS) was quite simply the best game to appear on the Spectrum. It was written by (at the time) well-known Your Sinclair writer Duncan MacDonald. In April 1990, it was reviewed in YS and was promptly awarded a YS 'Megagame'. The following month, it was 'featured' on the Covertape. Yes, you've guessed it - the whole thing was an elaborate April Fool's joke.

I have converted the game to FIGnition, it plays well, and has sound FX also.




and here is the game running

Advanced Lawnmower Simulator for FIGniton

it takes about 4k of memory!

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Re: Advanced Lawnmower Simulator
« Reply #1 on: November 01, 2013, 19:14:21 PM »
Very awesome mate!!!!  :69:

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Re: Advanced Lawnmower Simulator
« Reply #2 on: November 01, 2013, 21:36:08 PM »
Brilliant. How many hours could you spend on a lawnmower simulation?
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Re: Advanced Lawnmower Simulator
« Reply #3 on: November 01, 2013, 21:51:29 PM »
Quote from: "dougtitchmarsh"
Brilliant. How many hours could you spend on a lawnmower simulation?

I guess it depends on just show sweaty you get while you simulate mowing the lawn.  ;)
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Re: Advanced Lawnmower Simulator
« Reply #4 on: November 01, 2013, 23:04:02 PM »
Great work fella.. :113:
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Re: Advanced Lawnmower Simulator
« Reply #5 on: November 02, 2013, 09:49:45 AM »
Deadly lawn mowing action!  :113:

 

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