Video Game Orchestra
Listen to some fine Covers of Turrican at http://videogameorchestra.com/ (Go to "Tracks" and search for Turrican).
There are covers for:
turricanII - final challenge
turricanII - the wall
turricanII - traps
turricanII - the desert rocks
turricanII - the great bath
turrican - theme
turricanII - the hero
turricanII - secret dungeons
turricanII - freedom
turricanII - concerto for lasers and enemies
Armin Gessert, wo e.g. created Giana Sisters together with Manfred Trenz, died on 08. November 2009 of a heart attack, at the age 46 years.
Factor 5 closes doors
Well, also very late but important to mention:
Factor 5 Inc. (San Rafael, USA) closed it doors in Mai 2009 out of financial reasons. What remains until now, is the german Factor 5 GmbH.
Discussion is here.
Well, better late than never:
Quite a while ago, Bronko released the Final Version of his Underearth T2002-Levelpack!
Get it at the Levelbase!
Have a close look at http://www.textlab.de/index.php/textlab/article/58/ for an old Episode of "Ragazzi", which includes some insight on Rainbow Arts, including Chris Huelsbeck at work.
I mailed textlabs if they could provide us a video in better quality.
Thanks to Gerald Müller-Bruhnke, webmaster of the fantastic Thalion Source for the hint!
A nice video-report about all Turrican parts and some fan-projects (german):
Turrican 2009 Metal Medley
Added a new Metal Remix, a great Medley done by XxDUSTYxX, get it at the Soundbase and rock! :)
New Magazine Articles
Two new articles are available at the bonusfiles:
ASM-Article about Manfred Trenz and Turrican 2
Interview with Factor 5 - "Wo bleibt Turrican 3?"
Thanks to Rainer Stöhr for the scans!
Chris Huelsbeck live on concert - on CD and via WebRadio!
At maz-sound.com you now can preorder one of the limited CDs from the upcoming live classical concert in cologne.
Also it will be broadcasted on (Web-)Radio WDR4, live at 23.08.2008 at 20:05 CET!
For more information visit symphonicshades.com.
I finally managed to include the new and fantastic Turrican Levelbase in the menu!
Just like the Turrican Soundbase, it is a joint project of Turrican Forever, Bronkos Turrican Page and the Turrican SETA.
And feel free to submit also Hurrican-Levels!
Turrican on the Wii
Super Turrican and Mega Turrican are now available for the Nintendo Wii Virtuel Console:
Thanks to Isaac (Contra), Andreas, Shea and some more for the Tip :)
A german with the nick Brent McGuire is developing a new Turrican-Clone named Turrican Forever, based on a new self-written engine. He aims to do something inbetween T2002 and Hurrican, it will be much like the first to Turrican-parts.
Graphically he wants to use tiles from Turrican 2 PC plus some reworked sets from Turrican 1 und Turrican 3, using modern alpha-channel effects. And he wants to set a high priority on dynamic and smooth movements, which seems to have succeeded, if you have a look at the video.
The engine itself is already 95% finished, and we may expect a demo level soon!
Chris Huelsbeck Radio Report
One for our french speaking gamers: Campus Toulouse 94 FM aired reports about Chris Huelsbeck, one part specific about Turrican: http://muzax.over-blog.com/article-7324085.html
Thanks again to Gerald from the great Thalion Source!
On 23. August 2008 there will be two concerts by the WDR Rundfunkorchesters and WDR Rundfunkchors Köln in cologne, germany, playing various orchestral remade Tracks vom Chris Huelsbeck! Live!
Don´t forget to order a ticket, while they are available: http://www.symphonicshades.com/
Mr. Walker and his Factory Remix
Just uploaded a new Remix of Mr. Walker and his Factory to the Soundbase, send in by Chriz / Xtatica.
And the first one with complete vocals!
Additionally there´s a new mp3 by Lukasz, who mixed the Turrican 1 and X-Out World 3 tracks into one file (both have the identical tune, but slightly different instruments).
Daniel send me a new Levelpack für T2002: Walkers Revenge.
Get it at the T2002-Levels or with Roberts genuine T-Starter!
New Map JPG
Alper Alper submitted a complete JPG of Turrican 2 Level 1, get it at the bonusfiles.
Super Turrican for Wii Virtual Console
As it seems, Super Turrican will be released for the Wii Virtual Console, see gamingmedia.de or search esrb.org for "Turrican".
Thanks to Alexander Wilke for the Tip!
Sounds like Turrican
Added a new Mod to the Soundbase, "Sounds Like Turrican", created by Danny Mattissen ( Millennia Sound Lab ) in 1994!
Turrican 1 + 2 C64 Demos
Added Demos of Turrican 1+2 for C64 to the bonusfiles.
Thanks to iAN_CooG of HokutoForce for finding and to Davide for sending them!
If you lack a real C64, best play it with WinVICE, see readme for details.
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