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The Nate  - 21.10.2021 - 00:49
I can't find the issue itself anymore, but I do have this screencap of the part where they stated that https://media.discordapp.net/attachments/756857256666071091/758468323259711558/unknown.png?width=249&height=676
The Nate  - 21.10.2021 - 00:48
An interview with Factor 5 in one issue of EDGE stated that they wanted to port T1 and T2 themselves, but Rainbow Arts gave the license to Accolade instead
The Nate  - 21.10.2021 - 00:47
Rather awful, with no proper NTSC mode, lame music, and the player takes four times as much damage for some reason
The Nate  - 21.10.2021 - 00:46
Yeah, that's one of the ports outsourced to The Code Monkeys (they also did the TG-16 and Game Boy ports)
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Insert Disk 2
Even more music:

Jan Zottmann, the producer of the Amiga Immortal CDs is involved as producer in the Amiga-Remix-Album "Insert Disk 2", which can now be preordered.

Release date is 20.06.2015!

Second album of video game music remixer Instant Remedy, this time remixing music from famous Amiga games in a dance style.

01. Battle Squadron "Ingame" (Klaren) 4:36
02. Lotus Turbo Challenge 2 (Leitch) 5:00
03. Paranoimia Cracktro "Ready" (Cage) 4:07
04. Seven Gates of Jambala (Hippel) 4:14
05. Jochen Hippel Megamix (Hippel) 13:58
06. Lost Patrol (Glaister) 5:32
07. Project X (Brimble) 4:00
08. Chris Huelsbeck Megamix (Huelsbeck) 17:06
09. Battle Squadron "Game Over" (Klaren) 4:57
10. Full Contact (Brimble) 4:12
11. Turrican "The Tower" (Huelsbeck) 3:43
12. Pinball Dreams "Nightmare" (Gustafsson) 4:25

More Info

And a very fresh preview:
Chris Hülsbeck The Piano Collection
For the interested, the latest (still temporary) tracklist for Chris Hülsbeck´s The Piano Collection:

The Great Giana Sisters
Katakis Medley
To be on Top Medley
Hard'n'Heavy Medley
R-Type Title Theme
The Great Bath
Gem'X Title Theme
Theme from The Carl Lewis Challenge
On Stage
Jim Power Stage 1
Jim Power Stage 3
Apidya Credits
Turrican 3 Credits
Extreme Assault Credits
Christmas Theme
Daybreak Sonata
Apidya Credits (Orchestra Bonus)

And if you want to see & hear Chris Hülsbeck live, your next chance is the gamescom Piano Dinner!
Video of the Turrican Piano Concert in Siegburg
It took a while, but here it is: A video of the Turrican Piano Concert in Siegburg (see news below).

Composer : Chris Hülsbeck
Piano: Kordian Wiecek (left) , Alexander Wied (right)
Arrangement: Kordian Wiecek

Info: Turrican Suite for Two Pianos

Welcome to Turrican - Loading Screen 1 - Thunder Plains - Loading Screen 2 - The Great Bath - Loading Screen 3 - Laser and Enemies - Loading Screen 4 - Tower of Morgul - The Final Fight - Credits

Encore: Rafael Dyll - Gunlord(Murky Exploration)

Thanks to Kordian Wiecek and Alexander Wied for the wonderful arrangement and fantastic work & to Chris Huelsbeck for the permit!

Please give some nice Feedback at Youtube :).

MP3s will follow soon!
Turrican Piano Concert in Siegburg
I just got a mail from Kordian Wiecek, who invites to a classical concert where he will be playing Bach, Beethoven and a 30-minute arrangement of Turrican, written by him for two pianos!

The concert will be in one week on saturday the 21.03, in Siegburg at the Engelbert Humperdinck music-school.

So please spread the word and come to celebrate 25 years of Turrican! (I´m also looking at you, Chris Huelsbeck ;)

Schönen guten Morgen,

Ich hab schon in einigen Foren berichtet, dass es meinerseits ein Klavierkonzertabend geben wird, klassische Musik(Bach/Beethoven) sowie aber auch ein 30 minütiges Turrican Arrangement von mir für 2 Klaviere.

Das ganze findet am 21. März um 17.30 Uhr in Siegburg an der Engelbert Humperdinck Musikschule statt.

Vielleicht könnte man das als News auch noch weitergeben. wäre nämlich über jeden dankbar, der kommt.

Beste Grüße

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Leonas Tricky Adventure
KTX Software released Leonas Tricky Adventure, which is a remake of Gem´X, featuring music by Chris Huelsbeck and Fabian del Priore.

More info at http://www.trickyleona.com/.

Soundtrack can be bought at Steam.

Also, check out their newest SHMUP Redux: Dark Matters, featuring an awesome Soundtrack Composed by Andre Neumann feat. Chris Huelsbeck. More at Steam.
Large Update at amigaremix.com
Amigaremix had a large update, including several Turrican remixes, go have a look!
Merry X-mas! Yes, it's finally here. The biggest track update EVER. 56 tracks have now finally been released, way overdue.
Magniforce G finished
William Fay finished his Turrican Clone Magniforce G!

Get the downloadlink at the forum.

And give him some good feedback on the game and his musical projects, really impressive considering he is only 14 years of age!

His music, nice and chippy NES-Style, is also at the forum.

Edit: I´ve just uploaded the Magnifoce-G here.
Update for Pekaros T2002
Available as beta at Pekaro´s Homepage

T2002X is a technical update for T2002. The main purpose is to ensure T2002 running on current Windows versions while maintaining the compatibility to existing level packs.

IMPORTANT: This version is in beta status currently. There may be bugs or even crashes. Please report any errors. We will update this version regularly.

Download: http://www.pekaro.de/t2002.html

General changes:

- new graphics enginge based on DirectX 9
- uses fps downscaling on slow systems
- supports window and full screen mode
- supports any window and screen size
- can use desktop size as default full screen size
- rendering area can be set to any size and position on screen

- can use overlay and scanline images (for an extra retro feeling) - better game controller support

For level makers: - supports other image formats (e.g. png)
- .psb files will not be coded anymore, you can simply rename your .bmp or .png file
- new graphics and animation for space ship added (check your flight levels)

(See the readme file for more.)

More info at the forum.
Morgul Returns 2014
A video of Lukasz Maniewski great Morgul Returns levelpack for T2002, more infos at the forum.
Magniforce G Demo
A demo of Magniforce G is available, get the download-link via the Forum and give some feedback!
Humble Indie Bundle 11
The Humble Indie Bundle 11 includes Giana Sisters Twisted Dreams and a fantastic Soundtrack (flac/mp3) by Chris Huelsbeck, Fabian Del Priore and Machinae Supremacy!

Oh, and a short Giana-Comic by Tikwa, which you might know from Space-Rat.

Go buy while it´s still available at https://www.humblebundle.com/!
Tech-Demo of Brent McGuires Turrican online
Get it while it is online, it looks promising.

Controls are Cursor-Keys, Shift, CTRL and Space.
Oh, and don´t press "a", it will make you explode ;)

The download-link can be found in the bulletin-board, quite at the bottom.
New Fact: Turrican 3 boss inspired by Marvel-character
The Turrican 3 / Mega Turrican Boss was inspired by the Marvel-comic-character "Stryfe", he even is named as such in the ASM source code of the Turrican 3 intro.

Source: http://astrofra.com, thanks to Florian Berger for the hint! :)
New Turrican Clone: Magniforce G
Xiphos2000 is working on a new Turrican Clone called Magniforce G.

Join the discussion and give some creative feedback at our Bulletin Board.

I now added it to the Turrican Clones-section, some more pictures can be found on Facebook.

Also, Brent McGuires Turrican Clone seems to make some progress, details also in the Bulletin Board.

Aaalso: Added Roberts Hyper Turrican Mega Leet 5-Turrican (...HTML5-Turrican...) which is now very playable to the clones!
Gunlord Indigogo campaign cancelled
Sadly the Indigogo-Campaign to fund porting Gunlord to PC, 3DS and WiiU was cancelled prematurely after reaching only ~6.000 of the needed 40.000 EUR. Hopefully they´ll give it another try this year, so watch out for it. For the time being it´s still available for the very affordable Dreamcast and NEO-GEO at http://www.gun-lord.com/.
(@NG : DEV . TEAM - hey, please keep me updated ;)

Turrican 2 C64 Maps
After 2 years of powermapping Andi Goller created maps of all Turrican 2 C64 levels!
Get them at Selmiaks page:

Other cool stuff and the Turrican 1 levels are also available there!
Turrican Soundtrack Anthology released
Finally the long awaited, Kickstarter funded, official Turrican Soundtrack Anthology by Chris Huelsbeck was released and shipped!

If you haven´t already got one, you can get it at: http://www.turricansoundtrack.com/.

Holy cow, are those covers cool! One was even done by by original artist Celal Kandemiroglu!
New Turrican Levelpack by Lukasz
As a Christmas Gift for all Turrican fans Lukasz released a new Levelpack "T2002F-Moja Wersja!" (which means "my version").

The new version of T2002 with redesigned and new flight levels, and soundtrack made by Vestron Vulture.

Get it at the Levelbase!

(Sorry for the late update!)

13 Years of Turrican SETA
And again one year! :)
GunSlugs featuring Johnny Rumble
OrangePixels new Android/iPhone-Game GunSlugs features the Character Jonny Rumble, known from the Turrican clone of the same name (available here for free) :)

More details at orangepixel.net/gunslugs/.

And sorry for the lack of updates and thanks for the emails, still no free time to publish all the stuff.
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