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TANGLEWOOD, the seriously retro puzzle-platformer is now on GOG

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Another day, another new GOG release for your DRM free fans to pick up your gamepad for. They now have the super retro TANGLEWOOD available with Linux support.

See Also: My previous article on the game.

The incredibly interesting thing about TANGLEWOOD is how it was made. It's not your ordinary retro-inspired game, it was made very much like the classics "programmed in pure 68000 assembly language, using original development tools and processes from the 1990s".

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Features:

  • A real 16-bit game, created for and playable on genuine SEGA consoles
  • Mixes fast-paced 2D platforming action with puzzles, special abilities, tricks and traps
  • 28 challenging levels spanning 8 story chapters
  • Lovingly crafted characters and fluid animations
  • Original soundtrack by freezedream, authored specially for the Mega Drive's sound processors
  • Time of day cycle, influencing the types of enemies encountered
  • Collectables, achievements and secrets

Hop on over to GOG if it sounds like your thing.

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const 24 January 2019 at 11:37 am UTC
Is the rom included in the download, so I could put it on my retriopi?

EDIT: Just saw it is included as an extra


Last edited by const on 24 January 2019 at 11:39 am UTC
Liam Dawe 24 January 2019 at 11:39 am UTC
constIs the rom included in the download, so I could put it on my retriopi?
Yup, on GOG it's listed in the extras.
const 24 January 2019 at 11:40 am UTC
Thanks
wvstolzing 24 January 2019 at 7:23 pm UTC
Did they bundle an emulator with the 'modern' releases?

In the 'homebrew scene', there are publishers that release games on itch.io (e.g. https://rgcddev.itch.io/) ostensibly for 'Windows/Mac/Linux', though they instruct the buyer to go download the emulator on their own. I think there are plenty of other homebrew titles normally released in physical formats or direct downloads for emulators, that deserve to be made visible on GOG as well.


Last edited by wvstolzing on 24 January 2019 at 7:24 pm UTC
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