A faithful recreation of the C64 classic

Article by Richard Davey. Posted on 3rd Jun 2015.   @photonstorm


"Son of blagger is a platform game made in 1983 for the commodore 64. It was written by Anthony Crowther. Anthony Crowther was a famous programmer at that time, as very often he was writing alone his games (doing programming, graphics and music). He was also a very prolific programmer, as he could write games in a few weeks. I was a fan of Anthony Crowther and i decided to make a remake of 'Son of blagger'.

As i wanted the remake to look and behave as much as possible as the original game, i spent a lot of time doing reverse engineering of the C64 executable. I updated the graphics by smoothing them and adding light and shadow effects."

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