The BBC and Master Computer Public Domain Library
Yur'e Alan Partridge Game
A new game by Dave Edwards. Now released and available in the 8BS pool as TBI-180. Here
is some info and a few screenshots of the game by Dave:
"YOU'RE ALAN PARTRIDGE. A public domain game by the Organ
Grinder's Monkey, pits you in a battle of wills as the gregarious, ever popular
TV character. You're up against Ray Woollard, "one of the toughest interviewers
in the business" and his sidekick, Digital Dave.
"YAP is the first modern game developed for a retro format,
and includes full screen comic-book style interaction between the characters,
a demonstration interview, on-screen scoring and six levels to battle your
"YAP also utilises the Millsgrade Voxbox expansion on the
Acorn Electron, allowing Digital Dave to actually pose the questions in audible
English. YAP is the first, and only, game for the Acorn Electron that incorporates
speech synthesis in a realistic and humorous fashion. However, the game also
works on a BBC B, B+ and Master 128.
"YAP is a Mode 4 game and includes gorgeous graphics, blips
and whistles, speech synthesis and a sense of fun. It is a tribute to the
enduring fans of the series "I'm Alan Partridge" and poses multiple
choice questions on each of the six episodes that make up Series 2. Each level
requires a set number of questions to be answered correctly.
"Do you remember which was Alan's favourite pump at the
BP garage? Or why there were holes in his morning newspaper? Or which of Sonja's
practical jokes actually worked? If so, and if you also love retro then you
will love YOU'RE ALAN PARTRIDGE.
"Also featured on the disc is a "Creation And Credits"
demonstration, showing how elements of the game were created, including the
progression of the speech bubbles and graphics that ultimately did not make
the final version of the game.
"YOU'RE ALAN PARTRIDGE is something special and was
premiered at the CGE UK show on an Acorn Electron with Millsgrade