TIL there was a Japanese-exclusive Carmen Sandiego game, themed around Japanese geography, released for the PC-98. https://www.mobygames.com/game/pc98/carmen-sandiego-in-japan
Incredible discovery: the Unicode consortium report on emoji has an official ZWJ sequence example showing how you could implement cat fur colour patterns. Please tell me there are OSs that support this. http://www.unicode.org/reports/tr51/#Emoji_Implementation_Notes
Chátty (System Sacom, PC-88, 1988) https://www.mobygames.com/game/chtty
Hey BC: reminder that as of today, the mask mandate is back. Remember to wear your mask in any public indoor spaces! https://www.cbc.ca/news/canada/british-columbia/bc-mask-mandate-consideration-adrian-dix-1.6151377
CyberMycha i znikające króliki (NAWAR, Windows, 2001) https://www.mobygames.com/game/windows/cybermycha-i-znikajce-krliki
omg this is so cool, a dinosaur found almost perfectly preserved.
"The creature’s skin, armor, and even some of its guts were intact – something they’d never seen before. ... the preservation was so good that researchers were able to tell the dinosaur’s skin color by using mass spectrometry techniques to detect the actual pigments"
Penguin Land (Sega, Mark III, 1987) https://segaretro.org/File:PenguinLand_SMS_JP_Box_Front.jpg
New blog post! I bought an arcade game, and ended up writing code to interface with it. I ended up fixing some weird bugs and learning a lot about the spec at the same time. http://www.mistys-internet.website/blog/blog/2021/08/14/exploring-jvs/
Dream Land (Arrow Soft/Micro Cabin, PC-88, 1983) https://www.mobygames.com/game/pc88/dream-land
Alice in Wonderland (Arrow Soft/Micro Cabin, Sharp X1, 1984) https://www.mobygames.com/game/sharp-x1/alice-in-wonderland_________
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