The Annual was funded on Kickstarter and features game reviews and articles, including an exclusive Tony Crowther interview by Mark Hellewell, Andrew Braybrook - In His Own Words looking back at some of his classic games.
Perks shown include the Oli Frey art print and the 2022 Calendar filled with Oli Frey artwork.
The Issue 1 sampler perk is a 28-page preview of ZZAP! 64 Micro Action, the new A5 bimonthly magazine from Fusion Retro Books. Featuring the same mix of game reviews and articles, this sample copy includes the long-awaited Soul Force review and Simon Butler's Art Gallery.
The Micronics is hard at work creating a new mechanical keyboard for the Amiga 500, 600, and 1200, and Liwei Guan is the person making it all happen. AJ and Joerg talk to her about how she got involved in the Amiga community, the logistics of creating a new keyboard, and the unique directions she's taking to get this done. (Interview begins at 10:19)
Chris Bateman is a game designer with a storied history. From helping to develop the Discworld game series to his newest endeavor, Silk, he has been blazing trails in game design for years. Joerg talks to him about his history and about his newest project, the unique sandbox RPG and adventure game, "Silk", that is on Kickstarter right now! (Interview starts at 11:33)
Aquanox is a 19 years old IP that is famous for its underwater action, also often quoted as being "The Wing Commander of sea fighting". Published first by BlueByte in 1996, now Aquanox is owned by Nordic Games and the 4th episode of the series is now handcrafted by the Serbian game development studio "Digital Arrow".
Currently, they are currently running a Kickstarter campaign to get the ideas of the community and fans and form a game that will provide underwater action surpreme.
AJ and Joerg talk to CEO, Producer, Designer and underwater expert Norbert Varga.