The Filmation Engine

Excerpt from Wikipedia - revision & links by Luca Bordoni
 
Filmation is the trademark name of the isometric graphics engine employed in a series of games developed by Ultimate Play The Game during mid 80’s, primarily on the ZX Spectrum, but various titles also appeared on the BBC Micro, Amstrad CPC, MSX and Commodore 64 platforms.
 
The Filmation engine allowed the creation of 3D flip-screen environments, ideally suited to platform-based arcade adventures. Player characters could move in four ...

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Ultimate Play The Game

Excerpt from Wikipedia - revision & links by Luca Bordoni
 
Ultimate Play The Game was the trading name of Ashby Computers & Graphics Ltd, a software company founded in 1982 by two ex-arcade game developers Tim and Chris Stamper. Ultimate released a series of successful games for the Sinclair ZX Spectrum, Amstrad CPC, BBC Micro, MSX and Commodore 64 computers from 1983 until its closure in 1988.
 
Ultimate are perhaps best remembered for the big-selling titles Jetpac and ...

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