Monthly Archives: August 2008

Screenshots: 2

By | August 30, 2008

Welcome back. Now, in the Skool Daze screenshot in this post, Mr Creak is conducting a history lesson in the Map Room of all places. Tut! Of course, I could have just hacked the originals and taken screenshots of them. Or Gimped some screenshots of the unhacked originals. At this point I’ll just have to… Read More »

Screenshots: 1

By | August 30, 2008

Time for some screenshots of Pyskool in action. If they look eerily like the original Spectrum games, that would be because I’m using the original graphics. However, to go some way towards convincing you that these screenshots are not merely of the original games, I hacked the config files so that things happen that never… Read More »


By | August 28, 2008

So back in June (2008) I started working on a project to rewrite the classic ZX Spectrum games Skool Daze and Back to Skool in python and pygame. Why? For fun, mostly. I spent many hours playing those games as a teenager back in the 80s, and always thought it would be good to be… Read More »