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#MadeInFrance 11 : Micros & crocos, the French home computer market in the '80s

Par Hoagie 22/05/2022
3 commentaires

One month ago, Damiano Gerli posted an article called "Playing It the European Way ? A Discussion on the European Gaming Market in the 80s" on his blog, to remind how the European video game market wa...

#MadeInFrance 10 : Tequilas & Tomahawks - The History of Coktel Vision

Par Hoagie 31/03/2020
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There are many French software houses whose history is not very well known out of France. [cie_238,Coktel Vision] seems to be one of them, even if they have a pretty good reputation among French PC ga...

#MadeInFrance 09 : Hebdogiciel, the kamikaze seahorse

Par Hoagie 16/02/2020
1 commentaire

Since I started my series of articles #MadeInFrance, I wrote about the French computer game scene, several famous or obscure French computer games, and a computer game company. Another subject I wante...

#MadeInFrance 08 : Watch for the Snake - The History of Cobra Soft

Par Hoagie 08/11/2019
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When a foreign article on the history of French computer games pops up, it usually mentions the same names : [cie_1,Infogrames], [cie_209,Cryo], [cie_49,Delphine Software], [cie_238,Coktel Vision]... ...

#MadeInFrance 07 : From Mortevielle to Maupiti

Par Hoagie 25/01/2019
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French version / version française Almost exactly one year ago, the news spread that a remake of [jeu_108,Maupiti Island] for modern platforms was in development. A website was set online a few mont...

#MadeInFrance 06 : Ad Vitam Eternam

Par Hoagie 08/07/2018 2 commentaires

French version / version française A few months ago, [jeu_80,Eternam] became legally available on Steam and was thus accessible to a new generation of gamers who probably hadn't heard of it yet. It'...

#MadeInFrance 05 : François Coulon's interactive fictions

Par Hoagie 27/05/2018 1 commentaire

French version / version françaiseIn English, "interactive fiction" is a term grouping all kinds of narrative software. In France, we used to write "jeux d'aventure textuelle" ("text adventures") ...

#MadeInFrance 04 : Baguettes & disquettes, an overview of the French computer gaming scene

Par Hoagie 21/01/2018 1 commentaire

French version / version françaiseA few days ago, the youtuber and podcaster @dosnostalgic said that the genesis of the French computer gaming scene was unfamiliar to him and wondered if there was s...

#MadeInFrance 03 : Les Guignols de l'info

Par Hoagie 01/12/2017 1 commentaire

French version / version françaiseIn this new post of "Made in France", we'll mention a French cultural phenomenon of the 90's, so influential we will need almost as much text to describe it as for t...

#MadeInFrance 02 : The Ulysse Zone

Par Hoagie 25/10/2017 0 commentaire

French version / version françaiseWelcome back to "Made in France", the section dedicated to French computer games you may never have heard of if you're not French (and sometimes even if you're ...

#MadeInFrance 01 : les Aventures de Moktar / Titus the Fox

Par Hoagie 29/09/2017 0 commentaire

This post is the first of a new column called "Made in France" where we'll write - in hopefully correct English - about old French computer games that may seem obscure, weird or unintelligible to fore...

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