In our first episode of the new Crossed Wires podcast, James is joined by Stoo Cambridge, most famous for his work on the iconic graphics of Cannon Fodder by Sensible Software. We also talk about the tools available back in the late 80s and early 90s, and of course The Colouring Book of Retro Computers.
I really hope you enjoy this episode, I’m so grateful to Stoo for taking the time to come and chat with me and share some wonderful little tidbits.
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- Cannon Fodder at Wikipedia
- Sensible Software at Wikipedia
- Deluxe Paint on Amiga – A Retrospective (Dan Wood on YouTube)
- BBC Micro Live (1985) – Commodore Amiga Debut (Mike on YouTube)
- The Computer Programme on archive.org
- The Colouring Book of Retro Computers at RMCRetro.store
- RMC Retro – The Cave on YouTube
- Affinity by Serif (Designer, Photo, Publisher)
- Krita – Open source digital painting software
- The Design Droid – Stoo’s online store
- 00:00:00: Introduction
- 00:01:56: Graphics & The Amiga
- 00:06:58: The Graphics Of Cannon Fodder
- 00:15:32: The Poppy Controversy
- 00:21:40: The Colouring Book Of Retro Computers
- 00:33:14: Modern Tools
- 00:39:55: Reflecting On The Past
- 00:50:38: Obligatory Self Promotion
- 00:57:20: Wrap Up
Intro and outro theme: Ace of Clubs by RoccoW