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Jonathan "Joffa" Smith dead :(

Discussion in 'Arts & Entertainment' started by ParadigmShifter, Jun 26, 2010.

  1. ParadigmShifter

    ParadigmShifter Random Nonsense Generator

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    According to World of Spectrum forums :( RIP Jof.

    He was a legendary programmer of ZX Spectrum games in the 80s, responsible for Green Beret, Hyper sports and Cobra among others.









    Also a noted gourmet and anti-litter campaigner


    Link to video.


    Link to video.

    I also got to correspond with him via PM a few times on World of Spectrum.

    RIP Joffa, you will be sadly missed:salute:

    EDIT: Seems the GIFs aren't working :(

    Here's his bio on wiki:

    http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Jonathan_Smith_(games_programmer)
     
  2. Dudemeister

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    cobra looks awesome.

    rip.
     
  3. ParadigmShifter

    ParadigmShifter Random Nonsense Generator

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    Cobra was my favourite.

    It's worth getting an emulator (ZX Spin I use) and getting it, it's free from WoS.


    Link to video.


    Link to video.

    I think it was the only game with a "murder" button.
     
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    ParadigmShifter Random Nonsense Generator

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