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Amstrad Game Artwork - Posters & Other
« on: 17:02, 09 September 21 »
I love the artwork on so many 80s and 90s games, there is nothing like it now - except for the awesome new games for 80s computers - like Red Sunset.


Even the worst games like Atom Smasher and Alien Break-In have really cool artwork that is worthy of being on any wall or T-Shirt.


What game artwork comes to mind that you think should be made into posters & t-shirts?



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Re: Amstrad Game Artwork - Posters & Other
« Reply #1 on: 17:03, 09 September 21 »
Atom Smasher


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Re: Amstrad Game Artwork - Posters & Other
« Reply #2 on: 17:03, 09 September 21 »
Alien Break-In


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« Reply #3 on: 17:03, 09 September 21 »
Has anyone seen this alternative Alien Break-In art before?


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Re: Amstrad Game Artwork - Posters & Other
« Reply #4 on: 17:06, 09 September 21 »
Exolon


Exolon (1987) Amstrad CPC box cover art - MobyGames
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Re: Amstrad Game Artwork - Posters & Other
« Reply #5 on: 17:06, 09 September 21 »
btw...  is there an existing Game Cover Art website?


Google '80s game cover art' and it will make you wet.

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« Reply #7 on: 09:06, 10 September 21 »
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Re: Amstrad Game Artwork - Posters & Other
« Reply #8 on: 10:01, 10 September 21 »
(sorry...)

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Re: Amstrad Game Artwork - Posters & Other
« Reply #9 on: 16:12, 10 September 21 »
(sorry...)


liked for lols, not for the actual image... i won't wear a tshirt with that...  :D
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Re: Amstrad Game Artwork - Posters & Other
« Reply #10 on: 16:20, 10 September 21 »
But think of all the dates you'd get...
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Re: Amstrad Game Artwork - Posters & Other
« Reply #11 on: 16:20, 10 September 21 »
I wouldn't mind but the artwork for Metrocross was actually good.
The above looks like a bad CVG article (probably same publishing and writing team!)

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Re: Amstrad Game Artwork - Posters & Other
« Reply #12 on: 16:21, 10 September 21 »
Dates with what?  :o
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Re: Amstrad Game Artwork - Posters & Other
« Reply #13 on: 16:26, 10 September 21 »
Dates with what?  :o


I hear dates go well stuffed in a pastry!


(closest to multiple dates that mope in blue on the board will get, let's be honest!)

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Re: Amstrad Game Artwork - Posters & Other
« Reply #14 on: 17:42, 10 September 21 »
Actually this Spectrum Cauldron remake has awesome artwork


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« Reply #15 on: 13:58, 15 September 21 »
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Re: Amstrad Game Artwork - Posters & Other
« Reply #16 on: 14:14, 15 September 21 »
Now do a photoshoot with Sydney Sweeney. That'd be a cosplay I'd love to see :D
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« Reply #17 on: 15:05, 15 September 21 »
Boobs matter!!!  :P 8)
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Re: Amstrad Game Artwork - Posters & Other
« Reply #18 on: 19:54, 15 September 21 »
Interesting...


Image 1 - Galactic Plague - Amstrad CPC/Schneider Amsoft 1984 Tested & Working




Image 1 - Alien Destroyer Zx Spectrum Sinclair




They are not even the same game!
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Re: Amstrad Game Artwork - Posters & Other
« Reply #19 on: 12:17, 16 September 21 »
I reckon we start a meme and put that artwork on every shooter



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Re: Amstrad Game Artwork - Posters & Other
« Reply #20 on: 15:56, 16 September 21 »
There were in Spain two great cartoonists who drawed some of the best covers ever: Alfonso Azpiri and Luís Royo:



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Re: Amstrad Game Artwork - Posters & Other
« Reply #21 on: 16:08, 16 September 21 »
Ah Luis Rojo, as a teen I had bought a couple of coffee table books and a calendar with his work without realising the connection.

Speaking of cartoonists (I don't think that title applies any more), didn't Simon Bisley do Golden Axe? I know he's done others (like Gods) but I can only think of Golden Axe with regards to the CPC.
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Re: Amstrad Game Artwork - Posters & Other
« Reply #22 on: 17:02, 16 September 21 »
Ah Luis Rojo, as a teen I had bought a couple of coffee table books and a calendar with his work without realising the connection.

Speaking of cartoonists (I don't think that title applies any more), didn't Simon Bisley do Golden Axe? I know he's done others (like Gods) but I can only think of Golden Axe with regards to the CPC.


Yes! And Azpiri made an adult series for Cimoc, called Lorna, that incidentaly also has a game...
Please, don't take my ugly translation of "dibujante" as cartoonist as disrespect... I didn't find the word, so I went to Google Translate... My bad. I guess the appropiate word must be illustrators, but please correct me if I'm wrong.


Golden Axe cover for Europe was drawn by Dermot Power, as far as I could find.
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« Reply #23 on: 17:13, 16 September 21 »
Ahhh Lorna :) Be it a Russ Meyer movie, a game or a comic, always nice :D

Yeah I know what you meant by 'cartoonist', in Greek it's the same issue, it's the English terms that change. Nowadays illustrator/artist is indeed the correct form I think.

You're right about Golden Axe, I forgot it had a different cover here. A pity, Bisley was awesome. Slaine!
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