Category Archive: Hired Guns

Aug 03

A Short Video History of DMA Design

Please find enclosed a short history of DMA Design, courtesy of Nostalgia Nerd who put together the video. And which I complained about for not crediting anybody for some of the content. And which I then got my ass handed to me because the list of credits is extensive*. Just not in the video itself. …

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Aug 11

Hired Guns Fan Art

Why should GTA and Lemmings get all the love? Over at the English Amiga Board, a thread about Hired Guns has produced the first HG fan art I think I’ve ever seen. User Cherno has kindly allowed me to post some of them here. Not only had he been hard at work creating a boardgame…

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Status update

Remarkably enough, it is only a couple of months until Hired Guns has the 20th Anniversary of its release. We celebrated Lemmings 20th two years ago. Though any recognition of HG is likely to be low-key, I’d like to do something. Watch this space…

Oct 18

Monster Floating Heads of Doom!

There’s a story behind that image. Of course there is; there’s a story behind every image. This particular set of gurning bitmaps I only ever saw once – and that particular fragment of the DMA story began in 1990 when I made a visit to the office in Meadowside. The original proper office had already …

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Aug 26

A DMA Musical Medley

One of the lesser-known musical scenes is the updating of old computer game music. Most of the source material seems to be from the Commodore 64, with considerably less coming from the Amiga. On occasion I’ve downloaded tracks to listen to on a Friday night, accompanied by a few cans of beer. Even so, I’ve …

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