Resource centre for ZX Spectrum games using
       Manic Miner and Jet Set Willy game engines

 

Chronology

 

2004

 

January

1 January

The first beta version of Party Willy (including only Part 1) is released by Andrew Broad.

 

March

13 March

JSW: Role Reversal is beta-released by Sendy (Alex Cornhill).

 

15 March

Maria's Revenge is gamma-released by Mat Doughty.

Message # 4000 is posted in the Manic Miner & Jet Set Willy Yahoo! Group.

 

25 March

The second beta version of Party Willy is released by Andrew Broad.

 

28 March

A map of Jet Set Willy 5: ZX Heroes is published by Steven Bannister (Madmekon).

 

April

4 April

The third beta version of Party Willy is released by Andrew Broad.

 

10 April

Jet Set Willy: Manic Miner (the new automated conversion) is beta-released by Andrew Broad.

 

12 April

Part 1 of Party Willy is gamma-released by Andrew Broad, in a box set containing also Manic Miner: Jet Set Willy (old and new version), Jet Set Willy: Manic Miner (old and new version), reniM cinaM and ylliW teS teJ.

 

15 April

JSW64 Hacklevel 1 is beta-released by John Elliott.

 

17 April

JSW64 Hacklevel 7 is beta-released by John Elliott.

 

21 April

JSW64 Hacklevel 8 is beta-released by John Elliott.

 

23 April

Part 2 of Party Willy and Party Willy 128 are gamma-released by Andrew Broad.

 

24 April

A bug-fixed revision of JSW64 Hacklevel 8 is beta-released by John Elliott.

 

26 April

A demo of Voyager is released by Gary Pearce (Gawp).

 

28 April

Another bug-fixed revision of JSW64 Hacklevel 8 is beta-released by John Elliott.

 

May

2 May

JSW64: Dragon is beta-released by John Elliott.

 

3 May

JSW64: Manic Miner is beta-released by John Elliott.

 

4 May

JSW64 Hacklevel 9 is beta-released by John Elliott.

 

12 May

Manic Person is beta-released by Sendy (Alex Cornhill).

 

25 May

An updated revision of JSW64: Dragon is beta-released by John Elliott.

 

26 May

Another updated revision of JSW64: Dragon is beta-released by John Elliott.

 

29 May

JSWED 2.1.0 is released by John Elliott, introducing Hacklevel 9 of the JSW128 game engine.

 

June

5 June

Bug-fixed revisions of JSW64 Hacklevel 9, JSW64: Manic Miner and JSW64: Dragon are beta-released by John Elliott.

JSWED 2.1.1 is released by John Elliott.

 

16 June

The Fucked Internet Trilogy is gamma-released by DrUnKeN mAsTeR!!!.

 

20 June

An updated revision of Manic Person is beta-released by Sendy (Alex Cornhill).

 

30 June

Room 0 of Manic Miner: Neighbours - Allana Truman is beta-released by Andrew Broad.

 

July

7 July

Rooms 0-1 of Manic Miner: Neighbours - Allana Truman are beta-released by Andrew Broad.

 

14 July

Rooms 0-2 of Manic Miner: Neighbours - Allana Truman are beta-released by Andrew Broad.

 

20 July

Rooms 0-3 of Manic Miner: Neighbours - Allana Truman are beta-released by Andrew Broad.

 

22 July

JSWED 2.1.2 and JSWED 2.1.3 are released by John Elliott.

 

25 July

JSWED 2.1.4 is released by John Elliott.

 

26 July

JSW64 Mass Collaboration Yahoo! Group is founded by Sendy (Alex Cornhill).

 

28 July

Rooms 0-4 of Manic Miner: Neighbours - Allana Truman are beta-released by Andrew Broad.

 

28 July

JSWED 2.1.5 is released by John Elliott, introducing Hacklevel 10 of the JSW128 game engine.

 

31 July

An RZX recording of Jet Set Willy, submitted by Daren and Dion Guy, is published on RZX Archive.

 

31 July

A map of Join The Jet-Set! is published by Richard Hallas.

 

August

1 August

A map of Jet-Set Willy in Space is published by Richard Hallas.

 

4 August

Rooms 0-5 of Manic Miner: Neighbours - Allana Truman are beta-released by Andrew Broad.

 

11 August

Rooms 0-6 of Manic Miner: Neighbours - Allana Truman are beta-released by Andrew Broad.

An RZX recording of Jet Set Willy II, submitted by AndyC, is published on RZX Archive.

 

17 August

Rooms 0-7 of Manic Miner: Neighbours - Allana Truman are beta-released by Andrew Broad.

JSWED 2.1.6 is released by John Elliott, introducing Hacklevel 11 of the JSW128 game engine.

 

22 August

The first "release candidate" of JSW64: Manic Miner is released by John Elliott.

JSWED 2.1.7 is released by John Elliott.

 

24 August

Rooms 0-8 of Manic Miner: Neighbours - Allana Truman are beta-released by Andrew Broad.

 

September

3 September

Rooms 0-9 of Manic Miner: Neighbours - Allana Truman are beta-released by Andrew Broad.

 

6 September

JSWED 2.1.8 is released by John Elliott.

 

9 September

Rooms 0-10 of Manic Miner: Neighbours - Allana Truman are beta-released by Andrew Broad.

 

15 September

Rooms 0-11 of Manic Miner: Neighbours - Allana Truman are beta-released by Andrew Broad.

 

18 September

JSWED 2.2.0 is released by John Elliott.

 

21 September

Rooms 0-12 of Manic Miner: Neighbours - Allana Truman are beta-released by Andrew Broad.

 

24 September

Jet Cat Frosya is gamma-released by Igor Makovsky.

 

26 September

The second "release candidate" of JSW64: Manic Miner and the first "release candidate" of JSW64: Dragon are released by John Elliott.

A demo of Jet Cat Frosya: The Opposing Force aka Jet Pet Uzor is released by Igor Makovsky.

 

28 September

Rooms 0-13 of Manic Miner: Neighbours - Allana Truman are beta-released by Andrew Broad.

 

October

6 October

Rooms 0-14 of Manic Miner: Neighbours - Allana Truman are beta-released by Andrew Broad.

 

13 October

Rooms 0-15 of Manic Miner: Neighbours - Allana Truman are beta-released by Andrew Broad.

 

16 October

A demo of Vampire Hunter Willy is released by Simon D. Lee.

 

20 October

Rooms 0-16 of Manic Miner: Neighbours - Allana Truman are beta-released by Andrew Broad.

 

24 October

JSWED 2.2.1 is released by John Elliott.

 

25 October

An updated demo of Vampire Hunter Willy is released by Simon D. Lee.

 

27 October

Rooms 0-17 of Manic Miner: Neighbours - Allana Truman are beta-released by Andrew Broad.

SPECSAISIE 1.3 Beta is released by Andrew Broad.

 

30 October

JSWED 2.2.2 is released by John Elliott.

 

November

3 November

Rooms 0-18 of Manic Miner: Neighbours - Allana Truman are beta-released by Andrew Broad.

 

9 November

Manic Miner: Neighbours - Allana Truman is beta-released by Andrew Broad.

 

10 November

Willy's New Mansion is gamma-released by Daniel Gromann.

 

13 November

An updated revision of Manic Miner: Neighbours - Allana Truman is beta-released by Andrew Broad.

 

16 November

Manic Miner: Neighbours - Allana Truman is gamma-released by Andrew Broad.

 

December

15 December

JSW Corner website is launched.

 

29 December

"Release Candidate 1" of JSW64 v. 0.01 Hacklevel 11is released by John Elliott.