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

 

Chronology

 

2005

 

January

6 January

A bug-fixed revision of Fucked Internet Resurrection is released by DrUnKeN mAsTeR!!!.

 

8 January

"Release Candidate 2" of JSW64 v. 0.01 Hacklevel 11 is released by John Elliott.

JSWED 2.2.3 is released by John Elliott.

 

10 January

Jet-Set Willy (again) is gamma-released by Philip Bee.

 

19 January

An RZX recording of Manic Miner Mythologies: Eugene - Lord of the Bathroom, submitted by Philip Bee, is published on RZX Archive.

 

February

3 February

An RZX recording of Jet Set Willy 5: ZX Heroes, submitted by Philip Bee, is published on RZX Archive.

 

5 February

An RZX recording of ZX81 Manic Miner, submitted by Philip Bee, is published on RZX Archive.

 

7 February

Special Edition of Jet Set Emily: Baby on the Go is gamma-released by Steve Worek.

Manic Miner: Neighbours - Allana Truman, Jet Set Willy: The Lord of the Rings and Party Willy are reissued by Andrew Broad with updated documentation (and the TAP files unchanged).

 

8 February

"Release Candidate 3" of JSW64 v. 0.01 Hacklevel 11 is released by John Elliott.

 

28 February

JSW64 v. 0.01 Hacklevel 11 and JSW64: Manic Miner are gamma-released by John Elliott.

 

March

9 March

RZX recordings of Manic Miner 2, Manic Miner III: Tales from a Parallel Universe, Manic Miner 6: The Buddha of Suburbia and Manic Miner 7, submitted by Philip Bee, are published on RZX Archive.

 

12 March

An RZX recording of Manic Miner 5: Los peligros del LSD, submitted by Philip Bee, is published on RZX Archive.

 

24 March

A demo of Ultimate Manic Miner is released by Igor Makovsky.

 

27 March

R. D. Foord's Manic Miner No. 2, Dr. Jet Set Willy, Jet Set Willy Room Designer, JSW Sprite Library and a minor variant of Jet Set Willy are added to TZX Vault, making their debut on the internet.

The Unlucky 7 package of unfinished JSW projects is released by Sendy (Alex Cornhill).

 

April

27 April

A map of where's woody, created by Steven Bannister (Madmekon), is published on World of Spectrum.

 

30 April

JSW64 and JSW64: Manic Miner are gamma-released by John Elliott as installer programs.

 

May

10 May

Jet Set Willy: The 2005 Megamix is gamma-released by Daniel Gromann.

 

13 May

A demo of Death TV2 is released by Sendy (Alex Cornhill).

 

June

28 June

Jet Set Willy in Paris is gamma-released by Hervé Ast.

 

July

3 July

Jet Set Willy in Paris v. 2 is released by Hervé Ast.

 

9 July

Bug-fixed revisions of JSW64 and JSW64: Manic Miner installer programs are released by John Elliott, introducing Hacklevel 11a of the JSW64 game engine.

 

26 July

Jet Set Willy in Paris v. 3 is released by Hervé Ast.

 

August

25 August

JSWED 2.2.4 is released by John Elliott.

 

September

27 September

Jet Set Willy in Paris v. 4 is released by Hervé Ast in 7 language versions (English, French, German, Italian, Polish, Portuguese and Spanish).

 

October

1 October

A Russian translation of Jet Set Willy in Paris, made by Igor Makovsky, is released by Hervé Ast.

 

27 October

Jet Set Willy: Mind Control is beta-released by Sendy (Alex Cornhill) and Daniel Gromann.

 

30 October

Message # 5000 is posted in the Manic Miner & Jet Set Willy Yahoo! Group.

 

November

14 November

Maria on Tour is gamma-released by DrUnKeN mAsTeR!!!.

 

16 November

A bug-fixed revision of Maria on Tour is relased by DrUnKeN mAsTeR!!!.

JSWED 2.2.5 is released by John Elliott.

 

17 November

Another bug-fixed revision of Maria on Tour is relased by DrUnKeN mAsTeR!!!.

 

19 November

JSWED 2.2.6 is released by John Elliott.

 

25 November

JSWED 2.2.7 is released by John Elliott.

RZX recordings of Willy's New Mansion and Jet Set Willy: The 2005 Megamix, submitted by Robin Clive, are published on RZX Archive.

 

27 November

Bizarre is gamma-released by DrUnKeN mAsTeR!!!.

 

27 November

JSWED 2.2.8 is released by John Elliott.

 

December

4 December

A Finnish translation of Jet Set Willy in Paris, made by Visa-Valtteri Pimiä (jet_visy), is released by Hervé Ast.

 

10 December

A technical file with two roomsfrom Jet Set Willy for the Atari ST is released by John Elliott.

 

11 December

Spaceman Willy is added to TZX Vault, making its debut on the internet.

 

18 December

A technical file with a conversion of Jet Set Willy for the Atari ST to the ZX Spectrum is released by John Elliott.

 

20 December

A "release candidate" of Manic Person is released by Sendy (Alex Cornhill).

 

21 December

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

 

24 December

Manic Scribbler is gamma-released by Darth Melkor, in a package including also perpetual motion variants of Manic Miner and Jet Set Willy.

A map of Henry’s Hoard, created by Colin Attle (Ladderman), is published on World of Spectrum.

 

27 December

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

 

28 December

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

 

29 December

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

 

30 December

Jet Set Willy: Mind Control is gamma-released by Sendy (Alex Cornhill) and Daniel Gromann.

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