"In the 1990s, your humble correspondent spent some time working as Development Manager for legendary multi-platform game developers Sensible Software. During that time, Sensible created a game called Sensible Trainspotting
, a fun simulation of the bizarre anorak's pastime to be given away for free on the coverdisk of games magazine Amiga Power. It was Sensible's last original game, and was intended as a little thank-you farewell gift to the company's many fans.
In 2003, a company called Demon Star released a game called Train Tracking. As a tribute, Train Tracking would be charming. It is, in every gameplay design and mechanical sense, a clear and exact copy of Sensible Trainspotting - only the graphics and presentation style have been altered. Sadly, however, Demon Star have no intention of paying any tribute to the game they're reprised. Their website presents the game as their own original work, going so far as to offer up a detailed story of how the game came into existence."Read more
(Thank to Retro Remakes
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