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Indie Retro Information: Chez Maxime



Mar 18, 2022

Not happy with the quantity of video games posted and assume extra are wanted! Then how about this game then it is ‘Chez Maxime’. A model new ZX Spectrum remaster from Highrise and Gabriele Amore, as a game that was regarded by many together with ARG as a hidden gem from 1983 for the Phillips Videopac (Odyssey 2). For these of you that have not heard of this game earlier than, it was famous through the reddit dialogue web page that it is rather a lot like Tapper however set in a French restaurant with many hours value of enjoyment, and much more so on the ZX Spectrum.

Chez Maxime is a French game printed in 1983 for the Phillips Videopac, also referred to as the Magnavox Odyssey 2, a console first launched in 1978. The game was ‘rediscovered’ by the ARG presents Youtube channel as a hidden gem, and that is the primary time this obscure however pleasant little game is playable on some other system for a wider viewers to take pleasure in. The coder, Highrise, who’s well-known on the Spectrum scene for changing quite a few video games to the system prior to now equivalent to Asteroids, Joust, Terrapins and InvAGDers Deluxe, had this to say:

“This time I’ve gone for a full ‘retro-remaster’ – taking the unique, retaining the core gameplay however profiting from the upper decision to provide the graphics a extra cartoon fashion (courtesy of Gabriele Amore), and including further parts wherever doable with the ‘newer’ 1982 hardware.The core gameplay stays intact, and the top result’s a enjoyable arcade fashion romp with luggage of character and parts of mid-80s arcade classics equivalent to Tapper and Mikie.”

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