Stories

Many things have happened in these years

I've met lovely people along the way and I've lived top moments. These little things are what encourage me to keep going year after year. It would be impossible for me to show all the stories, but here you can find some randomly sorted bits.

The first Darkula cabinet was presented at ArcadeCon
2019 — The first Darkula cabinet was presented at ArcadeCon
Hydorah metal fist built by Rikako Asakura in an early version of Minecraft
Hydorah metal fist built by Rikako Asakura in an early version of Minecraft
Maldita Castilla cabinet crafted by @Arcade_Vintage and located between the 80s classics in their arcade room
2015 — Maldita Castilla cabinet crafted by @Arcade_Vintage and located between the 80s classics in their arcade room
First Death Came From Verminest cabinet. Built by @Arcade_Vintage and presented at ArcadeCon
2016 — First Death Came From Verminest cabinet. Built by @Arcade_Vintage and presented at ArcadeCon
Solar gladiators by @pixellicker
2020 — Solar gladiators by @pixellicker
Don Ramiro by Harold
Don Ramiro by Harold
Inauguration of the Arcade Vintage Video Game Museum (Ibi, Spain). It featured a huge collection of original arcade machines from different decades, and also some of my games. @Arcade_Vintage
2019 — Inauguration of the Arcade Vintage Video Game Museum (Ibi, Spain). It featured a huge collection of original arcade machines from different decades, and also some of my games. @Arcade_Vintage
A very special hama gift
2014 — A very special hama gift
Maldita Castilla cutout arcade by @RetromaniacMag
2013 — Maldita Castilla cutout arcade by @RetromaniacMag — Link
The making of Verminest trailer was super fun. This kind sir helped us with the traveling camera effect
2013 — The making of Verminest trailer was super fun. This kind sir helped us with the traveling camera effect — Link
Destructoid presented itself completely hand drawn for the April Fools day, and with it their Viriax post
2011 — Destructoid presented itself completely hand drawn for the April Fools day, and with it their Viriax post
The imaginary video game in this music video runs in a Death Came From Verminest cabinet. Music by @ObliqueMusic and @CarlosGBayona
2018 — The imaginary video game in this music video runs in a Death Came From Verminest cabinet. Music by @ObliqueMusic and @CarlosGBayona — Link
l'Abbaye des Morts edited for Commodore 64 by @DSidedGames
2018 — l'Abbaye des Morts edited for Commodore 64 by @DSidedGames
Handmade sweaters by @Gryzor87 many years ago
Handmade sweaters by @Gryzor87 many years ago
Don Ramiro by Adriano Di Medio
2017 — Don Ramiro by Adriano Di Medio
Maldita Castilla announced for the ZX Spectrum. A prank by @pagantipaco for the fools day
2012 — Maldita Castilla announced for the ZX Spectrum. A prank by @pagantipaco for the fools day
My isometric skull by @Isackender
My isometric skull by @Isackender
Super Hydorah and Maldita Castilla EX were featured in the Video Game Playing Cards deck
2018 — Super Hydorah and Maldita Castilla EX were featured in the Video Game Playing Cards deck
Maldita Castilla speedrun tournament in RetroMadrid. @Metr81 won the arcade cabinet for himself. Picture by @PhotoNury for @diariodeunjugon
2013 — Maldita Castilla speedrun tournament in RetroMadrid. @Metr81 won the arcade cabinet for himself. Picture by @PhotoNury for @diariodeunjugon
I've been attending Arcade Con, the annual convivence between arcade associations, since it first edition. Here I feel at home
2015-20XX — I've been attending Arcade Con, the annual convivence between arcade associations, since it first edition. Here I feel at home
Maldita Castilla got the Best Original Soundtrack award at HoPlay
2013 — Maldita Castilla got the Best Original Soundtrack award at HoPlay
The first Maldita Castilla dedicated cabinet. A childhood dream come true. Thanks Tovarcade, @indieorama, @mondopixel and @RetroMadrid for making it happen
2013 — The first Maldita Castilla dedicated cabinet. A childhood dream come true. Thanks Tovarcade, @indieorama, @mondopixel and @RetroMadrid for making it happen
Jean Raymond, the littlest cathar by @Madamluna
Jean Raymond, the littlest cathar by @Madamluna
@Gryzor87 crafted his own Flemish Virginal/Muselaar. Years later he used it to create the particular music of the Meropticon planet in Hydorah
2009 — @Gryzor87 crafted his own Flemish Virginal/Muselaar. Years later he used it to create the particular music of the Meropticon planet in Hydorah — Link
Málaga Philarmonic Orchestra performed the main theme of Maldita Castilla at PlayFest
2014 — Málaga Philarmonic Orchestra performed the main theme of Maldita Castilla at PlayFest
Jean Raymond by @Madamluna
Jean Raymond by @Madamluna
Marcus Clark playing Verminest how it means to be played
2012 — Marcus Clark playing Verminest how it means to be played
Maldita Castilla by my niece Manuela
Maldita Castilla by my niece Manuela
A custom version of Maldita Castilla is featured at the beginning of this music video by Superocho
2015 — A custom version of Maldita Castilla is featured at the beginning of this music video by Superocho — Link
Any % or 100%? By @Wolgulc
2015 — Any % or 100%? By @Wolgulc
Some of my games showcased at GamesCon thanks to @octopusjig
2015 — Some of my games showcased at GamesCon thanks to @octopusjig
EFMB by @Rynen10K
2012 — EFMB by @Rynen10K
You can find the cathar cross that inspired l'Abbaye des Morts checkpoints at Montsegur castle in France
2010 — You can find the cathar cross that inspired l'Abbaye des Morts checkpoints at Montsegur castle in France
The special price for a contest by @DeusMachinaEx
The special price for a contest by @DeusMachinaEx
Don Ramiro by Quino
Don Ramiro by Quino
LoquoPJ drew this map of l'Abbaye des Morts
LoquoPJ drew this map of l'Abbaye des Morts
On tour with Gryzor87's 3-Bit Band, taking care of the visuals in events like RetroMadrid and PlayFest.
2014 — On tour with Gryzor87's 3-Bit Band, taking care of the visuals in events like RetroMadrid and PlayFest. — Link
@Gryzor87 painted l'Abbaye des Morts cover with traditional techniques
2010 — @Gryzor87 painted l'Abbaye des Morts cover with traditional techniques
@matamarcianoses created this Maldita Castilla mini bartop
2013 — @matamarcianoses created this Maldita Castilla mini bartop
Darkula hama beads by @Francisco_I_L
2019 — Darkula hama beads by @Francisco_I_L
My first run of physical games. It was made just to thank friends and supporters
2012 — My first run of physical games. It was made just to thank friends and supporters
EFMB remake launch post by Dave Hughes, the author of the original game
2012 — EFMB remake launch post by Dave Hughes, the author of the original game — Link
@goto80 created this crazy Hydorah Robot Chase cover with visuals by @raquelmeyers
2011 — @goto80 created this crazy Hydorah Robot Chase cover with visuals by @raquelmeyers — Link
Rubinia's theme cover by @MattManente
2011 — Rubinia's theme cover by @MattManente — Link
l'Abbaye des Morts was open sourced, and since then it's been ported to incountable modern and classic platforms thanks to @Moonwatcher, @Nevat and a large group of people from the retro community…
2012 — l'Abbaye des Morts was open sourced, and since then it's been ported to incountable modern and classic platforms thanks to @Moonwatcher, @Nevat and a large group of people from the retro community…
@matamarcianoses created this Maldita Castilla bartop
2014 — @matamarcianoses created this Maldita Castilla bartop
@Gryzor87 spotted a cool coincidence in NY Metropolitan Museum. Maybe there were meroptians in New Guinea?
@Gryzor87 spotted a cool coincidence in NY Metropolitan Museum. Maybe there were meroptians in New Guinea?
Maldita Castilla by Макс Капуста
Maldita Castilla by Макс Капуста
A deep article about l'Abbaye des Morts by The Brindle Brothers
2012 — A deep article about l'Abbaye des Morts by The Brindle Brothers — Link
Hydorah and Super Hydorah featured in the Spanish shmup guide <em>La Guía de los Matamarcianos</em> by @edgamepress
2018 — Hydorah and Super Hydorah featured in the Spanish shmup guide La Guía de los Matamarcianos by @edgamepress
@CarlosBlansa created a diorama of the Maldita Castilla tournament at RetroMadrid
2013 — @CarlosBlansa created a diorama of the Maldita Castilla tournament at RetroMadrid
The Curse of Issyos by Lee Stevenson
2015 — The Curse of Issyos by Lee Stevenson
I designed half of the RetroGamer Spain #7 because of curious circumstances
2014 — I designed half of the RetroGamer Spain #7 because of curious circumstances
Super Hydorah by @XoPachi
Super Hydorah by @XoPachi
Super Hydorah awarded as the Best Spanish Video Game by @hobby_consolas (I still can't believe it)
2018 — Super Hydorah awarded as the Best Spanish Video Game by @hobby_consolas (I still can't believe it) — Link
The Curse of Issyos reimagined by @ScepterDPinoy as a Game Boy game
2015 — The Curse of Issyos reimagined by @ScepterDPinoy as a Game Boy game
Darkula by @YoshoSaga
2019 — Darkula by @YoshoSaga
Hydorah was featured with other indie games in this short documentary of Finding Your Sciencie
2010 — Hydorah was featured with other indie games in this short documentary of Finding Your Sciencie — Link
I love listening to anecdotes from people who play my games. Their experience and feelings, what they like more and less… Thanks for sharing those moments with me!
I love listening to anecdotes from people who play my games. Their experience and feelings, what they like more and less… Thanks for sharing those moments with me!
Don Ramiro by @urza
Don Ramiro by @urza
l'Abbaye des Morts ported to SEGA Mega Drive by @MoonWatcherMD and edited in cartridge format by @PlayOnRetro
2017 — l'Abbaye des Morts ported to SEGA Mega Drive by @MoonWatcherMD and edited in cartridge format by @PlayOnRetro
Maldita Castilla was featured in the cover of @RetromaniacMag #7
2013 — Maldita Castilla was featured in the cover of @RetromaniacMag #7
@Jeriaska coordinated the creation of Hydorah Original and Arranged, an album with music covers by various artists around the world
2010 — @Jeriaska coordinated the creation of Hydorah Original and Arranged, an album with music covers by various artists around the world
Don Ramiro figure by @Manuel_lorentes
2019 — Don Ramiro figure by @Manuel_lorentes
Maldita Castilla EX and Super Hydorah had a retail edition in @VideojuegosGAME stores
2018 — Maldita Castilla EX and Super Hydorah had a retail edition in @VideojuegosGAME stores
Gaurodan reimagined by @mix256
2015 — Gaurodan reimagined by @mix256
A proof that there's is room for improvement even in 1-bit sprites
2014 — A proof that there's is room for improvement even in 1-bit sprites
Spanish indie games by @Rukikunarte_2018
2018 — Spanish indie games by @Rukikunarte_2018
Mutants from the Deep on the cover of the Brazilian magazine Clube MSX. @clubemsx
2021 — Mutants from the Deep on the cover of the Brazilian magazine Clube MSX. @clubemsx
@jaimedominguez jumping around the windmills of Castilla
2018 — @jaimedominguez jumping around the windmills of Castilla
l'Abbaye des Morts ported to Spectrum ZX and edited in cassette format by @RetroWorks
2014 — l'Abbaye des Morts ported to Spectrum ZX and edited in cassette format by @RetroWorks
The Curse of Issyos reimagined by @ScepterDPinoy as a Wii game
2015 — The Curse of Issyos reimagined by @ScepterDPinoy as a Wii game
Don Ramiro key chain by @KawaiiandCute
Don Ramiro key chain by @KawaiiandCute