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 Curse of Issyos reimagined by @ScepterDPinoy as a Wii game
The Curse of Issyos reimagined by @ScepterDPinoy as a Wii game
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
You can find the cathar cross that inspired l'Abbaye des Morts checkpoints at Montsegur castle in France
You can find the cathar cross that inspired l'Abbaye des Morts checkpoints at Montsegur castle in France
@goto80 created this crazy Hydorah Robot Chase cover with visuals by @raquelmeyers
@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 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
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
@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?
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
Handmade sweaters by @Gryzor87 many years ago
Handmade sweaters by @Gryzor87 many years ago
@matamarcianoses created this Maldita Castilla mini bartop
2013 — @matamarcianoses created this Maldita Castilla mini bartop
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
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
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
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
Don Ramiro by Harold
Don Ramiro by Harold
Maldita Castilla got the Best Original Soundtrack award at HoPlay
2013 — Maldita Castilla got the Best Original Soundtrack award at HoPlay
@CarlosBlansa created a diorama of the Maldita Castilla tournament at RetroMadrid
2013 — @CarlosBlansa created a diorama of the Maldita Castilla tournament at RetroMadrid
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
Maldita Castilla cabinet crafted by @Arcade_Vintage and located between the 80s classics in their arcade room
Maldita Castilla cabinet crafted by @Arcade_Vintage and located between the 80s classics in their arcade room
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
@matamarcianoses created this Maldita Castilla bartop
@matamarcianoses created this Maldita Castilla bartop
Gaurodan reimagined by @mix256
Gaurodan reimagined by @mix256
@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
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
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 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
Any % or 100%? By @Wolgulc
Super Hydorah AC presented at JAEPO by @exaarcadia
2018 — Super Hydorah AC presented at JAEPO by @exaarcadia
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
Rampant Don Ramiro by Adriano Di Medio
Rampant Don Ramiro by Adriano Di Medio
My isometric skull by @Isackender
My isometric skull by @Isackender
Jean Raymond by @Madamluna
Jean Raymond by @Madamluna
The Curse of Issyos reimagined by @ScepterDPinoy as a Game Boy game
The Curse of Issyos reimagined by @ScepterDPinoy as a Game Boy game
@Gryzor87 crafted his own Flemish Virginal/Muselaar. Years later he used it to create the particular music of the Meropticon planet in Hydorah
@Gryzor87 crafted his own Flemish Virginal/Muselaar. Years later he used it to create the particular music of the Meropticon planet in Hydorah — Link
Some of my games showcased at GamesCon thanks to @octopusjig
2015 — Some of my games showcased at GamesCon thanks to @octopusjig
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 special price for a contest by @DeusMachinaEx
The special price for a contest by @DeusMachinaEx
The Curse of Issyos by Lee Stevenson
The Curse of Issyos by Lee Stevenson
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
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
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
Don Ramiro by Quino
Don Ramiro by Quino
EFMB by @Rynen10K
EFMB by @Rynen10K
Don Ramiro key chain by @KawaiiandCute
Don Ramiro key chain by @KawaiiandCute
LoquoPJ drew this map of l'Abbaye des Morts
LoquoPJ drew this map of l'Abbaye des Morts
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
Maldita Castilla by Макс Капуста
Maldita Castilla by Макс Капуста
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
Maldita Castilla was featured in the cover of @RetromaniacMag #7
2013 — Maldita Castilla was featured in the cover of @RetromaniacMag #7
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
Maldita Castilla by my niece Manuela
Maldita Castilla by my niece Manuela
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
l'Abbaye des Morts edited for Commodore 64 by @DSidedGames
2018 — l'Abbaye des Morts edited for Commodore 64 by @DSidedGames
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
Jean Raymond, the littlest cathar by @Madamluna
Jean Raymond, the littlest cathar by @Madamluna
Maldita Castilla cutout arcade by @RetromaniacMag
2013 — Maldita Castilla cutout arcade by @RetromaniacMag — Link
A very special hama gift
A very special hama gift
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…
Marcus Clark playing Verminest how it means to be played
Marcus Clark playing Verminest how it means to be played
2019 — — Link
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
Super Hydorah by @XoPachi
Super Hydorah by @XoPachi
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
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
@Gryzor87 painted l'Abbaye des Morts cover with traditional techniques
2010 — @Gryzor87 painted l'Abbaye des Morts cover with traditional techniques