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A STOS Mega Demo featuring screens from Tony Greenwood, Martin Cubitt, Chris Sharp, Oribal Software and Dean. Has a very nice rendition of The Never Ending Story for the main menu music.



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Neil Halliday

Neil started coding in STOS in 1989 just after it was released in the UK.

During those 31 years he has written numerous demo screens, routines, games and extensions, most of which are now lost due to a massive hard disk crash. What remains on floppy disk is still being discovered and posted on the STOS Coders website and stored in the cloud for everybody to enjoy (or laugh at).

Neil is the author of the GBP Extension which added some pretty cool commands to STOS, along with the "Development" extension that enabled enhanced STE functionality, including probably one of the simplest hardware scrolling routines around.

Along with Bruno Azzara, Geoff Harrison and Mike Halliday we had loads of fun back in the day trying to push STOS to it's limits. We are all now enjoying bringing our knowledge to a new generation of STOS Coders.

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  • Wow that takes me back, I remember making a few demos in the late 80’s and early 90’s for the ST but i completely forgot about that one. I loved making programs in STOS and miss the creativity of those days.

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