Friday, January 4, 2008


Bogglins by M. Overlin, R. Vaterlaus, I. Gasowski.
©1991-93 Berkeley Systems Inc.

Part of the More After Dark collection.

Boris is perhaps the exact opposite of Bogglins. The animation is nicely done, the subject matter is cute, and you can have more than one sprite on the screen at the same time. Boris really represents the direct After Dark was heading after their initial release. The quality level is elevated but the feeling of random possibilities still exists.

It should also be noted, the flavor text given below does inform us that Boris works well in a MultiModule environment. Little did Berkeley Systems know that most users would combine Boris with Mowin' Man to simulate a cat being run over by a lawn mower. In fact, this combination was so popular, it paved the way for an actual (very funny and violent) module release in the Totally Twisted package.

BORIS (tm)

Boris will leap around, scratch the edges of
your screen, and preen.

Boris is a great display to use with
MultiModule. Try Boris and Meadow, for

Windows Version by:
Mike Overlin
SAPIEN Technologies, Inc.
Richmond, CA

Original Mac version by Boris' owner, Rob Vaterlaus

Artwork by Igor Gasowski

Works under Windows XP & Vista in greater than 256 colors.

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