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Old 04 December 2019, 00:47   #1
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Richard Swinfen

I see this guy Richard Swinfen is credited in lots of places including Wikipedia as the coder of Shadow of the Beast Amiga. Is there any evidence for this? I was sure it was Paul Howarth with help from Reflections co-founder Martin Edmondson.

I can find evidence this guy programmed the C64 port of SOTB but why are so many places quoting him as the coder of the Amiga version?

Is this a little known secret and he really was the code of the Amiga version or a misquote repeated on 10s of websites?

Just curious.
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Old 04 December 2019, 14:45   #2
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A jerk just push his bullshit all over, that's the reason Alex.
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Old 05 December 2019, 11:18   #3
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Reminds me of the jerk that catfished RetroManCave :/

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It spreads because people tend to automatically believe whatever is on Wikipedia.

I'd fix it but it would probably just get reverted back to the wrong info anyway.
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I asked Mike D. and he said that Richard Swinfen did the C64 version and quite a bit of the PC Engine one. But the Amiga version was finished when they get it and done as we know by Paul Howarth and Martin Edmonson.
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