Banzai Productions


Public Domain

Dan Dooré

Dan Dooré


“Trading Name” of Dan Dooré in his Coupé guise.

PD Disc Releases:

  1. Banzai - Games Collection
  2. Banzai - Demos and Utilities

Here is the full list:


Fruit MachineSimple fruit machine game (my first with sprites!)
Laser DodgeOne player guide-the-line game, ripped off from Format :-)
SimonThe old MB memory game made virtual
YahtzeeMouse/keyboard classic dice game
Noughts ‘N’ CrossesMouse/keyboard AI demonstration tic-tac-toe game
Drac AttackParabolic bomb lobbing game, not unlike QBASIC Gorillas
Worms WorldWorm game with added features
Dead DucksVicious blood sport game
Dan’s DiamondsTetris-like puzzle game
SolitaireMouse/keyboard classic peg game
AnnoyanceMouse/keyboard memory game
Spec TilesMouse/keyboard memory game (do you see a pattern forming here…)

Scrolly Demos

Banzai Demo 1, 2 & 3The original and best!
Vertical ScrollersThe first VS in basic (with little intro)
Smooth ScrollerSmooth Basic scrolly demo
Fake PrinterTeletype demo inspired by Grandstand
Star Demo 1 & 2Demo in memory of Star Raiders II, top game on speccy
Total Recall ScrollyTREC graphics with scrolly
Fred Birthday ScrollyFRED 3rd birthday scrolly
Mission DemoEnd of A-levels demo
Samco Digitiser DemoDemo shots of SAMCO staff and scrolly on Newsdisk 4
Small DemoWee MODE3 scrolly with tune
Ultra Smooth ScrollerVERY fast & VERY smooth basic vertical scroller
Banzai:TNGThe Next Generation Demo - Last BASIC demo ever, music by Pyramex

Misc & Silly Demos

Python DemoGFX ripped from Zenith Graphics ‘Choccy’ demo of long ago
Proud DemoHorace Goes Political!
GIF ConverterMaybe….
Chrimble DemoSeasonal demo with snowman, blizzards and all that.
LotteryRandom number generator
SAM ShrinkAI (sort of) Psychiatrist program


FreviewsMenu for Fred Freviews (would you believe)
Bits ‘N’ Bobs 1 & 2As above but for different things
Fred 42 MenuFred Menu with some Wizball Sprites
Fred 76 MenuFred Menu written in Sam C with music by Roger Hartley, a scrolly and a small starfield
Fred 81 MenuFred Menu written in Sam C with music by Sean Bernard and two scrollys


Mega FontFont utility
Ultra Scroll SystemSmooth scrolly development kit for Basic
Anti-Aliased fontAs it says, in a handy package
Application LauncherNice proggy for browsing graphics or launching programs
Banner PrinterPrint BIG letters on your Epson-type printer
Tracker Player 1 & 2E-Tune player with menu selection
FrameFrame drawing procedure
VidiLabelPrints labels for video+audio tapes
Handy ProcsHandy procedures i.e. Systest, Justify, Mouse etc
SpandexSimPle bANzai inDEX of all my programs (this is where this list came from…)
Disc InfoHandy Disc info & unerase program
Palette Sorter 1&2Basic & SAM C programs to re-order screen palette

Graphical Demos

EmbroideryMulti-coloured patterns on screen
HypnoHypnotising circles
Hypno IIHypnotising box
Slide ShowVarious piccys nicked from old PD discs
PottyVery nice 3D pot drawer
Buzz 256KFlying bumble bees for those with less memory
Etch-A-SketchNeed I say more!
Total Recall ShortieMODE1 demo ripped from original
Total Recall Revenge 1993The TREC Demo in 5 greyscales and MUCH faster
Red Nose DemoTopical at the time, but now means little
Cosmic DemoWeird lines thing
Four LinesThe line demo Bits ‘N’ Bobs could not kill!
Wizball DemoScreens and a bit of bouncy balls
Vector DemoSimple vector demo with parallax stars
MegaLace DemoInterlaced MODE3 demo
GTF MorphGirl-to-Frog morph demo
Dan’s C DemoDemo of Sam C on Fred 73, music by Pyramex

Mouse Demos

WimpSysSimple WIMP interface type demo
SpookyTrippin’ colours, weird effect
Circle IISymmetrical circles in various sizes and colours
Mousey IIRe-write of SAMCO mouse demo

Slideshow Discs

Banzai Pics 1Compressed disc of over 60 top pictures
Banzai Pics 2Piccies ripped from the Atari ST
Banzai Pics 3Piccies nicked from the PC
Banzai Pics 4More piccies nicked from the PC
Banzai Pics 5Even more piccies nicked from the PC
Banzai Pics 6Yet more piccies nicked from the PC
Banzai Pics 7Piccies nicked from the PC
Banzai Babes 1Piccies nicked from the PC
Banzai Babes 2Piccies nicked from the PC

The ‘Four Lines’ demo inexplicabaly featured on many Fred discs in the Bits ‘n’ Bobs section.

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