John Hassink
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John Hassink (1979) is a Dutch musician, game designer and scenario writer who has been in and around the MSX scene since 1995. He has also done some minor coding and graphic design work.

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Credits

as composer

  • Data Magazine (Softgame, 1995)
  • Defender (Sargon, 1995-1997)
  • Guide Through Gameworld 2 (Sargon, 1996)
  • Near Dark 2.5 (Near Dark, 1996)
  • Dark Voyage (Compjoetania, 1997)
  • The Lost World (Umax, 1998)
  • Realms of Adventure (Umax, 2000)
  • Soulgrinder - Sun of Guile promo (Byte Reaktor, 2005)
  • LEDA Micro (Byte Reaktor, 2008)
  • Deep Dungeon Adventure (Trilobyte, 2008)
  • Pengo (Paxanga Software, 2010)
  • Zombie Incident (nenefranz, 2011)
  • D.A.R.C. (Trilobyte, 2012)
  • SHMUP! (Imanok, 2013)
  • Uridium (Trilobyte, 2014)
  • Mr. Balloon (Mapax, 2014)
  • Muffie's Tutankham (Muffie, 2014)
  • Dutch Moonsound Veterans (various, 2015)
  • Rune Monster (Kai Magazine, 2016)
  • Sector 88 (Kai Magazine, 2016)

as writer

  • D.I.S.K. (Near Dark, 199?)
  • FutureDisk (S.T.U.F.F., 199?)
  • Soulgrinder - Sun of Guile promo (Byte Reaktor, 2005)
  • Deep Dungeon Adventure (Trilobyte, 2008)

as game designer

  • Soulgrinder - Sun of Guile promo (Byte Reaktor, 2005)
  • LEDA Micro (Byte Reaktor, 2009)
  • Deep Dungeon Adventure (Trilobyte)

as coder

  • Soulgrinder - Sun of Guile promo (Byte Reaktor, 2005)
  • LEDA Micro (Byte Reaktor, 2009)

as designer

  • Soulgrinder - Sun of Guile promo (Byte Reaktor, 2005)
  • LEDA Micro (Byte Reaktor, 2009)

Was/is a member of, or worked in association with

Challenges

John Hassink joined a small number of challenges. Entries include:

  • LEDA Micro (Byte Reaktor, 2008)

MRC Mega Challenge - 3rd prize

  • Deep Dungeon Adventure (Trilobyte, 2008)

MSXdev'08 - 1st prize

  • Zombie Incident (nenefranz, 2011)

MSXdev'11 - 1st prize

  • D.A.R.C. (Trilobyte, 2012)

SMS Power! 15th Anniversary Competition - 1st prize

  • SHMUP! (Imanok, 2013)

MSXdev'13 - 3rd prize

  • Uridium (Trilobyte, 2014)

MSXdev'14 - 2nd prize

Trivia

  • Has, being an avid gamer, published complete walkthroughs, maps and how-to-plays for Fantasm Soldier Valis I & II, Kubikiri Yakata, Sa-Zi-Ri and Undeadline
  • Maintains a YouTube channel dedicated to retrogaming and game music in particular, featuring many music arrangements by his hand
  • Likes to perform game music on MSX fairs whenever a piano or keyboard is present
  • Won the 1st prize in MVM's 2010 Music Quiz
  • Did a 'game over' tune for an iPhone game by Baudejogos