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Updating Snake '97

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Feb. 21, 2018 -

Few years ago my brother threw a beer on my iPhone in an Amsterdam bar. The poor thing didn't like the Dutch brew as much as I do: it died. While waiting for a new phone to arrive, I used an old one that couldn't do anything but texting, calling and... Snake! The idea for Snake '97 was born and this month it was time to update the wildly popular game.

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Controlling Snake using a Super Nintendo gamepad is awesome (using a SuperSmart-joy USB connector)
Controlling Snake using a Super Nintendo gamepad is awesome (using a SuperSmart-joy USB connector)
Prototype of Snake '97 running on various devices
Prototype of Snake '97 running on various devices
Programming the new game engine and testing it on an HMD Nokia 2 running Android
Programming the new game engine and testing it on an HMD Nokia 2 running Android
Same 3310? Look closely and spot the differences between iPhone SE and iPhone X
Same 3310? Look closely and spot the differences between iPhone SE and iPhone X
Café 't Pakhuis in Amsterdam - where Snake '97 was
Café 't Pakhuis in Amsterdam - where Snake '97 was "invented"
Snake '97 rocking the carts with Angry Birds and WhatsApp
Snake '97 rocking the carts with Angry Birds and WhatsApp

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