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Interview With Alcatraz

Metalwar of ALCATRAZ was interviewed by THE EDGE of BRS.

When was Alcatraz founded?
-In the beginning of 1988, and after a lond silence the legend continues ! (Mötley Crew Team is the new name of Alcatraz)

What are the current members?
-Skyman, Moby, Diskbuster, Bitmaster, PGCS, Helix, New generation, Greg, Triad, Hornet, Devils, Magnetix, Nifty Nit, Brothers, and of course Metalwar!!

Are you looking for some more people?
-We only search for good coders and a excellent graphic artists for my future game.

What are your future projects?
-Lots of cool and nice demos, A disk-magazine (Not as nice as ZINE, at the moment..), The Megademo #4, and of course... The Brainstorm-Alcatraz Mega Eastern Party!! (on April 14-15-16 '90 in Aubonne, Switzerland)

How would you categorize yourselves in Switzerland and in the world?
-The project of Alcatraz is not to be number one ! We are ourselves!!

Let's start with the personal questions. What's your function in ACZ?
-I'm coder and organizer.

How old are you?
-I am ... (hesitation) 21, I think !?! Oh! Yes, that's right !!!

What's your hardware?
-2 Amiga 1000, 2.5 Mega RAM, about 800 disks, TV and VCR. I used to have an Atari ST.(pure shit!)

Can you give us a little list of all your computers you had?
-Yeah! Let me see: ZX-81, TI-99, Atari 600 XL, Atari 700 XL, (ed's note: XL stands not for Extra Large, but Extra Lame!) an Archimede, and of coz two Amiga'S..

What things do you hate?
-Bugs in my sources!, water- potatoes, shit-parties, bad TV game shows with lot of expensive prizes!

Give us your opinion about rippers and lamers?
-Rippers are lamers!!

What do you think about the Swiss scene?
-The best are: Setrox (forever), Brainstorm (Ed: Thanx!), and of course Alcatraz..

List us some of the best demo groups.
-Unique, Public Enemies, Phenomena, Red Sector, Treath, Scoopex, Silents.

What are your hobbys besides of computers?
-Soccer, Videos, Electronics, Driving Cars!!

Who are, according you, the best groups?
-Vision Factory (For all!), Paranoimia (Becoz they have money!), Quartex (fast...)

Do you have BBS's?
-BBS? Yes,we've two...I think?! But they aren't in use at the moment!

What do you think about phreaking?
-We have a phreaker.. that's all..

What are your favorite computer mags?
-D.I.S.C (Level 4), Zine, Accession old mag (don't remember its name)

What is your favorite drink and your favorite meal?
-Meat Fondue, Cheese Fondue, Chinese Fondue, Coke!!

O.K, I haven't any questions left, so I think that's all!
-Ah bon! OK! Heu! Oh yes, so good bye...

OK Good bye and thanxx for your answers... SCRITCH...TUT..TUT...

The Edge/BRS

This article originally appeared in the Amiga diskmagazine "Zine #3" by Brainstorm 1990.

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Addresses and other contact information were only valid when this magazine was originally published, in february of 1990.

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