Dactyl Joust is an unreleased action-platform video game, in development by High Voltage Software and planned to be published by Atari Corporation on a scheduled November 1995 release date exclusively for both the Atari Jaguar and the Atari Jaguar CD add-on. It was intended to be a remake of John Newcomer's 1982 arcade game Joust, where players take control of a knight riding a pterodactyl, instead of a flying ostrich, on a first-person perspective battling and defeating groups of enemy knights riding dactyls; the game formed part of a partnership deal between Atari Corp. and Williams Entertainment that included plans to update and release some of the latter's early arcade games for the Jaguar platform. Dactyl Joust is an action-platform game similar to the original Joust and Joust 2: Survival of the Fittest, where players take control of a knight riding a pterodactyl from a first-person perspective in a 3D environment battling and defeating groups of enemy knights riding dactyls, instead of a flying ostrich like its predecessors.
In early 1994, a port of the original Joust for the Atari Jaguar was showcased on few print publications such as Electronic Gaming Monthly and it was intended to be a hidden easter egg on an upcoming title for the console. On September of the same year, both Atari Corporation and Williams Entertainment announced their partnership that included plans to update and release some of the latter's early arcade games for the Jaguar such as Defender and Robotron, while Atari Corp. handled the publishing of these titles respectively. On during the same time period, it was planned for a Q2 1995 release, now under its finalized name. Six months it was announced that, alongside Mortal Kombat III coming to the Jaguar as a result of their partnership, Dactyl Joust was announced to be still under development, with ex-Atari Corporation vice-president in third-party development Bill Rehbock stating several of its planned features such as being played from a first-person perspective in a 3D environment. During this period, only a few in-game screenshots of the project were showcased on magazines such as Ultimate Future Games and Edge while it was still listed for a Q2 1995 release.
In the year, Dactyl Joust was now planned for a November/Q4 1995 launch date, while internal documents from Atari revealed that High Voltage Software were responsible for the development of the project. An anonymous High Voltage Software employee recounted its development process in a post at Slashdot after being cancelled, stating several of the techniques and features in the game. Scott Corley, main programmer and one of the designers of Ruiner Pinball at High Voltage, recounted more about the development process of the title for the system in a thread at the 3DO Zone forums on July 2014. Scott stated that translating the original mechanics into 3D and make it intuitive to play proved to be the most difficult process during development, in addition of obtaining an optimal performance when developing on the Jaguar. Despite internal documents from Atari still listing Dactyl Joust as still in development as of December 1995, High Voltage stopped receiving payment from the former for the development of the project in the middle of 1995, leading the latter to believe it was being abandoned.
In an email exchange with website CyberRoach, a former programmer of the project stated it was playable, while both artwork and a preliminary cover art are rumored to exist. In 2003, a short video clip of the game was showcased to the public by Carl Forhan of Songbird Productions and HVS CCO Eric Nofsinger
Romantic Defiance is a studio album by American jazz trumpeter Terence Blanchard. The album was released on May 30, 1995 via Columbia and contains eight original lyrical compositions written by Blanchard. Peter Watrous of The New York Times wrote "...the composition, full of bursts of melodies and winding ribbons of notes, was overwhelmed by long improvisations. Mr. Blanchard's group is exceptionally aware of dynamics, during the suite he and the band managed to impart, through long quiet sections, a real sense of tranquillity." All tracks are written by Terence Blanchard. Terence Blanchard – trumpet, producer Chris Thomas – bass Troy Davis – drums James P. Nichols – engineer Dr. George Producer – executive producer Edward Simon – piano Kenny Garrett – tenor saxophone Official website
Mysuru–Renigunta Express is an Weekly Express Train which runs Between the Mysore & Renigunta section which comes under the South Western Railway zone in Karnataka, Tamil Nadu & Andhra Pradesh State in India. It is an Important connectivity for commuters of Renigunta. Mysuru–Renigunta Express was started by South Western Railway on 1 June 2018, for connecting the Southern parts of Karnataka and Andhra Pradesh and increasing frequency for Mysuru and Renigunta Route; this train passes through Jolarpettai Junction & Katpadi Junction on both sides. As the route is electrified, the WAP 7 and WAP 4 loco pulls the train to its destination
Croesyceiliog is a suburb of Cwmbran, Wales. Croesyceiliog is a residential district and contains a wide variety of housing from Victorian terraces and older Welsh cottages to property built between 1930 and 1970 and newer developments within the area. Most of the housing was built in the 1960s as part of the development of Cwmbran New Town; the main shopping precinct is Edlogan Square and contains, among others, a newsagent, a pharmacy, a grocer and a Fish & Chip Shop/Chinese Take-away. The'Six in Hand', one of the area's two pubs, is here: the other,'The Upper Cock', is on The Highway. There is a smaller shopping precinct on North Road that includes a Co-operative Convenience store, hair salon and a doctor's surgery. There is an old/unused Texaco Petrol Station on The Highway and a corner shop & hair salon opposite'The Upper Cock'. Adjacent to'The Upper Cock' is Rugby Club. Croesyceiliog Cricket Club play in the Glamorgan and Monmouthshire League, while Croesyceiliog Rugby Club play in the Welsh Division Three East League.
Croesyceiliog has lawn bowls team which play at Woodland Road Sports Grounds. The area is served by Croesyceiliog Comprehensive School, a primary school on North Road. There is a Baptist chapel on Chapel Lane, Pontrhydyrun Baptist Church and an Anglican church named St Mary's Church on Bryn Eglwys. Woodland Road Park is a recreation area which contains a bowling green, rugby pitch, tennis courts, outdoor paddling pool and adventure playground; the former Gwent County Hall was located here. Until 2012 it provided the main administrative base for Monmouthshire County Council and Gwent Police, some offices for Torfaen County Borough Council; the demolition of the premises was required as a result of concrete cancer, took place in 2013. The community, like many in Torfaen, is expanding. New housing estates have been built: Woodland View and Stonebridge Park. At the 2011 Census the following information was captured: Population 5,246 47.7% male, 52.3% female Age structure15.6% aged between 0-15 31.8% aged between 16-44 20.0% aged 45–59 32.6% aged 60+ For elections, Croesyceiliog is split into two electoral wards: Croesyceiliog North and Croesyceiliog South.
For elections to the UK parliament, both wards are part of the constituency of Monmouth. For elections to the Welsh assembly, both wards are part of the constituency of Monmouth. For elections to Torfaen County Borough Council, Croesyceiliog North returns 2 councillors, Croesyceiliog South returns 1 councillor. For elections to Croesyceiliog and Llanyrafon Community Council, Croesyceiliog North returns 6 councillors, Croesyceiliog South returns 2 councillors. Terry Cooper Dan Thomas Mary White Lenny Woodard Cwmbran Torfaen Communities of Torfaen Croesyceiliog Community Council website Croesyceiliog Cricket Club Croesyceiliog Canoe Club Pontrhydyrun Baptist Church St Mary's Church, Croesyceiliog
Anthony Ashley-Cooper, 2nd Earl of Shaftesbury Bt, known as Lord Ashley from 1672 to 1683, was an English peer and Member of Parliament. Shaftesbury was the son of Anthony Ashley-Cooper, 1st Earl of Shaftesbury, Lady Frances Cecil, he was elected to the House of Commons for Weymouth and Melcombe Regis in 1673, a seat he held until 1679. In 1683 he entered the House of Lords. Lord Shaftesbury married Lady Dorothy Manners, daughter of John Manners, 8th Earl of Rutland, in 1669, he died in November 1699, aged 47, was succeeded in his titles by his son Anthony, who became a noted philosopher and writer. Kidd, Williamson, David. Debrett's Baronetage. New York: St Martin's Press, 1990. Media related to Anthony Ashley-Cooper, 2nd Earl of Shaftesbury at Wikimedia Commons