From the Kickstarter Amiga book creator Sam Dyer, we at Distrita can confirm that the Deluxe Galaga creator, Edgar Vigdal has passed away. All the best goes to his family and friends. He made several Deluxe Galaga versions for Amiga, which became quite popular.
Galaga with Lots of added Gameplay
Deluxe Galaga took space invaders genre into a new era. This game had lots of things added to the “galaga” look. You have money which you can use in a shop after a warp, different types of weapons, bosses and many bonus levels. One lets you battle thru falling meteors, while on other fight with bosses that gives you chance to level yourself up. You can also collect letters, which can give you extra life.
On the PC and also MAC platform, Edgar released Warblade which had more modern graphics.
Edgar Vigdal will always be remembered by his games. He passed away because of cancer on April 1st 2015. Thanks to everything that you have given to thousands of Amiga, PC and MAC users all over the world.
Watch the gameplay of Deluxe Galaga here
Sam Dyer, Kickstarter Amiga Book