The combined might of Russell Hoy and John Blythe set to work on Exolon. After various set backs and abuse, work is stopped.
Graham Goring takes over the job but decides to rewrite the code using retrengine, a games creation system he has created using a combination of Allegro and OpenGL. Welcome to the age of catmull-rom splinetastic alien patterns and scripting engines.
Stay tuned for a proper rewrite by someone very soon.