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Mr. Ultra can jump over celery

Posted by atari2600land, 04 October 2015 · 33 views

Well, I finally got Mr. Ultra's second enemy in the second level. It took a long time to program it in, but in level 2, there's celery. And instead of walking, it jumps up and down in place. It isn't very big celery like my 2600 bB animation, just your basic celery with legs and feet. The outline for level 2 is still the same as level 1, I'm hoping to cha...

Mr. Ultra has music

Posted by atari2600land, 03 October 2015 · 52 views

Well, the guys at SMS Power! figured out what I was doing wrong, and now I can have music in my game. So I composed a short little tune for level 1. There is no music for the title screen yet, but I hope to compose some and put it in there now that I know how. Bank 00 has 48% free, so I have a ton of room for a simple song for the title screen. I'm just s...


Posted by atari2600land, 02 October 2015 · 60 views

So for the past two or so days, I've been trying to put music in the Game Gear game I'm making. Each and every time I try, I fail. I appealed to the SMS Power! forums (the ones who know all this stuff) for help, so I guess I'm in wait mode for this stupid thing. All I want is music, why does it have to be so HARD? I can do noise in the Odyssey 2 assembly...

Mr. Ultra can finish level 1.

Posted by atari2600land, 30 September 2015 · 75 views

I promised myself a break, but it didn't turn out that way. At least it wasn't more than a couple of hours of programming. I made the layout for level 1. It was hard. The game kept wanting to do stuff I didn't tell it to again (I hate when it disobeys me!), but it finally worked right. I also made the bananas wait off screen if Mr. Ultra stops and the ban...

Mr. Ultra can jump over enemies

Posted by atari2600land, 29 September 2015 · 63 views

I added a few enemies. I don't know why, but I spent the whole night last night fighting with the stupid thing to make it work right. Now I'm at a good stopping point now that I've got both enemies and a hole to jump over. The collision detection code broke, it wanted to say there was a collision after the bananas walked off screen, so I had to make new c...

Mr. Ultra can jump over holes now.

Posted by atari2600land, 28 September 2015 · 81 views

I added a hole for Mr. Ultra to jump over. However, Mr. Ultra can't stand on the edge of the hole because he'll fall in if he does. All level 1 does right now is loop the hole over and over again. I know I said I wanted to take a little break from it, but I just wanted to get a few more gameplay basics in before my break. If you've seen my Super Giuseppe...

Mr. Ultra can walk now

Posted by atari2600land, 27 September 2015 · 78 views

So I decided to make the title screen a little better by adding animation to Mr. Ultra so it seems like he's actually walking instead of just gliding along. I also made the cloud 16x8, but it's just two 8x8 sprites formed together. Anyway, I was asleep almost all day. I had to. I just was very sleepy for some reason. I wasn't sick or anything, just sleepy...

Mr. Ultra

Posted by atari2600land, 26 September 2015 · 101 views

So I decided to retry making a Game Gear game. Since random numbers are hard and I can't quite do them, I needed a game idea that didn't involve them. So I thought. Why not a platform game, like Mario or something? That doesn't involve random numbers. So I tried working on a Game Gear game again. I had trouble. For nearly three hours I fought with the thi...

Game Gear gear

Posted by atari2600land, 25 September 2015 · 101 views

So the 11 cases I ordered off eBay came today. I also had ordered a couple of games from the Goat Store, so when they come, I'll be down to having 9 left. I also figured since I have all these games for the Game Gear that I might as well play some. I played Pinball Dreams. It's hard. Looking through my collection, I got Primal Rage at some point. I don't...

47 movie

Posted by atari2600land, in 47 sightings 24 September 2015 · 82 views

Not very many 47 sightings recently. There is a big one though. There's a movie called "Hitman: Agent 47". I was surprised reading through the movies part of the paper. If they shaved a minute off of the film, it would have been 1 hour and 47 minutes long. I am also surprised "Jurassic World" is still in theaters. Also, some guy in the Life section got in...

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