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No retips

Posted by atari2600land, 03 February 2016 · 45 views

As it turned out, I didn't even need to put "retips" in there. "Tipper" worked as well. And I finished the thing as well. It took me about 8 hours or so. So anyway, I put a Q and a Z in the puzzle. I didn't intend to do that, it just worked out that way. The Z was in the answers "gets organized" and "seized". I e-mailed the guy who runs the site I mention...

"Retips" is a word, dammit!

Posted by atari2600land, 02 February 2016 · 45 views

It isn't in any dictionary, but it has to be a word, right? True story. The tip of my cue stick got replaced. So what does the company do that did that? Retips. Right? Well, I'm making it a word. Just because something isn't in a dictionary doesn't mean it's a word. If the New York Times can do it (outskip), then surely I can. One of my joys in life is wo...

Mr. Driller for Dreamcast

Posted by atari2600land, in Dreamcast game thoughts 01 February 2016 · 41 views

Boy, the USPS can be really fast sometimes. I just ordered Mr. Driller for Dreamcast on the 29th. Here it's Feb. 1 and it came today. I played it a little bit. I have the GBC version. Man is this game hard. And I'm wondering whether the colors are random or if they're the same place every time. What led me to believe they might be in the same place is the...

Get animated.

Posted by atari2600land, 01 February 2016 · 49 views

So I was working on some other animation when suddenly I remembered that I had an unfinished project. I looked. The last time I had worked on it was New Year's Day 2015. Yikes. So I guess my new year's resolution is to finish this project. I have 3:50 done. I was making the first episode of "A Bird and a Sign," an animated series I was going to do about a...

Don't step in it.

Posted by atari2600land, 30 January 2016 · 61 views

I took the dog out at 11:30am. There was a ton of goose poop everywhere. There were geese yesterday, so that explains it. But do they have to leave a mess behind? I mean, eat grass then leave and poop somewhere else. Anyway, I thought to myself "Hey, this would make a great game." So I went to work on a new game called "Bird Poop." I designed Gloria, then...

Dreamcast goal met.

Posted by atari2600land, 29 January 2016 · 57 views

Well, I was looking on eBay, not expecting to find anything I would want to play that was Dreamcast-related. when lo and behold, in page 3 of my search results popped up Mr. Driller. This game is apparently really hard to get for some weird reason on eBay, so I bought it. I am having issues with PayPal though. When I go to add more money, there's the amou...

Must Die Kwickly 2?

Posted by atari2600land, 28 January 2016 · 60 views

At first I was intrigued by the box. Of course, what the box says can be totally off. Mind you I haven't played it yet. I just came home from the store, where someone that wasn't me paid $120 for Conker's Bad Fur Day. I asked if someone had bought it and he said someone did. After that, he asked me a couple times if I wanted it, he kept saying he could ge...

Pain sucks.

Posted by atari2600land, 27 January 2016 · 67 views

I went to the doctor today. As it turned out, my last blood test was in May, so I didn't have to do it this time. Which means I fasted for no reason. I had to wait a half-hour to see the guy. It was horrible. Afterwards, I got a milkshake from Carl's Jr. And then my eye hurt. It was a bad one this time. But I eventually vomited a whole bunch (triggered by...

NOMAM again.

Posted by atari2600land, 26 January 2016 · 108 views

So I decided to get into the 10 line program making spirit. It is really hard when what you want to program doesn't work unless the lines are semi-wasted. My "title screen" has 5 lines, lines 0-4. Line 4 is "Goto 1". That's all that's on it. I can't put it on line 3 or else it won't work correctly. Or perhaps I'm missing something. I tried for hours and n...

That was fast

Posted by atari2600land, 25 January 2016 · 108 views

The two Dreamcast games I ordered on Friday came today. It only took three days for them to ship it across the country. The first game is Magforce Racing. I had this earlier but the disc suffered a cruel fate when it stopped working. I still had the case, so I figured why not fill it up with another disc. Looking at it, under "Options" there's a demo of S...

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