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Better enemy formation indicator

Posted by SpiceWare in SpiceWare's Blog, 20 October 2014 · 10 views

I wasn't quite happy with the alternating radar/formation display. While it worked, I kept getting annoying whenenver I'd glance down to check the radar and saw the formation display instead. So I did a quick hack in Stella to see what might happen if I set the players to have 2 copies. First attempt was 2 copies wide:



which didn't pan out due to conf...

The Fun Machine

Posted by atari2600land in atari2600land's Blog, 19 October 2014 · 55 views

So I went to the video game store again. I wasn't thinking about picking up a N64 game. It just happened. Then I thought. I thought about all the fun times I had reviewing games for myself about the N64. I even had one article in the middle school newspaper where I reviewed N64 games. So I was born to do this. Since then I have made about 30 issues of Nin...

Rockman X3 (Mega Man X3) for PlayStation 1

Posted by MegaManFan in MegaManFan's Blog, 19 October 2014 · 30 views
Mega Man, Rockman, Capcom, Sony and 4 more...

I own FOUR different physical copies of X3 - and this is the strangest one of the bunch.
 


Cruiz'in The Yetee-October 2014

Posted by doctorclu in Bubsy Bobcat Fan Blog, 18 October 2014 · 45 views

Cruiz'in The Yetee-October 2014 Titled under "Anything is Pawsible" The Yetee is selling a Bubsy themed shirt today!!
 
Thank you Yetee, buying this now.  :D
 
 

Able to Test batari Basic Games on a Real TV Again

Posted by Random Terrain in Random Terrain's Tetraternarium, 17 October 2014 · 89 views

After getting a smaller computer desk a couple of years ago, I no longer had room for my little color TV. I had to jump through hoops to make my Atari 2600 work with the LCD HDTV that I use with my computer and Xbox 360. It looked OK, but it wasn't the same as 'normal' TV.
 
My sister was getting rid of her 20 inch flat screen TV since she moved on t...

The Princess (Rescue) is in another castle.

Posted by LS_Dracon in Draconland, 13 October 2014 · 135 views

Mortal Kombat HD Remix was a fan game project I was following since 3 or 4 years ago.
I'm big fan of classic fighting games, the original MK was one of my favorites, so it was going to be special.
The project goal was recreate the original MK game in high resolution using 3D graphics modeled after the original, respecting the animation, lighting and so on...

Another Milestone

Posted by CyranoJ in CJ's Ramblings, 12 October 2014 · 97 views

Another long gap between posts, but... another milestone hit.
 
Today Rebooteroids ran for the first time from a production Jagtopus board, complete with all high score tables (4 of them) and all game options (control config/audio settings/etc) saved to the card EEPROM chip.
 
Since the last update there have been many changes/fixes/additions,...

VIEW83.APP GR.8 viewer for diamond

Posted by Pack007 in Diamond in the Rough, 09 October 2014 · 106 views
Diamond

 
Summer is coming to a close and soon it will be too cold to ride the bicycle.   I’m running out of old programs to post and look forward to writing new ones.
 
When I wrote this one back in 1990 I had a lot of hiRes pictures that were produced using Graphics Master and Map Ware (APX).  Both these programs (and a lot mo...

Fun with epoxy!

Posted by Nathan Strum in (Insert stupid Blog name here), 08 October 2014 · 294 views

I recently bought several Sony video presentation stands off eBay for work.
 
As with any eBay purchases, the results were a bit hit-and-miss, especially when it came to packing and shipping. One of the stands was so poorly packed that the camera had broken off, and an entire corner of the base had broken off.
 
http://cheeptech.com/misc/blog_p...

My gameboy Advance acts funny

Posted by Serguei2 in Robin Gravel's Blog, 07 October 2014 · 97 views

I first thought my gameboy advance was dead when I turn the switch on.
 

 
After few tries,  it works again.  I discovered the power switch is faulty,
 
Sometimes, the gameboy resets itself if you touch lightly the power switch.

Use a better text editor when programming.

Posted by frankodragon in Frankodragon's Blog Stuffs, 05 October 2014 · 127 views

Nothing is more frustrating when you're making a game and you have to "find" the error when the compiler gives an "error" message.  I used notepad to write code and now I wish I knew about other text editors which have number lines as references.  So I downloaded an application called Notepad ++ which is free and has reference line numbers....

What time is it? BURGERTIME!

Posted by Crazy Climber in Crazy Climber Metal , 29 September 2014 · 145 views

What time is it? BURGERTIME! Ah, Burgertime...just looking at the side of this arcade machine can transport me back in time decades. Great game that appeared on just about every platform as well. This is one I would not have attempted normally, but my buddy IntellivisionDude mentioned he would like a Burgertime related sign for his gameroom to accompany his INTV Brotherhood sign....

I found and old letter that I wrote to Imagic when I was 12

Posted by PacManPlus in PacManPlus' Blog, 26 September 2014 · 241 views
Imagic 1982

Here's a funny one:
 
I just found this letter I had written to Imagic some 33 years ago.  I was trying to give them an Idea for a game I had (unfortunately I don't have the picture or the instructions; I don't know what happened to them).
I can't believe I wrote 'you can even steal it if you want - I won't tell any one' :lol:
 
I do rememb...

Ideas and concepts - is really what I am into...

Posted by kiwilove in kiwilove's Blog, 19 September 2014 · 145 views

This topic has nothing to do with videogame design, etc etc - and is about who I am... etc...
 
This blog (and it's comments - couldn't find how to add another blog entry?) is really about using your brain and to work things out for yourself too.
That those who are after the truth about anything and everything - should be able to agree on certain con...

The HDX modification for the TI's RS-232 card.

Posted by --- Ω --- in TI-99/4A Stuff, 17 September 2014 · 117 views

The HDX modification for the TI's RS-232 card. H D X  
Those three little letters bring your TI-99/4A to a whole new level , in fact it's one of the TOP TWO modifications, that in my opinion, are a MUST for everyone who still uses a TI-99/4A.  Whether you are a gamer, a programmer or an all-around user, this MOD really gives the R eal I ron user a lot of bang for their buck.  In fa...

Minecraft studio Mojang has been bought by Microsoft for $2.5B

Posted by EricBall in EricBall's Tech Projects, 15 September 2014 · 129 views

Additionally, creator Markus "Notch" Persson, partner Jakob Porser and CEO Carl Manneh will also be leaving Mojang.  Even before the sale Markus has tried to move away from Minecraft, but felt that selling out was they only way to continue to be himself.
 
I do wonder how MS plans on recovering it's 2.5 billion dollar investment.  (Esp...

Pele's Soccer (Atari VCS, 1980)

Posted by Mezrabad in Chronogamer, 05 September 2014 · 219 views
soccer, football, atari vcs and 4 more...

Pele's Soccer (Atari VCS, 1980)
 
As I've said before: "I'm not a sports fan" so how I felt about this game surprised me.
 
Contrasting from our recent excursion into third-party software that had only two games to a cart, Atari's (the party of the first part) Pele's Soccer has 54 games promised for it on the front of the box and it delivers w...

Ransack! - ABBUC 2014

Posted by Xuel in Xuel's Blog, 31 August 2014 · 268 views

Ransack! is a new game for the ABBUC Software Contest 2014.
 
Ransack! was originally written by Peter Scott for the BBC Micro in 1987.
 
This version was ported and enhanced for the Atari 8-bit by Jose Pereira and Lyren "Xuel" Brown.
 
Screenshots
 

 
Game Play Video
 

 
Requireme...

Mega Man Demo Map

Posted by The Nintendo Nerd in Atari 2600 game maps, 30 August 2014 · 143 views

Mega Man Demo Map mega man map for atari 2600
If you would like the demo click the link.
http://atariage.com/...mo-game-binary/

Two more potential next gen gamers have come into this world.

Posted by Dragon Princess Yushira in DPYushira's Entertainment Blog, 25 August 2014 · 138 views

Earlier today, my middle older sister Renea just gave birth to two twin daughters. Brings the next gen total to five for my immediate family's generation (2 boys and 3 girls). Their names are Bridgette and Felicia which are mom and aunt Pan's middle names respectively. The future of gamers is started to look good assuming they become gamers but no one wil...



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