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Vectrex - Nagoya Attack (WIP)

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#1 BinaryStar OFFLINE  


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Posted Tue Jun 18, 2013 4:03 PM

A beta version of one of a few Vectrex games I'm working on at the moment. Feedback appreicated. It's a little rough around the edges at the mo and could do with optimisation and some balancing of the levels but it should be playable enough. Single life survival game inspired by Taitos Minivader tester board.

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#2 VectrexMad! OFFLINE  


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Posted Tue Jun 18, 2013 5:34 PM

I enjoyed playing this game, but getting past level 4 seems impossible!
I put the YouTube and this Atariage link in a post at the Vector Gaming forum for other Vectrex heads to appreciate.

#3 BinaryStar OFFLINE  


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Posted Tue Jun 18, 2013 5:41 PM

A bit unbalanced at the moment I admit ,hehe. You can definately get higher than level 4 though, you just need to time your shots well ;) 16 levels at the moment, then it loops.




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Posted Tue Jun 18, 2013 6:30 PM


#5 iesposta OFFLINE  


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Posted Tue Jun 18, 2013 6:38 PM

YES, a new Vextrex game!
And thanks for sharing the rom.
I am always a future customer for Vectrex!



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Posted Tue Jun 18, 2013 8:12 PM

Great! Always good to see a new Vectrex game!

#7 ComputerSpaceFan OFFLINE  


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Posted Tue Jun 18, 2013 10:04 PM

SWEET! This is an awesome twist on the classic Space Invaders idea and the music is nice and catchy!
Now if only I had a Vectrexians overlay to make it look as nice as the video :(

Excellent work, keep it up

#8 dgo OFFLINE  



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Posted Wed Jun 19, 2013 6:22 AM

Like what I see! Gonna play the beta tonight, I feel challenged already.

#9 hcmffm OFFLINE  


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Posted Wed Jun 19, 2013 4:41 PM

Great to hear about a new Vectrex game developer and a new game! In the video the beta of Nagoya Attack looks promising, especially the sound is great. I'll download the binary and will try to find some time to send you feedback for the beta. Thank you very much, Chris, for your effort and the free beta!

Edited by hcmffm, Wed Jun 19, 2013 4:42 PM.

#10 geoanas OFFLINE  


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Posted Thu Jun 20, 2013 9:08 AM

Glad to hear a new Vectrex game has been released, even though it is in beta stage.
I am always eager to see and try new Vectrex games !

Thanks for all your efforts, keep it up !

#11 Vectrexer OFFLINE  



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Posted Sat Jun 22, 2013 9:32 AM

Cool beta. Thanks for sharing. A little too tough early on but I still like the variation on the SI theme.

#12 ilovethevectrex OFFLINE  



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Posted Mon Jun 24, 2013 9:57 AM

very nice looking game! cant wait for it to be released! :)

#13 Nognir OFFLINE  



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Posted Tue Jun 25, 2013 2:02 PM

looks very nice in the video and I especially like the music :)

#14 jeffgamer OFFLINE  


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Posted Fri Aug 9, 2013 3:02 PM

When this, and your other games, are released and ready for purchase, please put me down on the list of interested buyers! If you've got an e-mail notification list, I'd love to be on it, too! :-)

#15 ls650 ONLINE  



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Posted Fri Aug 9, 2013 4:58 PM

Awesome job - another great looking home brew for the Vectrex!

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