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Outlaw Hill - Vectrex Home Brew

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#1 cNp OFFLINE  


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Posted Sun Sep 17, 2017 4:35 AM

Hi, just wanted to start a thread here for my next Vectrex game (my first was Big Blue).


I have done no programming since the end of May but will pick things up again now summer is over.


This was the last video I recorded:



I added a vulture that dropped power ups since that video.


Originally the next game was going to be Frontier which will be a wild west adventure game... but I think I will now release this as Outlaw Hill (guess the games it's inspired by ;)


Currently it's 2 player Vs only but I will try to add an AI opponent... if that doesn't work out I will add a separate 1 player game as I know 2 player only games aren't always popular.


Doubt this will be out until 2018 but I'll keep the updates coming.



Edited by cNp, Sun Sep 17, 2017 4:36 AM.




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Posted Sun Dec 3, 2017 2:16 PM

Surprised no one has commented. Big Blue was terrific. Excellent execution all around. I'm looking forward to everything the future holds from Vector Republic. 



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Posted Sun Dec 3, 2017 3:20 PM

Cool, that looks nice.  I hope you've been able to work on it more so it can be released in 2018.  :)




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Posted Sun Dec 3, 2017 11:56 PM

Really liked Big Blue.  Would like to get this also.

#5 cNp OFFLINE  


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Posted Mon Dec 4, 2017 9:29 AM

Cheers guys, I've set myself a deadline of May to have physical copies of the new game ready :)


Also plan to have a bunch of US/GCE style boxes made up for big Blue as I've been asked by so many collector in America and Canada if I would ever do them.


Whilst I liked the foam inserts in Big Blue, and would use them again, I have ordered a large number of the new repro cart trays for the next game too... one step closer to being as close to original as possible!




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Posted Mon Dec 4, 2017 6:15 PM

Be careful mentioning Canadian Vectrex owners. They'll want a GCE/MB box. 


Glad to hear that you'll be selling the Big Blue re-release with the new repro cart holders. We really need to support Mortoff for his efforts. 

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Posted Mon Dec 4, 2017 9:08 PM

That looks great so far.

And yes, I agree that there needs to be a strong 1-player component.

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