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Crescent Memories - Jaguar Homebrew Announcement & Teaser Trailer

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#1 lachoneus OFFLINE  


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Posted Tue Oct 16, 2018 9:30 AM

It's been a few years, but BitJag is finally back, in partnership with AtariAge, to announce a new homebrew cartridge release for the Atari Jaguar.
Odd-It has returned to the Crescent Galaxy to make sure that the adventures of Trevor and Friends never end. Whether it's dodging pipes as a disembodied jaguar head in Flappy McFur, playing space tennis with a friend in Odd-Ball, or surviving on a merciless planet in order to see another day in Odd-It Will Be Watching, Crescent Memories is sure to bring a little bit of something for everyone to enjoy.  

Crescent Memories will include 3 games packed into 1 cart. Flappy Mcfur, Odd-Ball, and Odd-It Will Be Watching.  
Flappy McFur is based off the unexpected hit Flappy Bird, with some additional gameplay modes and elements to add to the already addictive nature of a modern classic.  Flap your way to the Crescent Galaxy dodging pipes and collecting coins.

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Odd-Ball is a new twist on the familiar table tennis format.  With holes at the top and bottom of the screen, and obstacles with game altering pickups that traverse the center of the screen, be ready to create unfamiliar strategies in order to beat the CPU or your human opponents.

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Odd-It Will Be Watching pits you against the environment of an unmerciful far flung planet. You must survive 64 days trying to keep your crew warm, their belly's full, and sane enough to not give up hope of rescue.

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If you are going to Portland Retro Gaming Expo this weekend, be sure to swing by the AtariAge booth to play the demo for Odd-It Will Be Watching.

Crescent Memories is still in production with no definite release date yet.  All three games are in a playable state with only a couple major elements left to be implemented (EEPROM support for hi-scores and rotary support for Odd-Ball).  Other than that, ancillary graphics and audio work still needs to be done, along with play testing. Because we are fitting work on this project into our free time, we can't give a definite release date at this point.  We will keep everyone updated when we get closer to development finish line.
We want to thank Albert here at AtariAge for being our publisher. Making sure that the game is available for the foreseeable future for anyone to buy is something that I personally would have never imagined would happen for Jag games a few years back.  Not to mention this allows us to focus more on making the game instead of making cartridges.
Also, thanks to Seb, CyranoJ, Shamus, Matthias Domin and many, many others on this forum for the amazing tools, feedback, help, and inspiration they have given us and others over the years.  Without these people new games on would only be dream for our little dev team.  Thank you!

#2 Gummy Bear OFFLINE  

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Posted Tue Oct 16, 2018 10:01 AM

Looks great! Well done :)
I reckon I'll grab one of these.

#3 Clint Thompson OFFLINE  

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Posted Tue Oct 16, 2018 10:08 AM

Love the graphics for Odd-It Will Be Watching! Hopefully someone captures some gameplay footage and streams it while there! =D

#4 Punisher5.0 OFFLINE  


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Posted Tue Oct 16, 2018 10:41 AM

Odd it will be watching looks very promising! I love the visuals

#5 Diatoir3d OFFLINE  


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Posted Tue Oct 16, 2018 11:47 AM

Very happy there will be a second chance to own Flappy McFur and the other games look great too. I agree with Punisher5.0 about the visuals on Odd It Will Be Watching - Beautiful.

#6 davidcalgary29 OFFLINE  



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Posted Tue Oct 16, 2018 11:50 AM

I'm in for two!




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Posted Tue Oct 16, 2018 12:04 PM

Looks great! Will be on the list for one of these for sure.

#8 Stage_1_Boss OFFLINE  



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Posted Tue Oct 16, 2018 1:14 PM

The Jaguar is ramping up lately with all these projects, awesome! Love the look of Odd-it Will Be Watching as well, I'll be keepin' a lookout for updates. = )

#9 Lost Dragon OFFLINE  

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Posted Tue Oct 16, 2018 3:30 PM

I'd say Kudos for Odd-It Will Be Watching, alone, looks fantastic.
Other 2 games make the cart even better VFM.

There's a real sense of vibrancy and community in the Jaguar scene at the moment, with releases popping up all over for those still lucky enough to be in a possession of a Jaguar.

Fantastic just to watch even from the mere sidelines as i am doing.

#10 jenovi OFFLINE  


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Posted Tue Oct 16, 2018 3:48 PM

Looks great! Cant wait for this to release.

#11 CyranoJ OFFLINE  



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Posted Tue Oct 16, 2018 4:43 PM

Looks fantastic, one copy please!

#12 Eternal-Krauser OFFLINE  


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Posted Tue Oct 16, 2018 5:16 PM


#13 travistouchdown OFFLINE  


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Posted Tue Oct 16, 2018 5:46 PM

One copy for me and five for Saturn!!

#14 Gummy Bear OFFLINE  

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Posted Tue Oct 16, 2018 7:32 PM

5... Pah!


#15 Saturn OFFLINE  


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Posted Tue Oct 16, 2018 7:35 PM

Cut me in for at least the 3... :P

#16 Guitari OFFLINE  



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Posted Wed Oct 17, 2018 1:40 PM

One copy for me and five for Saturn!!

As I've said in the past, Saturn buys one to play, one to shelf and one to sleep with.

#17 Guitari OFFLINE  



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Posted Wed Oct 17, 2018 1:41 PM

Also count me in!

#18 PFG 9000 OFFLINE  

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Posted Wed Oct 17, 2018 8:03 PM

Very cool! I'll gladly buy a copy when they're ready.

#19 Major Havoc 2049 OFFLINE  

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Posted Thu Oct 18, 2018 1:38 AM

This looks great!  Odd-It Will Be Watching looks really cool and brings something new to the table for the Jaguar.  :)  :thumbsup: 

#20 TrekMD OFFLINE  


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Posted Thu Oct 18, 2018 5:20 AM

I'm in!

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