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Member Since 28 Sep 2002
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In Topic: New game port in the works: Laser Squad

Wed Oct 24, 2018 4:44 AM

Hi,

 

I am just letting you know that there is new game port coming to Atari 8-bit: Laser Squad. Here are some screenshots:

 

 

Wow. This is basically X-Com: The prequel. I never have seen this game and I wasn't aware that such a mature strategic game even exists on any 8bit! 

Once ported this is truly a great contribution to the Atari 8bit platform. Keep up the good work!

 

grüße,

\twh


In Topic: Scramble (5200 Conversion)

Tue Sep 11, 2018 2:33 PM

It's indeed a pretty decent arcade conversion to the Atari. 

Using a Sega Genesis gamepad this is just WOW.

 

These are so cheap nowadays to buy (Ebay). It makes me want more Aracde Atari games using the Sega gamepad!


In Topic: Millionaire - our new game for the ABBUC Software Contest

Wed Aug 1, 2018 2:13 AM

Congrats Mapa and PG!

 

A lot visual "sugar" used in this production. Great work!


In Topic: Outlove 128 Bytes, released at Outline 2k18

Tue Jun 19, 2018 5:27 AM

Hi,

 

My 128 bytes entry for Outline 2k18 can be found here:

https://demozoo.org/...uctions/186763/

 

Due to wrong Altirra config. by the organisers I had to put it in the Wild compo, but still happy with the result...

 

 

yep good one. I guess if I would try to program this scroller, my version would easily fill up 48 KB. At this point I would consider to switch off OS to gain some extra 10 KB or so :) 

I wonder how the approach works. First to make it run and then as small as possible? Or smallest possible right from the beginning?


In Topic: Gunship on Atari 8-Bit?

Tue Jun 19, 2018 4:29 AM

Nice find!!

 

Beside the question if a prototype exists or not ... Has anybody ever asked if it was a good game after all? I have never played any Gunship game on any platform. But let's say the C64 version would have been the closest thing to the Atari version. Was the C64 version a good game?

 

Now that we have spotted Atari heros converting C64 games (SCR)... well hypothetical ... would it be fun to play a "Gunship A8" if it would be available just like e.g SCR?

 

grüße,

\twh