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Ransack! - ABBUC 2014

Xuel

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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

 

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Game Play Video

 

 

Requirements

 

64K RAM

 

Input

 

Space - Start / Bomb

Trigger - Start / Fire

Joystick - Left / Right

Escape - Leave current game

S - Turn on sound (hiscore screen)

Q - Turn off sound (hiscore screen)

Keyboard - Hiscore Entry

 

Strategy

  • Maintain possession of the best weapons
  • Use bombs at opportune moments

Atari Version Enhancements

  • More colors
  • Graphics tweaks
  • Optimized for 50 FPS

Thanks

 

Peter Scott, original author of Ransack

http://www.acornelectron.co.uk/info/electron/audiogenic/Ransack.html

http://www.beebgames.com/psinterv.php

ABBUC

http://www.abbuc.de/

xxl for BBC Micro tips

http://atariki.krap.pl/index.php/Programowanie:_Konwersja_kolorowej_grafiki_z_uk%C5%82ad

http://atariki.krap.pl/index.php/Programowanie:_Definiowanie_niestandardowych_tryb%C3%B3

phaeron for Altirra and VirtualDub

http://www.virtualdub.org/altirra.html

fox for xasm

https://github.com/pfusik/xasm

fox for inflate

https://github.com/pfusik/zlib6502

Tebe/Madteam for Graph2Fnt

http://g2f.atari8.info/

Beeb-em

http://www.mkw.me.uk/beebem/

B-em

http://b-em.bbcmicro.com/

BeebWiki

http://beebwiki.mdfs.net/

AtariAge Forums

http://www.atariage.com/forums/forum/12-atari-8-bit-computers/

Format War

http://formatwar.net/

AtariOnline.pl

http://atarionline.pl/

 

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