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Kaverns of Kfest game

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Today, at 45 years old, I achieved a childhood dream by making an Atari game in assembly language: Kaverns of Kfest.

 

I created Kaverns of Kfest for the Apple // at KansasFest 2016, where it won the Hackfest contest. I said on the ANTIC podcast that I wanted to port it to the Atari 800, and Peter Dell harassed me to actually do it. Then he showed me how to do it. The Atari version is better than the Apple // version, of course.

 

Play it! Here's the XEX file: Kaverns of Kfest.xex

Source code: https://github.com/atari800/Kaverns/blob/master/KavernsA81.1.asm

For the lazy, here's a video:

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Congratulations, Kevin! A great personal accomplishment.

Now let's release it on cartridge!

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Looks great if you want to take it further you can randomize the bits within the caverns fill characters and it will give it a more hi res look... a common thing to do. add a little distortion to the the plink maybe shorter duration and bobs your uncle... I think it's wonderful. fun little game.

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Thanks! First go:

 

Score: 39604

Depth: 01441

 

(got really hardcore at the yellow level :))

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I've added Kaverns of Kfest as a bonus game for the current HSC round if anyone wants to post scores please join in.

 

We're also playing Getaway and the recent version with the new map too :)

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Short review of Kaverns of Kfest made in the course of the current HSC round (not to be taken dead serious).

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