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Best Game Hack: 2018 Atari Awards

Best Game Hack: 2018 Atari Awards  

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  1. 1. Best Game Hack: 2018 Atari Awards

    • Active Shooter (Turmoil hack) by James Catalano aka JamCat Reloaded
      3
    • ALF (Taz hack) by Scott Dayton aka neotokeo2001 of NEO Games & James Catalano aka JamCat Reloaded
      5
    • Batman (Popeye hack) by James Catalano aka JamCat Reloaded
      3
    • Berzerk NEO Version 2 (Berzerk hack) by Scott Dayton aka neotokeo2001 of NEO Games
      5
    • Broadside (Combat hack) by Claudio Salvucci aka CDS Games
      6
    • Dawn of the Dead (Worm War I hack) by Scott Dayton aka neotokeo2001 of NEO Games
      0
    • Extinction (Demon Attack hack) by Scott Dayton aka neotokeo2001 of NEO Games
      2
    • Ketchup Kaboom! (Kaboom! hack) by Scott Dayton aka neotokeo2001 of NEO Games
      4
    • Miner 2049er Faster (Miner 2049er hack) by Thomas Jentzsch (speed up hack), OmegaMatrix (reset bug fix), and doctorclu (sprite hack)
      14
    • MissADVENTURE (Adventure hack) by Alan W. Smith
      7
    • Moon Patrol Arcade DC Version (Moon Patrol+ hack) by doctorclu
      10
    • Q*Bert Jump (Amoeba Jump hack) by Scott Dayton aka neotokeo2001 of NEO Games
      4
    • Santa HERO ET (H.E.R.O. hack) by Scott Dayton aka neotokeo2001 of NEO Games
      4
    • Stargate Desert Raid (River Raid hack) by DevKK and Whip
      2
    • Stranger Things ? Barb?s Revenge (Dig Dug hack) by keebz
      5
    • U.F.O. Galaxian (Galaxian Hack) by James Catalano aka JamCat Reloaded
      4


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2018 Atari Awards

Celebrating the best in Atari 2600 Homebrew

BEST GAME HACK

 

Best Game Hack:

 

Any hack completed during the year. Hacks completed in a previous year are not eligible. Re-releases or updates to previous versions the same hack are ineligible. Demos are not eligible for this category and are only eligible in their specific category.

 

Voting:

 

Please select one of the choices for this category. The winner and runners up will be revealed LIVE during the 2018 Atari Awards Presentation Ceremony on ZeroPage Homebrew's Twitch channel on February 23rd, 2019 at 12PM PT | 3PM ET | 8PM GMT!

 

Nominees:

 

Active Shooter (Turmoil hack) by James Catalano aka JamCat Reloaded

ALF (Taz hack) by Scott Dayton aka neotokeo2001 of NEO Games & James Catalano aka JamCat Reloaded

Batman (Popeye hack) by James Catalano aka JamCat Reloaded

Berzerk NEO Version 2 (Berzerk hack) by Scott Dayton aka neotokeo2001 of NEO Games

Broadside (Combat hack) by Claudio Salvucci aka CDS Games

Dawn of the Dead (Worm War I hack) by Scott Dayton aka neotokeo2001 of NEO Games

Extinction (Demon Attack hack) by Scott Dayton aka neotokeo2001 of NEO Games

Ketchup Kaboom! (Kaboom! hack) by Scott Dayton aka neotokeo2001 of NEO Games

Miner 2049er Faster (Miner 2049er hack) by Thomas Jentzsch (speed up hack), OmegaMatrix (reset bug fix), and doctorclu (sprite hack)

MissADVENTURE (Adventure hack) by Alan W. Smith

Moon Patrol Arcade DC Version (Moon Patrol+ hack) by doctorclu

Q*Bert Jump (Amoeba Jump hack) by Scott Dayton aka neotokeo2001 of NEO Games (No ROM available, Video Link)

Santa HERO ET (H.E.R.O. hack) by Scott Dayton aka neotokeo2001 of NEO Games

Stargate Desert Raid (River Raid hack) by DevKK and Whip

Stranger Things – Barb’s Revenge (Dig Dug hack) by keebz

U.F.O. Galaxian (Galaxian Hack) by James Catalano aka JamCat Reloaded

 

Download (Binaries/Instructions/Packaging): https://onedrive.live.com/?authkey=%21AG3wc7MKI7gPQis&id=EBF48A1964E7EEB5%21528&cid=EBF48A1964E7EEB5

 

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Edited by Arenafoot

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Stargate desert raid:

 

fuel -> heaps of naquadah (a mineral that drives alien technology)

plane -> winger glider

ship -> mastadge (beast of burden)

helicopter -> ONells marines

enemy plane -> spears

bridge -> giant tent

side home & tree -> pyramids

river -> desert:)

 

https://flic.kr/p/2dBZJqt

 

https://flic.kr/p/2dBZJqt

Edited by WHIP
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Scott Dayton has a lot of great hacks nominated here. I chose Alf because it has some nice looking sprites and it's a lot of fun to play. I also liked the Moon Patrol hack and the Stargate (River Raid) hack.

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Stargate desert raid:

 

fuel -> heaps of naquadah (a mineral that drives alien technology)

plane -> winger glider

ship -> mastadge (beast of burden)

helicopter -> ONells marines

enemy plane -> spears

bridge -> giant tent

side home & tree -> pyramids

river -> desert:)

 

https://flic.kr/p/2dBZJqt

 

https://flic.kr/p/2dBZJqt

Welcome WHIP!!!!!

 

Thanks for the explanation of the sprite changes.

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THE POLLS ARE CLOSED!!!

 

Thank you so much to everyone in the AtariAge community for participating in the 2018 Atari Awards! The final voting totals have been recorded as of 12:00:00AM PT February 19, 2019.

 

See everyone this Saturday, February 23, 2019, at 12PM PT | 3PM ET | 8PM GMT for the LIVE award presentations on ZeroPage Homebrew's Twitch channel!

 

ZeroPage Homebrew Twitch: https://www.twitch.tv/zeropagehomebrew/

 

Note: Although it appears you are still able to vote, due to polling software in place, no more votes past the cutoff date will be counted.

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