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Another unreleased CV game found and preserved!

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You really love Dino Eggs, don't you?

 

I'll join that club. I love Dino Eggs, its a game I discovered on the C64 that, after figuring it out, became very addictive.

 

Any homebrewers out there looking for ideas on porting a game to the Coleco, this would be a great one!

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I'll join that club. I love Dino Eggs, its a game I discovered on the C64 that, after figuring it out, became very addictive.

 

Any homebrewers out there looking for ideas on porting a game to the Coleco, this would be a great one!

 

Dino Eggs for the Colecovision does exist according to first hand knowledge of someone I have known for over 30 years.

He went to some computer expon in New York around the 83/84 timeline and at the very least seen a working demo.

Is that to say that it was not the full game, he says it was.

 

That said.

This thread started January 29 and now going on 3 months around the corner.

I mean really???

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I'll join that club. I love Dino Eggs, its a game I discovered on the C64 that, after figuring it out, became very addictive.

 

Any homebrewers out there looking for ideas on porting a game to the Coleco, this would be a great one!

 

Dino Eggs for the Colecovision does exist according to first hand knowledge of someone I have known for over 30 years.

He went to some computer expon in New York around the 83/84 timeline and at the very least seen a working demo.

Is that to say that it was not the full game, he says it was.

 

That said.

This thread started January 29 and now going on 3 months around the corner.

I mean really???

 

 

If they're planning to sale this game, it's normal to take so much time to release it.

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If they're planning to sale this game, it's normal to take so much time to release it.

Yes, indeed

Not mentionning the other upcoming games, the Phoenix console, our Nintendo Switch game, etc.. etc...

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You really love Dino Eggs, don't you?

I remember seeing all the ads and reviews for it in magazines BITD and waiting for it to be released for the CV... which never happened. Anyway, I can't really say I love it because I never have played the game even thru emulation.

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^ I'll join the chorus and state that Dino Eggs is one of the very platform games ever released. I'm shocked that it has never had a homebrew release for CV as well. It would be easy to fit into 32k, and a talented CV programmer could make an outstanding conversion of the game for CV -- there are no technical hurdles and / or insurmountable challenges. The fact that it is mostly static -- no side scrolling or screen scrolling makes it an excellent match. Ditto for CRISIS MOUNTAIN and SHORT CIRCUIT as well, both written by the same author as DINO EGGS.

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Its April 1st! Can we finally know what was found??

Nothing . It was an april joke!

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You have to wonder why it was never released when it falls under other great Canadian software classics such as the Pine Syrup Tester 1.3 and The Official Salmon Cleaning Simulator.

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You have to wonder why it was never sold or released when it falls under other such great Canadian software classics releases such as Syrup Tester 2.0 and The Official Salmon Cleaning Simulator.

 

My guess is it was used as promo, similar to SOS Caterpillar

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That's a "game?"

 

Yes, despite the name, it's not a Quiz at all

It plays similar to Qix with a puzzle twist

The game can also be played 2 players simultaneously

 

Looks very simple, but it's quite fun actually

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Yes, despite the name, it's not a Quiz at all

It plays similar to Qix with a puzzle twist

The game can also be played 2 players simultaneously

 

Looks very simple, but it's quite fun actually

 

PLEASE tell me that you"ll sell this in a plain white box with insufficient instructions. And make me go to Service Canada and get in a line to buy one!

 

LOVE THIS. Sell me a copy and I can pretend that it's 1983, have my own Teleguide kiosk, and am playing "games" while also looking up the weather in exotic destinations like Manitouwadge and Armstrong. I may even build a CV kiosk and stick in the lobby of the Provincial Building in town (I work in it!) to give visitors a thrill. :grin:

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Hmmm...

 

Cabbage Patch Kids: Workout.... nah

 

Energy Quizz.... nah

Dang it! I talked myself out of it back on 2/11/19. Isn't Energy Quiz the proto that Toby once owned many moons ago?

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Dang it! I talked myself out of it back on 2/11/19. Isn't Energy Quiz the proto that Toby once owned many moons ago?

 

Yes, that's right Jim!

Toby actually tracked down the guy and we bought back the cartridge so we could finally release it

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Now april 1st is over, when are you going to release the rom and the cartridge?

When they do.

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Now april 1st is over, when are you going to release the rom and the cartridge?

 

We're going to sell a batch of CIB copies so we can recoup money

As soon as we recoup our money, the rom file is going to be posted freely to everyone for download

 

 

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