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by SpiceWare
October 15th, 2019, 8:59 pm
Forum: Review Feedback
Topic: 2019/10/6: Atari 2600: Warlords, Medieval Mayhem
Replies: 13
Views: 731

Re: 2019/10/6: Atari 2600: Warlords, Medieval Mayhem

I don't think I could have pulled off 4 multi-digit scores in my first 2600 game, I wasn't familiar enough with TIA. With what I know now I'd do something like use the standard 48 pixel routine, used for the typical 6 digit score, but position it so the 48 pixels wrap around the screen. That would g...
by SpiceWare
October 8th, 2019, 4:45 pm
Forum: Review Feedback
Topic: 2019/10/6: Atari 2600: Warlords, Medieval Mayhem
Replies: 13
Views: 731

Re: 2019/10/6: Atari 2600: Warlords, Medieval Mayhem

Surprise, surprise! AirBurst has been updated and is available in the Mac App Store and the iOS App Store.
by SpiceWare
October 8th, 2019, 4:21 pm
Forum: Review Feedback
Topic: 2019/10/6: Atari 2600: Warlords, Medieval Mayhem
Replies: 13
Views: 731

Re: 2019/10/6: Atari 2600: Warlords, Medieval Mayhem

There was also Airburst and Airburst Extreme for the Mac. Instead of castles you were on a pile of balloons. The ballons floated around as well, so you had to defend 360°. One of the updates added network support for LAN parties and online play. YouTube video on it Screen Shot 2019-10-08 at 3.35.57 ...
by SpiceWare
October 7th, 2019, 4:01 pm
Forum: Review Feedback
Topic: 2019/10/6: Atari 2600: Warlords, Medieval Mayhem
Replies: 13
Views: 731

Re: 2019/10/6: Atari 2600: Warlords, Medieval Mayhem

My friends complained that the paddle direction feels like it should be reversed for certain players, and I've noticed that too.


Top castles? Toggle the difficulty switches.

Have a chance to check out Draconian yet? ROM's here.

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by SpiceWare
September 23rd, 2019, 12:01 pm
Forum: Classic Gaming
Topic: Spyro the Dragon
Replies: 5
Views: 302

Re: Spyro the Dragon

Spyro the Dragon is what got me back into consoles. As a kid we got an Atari VCS(2600) when Space Invaders came out. Soon after I moved onto computers, starting with a VIC-20, and seldom gamed on consoles after that. I wrote and ran BBS on my VIC-20, the BBS was called The Dragons Lair and I was kno...
by SpiceWare
August 31st, 2019, 11:22 am
Forum: Review Feedback
Topic: 2019/8/25: Atari 2600: Shark Attack, Double Dragon
Replies: 9
Views: 452

Re: 2019/8/25: Atari 2600: Shark Attack, Double Dragon

Learning something new every day - I never knew you could use Genesis controllers on the 2600, thanks Games hacked for two buttons can be found in this topic at AtariAge . It also contains a list of homebrews with 2-button support, though is missing newer ones like Scramble and Super Cobra Arcade. ...
by SpiceWare
July 22nd, 2019, 10:52 am
Forum: Review Feedback
Topic: Shark Week Review Special
Replies: 12
Views: 943

Re: Shark Week Review Special

2600 Fishing Derby has a shark in it.
by SpiceWare
June 12th, 2019, 3:53 pm
Forum: Classic Gaming
Topic: New 2600 homebrew by Champ Games
Replies: 8
Views: 442

Re: New 2600 homebrew by Champ Games

There's now a link at the top of the Champ Games - Galaga 2600 topic to the demo ROMs.
by SpiceWare
May 16th, 2019, 1:42 pm
Forum: Classic Gaming
Topic: New 2600 homebrew by Champ Games
Replies: 8
Views: 442

Re: New 2600 homebrew by Champ Games

John's posted the Champ Games - Galaga 2600 topic.

It is about 90% complete with just a few bugs to be fixed and bells & whistles to be added.
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We are planning on releasing a playable demo ROM sometime in the near future once a few bugs are fixed.
by SpiceWare
May 15th, 2019, 8:39 pm
Forum: Classic Gaming
Topic: New 2600 homebrew by Champ Games
Replies: 8
Views: 442

Re: New 2600 homebrew by Champ Games

I do not. Per John the games about 90% complete. My understanding is he'll be posting something on AtariAge in the near future, possibly a demo ROM. I'll post a reply here when he does. Had you had time to check out Draconian yet? It's my port of Bosconian, complete with speech samples. Link for the...

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