Category: Atari 2600
Crash Course (14-12-2016) (A2600 Game)

Crash Course is a brandnew Atari VCS game by Captain Spazer.

You drive a car on a road and try to dodge cars as you drive past them. The goal is to reach the top of the screen which will raise the difficulty making the cars go even faster. You get 3 missiles to shoot down the other cars in your way, but you only get 3 missiles, they can be refilled by reaching the top of the screen. Controls are: left and right to jump lanes, firebutton to fire your missiles, switchreset to start the game from the titlescreen, restart in the game and at the Game Over screen

http://atariage.com/forums/topic/259972-project-crash-course/

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Denial ’77 (26-09-2016) (A2600 Game)

Yet another project by Wally, just a little bit older than the previous one, is Denial ’77. The game is loosely modelled on Space Zap, an arcade game from 1980.

You’re protecting the base in the centre, move the joystick in the direction you want to fire. The base heats up when you fire, changing colour and expanding. The base firing rate slows as the base heats up. The base also heats up when hit. It’s game over if the base hit when it is overheated. The level number is the only scoring mechanism.

http://wallysfolly.blogspot.co.at/2016/09/atari-2600-denial-77-release-notes.html

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Space Car ’78 (10-11-2016) (A2600 Game)

Wally’s Folly adventure currently includes the development of an Atari VCS title named Space Car ’78. Make sure keeping your vehicle on the street while avoiding obstacles.

http://wallysfolly.blogspot.co.at/2016/11/space-car-78-progress.html

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Sword of Iffrit (Beta 12-12-2016) (A2600 Game)

ultima (before known as rpgfaker) updated his action game Sword of Iffrit from 2009. Loki the God of Mischief has stolen the sword of Surtr and split it into 3 pieces. You play as the viking Haldor on your quest to find the sword fragments and return them to your longhouse.

Release notes:

Fixed the fake sword in game 1 along with some code cleanup. But I now need to figure out how to free up bank 8 it seems alone in a new bank has about 2700 bytes but in the 32k it only has 140 bytes anyway here’s an update.

http://atariage.com/forums/topic/236282-sword-of-iffrit/page-3

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Yumy (A2600 Demo)

Yumy by Flush released @ Cookie 2016.

http://www.pouet.net/prod.php?which=68601

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The Gizzle Wap and the Great Blizzard (09-12-2016) (A2600 Game)

Mountain King updated his new WIP Atari VCS game The Gizzle Wap and the Great Blizzard.

It’s the holidays in Sundra. A great blizzard hit the land suddenly trapping anyone that was unfortunate enough to be caught outside. You play as the Gizzle Wap and the Moum Moum searching the land for survivors. Move the Gizzle Wap left and right and press up to jump. The Moum Moum will follow. Press the fire button to dig in the snow to search.

Listen closely to the Moum Moum. He has a better sense of where a creature might be buried. Dig where he sings. You may have to scan an area more than once to find something. He will not sing if he is standing on the Gizzle Wap or if he is too high in the sky.

Changes:

1. Fixed the Crab and the Sleepy ghost. They fall into the holes better.
2. Fixed an exploit where you could dig up the same spot over and over again.
3. Fixed the dog, he no longer wraps around to the other side of the screen.
4. The Moum Moum keeps his wings out when returning to the Gizzle Wap.
5. All Creatures are animated and act differently when you rescue them.

http://atariage.com/forums/topic/259569-the-gizzle-wap-and-the-great-blizzard-tent-name-wip/

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The Gizzle Wap and The Strange Red Tree (Update 88) (A2600 Game)

The Gizzle Wap and The Strange Red Tree is a game for Atari VCS by Mountain King.

Deep in the JThainian forest, in the clearing where the Zazzle Flies play a Strange Red Tree took root over night. It made an unsettling hum and gave off a noxious odor poisoning many of the flies. Camy, the strongest of his brood sought help from the defender of the woods, a small bouncing creature known as the Gizzle Wap. He would know what to do.

The Gizzle Waps solution was simple: Remove the Strange Red Tree. But there was another problem. Coinciding with the appearance of the red tree came the Myrmica a race of mindless insects that feed upon the inhabitants of the forest. Even worse the Myrmica never come alone. They serve the Invicta. Unlike the Myrmica, the Invicta are cunning and tenacious. They will not be satisfied until they control the entire forest or see its destruction. The tree is most certainly their machination.

The plan to remove the tree and defeat the Invicta was not as simple. The only creatures strong enough to pull the tree out of the ground are the Pegsi. The Gizzle Wap would attract the Pegsi to the clearing with cloud fruit and convince them to remove the Red Tree. Once the tree has been removed, the Invctas magic will be weakened and their lair should be revealed. The final step will be to confront the Invicta.

Changes:

1. Fixed a bug where you would die in the final screen.
2. Fixed a bug where the wasp would eat ALL your fruit. Made the final levels almost impossible.
3. Removed the continue feature. It doesn’t work the way I wanted it to.

http://atariage.com/forums/topic/233975-the-gizzle-wap-and-the-strange-red-tree-final-version/page-5

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The Gizzle Wap and the Great Blizzard (07-12-2016) (A2600 Game)

Mountain King updated his new WIP Atari VCS game The Gizzle Wap and the Great Blizzard.

It’s the holidays in Sundra. A great blizzard hit the land suddenly trapping anyone that was unfortunate enough to be caught outside. You play as the Gizzle Wap and the Moum Moum searching the land for survivors. Move the Gizzle Wap left and right and press up to jump. The Moum Moum will follow. Press the fire button to dig in the snow to search.

Listen closely to the Moum Moum. He has a better sense of where a creature might be buried. Dig where he sings. You may have to scan an area more than once to find something. He will not sing if he is standing on the Gizzle Wap or if he is too high in the sky.

Changes:

1. The Moum Moum will carry away whatever you find to safety and then fly back.
2. The dog is animated, but will run away. Catch him to rescue him.
3. The sleepy ghost will float around. Dig another hole and let him land in it to bury him back in the ground.
4. The Crab will attack you and move back and forth. Dig a hole and let him fall in. (no damage yet)
5. Everything else will be carried off by the Moum Moum when they are touched.

http://atariage.com/forums/topic/259569-the-gizzle-wap-and-the-great-blizzard-tent-name-wip/

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Sword of Iffrit (Beta 03-12-2016) (A2600 Game)

ultima (before known as rpgfaker) updated his action game Sword of Iffrit from 2009. Loki the God of Mischief has stolen the sword of Surtr and split it into 3 pieces. You play as the viking Haldor on your quest to find the sword fragments and return them to your longhouse.

Release notes:

More work done this week including some boss battles and started the game selection. Just work in progress, has a few bugs here and there but pretty fun. Still fixing things like sound effects, enemy placement, game selection screen needs some work on the switch and add the secrets.

http://atariage.com/forums/topic/236282-sword-of-iffrit/page-3

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The Gizzle Wap and the Great Blizzard (05-12-2016) (A2600 Game)

Mountain King released an early version of his new WIP Atari VCS game The Gizzle Wap and the Great Blizzard.

It’s the holidays in Sundra. A great blizzard hit the land suddenly trapping anyone that was unfortunate enough to be caught outside. You play as the Gizzle Wap and the Moum Moum searching the land for survivors. Move the Gizzle Wap left and right and press up to jump. The Moum Moum will follow. Press the fire button to dig in the snow to search.

Listen closely to the Moum Moum. He has a better sense of where a creature might be buried. Dig where he sings. You may have to scan an area more than once to find something. He will not sing if he is standing on the Gizzle Wap or if he is too high in the sky.

Changes:

1. Added a day and night cycle. The sky gets darker as the sun moves across the sky.
2. Added more creatures to find. Some of them move. No animation yet.
3. The snow stops at the ground.

http://atariage.com/forums/topic/259569-the-gizzle-wap-and-the-great-blizzard-tent-name-wip/

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