Archive for April, 2018
Video: NES Programming #21 – I’m the map, I’m the map… (NES misc)

Michael Chiaramonte shows us once again how to do some NES Programming. Quote: After being off for a week we did some small optimizations, messed with how levels are loaded, and then played around with sprite 0 hit detection. It was a pretty fun stream because I was mostly messing around with the NES code and not the asset tool.

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Alfonzo’s Arctic Adventure v2018.04.19 (WIP) (NES Game)

The author of Alfonzo’s Arctic Adventure brought another update to our attention. Release notes: New level clear animation! I’m pretty proud of how nicely that spiral effect turned out. Had to use some creative math to get it to work with the scrolling, but definitely worth it. #nesdev #nes #indiedev #gamedev

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Star Ark v2018.03.19 (WIP) (Genesis Game)

Star Ark is a science fiction game being developed for the Sega Genesis. The game is set on an interstellar colony ship. The player is a member of the crew who must put down a mutiny and set the ship back on course. The 8 Bit Daddy Daughter Team asks for design feedback, so give them a hand! Quote: Twitter

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Griel’s Quest (Pre-Order) (Commercial) (Genesis Game)

1985 Alternativo are taking pre-orders for Griel’s Quest for Sega Mega Drive / Sega Genesis. E-Mail to hola@1985alternativo.com for more information. The official page doesn’t seem to be reachable for now. You could also check out their Twitter

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The Retro League Podcast – Episode 432 – Tear It All Down (misc)

The Retro League Podcast features discussion about the latest retro gaming news, re-releases, community developments and reviews of our favorite games. This week: A lot of fun was had at the Midwest Gaming Classic convention this week, but Billy Mitchell is facing some serious heat. The Rampage movie is out and we’ve got reviews of the film and of a

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Flap Happy v2018.04.18 (WIP) (NES Game)

Ryan Carson has progress news on Flap Happy. Quote: Sorted the snakes out tonight. Seems to work much better now, yay! #nesdev #gamedev #retro

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Taco v2018.04.19 (WIP) (SNES Game)

Taco for the Super Nintendo Entertainment System / Super Famicom makes progress. Quote: Test play on real SNES console. Fixed bugs and several effects are added

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Newo Fox v2018.04.18-II (WIP) (Wii Game)

Owen heavily works on Newo Fox for Nintendo’s Wii. Quote: This week I am working on background props and a framerate profiling chart for debugging. The background props will not have collision. The obj files are from @KenneyNL awesome new nature asset pack. Before you ask the final #wii game will have fewer #treesinspace

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Swordfish v1.0 (PICO-8 Game)

Swordfish is a new PICO-8 game by chowyunbrent. Swordfish is an aquatic action game. Swim into the deep to destroy the evil at the heart of the ocean

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Orange Island v2018.04.18 (WIP) (NES Game)

Orange Island is a new NES game in development. Here comes yet another ingame shot

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