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Video: NES Programming #3 – Adding a new Entity Type (NES misc)

In this third episode of NES Programming Michael Chiaramonte reviews some items that were left unclear from the last stream, and then discussed how to add entities into the game.

NES programming #3 - Adding a new entity type
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The Retro Hour EP111 – The History of FPS Games (misc)

The Retro Hour is your weekly dose of retro gaming and technology news, views and interviews from the UK.

Content:

We reminisce on the golden age of First Person Shooters with David L Craddock, the author of new book Rocket Jump.

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Fruit’Y v0.2 (Alpha) (Switch Game Port)

nop90 updated Retroguru’s Fruit’Y for the Nintendo Switch to v0.2 Alpha. It plays a lot better and is a recommended update. Sound issues are left to improve.

Fruit'Y - Playing With Edibles | by Retroguru (Official Trailer)
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Changes:

– Fixed keys issue
– Aded touch screen support

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Video: NES Programming #2 – Moving Code out of the VBLANK Interrupt (NES misc)

In this second episode of NES Programming Michael Chiaramonte moves code out of the VBLANK interrupt into the main execution loop.

NES programming #2 - Moving code out of the VBLANK interrupt
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SDL-Switch v0.2-1.2.15 (Switch misc Port)

nop90 is known for many Nintendo 3DS homebrew game ports and for porting libSDL to the Nintendo 3DS. He updated his libSDL to the Nintendo Switch!

Release notes:

– Added 8bpp 16bpp and 24bpp video mode
– Added touch screen handling (mapped to mouse events)
– Added automatic download an install of SDL_image SDL_gfx SDL_TTF and SDL_Mixer

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Unnamed Genesis Game v2018.02.28 by Mikael Tillander (WIP) (Genesis Game)

Mikael Tillander published another screenshot of his upcoming yet unnamed Genesis game.

Quote:

All this talk about the game being reminiscent of shadow of the beast made me go Roger Dean on it’s arse! I think I’ll roll with it, actually. 🙂 Would be a nice tribute? #sega #megadrive #genesis #pixelart #gamedev

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Space Game NX v0.5 (Nintendo Switch Game)

vgmoose ported his game Space Game NX to the Nintendo Switch. It’s a simple shooter game. The gameplay video is from the WII U version, but plays same.

Wii U Homebrew - 5.5.1 Browser Exploit - Space Game
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Thanks to Nintendomax for the news.

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The Assembly Line: An NES Homebrew Podcast – Episode #6 (NES misc)

The Assembly Line is a NES homebrew podcast started by Sole Goose Productions and Kevin. They cover a variety of theoretical topics, feature a central game under review, have guest interviews with folks, and also showcase some music.

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Episode 6: Alter Ego by Shiru!

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Useless Homebrew v1.0.1 (Nintendo Switch misc)

This is a port of the Useless Homebrew written by Rydian for the DS. It tries to mimic a “useless machine” that has a switch. Press “A” to switch the machine on and see what happens. The screenshot is from the pegaswitch version.

Thanks to Nintendomax for the news.

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Hamsters NX v1.0 (Nintendo Switch Game)

Hamsters NX is a breeding of Hamsters game in text mode in French language for the Nintendo Switch by Cid2mizard.

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