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Video: NES Programming #22 – Oh, I guess I missed that word (NES misc)

Michael Chiaramonte shows us once again how to do some NES Programming.

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I continued working on getting sprite 0 hit detection working. And it did finally work, but I couldn’t get it to scroll vertically after sprite 0 hit is triggered. I learned today that apparently you can’t do that like you can with the horizontal scroll. Need to research about that some more. Update: I have researched this and have a solution. Requires some optimization though

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Cheril the Writer v2018.04.20 (WIP) (NES Game)

The Mojon Twins currently beta test their new game Cheril the Writer for the Nintendo Entertainment System (NES) / Famicom. Tested via a NES emu running on a Caanoo 🙂

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Cybroitek v2018.04.18 (Demo) (NES Game)

sdm released another demo game called Cybroitek. It’s a Berzerk style game for NES / Famicom.

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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.

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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. I need to get map building working properly in the NES asset tool so we can get more serious about building backgrounds. I also need to figure out the sprite 0 hit detection better (or, you know, just figure it out)

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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.

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

Ryan Carson has progress news on Flap Happy.

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Sorted the snakes out tonight. Seems to work much better now, yay! #nesdev #gamedev #retro

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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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Shadow of the Beast (Techdemo) (NES misc)

RetroNES Software are playing around with animations and Shadow of the Beast! Is something coming up? OMG! OMG!

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Ninja & Ninja II (Kickstarter) (Reminder) (NES Game)

Ninja and Ninja II are fast-paced QTE (Quick Time Events) based games for the Nintendo Entertainment System (NES). These two games come in a “2-in-1” fashion and are already complete, reflecting a magical “Black Box” art style. You have two more hours to get your copy via Kickstarter, then funding is closed.

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Alfonzo’s Arctic Adventure v2018.04.14 (WIP) (NES Game)

The author of Alfonzo’s Arctic Adventure unveils boss number two. If you were not aware of this new upcoming commercial NES game, you should be by now.

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Alfonzo’s Arctic Adventure: Boss number 2 – Battsu the Maturity Elf #screenshotsaturday #eskimobob #alfonzo #nesdev #indiedev #gamedev

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