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icemann
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Re: Home Brew Section

Post by icemann » Fri Nov 30, 2018 3:53 am

Oh man. That's the first game I ever did a remake of, to improve my coding skills.

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Did that one back in 2010. Never released officially obviously. Shortly followed by a remake of Fishing Derby on the Atari 2600:

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I then got to work on a remake of the NES game "Dragon's Lair":

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That one took me 2 years to complete. Why remake a terrible game? To try and make it half decent. In my completely biased opinion, I think I succeeded. Again not released officially. Working on that one really improved my game making skills by a fair bit as I had to do the art (or more conversion of existing art for the most part), coding, music, sound effect and level design, as for every existing level from the original I implemented I would also add 1 completely new level in. Even put together a level editor to speed things up.

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Re: Home Brew Section

Post by epsracing77 » Sat Dec 08, 2018 10:07 pm

They look great, thanks for sharing! :)

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Re: Home Brew Section

Post by icemann » Fri Jan 04, 2019 2:55 am

And just noting that the game I mentioned a page ago, "CrossTrix" launched for sale on Steam today:
https://store.steampowered.com/app/1003690/CrossTrix/

So be sure to grab yourself a copy and save 15% off for a limited time only.

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