ZX Dev MIA-Remakes - The new ZX Dev is already here!

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Re: ZX Dev MIA-Remakes - The new ZX Dev is already here!

Post by Ivanzx » Sun Dec 23, 2018 3:04 pm

More than 2 months have passed and...

19 Games/entries so far, including new ones from October:

-Atic Atac 3D

-Mister Kung Fu

-PTM, licence to kill remake

-Popeye Arcade

-Cauldron Remake

-Escape from the Sewers remake

-Old Tower - Jumpery already finished

-Maze Death Rally X already finished

The prize is currently 1230€ but remember that you can back it with the amount you want, no limits, and you will automatically become one of the judges that will decide the winners ;)

Still 2 months and 10 days more or less for the deadline, so this is about time you start coding and finish a game to participate! :P

http://zx-dev-mia-remakes.proboards.com/

Let´s have a Spectrum party in March! :)
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Re: ZX Dev MIA-Remakes - The new ZX Dev is already here!

Post by Ivanzx » Tue Apr 30, 2019 8:00 pm

Finally the ZX Dev MIA & Remakes is over! The winners are decided and I would like to thank you to all the people that made it possible, it was an amazing compo quality-wise with some new classics for the Spectrum!
Here you can see the final results:

http://zx-dev-mia-remakes.proboards.com ... rollTo=826

Thank you all, specially here I would like to thank the people from Spectrum computing for their support :)

Now play and enjoy, long live, Speccy!
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Re: ZX Dev MIA-Remakes - The new ZX Dev is already here!

Post by R-Tape » Tue May 07, 2019 7:49 am

The results from ZX-dev forum:
1-Aliens Neoplasma 13120 points
2-Redshift 13058 points
3-Old Tower 12996 points
4-Manic Pietro 12847
5-Mister Kung Fu 12660
6-Booty the remake 12210
7-Ninjakul 2 11892
8-TikiTaca 11868
9-Sophia 2 11824
10-Maze Death Rally X 11549
11-ZX Larry 11306
12-Comeme el chip 11270
13-Droid Buster 10750
14-Mini Explorer XXXI 10644
15-Elon Musk 10569
16-DeadZone 10512
17-PTM 10332
18-Ninja Gardening 10159
19-Misifu 9813
20-Witch 9300
21-Max Pickles 8831
I was one of the judges, and I broadly agree with the results. I would put Misifu & Elon Musk much higher, and Maze Death Rally X MUCH, MUCH higher (it was my top choice!). That said, there's no arguing that any of the top 5 could have won it.

Amazing comp. The most important driver of Speccy homebrew these days. Thank-you Ivan et al!
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Post by Alessandro » Tue May 07, 2019 12:21 pm

Of course I am biased being one of the contestants, therefore I would have liked to find Sophia II higher in the chart. Number 8 and 7 are less than 100 points distant from it, this means it could have easily gone up one or two position. Almost a tie with two very good titles like Tiki Taca and Ninjakul.

I don't think Aliens Neoplasma was the best of the other titles. Technically impressive for sure, but gameplay is actually pretty thin in my opinion, without the same width of scope of other Sanchez productions, e.g. Survivisection and Castlevania. I would have rather seen Redshift or Mister Kung Fu at the top, and a higher placement for Comeme el Chip as well.

Anyway, the general level was very high, and Spectrum fans and users can only be glad of being part of such a vital scene.
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Re: ZX Dev MIA-Remakes - The new ZX Dev is already here!

Post by R-Tape » Wed May 08, 2019 10:41 am

Alessandro wrote:
Tue May 07, 2019 12:21 pm
Of course I am biased being one of the contestants, therefore I would have liked to find Sophia II higher in the chart. Number 8 and 7 are less than 100 points distant from it, this means it could have easily gone up one or two position. Almost a tie with two very good titles like Tiki Taca and Ninjakul.
I had it around this position, but with Tiki Taca higher. It's strange how the voting categories don't always reflect how one feels—despite it getting a lower score, I generally enjoyed Sophia2 a bit more than some that ended up placing higher.
I don't think Aliens Neoplasma was the best of the other titles. Technically impressive for sure, but gameplay is actually pretty thin in my opinion, without the same width of scope of other Sanchez productions, e.g. Survivisection and Castlevania. I would have rather seen Redshift or Mister Kung Fu at the top, and a higher placement for Comeme el Chip as well.
I loved Aliens and got it in the top 3; it was hard to not give it full marks on many of the categories. Could the graphics have possibly been better? I don't see how, but then I didn't give it 100% in that category. I thought it played really well, had an amazing atmosphere (it's creepy as hell when they attack you), and had enough restart points to keep you playing.

Maze Death Rally-X was my top spot because it fulfilled the competition brief perfectly. A remake of the arcade game/original zx game could not have been much better. Some might say it should scroll more smoothly, but then you'd get colour clash. Graphics and sound could have been fancier—and I don't doubt that TomD was capable of making them so—but it would have been inappropriate for the game. I found it the most enjoyable to play too.
Anyway, the general level was very high, and Spectrum fans and users can only be glad of being part of such a vital scene.
Amen.
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Post by Ivanzx » Sat May 11, 2019 8:09 pm

I would like to thank you both, Dave for being part of the jury and supporting the prize and Alessandro for doing his Sophia, making the Dev better :)

As Alessandro said, we spectrum users are really lucky, everybody wins! :)
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