Game & watch style games?

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Post by Alessandro » Thu Mar 15, 2018 8:53 pm

Another Elektronika-inspired title is Diver Mystery Of The Deep.
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Re: Game & watch style games?

Post by Einar Saukas » Thu Mar 15, 2018 11:04 pm

PeterJ wrote:
Thu Mar 15, 2018 9:40 pm
There is a version of 'fire' here

https://spectrumcomputing.co.uk/index.p ... 6&id=15756
Already mentioned in the first post of this thread :)
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Post by PeterJ » Fri Mar 16, 2018 5:04 am

Whoops. Sorry. It's been a long week!
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Re: Game & watch style games?

Post by hikoki » Fri Mar 16, 2018 1:23 pm

A couple more made in Sinclair Basic : https://awesome-table.com/-KTJLy2xX7_E1 ... ilterN=lcd
One inspired by Ball from Nintendo. The other one won a recent Sinclair Basic russian jam (all 48K games I think..though all are made to run in Pentagon).

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Mickey by Segio (Sergej Neznanyj), Winner of the Basic Best Game 2017 : https://zxart.ee/mobile/eng/parties/2017/bbg17/
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Post by Joefish » Fri Mar 16, 2018 3:57 pm

BASIC - interesting.

How about a Game & Watch engine that works like my CharAde engine, as an extension to BASIC - you'd have to load in a SCREEN$ with all your graphics, then program up the attribute squares in memory that you want to show and hide for each game 'cell', then you could just do an LPRINT with a code in it to turn a whole cell on or off. The logic for your game could then be programmed in BASIC.

Anyone want to try it out if I write the engine to do this?
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Post by Ralf » Mon Mar 19, 2018 8:02 pm

And while we talk about Game & Watch it looks like another game inspired by simple handheld console is coming to Spectrum

Brick Racer, soon on our machine:
http://www.indieretronews.com/2018/03/h ... 4hqXf.gbpl

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Not exactly Game&Watch but close enough to be mentioned in this thread, I guess ;)
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Post by Juan F. Ramirez » Mon Mar 19, 2018 9:02 pm

I had this brick game handheld, not many time ago (2004, 2005 maybe) and it was simple but diabolically addictive. With those crap graphics, it has dozens of Tetris games and variants, car chase games, etc. Over 100 games in total. The one in the link is green, but mine was grey.

The weird thing is that I got it free when I bought a cheese (yes, a cheese!) in my local supermarket. All very WTF.

The next days I couldn't stop playing it. Really addictive :lol:
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Post by RMartins » Tue Mar 20, 2018 10:52 am

Someone mention that archive. org released a bunch of emulations of these games.
http://blog.archive.org/2018/03/18/some ... e-archive/

And here is an article about it:
https://www.cnet.com/news/internet-arch ... led-games/

I did not knew that Mortal Kombat version :D

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Post by Morkin » Tue Mar 20, 2018 8:23 pm

hikoki wrote:
Fri Mar 16, 2018 1:23 pm
A couple more made in Sinclair Basic : https://awesome-table.com/-KTJLy2xX7_E1 ... ilterN=lcd
One inspired by Ball from Nintendo. The other one won a recent Sinclair Basic russian jam (all 48K games I think..though all are made to run in Pentagon).
Ah yeah, I owned the Ball Game & Watch.

Was OK, though when I saw the Donkey Kong one I thought it looked and played amazing.
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