Vscreen 1.0

by snout on 27-08-2005, 20:10
Topic: Software
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Source: aamsx

During our week of downtime, we missed out on an update of Olivier Hustin's amazing platform game engine Vscreen, with which novice MSX users can create their own smooth scrolling platform games on MSX.

As of August 12th, version 1.0 of Vscreen has become available. Although the author is still working on a changelog and new documentation, two fully working levels can already be enjoyed as they are included in the package, together with its full source code.

Relevant link: Vscreen

Comments (8)

By jltursan

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28-08-2005, 12:29

Simply great!;.....but the late 0.9 was a bit more funny with the extra levels you included! Tongue
Don't mind.....it's an amazing work!. Till now the engine is very "mario" oriented; but how about the possibility the main character could shoot, something like "rick dangerous"?

By spl

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28-08-2005, 14:40

Very good engine! Hope there will be games made with it SmileBig smile

By Maggoo

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28-08-2005, 20:17

Possibility to "shoot" is in the pipeline. In theory it's not too hard to implement but there isn't so many sprites or CPU time left so I go the rethink the sprite updates & collision detection routine for this... Crying

By jltursan

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28-08-2005, 20:45

I don't know how are you playing with the VRAM tables; but think about using a software sprite, in screen 4 could be more easy to implement bullets like the ones in Nemesis, for example. The effect is a bit blocky; but being a fast moving thingy it's hard to notice...
It's only an idea...Smile

By [D-Tail]

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30-08-2005, 00:26

jltursan: and how to dodge a bullet then? Wink

Real arcade feeling means bullets dodging! Big smile

By jltursan

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30-08-2005, 09:47

I've been thinking in main character shooting, not the evil ones!. Smile
Yeah, I known that's unfair; but hey!, we have the power, isn't it? Wink

By Maggoo

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30-08-2005, 10:50

You know what, using blocks for shooting is actually a pretty good idea. I'm going to give it a try Big smile

By zett

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30-08-2005, 18:40

coowl product!
LOL!