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My version of Jeff Minter's classic for the Vic 20.

Thanks To

  • Finn and Lucas for (briefly) testing
  • Jeff Minter for inspiring my teenage years with his awesome games

Version History

0.82 - 29-Aug-2021 - slowed down and start position of patroller tweaked.

P#96558 2021-08-28 08:52 ( Edited 2021-08-28 21:36)

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Oh man! One of my favourite Jeff Minter titles!

Thing is, it feels a wee bit too hard compared to the original game, too many mines laid really quickly at the start, sometimes causing instant death near the start. I would love to see this game get tuned up!

P#96570 2021-08-28 15:58
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Thanks for the feedback. I may look at slowing it down a tad and maybe tweaking the patroller intervals.

P#96577 2021-08-28 20:27
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Version 0.81 now released. I've slowed it down a bit. Feedback most welcome.

P#96578 2021-08-28 20:40
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Speed's not bad, but those cannons are brutal, it's as if they know exactly when to shoot. Sometimes I start a level, move left, and get insta-killed by the bottom cannon.

P#96579 2021-08-28 20:45
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As mentioned on Twitter, to prevent instant death just because you moved left, repositioned the bottom cannon so that its first fire in on the hard right, a place unlikely to go to at the beginning of a level.

P#96580 2021-08-28 21:23
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Awesome! Now the beginning of levels are fair, and you don't just instantly die because you moved left as the level starts! Great job!

P#96582 2021-08-28 22:12

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