Friday, February 24, 2017

NESDev Results and more

Well, Spacey McRacey got 14th place out of 18 games.  Which is really about where it belonged; there were some really high-quality entries for this competition!   They're now in the process of trying to figure out how to build the competition multi-cart, which you'll be able to eventually buy, with all these games on it.

In other news, we're finally getting close to the Atari Age release of Atari Anguna. It's taken awhile to get all the boxes/manuals/etc printed, but it's almost there!

And I've got a partner lined up for my next game, which will hopefully finally be my dream of a Blaster Master-inspired metroidvania for NES.  Well see.

Scrolling Camera Tweaks

One of the subtle things that can really impact how a scrolling platformer feels is how the camera works. Does the character stay centered, ...