Tag Archives: Game

Re-hacking the 80’s-part 7

previous part Changing the game Assembler format The last post hasn’t been that long but already I’ve made a big change: the source in the GIT repository is no longer in ACME format but KickAssembler. The difference isn’t that big at the moment (mostly changing !byte to .byte and comment start with // in stead … Continue reading →

Posted in: Programs

Re-hacking the 80’s- part 4

<read previous part Unbugging the past In this part I’m going to describe how I removed a ‘feature’ of the game that I consider to be a bug. Backup material But first: Maybe you imaginary readers would like to have the disassembled source I use, so I uploaded the currenty version. I still add comments … Continue reading →

Posted in: Games, Programs

another number two

This one is part of a new series called : Office olympics. At least one of the games has been played in reality.    

Posted in: Cartoons

Inspired by Helsing

Aslan Games made a game for a 4 Hour game jam, inspired by my Helsing’s Hunt. You can play it here. Maybe it’s because the timing is different, but i found this version a lot harder! Overall I liked what they did in four hours (I made my first version in 8 days). Maybe I’ll ask … Continue reading →

Posted in: Games

C64 graphics are hard

I made a Helsing’s Hunt Christmas card a while ago. I tried to change it into an opening picture for the game. Not sure if I wil use it, but it looks OK: I also tried to redo the picture in PETSCII (the Commodore 64 ASCII). That is pretty hard. Some artists are great at it … Continue reading →

Posted in: Games

How’s that for a review?

Praise for ‘Ben Eath the Surf Ace’: ‘Dumbest thing I’ve played since Goat Simulator’ – Obsolete Entertainment Watch the complete gameplay review here:

Posted in: Games, LudumDare

Ludum Dare 30 + solution

The previous weekend was another Ludum Dare weekend. Although I found it tough, I’m pretty pleased with the result. As usual I try to think of a game that other people will not think of. And as usual my game is not very easy (or fun) to play. The general feedback is that it’s HARD. … Continue reading →

Posted in: Flash, Games, LudumDare

Ben Eath, post mortem post

Two weeks ago I made the game (term used loosely) ‘Ben Eath the Surf Ace’ for the Ludum Dare 29 competition. Usually people write a ‘post-mortem’ about making the game, writing about what went right what went badly, stuff like that. It’s also used to promote your game. I came up with an idea to … Continue reading →

Posted in: Cartoons, Games, LudumDare

Another Ludum Dare done

This time the theme was ‘Beneath the surface’. The theme had been in the top 20 suggestions a few times, so I already had some ideas. I chose one and started coding. after day one I had something that looked like this: A game where you had to try to have a succesful date by … Continue reading →

Posted in: Flash, Games, LudumDare, Music

I’m the SID collection!

The SID collection is library of music made for the SID (Sound Interface Device) chip. The SID chip was the sound chip for the Commodore 64. I was looking up my own game on csdb.dk (Commodore scene database) checking if there were some more comments on my game (there’s a funny Dutch word for it … Continue reading →

Posted in: Games, Music