Atari 2600 Receiving New Motion Journey Recreation Robotic Zed
June ninth, 2019 Carl Williams
In case you are aware of the Atari 2600 impartial homebrew scene then you definately most likely know Princess Rescue and Zippy the Porcupine. The developer behind these two titles is at present engaged on a brand new motion journey sport referred to as Robotic Zed. That alone ought to have you ever leaping to the top of this text for the obtain hyperlink.
The small print that matter
One purpose Robotic Zed has my consideration is as a result of it’s a Rogue-like sport. In case you are not aware of that time period, Rogue is an early laptop sport that was identified for randomly producing dungeons so that you can run round and slaughter every part inside. The objective was merely to build up as a lot loot as potential earlier than dying.
It is a fantastically easy methodology of giving followers an limitless provide of ranges to play by way of. Robotic Zed gives that however in a 2D facet scrolling motion journey the place ranges are randomly generated every time you play. One element that Robotic Zed is adjusting within the Rogue-like system is devoted boss rooms that give a definitive finish.
That is an Atari 2600 sport?
Sure. At present there may be not rather a lot happening that’s going to rock your boat as the sport remains to be in growth. What’s right here remains to be fascinating and with a bit of creativeness you possibly can simply see the place the developer is headed with this. Afterall, this is identical developer that created Princess Rescue and Zippy the Porcupine for the Atari 2600.
There are limitations of the hardware that can rear their heads in these items, however I’m assured Sprybug, on AtariAge boards, goes to have the ability to conquer them in time.
That obtain hyperlink
The demo for Robotic Zed is at present accessible over on the AtariAge boards. Earlier than you go, take a look at the video above so you’ve an thought what you might be moving into. Oh, neglect it, you’ve already left, and nobody is studying this, so who’s left? Inform me within the feedback if you’re nonetheless round or am I speaking to myself?
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