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New Atari 2600 Homebrew - Space Raid
« on: October 13, 2013, 02:30:42 AM »
If you were disappointed when you saw Zaxxon ported to the Atari 2600, you're in for a surprise with Space Raid.  Written by Oscar Toledo, Space Raid is an isometric shooter for the 2600 that tries to see just what the 2600 can do when it comes to isometric shooters.  You can read about development of the game on his blog:  Space Raid: isometric game for Atari VCS/2600.  Check out this video of the game in action...

[align=center:24p0cnj2]Space Raid gameplay 2

[size=80]Posted with permission from Oscar Toledo.[/size][/align:24p0cnj2]

A zip file containing instructions as well as binaries for NTSC and PAL systems is attached below.  The latest version can always be found on Oscar's blog as well as the thread for the game he started at Atari Age (Space Raid 2600).

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Re: New Atari 2600 Homebrew - Space Raid
« Reply #1 on: October 13, 2013, 14:10:32 PM »
This is really damn impressive, an excellent bit of coding there  :16:

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Re: New Atari 2600 Homebrew - Space Raid
« Reply #2 on: October 13, 2013, 15:20:16 PM »
It sure is!  I hope it is released in cart.

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Re: New Atari 2600 Homebrew - Space Raid
« Reply #3 on: October 13, 2013, 15:28:20 PM »
Very good considering the platform :113:
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Re: New Atari 2600 Homebrew - Space Raid
« Reply #4 on: October 14, 2013, 16:09:19 PM »
As above, thats very impressive coding..
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Re: New Atari 2600 Homebrew - Space Raid
« Reply #5 on: October 19, 2013, 03:43:57 AM »
Surprisingly, I must be one of the few who actually liked Zaxxon on VCS.

On topic, that is a nice looking game. Would certainly be nice to be able to get it on cartridge format.

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Re: New Atari 2600 Homebrew - Space Raid
« Reply #6 on: November 21, 2013, 22:43:46 PM »
I just found out this game is going to see a release in cart through CollectorVision!  It will be lose cart and CIB!

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Re: New Atari 2600 Homebrew - Space Raid
« Reply #7 on: November 21, 2013, 22:46:12 PM »
Quote from: "TrekMD"
I just found out this game is going to see a release in cart through CollectorVision!  It will be lose cart and CIB!

Great news!

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Re: New Atari 2600 Homebrew - Space Raid
« Reply #8 on: January 14, 2014, 19:14:12 PM »

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Re: New Atari 2600 Homebrew - Space Raid
« Reply #9 on: January 14, 2014, 19:20:53 PM »
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CollectorVision: Atari 2600 - Coming Soon[/align:1h2x47yb]

That is great news!

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Re: New Atari 2600 Homebrew - Space Raid
« Reply #10 on: January 14, 2014, 19:23:11 PM »
An Intellivision version is also in the works and should be released by them as well.  :)

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Re: New Atari 2600 Homebrew - Space Raid
« Reply #11 on: July 20, 2014, 03:59:37 AM »
For those interested, this game is now available for preorder at Collectorvision:  http://www.collectorvision.com/Atari2600/game-spaceraid.htm

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