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Touchdown Challenge - New Atari 2600 Homebrew
« on: June 21, 2014, 12:05:37 PM »
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[size=140]After playing Kickoff

[size=140]He only spent about ~4 hours on this game as a proof of concept, but has since given it more development time as he had fun with it. He has now made several revisions of the game, fixed a lot of bugs and added sound too. He has also increased the difficulty a bit too as the original game contained tactics that made it far too easy to score![/size]



[size=140]You can read more about the development of this game in the thread over at AA, where you can also take a look at the different revisions of the game and grab the instructions. The game is available to download for free to use with emulators and real hardware via a flash cartridge.[/size]

[size=240]DOWNLOAD HERE![/size]

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Re: Touchdown Challenge - New Atari 2600 Homebrew
« Reply #1 on: June 21, 2014, 14:39:18 PM »
That looks pretty good! Atarius is here now too, so maybe he'll comment about the game.  :)

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Re: Touchdown Challenge - New Atari 2600 Homebrew
« Reply #2 on: June 27, 2014, 22:13:23 PM »
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That looks pretty good! Atarius is here now too, so maybe he'll comment about the game.  :)  It's a complete game and is kind of fun, but I've been focusing on my latest 7800 adventure game project lately.  I recently discovered 7800basic and made a 7800 version of this game too.  You can see that version here: http://atariage.com/forums/topic/226181-touchdown-challenge-my-first-7800basic-game/.

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Re: Touchdown Challenge - New Atari 2600 Homebrew
« Reply #3 on: June 27, 2014, 22:18:47 PM »
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That looks pretty good! Atarius is here now too, so maybe he'll comment about the game.  :)  It's a complete game and is kind of fun, but I've been focusing on my latest 7800 adventure game project lately.  I recently discovered 7800basic and made a 7800 version of this game too.  You can see that version here: http://atariage.com/forums/topic/226181-touchdown-challenge-my-first-7800basic-game/.


I actually keep meaning to post a thread for the 7800 version but keep forgetting!  :79:

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Re: Touchdown Challenge - New Atari 2600 Homebrew
« Reply #4 on: June 27, 2014, 22:22:38 PM »
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That looks pretty good! Atarius is here now too, so maybe he'll comment about the game.  :)  It's a complete game and is kind of fun, but I've been focusing on my latest 7800 adventure game project lately.  I recently discovered 7800basic and made a 7800 version of this game too.  You can see that version here: http://atariage.com/forums/topic/226181-touchdown-challenge-my-first-7800basic-game/.


I actually keep meaning to post a thread for the 7800 version but keep forgetting!  :79:

Ha, no worries Laird.  I appreciate you posting about my games at RVG.

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Re: Touchdown Challenge - New Atari 2600 Homebrew
« Reply #5 on: June 27, 2014, 22:29:45 PM »
I keep expecting Touchdown Challenge to be a 2600 game that uses exactly 6 playfield pixels to represent the entire game.. er, then I remember Atarius Maximus made it.  Looks like a freakin' commercial game!  I'm going to be playing catch-up for quite a while :)

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Re: Touchdown Challenge - New Atari 2600 Homebrew
« Reply #6 on: June 27, 2014, 23:52:20 PM »
Hey Atarius, thanks for posting that.  I've tried the 7800 game and it looks great! 

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Re: Touchdown Challenge - New Atari 2600 Homebrew
« Reply #7 on: June 28, 2014, 00:57:00 AM »
Thanks TrekMD.  Over at AA on the 7800 programming forum you can also download a soccer / international football version of the game I made for gambler172, as well as a few others from him.  Maybe I should have called this American football challenge?  Why did we have to be the only country in the world that uses 'football' for an entirely different game? :)

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Re: Touchdown Challenge - New Atari 2600 Homebrew
« Reply #8 on: June 28, 2014, 00:59:25 AM »
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Why did we have to be the only country in the world that uses 'football' for an entirely different game? :21:

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Re: Touchdown Challenge - New Atari 2600 Homebrew
« Reply #9 on: June 28, 2014, 01:01:07 AM »
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Hey Atarius, thanks for posting that.  I've tried the 7800 game and it looks great!

You're too kind, loon. You've made some amazing stuff too, and still get a kick out of drunken pooper. :)  I've always liked to try and push the limits of what's possible with bB, with the definite exception of Gate Racer.

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Re: Touchdown Challenge - New Atari 2600 Homebrew
« Reply #10 on: June 28, 2014, 01:05:28 AM »
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Why did we have to be the only country in the world that uses 'football' for an entirely different game? :21:

Ha.  The metric system still confounds me when I travel internationally. :40:

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Re: Touchdown Challenge - New Atari 2600 Homebrew
« Reply #11 on: June 28, 2014, 01:06:27 AM »
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Why did we have to be the only country in the world that uses 'football' for an entirely different game? :21:

Ha.  The metric system still confounds me when I travel internationally. :40:

1.6 km = 1 mile  ;)

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Re: Touchdown Challenge - New Atari 2600 Homebrew
« Reply #12 on: June 28, 2014, 01:07:01 AM »
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Hey Atarius, thanks for posting that.  I've tried the 7800 game and it looks great!

You're too kind, loon. You've made some amazing stuff too, and still get a kick out of drunken pooper. ;)

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Re: Touchdown Challenge - New Atari 2600 Homebrew
« Reply #13 on: June 28, 2014, 01:11:07 AM »
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Hey Atarius, thanks for posting that.  I've tried the 7800 game and it looks great!

You're too kind, loon. You've made some amazing stuff too, and still get a kick out of drunken pooper. ;)

That I did.  Still getting used to the forum differences from AA.  For some reason I want to click on the quote button at the bottom of a post, and on this forum it's at the top.  I'll pay more attention in the future.

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Re: Touchdown Challenge - New Atari 2600 Homebrew
« Reply #14 on: June 28, 2014, 01:14:09 AM »
Yes, the forum software is different.  No worries, practice makes perfect.  :)

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