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Arne von Boehn

Posts 36
14 Jun 2021 17:35

Greetings this is Arne
I'm 14 years old .
I love Amiga.
Here is one of my favourite games on v4" Menace "
you can see it alltime on Youtube !!!

Kamelito Loveless

Posts 209
14 Jun 2021 21:51

Great game, Dave Jones the coder gave an ASM tutorial in Amiga Format using the source code and gfx of the 1st level of Menace.
Check this out

Gunnar von Boehn
(Apollo Team Member)
Posts 5617
14 Jun 2021 22:10

Menace is a classic.
I still love it.

The coding course is pretty cool.
Thanks for posting the link.

Kevin Saunders

Posts 42
14 Jun 2021 23:48

One of my fav's also, fancy creating a tech demo? Recreating a Vampire version with SAGA chipset :)

remember looking at one of my early fav Amiga shooters.

Gunnar von Boehn
(Apollo Team Member)
Posts 5617
15 Jun 2021 07:03

Kevin Saunders wrote:

One of my fav's also, fancy creating a tech demo? Recreating a Vampire version with SAGA chipset :)

Menace is a real nice game.
I also found its game play very nice, and I liked the GFX and also the Music.
I think a "Deluxe" remake would be awesome.
Menace made very nice useage of PAULA Amiga Audio at its time.
Today our SAGA AUDIO offers a lot more.
We can easily play 16bit audio and with plenty more Audio channels doing very good SNDFX is much easier now.

Also Screenresolution and Colors are much more/better now.
What do you think about doing the game in for example in 640x360 and with 16bit color?
I could imagine that the background which was static could now be fully animated. The tentacles in the ocean could move. There could be "water blur" effects under sea and all Sprites could have smoother animations.

What do you think?

Also I have to admit, that I like 2 Player games a lot.
I found the 2 player mode of Deluxe Galaga added a lot game fun.
Do we think a 2 Player version of Menace would be good?

Kevin Saunders

Posts 42
15 Jun 2021 12:23

Agreed, certainly creating a first level HD Vampire version would be super nice.

Locking down some technical details and the itís just a matter of creating / enhancing those assets.

Kamelito Loveless

Posts 209
15 Jun 2021 12:46

Blood Money by the same team added 2 player co-op mode among other things.

Amiga 4Life

Posts 92
16 Jun 2021 00:42

That was the magic of Psygnosis, they were famous for their game intros and unique art work.....

Robert Pulfer-Ridings

Posts 56
16 Jun 2021 05:35

Nice one, thanks for the link d:)

posts 9