What ZX81 game are you currently playing?

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Re: What ZX81 game are you currently playing?

Post by yerzmyey » Wed Mar 28, 2012 8:53 pm

Shaun:

OK, me too! :) Thx for the info.
"FERENGI" - an arcade game for ZX81: http://tiny.pl/hp3bq
"MONOCHROME" issue 5 (Spring 2014) - a free paper/PDF magazine about ZX81: http://tiny.pl/q2m44
ZX-81/TS1000/TS1500 COMPETITIONS 2007/2009: http://zx81.republika.pl/

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Post by RWAP » Thu Mar 29, 2012 12:38 pm

Great to see yet another game from the Mojon Twins - I am playing it too :)

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Re: What ZX81 game are you currently playing?

Post by sirmorris » Wed Apr 04, 2012 2:51 pm

I'm playing Wrath of Kong from here;

viewtopic.php?t=675

It's brilliant! The animation is superb, the movement is responsive and of course it's very, very hard.
--=== ZXpand+ ... A more moderner all-in-one upgrade solution for ZX81 ===--
* SD/MMC storage * 32K Hires-capable RAM * AY sound chip * Joystick port * Serial *
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Re: What ZX81 game are you currently playing?

Post by yerzmyey » Wed Apr 11, 2012 9:52 pm

...as for myself - "NANAKO".
http://www.mojontwins.com/juegos_mojono ... castle-81/
Sadly too hard, but still much better than the Spectrum version and I managed to go through about 4 levels.
And still have the last life + codes, so most probably I will be playing it also tomorrow. ;)

Actually they could publish codes for the game, heh.
"FERENGI" - an arcade game for ZX81: http://tiny.pl/hp3bq
"MONOCHROME" issue 5 (Spring 2014) - a free paper/PDF magazine about ZX81: http://tiny.pl/q2m44
ZX-81/TS1000/TS1500 COMPETITIONS 2007/2009: http://zx81.republika.pl/

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Re: What ZX81 game are you currently playing?

Post by yerzmyey » Thu Apr 19, 2012 8:45 pm

Today I was playin' for 4 hours or something :) :) the "Treasure Hunter" game. It was much safer now, as we have the joystick support ( download/file.php?id=830 ), so no resets of the computer because of too hard pressing keyz, hahahahah. :)

I managed to go to 116 screen!!! ;) And then I found an error made by the author. :) Arrrrrrgh, hehehe.

It's probably the best of classic games I've seen on ZX81 (actually only the newest ones, made in 2000-years are as good as this ancient piece of software) and I can easily say, it's one of the best games I've seen on any computer.

I admit my dream would be to make with somebody a similar game(s), with some coder, I remember we were making such stuff with a friend in 80s, for ZX Spectrum 48K, but of course our progs weren't as beautiful as the "Treasure Hunter" is, heheeh. The idea of 'chambers' (one screen = one adventure/task, sometimes it's called 'chamber games') is very interesting to me - and it's oldschool. :)

Last times we _try_ to make this style of game on Spectrum 128 - with different graphic but with all the adventures I based on ZX81's "Treasure Hunter" indeed. :)
But that's not the same what would be to make such a game for ZX81 16K. :)
Ah well.
"FERENGI" - an arcade game for ZX81: http://tiny.pl/hp3bq
"MONOCHROME" issue 5 (Spring 2014) - a free paper/PDF magazine about ZX81: http://tiny.pl/q2m44
ZX-81/TS1000/TS1500 COMPETITIONS 2007/2009: http://zx81.republika.pl/

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Re: What ZX81 game are you currently playing?

Post by oscar » Fri Apr 20, 2012 11:15 am

yerzmyey wrote:Today I was playin' for 4 hours or something :) :) the "Treasure Hunter" game.
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It's probably the best of classic games I've seen on ZX81 (actually only the newest ones, made in 2000-years are as good as this ancient piece of software) and I can easily say, it's one of the best games I've seen on any computer.
Your description sounded interesting so I decided to try Treasure Hunter. I think I now know what game I'll be playing this weekend :)

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Re: What ZX81 game are you currently playing?

Post by yerzmyey » Fri Apr 20, 2012 11:53 am

oscar wrote:
yerzmyey wrote:Today I was playin' for 4 hours or something :) :) the "Treasure Hunter" game.
[snip]
It's probably the best of classic games I've seen on ZX81 (actually only the newest ones, made in 2000-years are as good as this ancient piece of software) and I can easily say, it's one of the best games I've seen on any computer.
Your description sounded interesting so I decided to try Treasure Hunter. I think I now know what game I'll be playing this weekend :)
Haha, and that's good. ;)
The chambers/rooms might be difficult sometimes but in the final version they added unlimited numbers of attempts. So it IS possible to play - and have fun actually.
The intro is long and it isn't possible to skip it but it shows only once.
Normally I play games like... what - 5 minutes? :) But this one I played now for several hours yesterday, hehehe.

Now we tray to make a game based on similar rules, on Spectrum.
http://yerzmyey.republika.pl/little_gre ... afucka.gif
Hm. We will see what the outcome will be. ;)
"FERENGI" - an arcade game for ZX81: http://tiny.pl/hp3bq
"MONOCHROME" issue 5 (Spring 2014) - a free paper/PDF magazine about ZX81: http://tiny.pl/q2m44
ZX-81/TS1000/TS1500 COMPETITIONS 2007/2009: http://zx81.republika.pl/

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Re: What ZX81 game are you currently playing?

Post by Past Present » Sun May 06, 2012 11:34 pm

Adventure One from Abersoft http://www.zx81stuff.org.uk/zx81/genera ... reOne.html . Closely follows the original mainframe text adventure 'Colossal Caves' written in the 70's. The game is based on a real cave system which gives the game real atmosphere and 'credibility'. This is a classic and is still very playable even today. I have inverted the video to give white text on a black background to add even more atmosphere. If you have never played this, one of the first text adventures, then you are definately missing out IMHO.

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Re: What ZX81 game are you currently playing?

Post by yerzmyey » Mon May 14, 2012 3:10 pm

Today - TEMPEST that Bobs pointed me out. :)
http://www.zx81stuff.org.uk/zx81/genera ... mpest.html
A niiiiiiice space-shooter.
"FERENGI" - an arcade game for ZX81: http://tiny.pl/hp3bq
"MONOCHROME" issue 5 (Spring 2014) - a free paper/PDF magazine about ZX81: http://tiny.pl/q2m44
ZX-81/TS1000/TS1500 COMPETITIONS 2007/2009: http://zx81.republika.pl/

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Re: What ZX81 game are you currently playing?

Post by yerzmyey » Thu May 17, 2012 9:54 pm

Well, another day with Tempest.
Playing is a bit disturbing on touch-sense keyboard but not so bad. :)
"FERENGI" - an arcade game for ZX81: http://tiny.pl/hp3bq
"MONOCHROME" issue 5 (Spring 2014) - a free paper/PDF magazine about ZX81: http://tiny.pl/q2m44
ZX-81/TS1000/TS1500 COMPETITIONS 2007/2009: http://zx81.republika.pl/

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