Erik_
That's a good idea.
Wed May 18, 2022 3:10am

That would give me time to tweak stuff/slack off until its release. Hopefully the final product will be better going that route. I guess I should still try and set a deadline to get the main "TO-DO" done by mid summer. Then there's options to fix things until December.

NEMB Pumpkins in the Halloween challenge is a great idea! They should definitely be part of it. Hmm... chicken feet makes me think of Baba Yaga's house (which is also creepy).

  • Finish it and leave it in "Beta" status until December? - Puckdropper, Sat May 14 2022 3:57am
    Kinda like Google tried some years ago? Halloween, hm... The creepiest thing I've ever actually seen are chicken feet. Of course you should show off your collection of NEMB footer dead pumpkins!
    • That's a good idea.- Erik_, Wed May 18 2022 3:10am
      • NEMB Pumpkins - Puckdropper, Tue May 24 2022 4:33am
        Overhead maze with the occasional side-scroll "rooms"? Get the pumpkin from the front to the back, if you fail you get the rotten pumpkin from a random year? Does QB have a reasonable JPG display library available? Bonus level is pretty straightforward... Carve/decorate the pumpkin.
        • Ohhh.. I like that idea. - Erik_, Tue May 31 2022 1:10am
          Maybe side scroll view could be haunted house themed or something "spooky". QB has BSAVE/BLOAD which loads and saves raw data. There are ways to load in bitmaps easily in QB. They can only be 256 colors in screen 13 and are usually subject to some dithering. There was a game back in the day "Lunatix:... more
          • Pumpkin on the shelf. - Puckdropper, Sun Jun 05 2022 3:31am
            What if you inverted gravity? Maybe your character is a ghost and you have to avoid going up otherwise you'll float away? I'm just trying to think of halloweeny things that aren't the same old same old.
            • That's a neat idea. There was a game Haunting starring Polterguy for Sega Genesis where if you got too low on ectoplasm, you were sent to a hell like place where you had to refill it in order to come back to the house to continue haunting. Maybe something like that if you float away? Hmm. I... more
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