+retroclouds Posted September 3, 2009 Share Posted September 3, 2009 I'd like to announce a project I've been working on for quite some time. It's a homebrew version of Pitfall! for the Texas Instruments TI-99/4A home computer. I already released the disk version a while ago. You can run this version in your favourite emulator or run it on a real TI-99/4A if you have a floppy drive, 32K memory expansion and either a Editor/Assembler, Mini Memory or Extended Basic cartridge. Currently I'm working on the cartridge version. The way it looks, I'll be able to use a PCB with a 16K bank-switched ROM and the game will not require the additional 32K memory expansion. I'm hoping to get the game code ready by the end of 2009. Depending on the feedback I'm considering making a batch of cartridges to be released in early 2010. The game would consist of a new PCB in a recycled cartridge case. At this time I can't tell what the game will cost. But to keep costs to a minimum I'm not planning on delivering a box or a printed instruction manual. Below is a first mockup of what the cartridge will look like. Note: at this time I have the required components for doing 8 cartridges. You can find more pictures and a video in my blog at http://www.retroclouds.de If anyone is interested, let me know and I'll add you to my pre-order list. That way I can make a first estimation on how many PCB's and cartridge cases to order retroclouds Quote Link to comment Share on other sites More sharing options...
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