+MarcoJ Posted November 27, 2022 Share Posted November 27, 2022 ** The Lord of Biscay Demo alpha for PlusCart is now up on the Plus Store. Please find it under Public Roms->Pluscart Exclusives->ACE Demos->RPG_4K_ACE ** ** The UnoCart build of Lord of Biscay demo is ready, thanks to @ZackAttack. The Unified Unocart firmware is required for it to work. See below download RPG_4K_60HZ_UF_ALPHA_2022-12-09 ** This RPG Demo is a work in progress alpha for an upcoming game called "Lord of Biscay". It uses the ACE scheme and runs on the PlusCart flash cartridge. (https://pluscart.firmaplus.de/pico/). The game will now also work on the UnoCart with the Unified firmware upgrade by @ZackAttack. About The game is a top down view action adventure RPG game. You control a character that can explore a town and countryside. There is a choice of Sword, Bow/Arrow and Hatchet for weapons. To speak to other characters on screen a speech action is selectable. Graphics The game is tile based and uses a venetian blinds drawing technique. Two video modes are offered - 1. 16 wide 30Hz/25Hz flicker type, suitable for LCDs. 2 - 10 wide Moviecart(TM) type, suitable for all screen types. Sound/Music The game uses a new sound engine that provides General MIDI music playback and 16 kHz digital sound effects. The music synthesizer is based on square waves with variable duty cycle. It has 12 note polyphony. Up to 4 sound effects/drums can be played at the same time with the music. The soundtrack is included in MP3 format below. It is recorded out of a 4 switch Woody NTSC. There is also a bulk pack of all OST files. The soundtrack is comprised of historic music from composers Maurice Ravel, Claude Debussy, Johann Sebastian Bach and Antonio Vivaldi. There is also a track by Rage Against the Machine which demonstrates music with drums. Compatibility The game works on both Atari 2600 and Atari 7800. NTSC and PAL versions are available. To run the game at 60Hz on a PAL console, please use the NTSC version and switch the tv type switch to B/W. Controls Player 1 fire attacks/performs action Select/Player 2 fire selects weapon/action Joystick controls the direction of movement The left difficulty switch controls the screen mode. The TV Type switch selects the PAL or NTSC colour palette. This is useful for running the 60Hz version on PAL consoles. Instructions Explore the world with your character. The township has other characters including townfolk, guards and sheep. It is possible to talk to guards with the speech action. The guards are there to protect the peace of the Kingdom. While they protect the town from invaders, they will not be afraid to attack citizens who disturb the peace. The doors on buildings don't do anything yet. To discover your quest, speak to the town guards. Downloads PlusCart: The game demo is distributed through the PlusStore. From the PlusCart menu, please find it under Public Roms->PlusCart Exclusives->ACE Demos->RPG_4K_ACE. UnoCart: The file RPG_UF_ALPHA_2022-12-09.ACE can be found below. Note, it must be running the Unified Unocart firmware to work. RPG_4K_50HZ_UF_ALPHA_2022-12-09.ACERPG_4K_60HZ_UF_ALPHA_2022-12-09.ACE Screenshots GamePlay Clip Original Sound Track 1568111524_MarcoJohannesAtari2600RPGPluscartACEDemoOST.zip 16 Quote Link to comment Share on other sites More sharing options...
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