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It looks fantastic on a real 7800! I can't wait to see more.

 

Allan

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On my TV (NTSC), the bottom line with the score is half cut off.

The top I have a few blank lines, and then it probably doesn't matter if one were to loose a little bit of the green, so maybe the screen could be moved up 6 to 8 pixels?

I am going under the assumption most tv's are pretty consistant at cutting off the top and the bottom though. Looks really good. I almost considered frogger (or tetris) as my April fools joke vs. Q*bert.

 

--Ken

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Thanks for the feedback guys.

On my TV (NTSC), the bottom line with the score is half cut off.

The top I have a few blank lines, and then it probably doesn't matter if one were to loose a little bit of the green, so maybe the screen could be moved up 6 to 8 pixels?

I am going under the assumption most tv's are pretty consistant at cutting off the top and the bottom though.  Looks really good.  I almost considered frogger (or tetris) as my April fools joke vs. Q*bert.

 

--Ken

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I will cut some lines at the top in the next version.

Now I know your next year April fools joke Ken, only one left ;)

 

 

I got mine to work in MESS. Cool demo, played really well despite being an early build, I noticed some faults with the collision detection, but I'm sure that will be fixed. Keep up the great work!

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I also noticed that the collision detection isn't perfect, I will improve it.

 

 

Frickin' sweet! I love that the 7800 is FINALLY getting these arcade ports it should have had back in the day! Awesome job!  :thumbsup:  :lust:

 

Edit: I've offically wasted no time in getting the screenshot posted on the 7800 arcade comparisons page.  :D

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:D

 

I develop frogger on a pal system so the colors on ntsc devices are not optimal.

I think future frogger version will have a separate palette for NTSC.

Btw. do you guys think a two player mode will really give a benefit?

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Btw. do you guys think a two player mode will really give a benefit?

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I think a simultaneous two player mode would be excellent. Whenever a frog reaches the goal area (whatever its called), it could be colored to indicate whose frog it was. Alternating two player wouldn't matter a lot to me.

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I think a simultaneous two player mode would be excellent.  Whenever a frog reaches the goal area (whatever its called), it could be colored to indicate whose frog it was.  Alternating two player wouldn't matter a lot to me.

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I second that idea! There are 5 "homes." Whoever gets three out of five wins the round!

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Thanks for the feedback guys.
On my TV (NTSC), the bottom line with the score is half cut off.

The top I have a few blank lines, and then it probably doesn't matter if one were to loose a little bit of the green, so maybe the screen could be moved up 6 to 8 pixels?

I am going under the assumption most tv's are pretty consistant at cutting off the top and the bottom though.  Looks really good.  I almost considered frogger (or tetris) as my April fools joke vs. Q*bert.

 

--Ken

848888[/snapback]

I will cut some lines at the top in the next version.

Now I know your next year April fools joke Ken, only one left ;)

 

 

I got mine to work in MESS. Cool demo, played really well despite being an early build, I noticed some faults with the collision detection, but I'm sure that will be fixed. Keep up the great work!

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I also noticed that the collision detection isn't perfect, I will improve it.

 

 

Frickin' sweet! I love that the 7800 is FINALLY getting these arcade ports it should have had back in the day! Awesome job!  :thumbsup:  :lust:

 

Edit: I've offically wasted no time in getting the screenshot posted on the 7800 arcade comparisons page.  :D

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:D

 

I develop frogger on a pal system so the colors on ntsc devices are not optimal.

I think future frogger version will have a separate palette for NTSC.

Btw. do you guys think a two player mode will really give a benefit?

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Hallo Schmutzpuppe

sieht ja toll aus.Weiter so.

Gruss Gambler172

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WOW!!!!!!!!!!! Thats great!!! I can't wait to see the final product, man ya gotta love the 7800 :-)

 

 

 

Curt

 

 

Well, here is a first demo of frogger.

Only one “level”, no scoring, no timer, no sound and some elements are still missing but it’s playable.

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