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New Sega Official Megadrive Emulator Discovered and ReleasedPosted by |darc| on Jan 10, 2017 at 10:27am - 18 Comments
via the Dreamcast Junkyard
A new Megadrive emulator developed by Sega of Europe has been discovered and dumped. The emulator postdates the release of the Smash Pack, and supposedly has better emulation. There are a large amount of included games, and most likely if there had been an official release, the list of games would have been tremendously trimmed down.
Dreamcast Coding Jam 2016 - only 4 days leftPosted by Christuserloeser on Jan 05, 2017 at 9:41am - 2 Comments
Although there have been games released by independent developers on a commercial scale, there hasn't really been that large of a homebrew presence as there was before 2010. In the hopes of getting people interested, I thought that it would be wise to start a Dreamcast Game Jam. The Dreamcast is a great system to develop for, and it's relatively cheap to purchase.
The competition will run from September 09, 2016 to January 9th, 2017. Voting will last between the 9th and the 16th of January 2017. After the games are voted on, a compilation disk(s) will be created so that we have a nice collection of homebrew to play with.
Survival Code: Tech Demo running on Sega Saturn & DreamcastPosted by Christuserloeser on Dec 21, 2016 at 2:07pm - 3 Comments
Survival Code: Tech Demo running on Sega Saturn and Dreamcast.
As shown in the previous in the previous video I finally finished a tool to make easier the process ( https://youtu.be/uq6WHCx8hQ0 ) and now I'm making the last tests in the engine before I start the development of the game.
For this year this is everything I will show about Survival Code however I still have a surprise for the Sega Saturn fans for this Christmas stay tuned next week
Saber Rider and the Star Sheriffs Mission WIP demo footagePosted by Christuserloeser on Dec 19, 2016 at 9:26am - 4 Comments
A teaser for the Kickstarter-financed officially licensed Saber Rider and the Star Sheriffs - The Video Game for Dreamcast, 3DS and PC (Win, Mac, Linux) has been released.
https://www.kickstarter.com/projects/sa ... ts/1767072
Today I want to show some early WIP footage of the first part of mission 1.
Beware! This level and material is still being worked on and highly WIP! There is content missing or not finsihed (the beep sound for example XD) and some features are not finished aswell.
In The Line Of Fire - Kickstarter Launched!Posted by PH3NOM on Dec 15, 2016 at 6:04pm - 29 Comments
Alright my friends, we are now live!
I would like to thank you all for following us this far.
And I hope you can find some time to check our project out!
And members of the press are invited to contact us for access to a current early access build!
New Mega Drive & Dreamcast game Tanglewood @KickstarterPosted by Christuserloeser on Dec 11, 2016 at 7:54pm - 6 Comments
There's a kickstarter for a new Sega Mega Drive game called Tanglewood, with a stretch goal for a Dreamcast port at 55k!
The game is being developed by Ex-Traveller's Tales employee Matt Phillips in 68k assembly language.
Matt recently announced that he managed to get Team 17's Simon Butler, Freedom Planet's Matthew Weekes and Pier Solar's Adoru C. to join the project to help on graphics.
In The Line Of Fire - Coming Soon!Posted by PH3NOM on Oct 16, 2016 at 12:30pm - 35 Comments
So we have been making some large hints about the game we have been working on for Dreamcast, and now we have officially announced the name is "In The Line Of Fire"
This is a brand new First-Person Shooter exclusive to the Sega Dreamcast, featuring Single-Player and Multi-Player game modes.
The engine is not a port, but a brand new engine designed specifically for the Dreamcast.
We have released a very early access build of the game to select groups to spread awareness, and so far I am pleased with the response.
As I said, the build released is very early access and I can not stress how much more polished the final version will be.
If our project is successfully funded, we will pour our hearts and resources into this game and deliver something very special for Dreamcast fans indeed!
Thanks to our friends over at dc-hub:
And it seems some cool guys have started a thread on Reddit and Assembler Games
Not to forget to mention our critics over at Dreamcast Junkyard
A feature not included in the demo that has been released, today I share a first look at the Multi-Player mode:
At this point, our plan is to launch a Kickstarter project for $45k USD to allow us to put the needed resources into making this a reality.
I would like to hear from the community here, are you interested?
Thanks for taking a look my friends and please spread the word!
HankyAlienPosted by ant512 on Oct 13, 2016 at 5:18pm - 8 Comments
Thanks to various folks on the forum, I've finished a Dreamcast version of my Nintendo DS homebrew Space Invaders clone:
It's a fairly close approximation of the original arcade game, but don't try to insert quarters into your Dreamcast.
- Aliens to shoot!
- UFOs to shoot!
- Enemy fire to avoid (or shoot)!
- Shields to hide behind (or shoot)!
Download it here: HankyAlienDC
Ecco II: Sentinels of the Universe - Playable beta FoundPosted by I.M. Weasel on Oct 06, 2016 at 4:28pm - 2 Comments
The collectors over at http://hiddenpalace.org have come upon and made available a downloadable, playable rip from their beta copy of the unreleased game Ecco II: Sentinels of the Universe!
Here is a quote from their website:
This game features a few playable levels via level select with a complete working debug mode. There is no music and sound but perhaps there are leftovers on the disc. Keep in mind, development on the game had only just begun before it was canceled, so this might be perhaps all there is in terms of playable builds
Go here to get all the info and grab a copy for yourself to try out:
Redspotgames Domain ExpiresPosted by cube_b3 on Sep 13, 2016 at 12:19pm - 7 Comments
Redspotgames have been dormant for years and it appears the company Redspotgames.com is offline.
Please contact us if anyone has a back up of the site.
Maybe we can host it on DC Emu.