My first DC release!

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My first DC release!

Post by Imerion » Wed Feb 22, 2006 5:56 pm

A while ago I did a small game in order to get used to the Fenix-language. The game turned out to be quite fun for a few minutes so I made a GP32 version. And now, I have done a Dreamcast-version as well. (Not really a hard thing, considering that Fenix-games can run on any system which has a runtime, thanks Chui for the DC one!).

Anyway, here is the game :
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Simple enough : Avoid the icicles and pick up the packages. Score as much points as possible. The game should save the hiscore to the VMU, but I have not tested this. I followed a tutorial on how to save files with the DC Fenix Runtime so it should work. But if someone wants to confirm this it would be great. I cannot test it myself for the moment.
I do not know if something can go wrong with the saves so don't have any important files on the VMU. And don't pull it out directly after a game (because that is when the game saves) but wait untill the titlescreen has appeared.

The game can be downloaded here : http://www.freewebtown.com/Imerion/IstappDC.zip
There is no image-files yet, since I cannot create them. The tools I have to create them (Dir2Boot, Bootdreams) does not run in Linux and Wine doesn't help either. However, if you use Bootdreams you can create an imagefile easily. It can be found here :
http://www.consolevision.com/members/fackue/

At last, any feedback on how it runs will be appreciated. This is my first Fenix-game for DC so id like to know what works and what doesn't. Enjoy!
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Post by Nico0020 » Wed Feb 22, 2006 6:01 pm

cool. great work. I love the theme lol.
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Post by Quzar » Wed Feb 22, 2006 6:01 pm

Good job. Congrats on your first release.
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Post by Phantom » Wed Feb 22, 2006 6:44 pm

Congrats. :)
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Post by toastman » Wed Feb 22, 2006 6:55 pm

Love the stickman. Seriously.
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Post by mink03 » Thu Feb 23, 2006 9:28 am

is there lots of the blood when a spike falls on him? man i hope so :twisted:
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Post by WRAGGSTER » Thu Feb 23, 2006 9:44 am

whats the name of the release :)
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Post by Imerion » Thu Feb 23, 2006 5:24 pm

Thanks for all nice comments!
Umm... forgive me for sounding like a newb but what exactly is Fenix? A scripting language?
Exactly. The official page is here : http://fenix.divsite.net/index.php?opcion=1&lang=en
Info about the DC-version can be found here : http://www.dcemu.co.uk/vbulletin/forumdisplay.php?f=47
Now you can soup up the gfx a bit and add some unlockable stuff.
If you have any good ideas for unlockables, id be interested in hearing. :)
is there lots of the blood when a spike falls on him? man i hope so
Well, that could be one unlockable. :)

Still, my next game will have a lot more in it. Id better go for it instead. :)
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Post by toastman » Thu Feb 23, 2006 7:14 pm

Imerion wrote:Thanks for all nice comments!
Umm... forgive me for sounding like a newb but what exactly is Fenix? A scripting language?
Exactly. The official page is here : http://fenix.divsite.net/index.php?opcion=1&lang=en
Info about the DC-version can be found here : http://www.dcemu.co.uk/vbulletin/forumdisplay.php?f=47
Now you can soup up the gfx a bit and add some unlockable stuff.
If you have any good ideas for unlockables, id be interested in hearing. :)
is there lots of the blood when a spike falls on him? man i hope so
Well, that could be one unlockable. :)

Still, my next game will have a lot more in it. Id better go for it instead. :)
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Post by Christuserloeser » Sun Feb 26, 2006 10:47 am

Congrats on your first DC release, Imerion :D
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Post by Imerion » Mon Mar 06, 2006 7:20 pm

I just tried it myself for the first time and it runs very slow. Ill take a look at it and update it tomorrow...
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Post by Imerion » Tue Mar 07, 2006 4:04 pm

*EDIT* What all do I need to set up a dev environment?
All you need is one of these packages : http://fenix.divsite.net/index.php?opcion=1&lang=en
If you use Windows and want a nice IDE as well, get this http://www.flamingbird.com/public_html/ ... php?lid=30 or this http://www.flamingbird.com/public_html/ ... php?lid=28
Examples and other info can be found here :
http://fenixonfire.gp32x.de/index.html
http://www.flamingbird.com/public_html/
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Post by Imerion » Tue Mar 14, 2006 8:43 pm

Here is an updated version. It should run fast enough now, since I scaled down the graphics. http://www.freewebtown.com/Imerion/IstappDC.zip
I also removed all attempts at saving. For now, it keeps the highscore until the games is exited.
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Post by crazyrom » Wed Mar 15, 2006 2:33 pm

Nice work :thumbsup:
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Post by Hobbes T Tiger » Fri Mar 31, 2006 5:39 pm

Imerion wrote:
*EDIT* What all do I need to set up a dev environment?
All you need is one of these packages : http://fenix.divsite.net/index.php?opcion=1&lang=en
Hi, which version of Fenix should we download? I got 0.80 full release. Is that the best to go for?
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Post by Imerion » Sat Apr 01, 2006 7:49 am

0.84(b) is the latest and that is the one I use. I don't know which versions that work with the DC-runtime but 84 certainly does.
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