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Nice one, will try it immediately

I just released the final version of this game I have been working on for a long time.

Apart from the original 4 levels of the Arcade game I added 4 new ones. These can be played selecting Redux mode in the Game Menu.

The part I am most proud of is the online scores saving which features over 200 results already.

Have a try at it but be aware it is quite addicting  :)


Game Home Page

Game Video

Online High Scores


Hey John I had a second look at your page, there is plenty of classic games remakes. Did you program all of them? Out Run is just superb!

I am just in love with this! Thanks for this quality remake of Out Run

This is progressing fast, going to try latest version right now ;)

I see, I was sure you were not one casual player :)

I guess you arrive from the DK forum?

Question: what do you use to save gameplay video, is it free and able to save at 60 fps?

I am happy to hear that, unfortunately directinput joypads are not working as expected. I have another player who has reported the same problem. I did the testing with the Xbox 360 and Xbox One controllers which use xinput and they work all right.  I might be digging into this further at some point but only after I will be able to design, program and release one last level for the game. I had a look at your video, very well played and your score could have been even higher if u had not lost that life at level 8.  So far nobody got even close to your scores, but it must be said that I did not give the game much visibility yet, so there have been probably less than 100 unique players so far. I will try to got to the top myself but it won't be easy neither for myself to go beyond 80k points.


Out of curiosity: have you been an hardcore player with the original DK even before you found my remake?

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Hi Dalar, 

CTRL works fine for me, I also have a few friends doing beta testing and it works for all of them as in the past. If you play with keyboard try disconnecting joypads/joystick if you have any. Also, try with Space button, it does the same than CTRL does. I am looking forward to hearing from you.

Thanks

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Hi John, not bad, it seems to me you are quite familiar with the original game.  Last night I released v 1.6.0, there are now 7 levels in total.  FYI, flyes can be jumped, you just need to get close to them as the collision box is set to the center of their sprite

Yes, it's level 8, but u will need to 'unlock' each level from 1 to 5 to play it (after you complete a level it becomes unlocked, meaning you can chose to start from whichever u want each time you start a new game)

(Level 6 does not exists yet, level 7 is almost completedm the screenshot below is from the level editor 

Thanks John, you must really try the new level which I am going to release as soon as I find the time to complete it.

Donkey Kong meets Pacman and Bomb Jack  :)

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Hi there, once finished with this (very close at this point) I am thinking to create some brand new levels, but the idea is to keep the same style.  Talking about other classic games, many many years ago I also re-programmed  in full Phoenix, it can be found and played online. 

Galaga is also a good candidate for the future. My idea is re-program 4-5 classic games and for each one add a new section with new levels and/or new game modes, work in progress  ;-)


Have a try at the latest build of Donkey Kong, I just added collision between hammer and barrels and a few sound effects

This is just a programming exercise trying to replicate the behaviour of the original Donkey Kong by Nintendo. I tried to simulate the game logic and timing spending multiple hours watching videos of the original game.

Game copyrights belong entirely to Nintendo.

As a Nintendo's games lover I wanted to express my tribute to the Mario/Donkey Kong serie and to game designer Shigeru Miyamoto.

Once finished I am willing to add a brand new level, I could also consider to implement someone else level design if anyone is interested. One very crazy idea would also be to add a 2nd player simultaneosly on screen, so that levels are completed if both players do the needed, but this would break the current game logic and might require a lot of code to be rewritten.


Once finished I am willing to add  brand new level(s), I could also consider to implement someone else level design if anyone is interested.

Itchio page

https://80s-arcade-games.itch.io/donkey-kong-arcade-redux

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Cool!