Boray's Vic-20 game awards of 2014

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Boray's Vic-20 game awards of 2014

Postby Boray » Fri Dec 26, 2014 8:10 am

Boray's Vic-20 game awards of 2014

This is a way for me to say thanks for the best new free games of 2014 that I've enjoyed the most. If your game isn't on the list, then don't feel bad, this award is highly objective and based on my own likings only. To find the games, look in the 2014 releases thread: viewtopic.php?f=15&t=6793


The number one Vic-20 game programmer of 2014 is:
#1 Misfit - For the games Bertie the Ball, Super Starship Space Attack (and ViccyBird). These two games (Bertie the Ball, Super Starship Space Attack) are truly awesome and would easily have been top selling games if released in 1981/1982. I would think most active Vic-20 users probably agree with me on this.

Second place:
#2 Pixel - For the game Pulse. This is Skramble on steroids. This is definitely a gear up in the genre. There are still a few glitches seen in the screen sometimes though. And the game is a bit too easy. But on the whole - very impressive!

Third place:
#3 Beamrider - For the game Tank Battalion. It's a nice game, and it makes good use of the big PAL screen.

Fourth place:
#4 Peter van der Woude - For the game Get the Cat. There has been other more technically advanced games released in 2014, but I like this game better. It has a good game idea, a nice retro feeling and plays well.


Congratulations on your great games!

And there is a prize for you too (of course). As a thanks, you will all four get a free download of my latest music album (priced $12):
http://boray.bandcamp.com/album/time-for-boray

You will get a special download link by PM.

Thanks!
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Re: Boray's Vic-20 game awards of 2014

Postby beamrider » Fri Dec 26, 2014 9:16 am

Thanks very much, Boray!

I've just downloaded the music :D

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Re: Boray's Vic-20 game awards of 2014

Postby Misfit » Fri Dec 26, 2014 10:39 am

Thanks,

I'm just listening at "Next time"- track.
After this I'm almost ready to change my plans to design next game for C16. :D

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Re: Boray's Vic-20 game awards of 2014

Postby beamrider » Fri Dec 26, 2014 12:56 pm

Misfit wrote:After this I'm almost ready to change my plans to design next game for C16. :D


Noooooooo :shock:

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Re: Boray's Vic-20 game awards of 2014

Postby pixel » Fri Dec 26, 2014 1:14 pm

Hey! Thanks a lot! :D

Downloaded the music and will check how it affects coding sessions tonight. :)
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Re: Boray's Vic-20 game awards of 2014

Postby orion70 » Fri Dec 26, 2014 3:22 pm

Not even a mention for Realms of Quest IV and - for something completely different - Panicman?
Tsk - tsk :)

Just joking, congrats to all of you, the new VIC software still impresses after all those years.

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Re: Boray's Vic-20 game awards of 2014

Postby Boray » Sat Dec 27, 2014 4:17 am

Realms of Quest is not a free game... and Panicman bugged out on me when I tried it, so I wasn't really able to play it, plus, I'm not really for when people try to reinvent the wheel for the hundred time. (In other words - I'm tired of Pac Man :lol: ). All games I picked have brought something new to the platform. There, they are mentioned. ;) Other vic game programmers of 2014 are Jeff, Schlowski and Donkeysoft. Thank you all for contributing to the platform.
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Re: Boray's Vic-20 game awards of 2014

Postby Peter » Sat Dec 27, 2014 6:23 am

Thanks Boray!

I downloaded your Music and I really like it!

Never thought of “Get the Cat” as a *serious* release. But nice to see some people like to play it. Planning to make a new game in 2015.

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Re: Boray's Vic-20 game awards of 2014

Postby Jeff-20 » Sun Dec 28, 2014 8:27 pm

This is fun. I miss the minigame comp. We should revive something like that here.


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Re: Boray's Vic-20 game awards of 2014

Postby joshuadenmark » Mon Dec 29, 2014 1:23 am

The actual winners are all us fellow Denials who get the benefits of so many talented and creative coders.

Thanks for some real great entertainment the past year (and the years before and...)

Sincerely yours
Peter

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Re: Boray's Vic-20 game awards of 2014

Postby rhurst » Sun Feb 01, 2015 10:59 am

All good picks and ranks, Boray. The fresh supply of VIC goodies never ceases. :D
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