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Videopac / Odyssey2 => Games => Topic started by: Janzl on December 21, 2018, 12:02:24 AM



Title: Killer Bees..?
Post by: Janzl on December 21, 2018, 12:02:24 AM
Bzzz..?


Title: Re: Killer Bees..?
Post by: Elias on December 21, 2018, 08:30:48 AM
Infiltrators? Invasion of Body Snatchers? What the hack?  ;:)


Title: Re: Killer Bees..?
Post by: Rafael on December 21, 2018, 04:04:34 PM
Please, dont let us die of curiosity.  ??? ??? ??? ???


Title: Re: Killer Bees..?
Post by: Janzl on December 25, 2018, 06:34:40 PM
Here you go!  ;D

https://csdb.dk/release/index.php?id=173107 (https://csdb.dk/release/index.php?id=173107)


Title: Re: Killer Bees..?
Post by: Rafael on December 27, 2018, 02:18:44 PM
 8) 8) 8)
Do you know an easy emulator for c64 ??? ??? ???


Title: Re: Killer Bees..?
Post by: Janzl on December 27, 2018, 08:54:46 PM
Vice works perfect.

http://vice-emu.sourceforge.net/ (http://vice-emu.sourceforge.net/)


Title: Re: Killer Bees..?
Post by: Rafael on December 28, 2018, 05:47:42 PM
How can I play with keyboard ??? ???


Title: Re: Killer Bees..?
Post by: Janzl on December 29, 2018, 08:35:12 AM
Check the joystick settings in vice.


Title: Re: Killer Bees..?
Post by: Rafael on January 01, 2019, 06:15:51 PM
Check the joystick settings in vice.

I tried to configure "Fire Button" as right control, space...seems nothing working.


Title: Re: Killer Bees..?
Post by: Rafael on January 01, 2019, 06:18:51 PM
I have seen some Odyssey games being ported to many systems, but since Odyssey is my # 1 console and Invt is my 2nd favorite, I always wanted to see something converted to Intv. Now someone started to make KB pro Intv too.


Title: Re: Killer Bees..?
Post by: TomBeck on January 01, 2019, 09:33:36 PM
I have often the feeling, that outside the members of this page, nearly nobody like our system.
Since my childhood, I must defend my system against unjustified assertion.  >:D

But now it`s interesting to see, that our best games, appear just on that systems, that my „friends“ in school had in that time: Atari 2600 / C64 / INTV…

And the most funny thing is, that our games look and play on "better" systems not better.   :D

That`s the irony of live.  ;D

Oh, I like the old Sega advertising slogan:

THE BETTER ONE WINS

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=zYjX4u-6iGQ (https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=zYjX4u-6iGQ)


Title: Re: Killer Bees..?
Post by: Janzl on January 02, 2019, 09:55:11 AM

I tried to configure "Fire Button" as right control, space...seems nothing working.


I don’t know why that is. I use left-shift and right-shift for my fire buttons.


Title: Re: Killer Bees..?
Post by: Janzl on January 02, 2019, 10:10:48 AM
@tombeck
Yes the Ody/Vpac fanbase is relatively small but I can understand because, be fair, most of the games aren’t that much fun to play and there were hardly any arcade titles, which people were looking for to play in the eighties (the arcades were the ultimat gaming experience back then). The Ody got a boom in sales when they released Munckin, a pacman “clone” but that was stopped by Atari.
So, the games that are great to play hardly ever got noticed, Killer Bees being one of them. I never played that game until I started collecting in the nineties.

Nowadays games are starting to get recognition from fans of other systems and clones are starting to appear. Most of them not very good but some are nice:

-K.C. Munchkin for the Atari 7800
-Defend Your Castle for the 2600 (Very heavely based on Stonesling)
-Lost In Space for the Atari XL (A four player version of Spac Rendezvous).

This is just by heart, I’m sure I’m forgetting a couple.
And yes, I guess the Ody/Vpac will remain an underdog system, but I kinda like that.  ;D


Title: Re: Killer Bees..?
Post by: Nognir on January 02, 2019, 06:02:06 PM
I also saw this today and I'm happy that this exceptionally great game is also seeing a release on other systems :)

I would also be happy to play this on an Atari VCS but there is no version of the game for it. I'm taking a look at the Intellivision development of the game. Thanks for sharing this. :)


Title: Re: Killer Bees..?
Post by: Doug on January 03, 2019, 12:58:58 AM
Thanks, this is a lot of fun on my emulator.

Unfortunately, this won't start up on my real ntsc machine :(

Only boots at all in real drive emulation mode (slow) off my SD card (1541 Ultimate II), and then freezes at the press joystick button to start screen... The same thing happens on the emulator if it's set to ntsc c64...


Title: Re: Killer Bees..?
Post by: Janzl on January 03, 2019, 01:37:39 PM
Maybe this one works better..?

https://csdb.dk/release/?id=173204 (https://csdb.dk/release/?id=173204)


Title: Re: Killer Bees..?
Post by: Doug on January 03, 2019, 02:04:56 PM
At least on my emulator at to ntsc it still freezes at the Press Fire! screen....



Title: Re: Killer Bees..?
Post by: Doug on January 03, 2019, 02:06:35 PM
And just noticed that link says PAL only...


Title: Re: Killer Bees..?
Post by: Janzl on January 03, 2019, 02:14:20 PM
Oops sorry, I didn't see that    :(


Title: Re: Killer Bees..?
Post by: Rafael on January 03, 2019, 02:28:10 PM
I also saw this today and I'm happy that this exceptionally great game is also seeing a release on other systems :)

I would also be happy to play this on an Atari VCS but there is no version of the game for it. I'm taking a look at the Intellivision development of the game. Thanks for sharing this. :)


There´s a version for 2600 called Beeware


Title: Re: Killer Bees..?
Post by: Doug on January 03, 2019, 02:58:11 PM
Yes I tried the 2600 game, not very playable.


Title: Re: Killer Bees..?
Post by: Nognir on January 03, 2019, 03:50:35 PM
I also saw this today and I'm happy that this exceptionally great game is also seeing a release on other systems :)

I would also be happy to play this on an Atari VCS but there is no version of the game for it. I'm taking a look at the Intellivision development of the game. Thanks for sharing this. :)


There´s a version for 2600 called Beeware

Thanks for posting this. I didn't know that. I will try this in the next few days.