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Offline invent

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The Covenant - Sprites
« on: 11:03, 07 May 19 »
One of my fav Amstrad games is "The Covenant", while it's not possible to finish the game.  I did export out all the sprites for it if your ever interested. Posted on my blog here:


https://amstrad-pixels.blogspot.com/


It's very tempting to build more maps now that i have these :)
Hope you all are well.






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Re: The Covenant - Sprites
« Reply #1 on: 14:32, 07 May 19 »
Despite the simple use of colour (or maybe because of it?), I've always found the covenant to be a very attractive game.

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Re: The Covenant - Sprites
« Reply #2 on: 19:49, 07 May 19 »
Really nice, i always like to see full sprite sheet of cpc games.


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Re: The Covenant - Sprites
« Reply #3 on: 02:07, 08 May 19 »
Thanks Ervin and Arnaud.  This particular game I too like the simple use of colour although I might see what it would look like with Amstrads 16 colours sometime (create a mockup concept). 3 frame animations work well i think for this sort of game and interesting enemies.


Do wish oneday someone would modify the game tiles at end so the game was completable if it was ever possible.


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Re: The Covenant - Sprites
« Reply #4 on: 02:38, 08 May 19 »
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Do wish oneday someone would modify the game tiles at end so the game was completable if it was ever possible.

It seems some pokes are available on CPC-Power to correct the bug. No one did a re-packaging of the whole thing?
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Re: The Covenant - Sprites
« Reply #5 on: 14:38, 08 May 19 »
Thanks Targhan,  those pokes on CPC-Power http://www.cpc-power.com/index.php?page=detail&onglet=plan&num=621 . I'm just not sure how to use them? I see them on the map but a re-package would be awesome if its easy for/experts/coders
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Re: The Covenant - Sprites
« Reply #6 on: 16:32, 08 May 19 »
Thanks! I think it's the second game I owned on the CPC after Harrier Attack. Good memories.
Is it not possible to finish the game because of a bug? I never finished any on the CPC anyway :-p

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Re: The Covenant - Sprites
« Reply #7 on: 22:06, 08 May 19 »
I really enjoyed this game, we had it on a compliation disk with some other games, I never did finish it, maybe because of the bug I don't remember.  I thought someone released a fixed version.  Wasn't the bug due to the conversion from spectrum and different resolution causing a blockage in a passage or something?

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Re: The Covenant - Sprites
« Reply #8 on: 01:35, 09 May 19 »
Hi tjohnson, yes the conversion from spectrum caused the bugs where the tiles would block some areas, seen in these images http://www.cpc-power.com/index.php?page=detail&onglet=dumps&num=621
Couldnt see a fixed version to download but does have some pokes listed






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Re: The Covenant - Sprites
« Reply #9 on: 22:09, 15 May 19 »
Hi tjohnson, yes the conversion from spectrum caused the bugs where the tiles would block some areas, seen in these images http://www.cpc-power.com/index.php?page=detail&onglet=dumps&num=621
Couldnt see a fixed version to download but does have some pokes listed

@hERMOL over at CPCRulez has just uploaded a new crack of The Covenant with the bugs fixed (although I haven't tested the game myself to prove this!). :)

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Re: The Covenant - Sprites
« Reply #10 on: 23:07, 15 May 19 »
:D

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Re: The Covenant - Sprites
« Reply #11 on: 18:53, 18 May 19 »
@hERMOL over at CPCRulez has just uploaded a new crack of The Covenant with the bugs fixed (although I haven't tested the game myself to prove this!). :)

Unfortunately I've noticed another bug in this crack; the sound effect that occurs whenever you lose energy keeps repeating forever and never stops. I've already uploaded this crack to NVG and I only noticed it after I uploaded it. :(