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Re: New game: Magica
« Reply #50 on: 12:16, 02 March 17 »
Just got mine today!


Turns out it was actually sent just a few days ago. There was a tracking number too, which was not included in the email I received - a pity and strange!


Can't wait to get back home...

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Re: New game: Magica
« Reply #51 on: 10:19, 03 March 17 »
I've just got my copy too :)

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Re: New game: Magica
« Reply #52 on: 15:01, 03 March 17 »
Me too...




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Re: New game: Magica
« Reply #53 on: 16:22, 08 March 17 »
For french buyers:


C'est livré par la poste ou un autre transporteur ? Merci

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Re: New game: Magica
« Reply #54 on: 23:57, 14 March 17 »
Some people have been posting on Twitter pics of the physical edition; wouldn't it be nice to have some here?

Thanks in advance :)
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Re: New game: Magica
« Reply #55 on: 11:21, 15 March 17 »
I will take a picture of her next to her brother, Golden Tail when I get home tonight.
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Re: New game: Magica
« Reply #56 on: 20:17, 15 March 17 »
Some people have been posting on Twitter pics of the physical edition; wouldn't it be nice to have some here?

Thanks in advance :)

There you have sir  :)


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Re: New game: Magica
« Reply #57 on: 23:20, 15 March 17 »
There you have sir  :)



Didn't work as expected, but thanks anyway! :)
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Re: New game: Magica
« Reply #58 on: 15:34, 10 June 17 »
I received my parcel from polypaly this week. Great job.

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Re: New game: Magica
« Reply #59 on: 20:21, 05 October 17 »
Little bump as I just received Magica and Golden Tail, two very nice games! I've had trouble getting used to Golden Tail gameplay, I spent some time wondering how the magic button worked. Magica however is right up my alley with its Bubble Bobble-esque gameplay!

poly.play makes some great releases too, the boxes are very nice. Did you make the box art?

As default? I see, because you can't redefine :)

Yes, could do. In fact, I could make a special edition for the GX4000. I think the game would play better using fire 2 for jump instead of up.

What do you think? Would that work?
Definitely. Up to jump is always a bit annoying, if inevitable on systems with only one fire button, so a GX friendly version with jump moved to fire 2 and pause on P would be lovely.

the CPC is a two-button system though, it's just that the pin for FIRE2 is different than on SEGA and AMIGA systems. GX4000 controllers work natively on non-plus CPC, buttons are reported as Z and X in BASIC. (Maybe W and X on non-French keyboards?) There is no need for a ROM/GX version to have proper controls.

Fire 2 as JUMP instead of UP is much better indeed. I'm using a GX4000 controller and remapped the controls in-game (THANK YOU for allowing to bind controller directions! On so many games I have to plug the controller as JOYSTICK2 via a splitter cable to remap directions.) I have to say a patch to have 2 as JUMP natively would be a godsend for both games.

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Re: New game: Magica
« Reply #60 on: 23:36, 05 October 17 »
poly.play makes some great releases too, the boxes are very nice. Did you make the box art?

Nope, that was the amazing work of Ralph Niese.

the CPC is a two-button system though, it's just that the pin for FIRE2 is different than on SEGA and AMIGA systems. GX4000 controllers work natively on non-plus CPC, buttons are reported as Z and X in BASIC. (Maybe W and X on non-French keyboards?) There is no need for a ROM/GX version to have proper controls.

Fire 2 as JUMP instead of UP is much better indeed. I'm using a GX4000 controller and remapped the controls in-game (THANK YOU for allowing to bind controller directions! On so many games I have to plug the controller as JOYSTICK2 via a splitter cable to remap directions.) I have to say a patch to have 2 as JUMP natively would be a godsend for both games.

I added support for the two buttons in The Return of Traxtor, but I totally forgot about the controller in these two games.

I must confess that I looked to make a native version for the GX4000, but I found it complicated and uninteresting so I gave up. Sorry :(

I'm glad you like the game (and don't give up with Golden Tail!).
« Last Edit: 23:41, 05 October 17 by reidrac »
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Re: New game: Magica
« Reply #61 on: 11:12, 02 October 20 »
conversion for Commodore Amiga:


https://youtu.be/6jsyC_2atbA
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Re: New game: Magica
« Reply #62 on: 11:30, 02 October 20 »
Awww that's nice!

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Re: New game: Magica
« Reply #63 on: 11:43, 02 October 20 »
Andy did an amazing job with this conversion (I hesitate to call it port!).

I'm very pleased, and he has my thumbs up and all my support!

EDIT: you can grab the game for free from his website here http://andynoble.co.uk/
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Re: New game: Magica
« Reply #64 on: 13:53, 02 October 20 »
Nice port / conversion indeed!!

And this is why I hope to see more musicians on IndieGameMusic.com offer their tracks in multiple filetype versions so the same music can be used on multiple platforms.  :)
Ideal for games that'll be ported to other platforms.

Arkos Tracker 2 can already import MODs, so that's a good start. Some day I'm gonna try adding AKS files to my list of supported formats. :-)

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Re: New game: Magica
« Reply #65 on: 15:21, 02 October 20 »
Looks really nice! As soon as I get the opportunity to get my A1200 set-up again I'll give it a go (I've had to sacrifice my den for the time-being!)
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