Barbarian 2 Mock up and Plus demo by BDC Iron

Started by ComSoft6128, 16:13, 02 April 21

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ComSoft6128

Two productions from 2020
The waving hair on the impaled head in the Plus demo gets me every time!


https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Ab-t624m8m0

Related Wiki post:

http://www.cpcwiki.eu/forum/games/barbarian-2-oddities/


Other links:

https://www.cpc-power.com/index.php?page=detail&num=5465

https://www.cpc-power.com/index.php?page=detail&num=5716

https://cpcrulez.fr/demostestDO_barbarian_2_for_cpc_plus_mockup.htm

https://www.cpcwiki.eu/index.php/BDC-Iron


Not emulated - original hardware and software.

Please note that  the aspect ratio for this YouTube video is 16:9 but the CPC monitor
has an aspect ratio of 4:3 so you may wish to adjust your viewing device accordingly.

Arnaud

Fun to see my little Barbarian2 cpc+ demo.

Gryzor

That's some 16 bit stuff right there...

ComSoft6128

Hi @Arnaud ,


Is this finished or do you plan any more work on this project?

Arnaud

Quote from: ComSoft6128 on 08:52, 03 April 21
Hi @Arnaud ,
Is this finished or do you plan any more work on this project?

Finished, i wanted to make a demo closest of 16 bits version, but there is not enough sprite hard to draw larger monster. There is no real interest to continue.

ComSoft6128


tjohnson

How difficult would it be for one of our plus emulator experts to add more capability for additional hardware sprites, bit like some have done with the spectrum community and spectrum next or whatever its called.  It could be like amstrad plus ++ with support for 32 or 64 or 128 hardware sprites do it would be possible to develop games like this.  Obviously it wouldn't run on real original hardware but could be put onto hardware fpga solutions.

Gryzor

Never quite understood the appeal. Why not just do a PC game on the CPC (or spectrum) style and be done with it?

tjohnson

I know what you mean, my thought is what I guess would be a relatively minor enhancement to existing functionality based on extending existing calabities.  I can only assume back in the early 90s it would have been expensive to do but easy now.  Maybe someone who understands this better could chime in.

ComSoft6128

#9
A familiar character in an unfamiliar surrounding...............


https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=FXxyiXNHjnw


French utility from 2013 by ?

If anyone can tell me exactly what I'm seeing here I'd appreciate it.

Link:
https://www.cpc-power.com/index.php?page=detail&num=16201

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