English Amiga Board


Go Back   English Amiga Board > abime.net - Hosted Projects > project.aGTW

 
 
Thread Tools
Old 13 March 2010, 00:25   #61
turrican3
Moon 1969 = amiga 1985

turrican3's Avatar
 
Join Date: Apr 2007
Location: belgium
Age: 42
Posts: 3,251
Quote:
Originally Posted by stainy View Post
Update: Craig has found files.. just needs to put his hands on some .exe`s.. also.. possibly unreleased AGA Empire Soccer as well
no news stainy ?
turrican3 is offline  
AdSense AdSense  
Old 18 March 2010, 16:04   #62
ImmortalA1000
Registered User
 
Join Date: Feb 2009
Location: london/england
Posts: 373
Despite all the hard work from Stainy constantly bugging the guy I suspect it's a lot more than simply looking for some things on a HD going on here.

No offence, but if I had written anything as excellent as that and 15 years later knew people still remembered my unreleased game then I would get it out there to the people even if it's just a demo version....if I could.

I'm not saying he doesn't want to do this but maybe for reasons we don't know he can't do this. Shame because it's not like there are a lot of isometric racers in the world and the only other one on the Amiga I can think of is the Skidmarks series and this looks a great deal more complex technically too.

Maybe I should do my own version without the anime characters...have it ready by 2015 promise (that allows 4 years to learn some good 68k assembler haha)
ImmortalA1000 is offline  
Old 19 March 2010, 15:37   #63
CodyJarrett
Global Moderator

CodyJarrett's Avatar
 
Join Date: Mar 2001
Location: UK
Age: 41
Posts: 5,779
Now you all know why aGTW isn't the most regularly updated site ever!

I'd say that the three most common reasons for delays like this are that the ex-developer:

1) ...is simply too busy (I've had stuff pop into my inbox a year and half after "first contact")
2) ...isn't interested (sometimes I don't receive any reply or the contact goes dead after the first email when the ex-developer discovers why I'm contacting them)
3) ...doesn't want to revisit old projects (it's understandable that sometimes developers working on cutting edge projects don't want to dig up their early work if they believe the quality was substandard and likely to have a negative impression on their work or perhaps the experience wasn't a happy one)

In this case it's most likely 1).

To even get to the point of having an email exchange there can be a lot of investigative work and research. That said, sometimes it's easy and not disheartening at all!
CodyJarrett is offline  
Old 03 April 2010, 04:32   #64
ImmortalA1000
Registered User
 
Join Date: Feb 2009
Location: london/england
Posts: 373
Well all I can say is it's a shame if even a demo disk of this game is not ADFd for us all to enjoy. But yes making ends meet is not easy these days and it is quite possible for people to be busy for many reasons no matter how much they would love a semi-completed game of theirs to be out there and praised/enjoyed by us loyal Amigans.

Never mind, am slowly plugging away at working out how to do the same game (minus Manga type characters etc) and once I crack the method of making sure the right objects are over/under each other on the screen @ 25/50fps it will be less of an uphill battle.

One thing I did like was when it was previewed the reviewer noted that it would take you a similar approximate time to do a lap in the game as it does for an F1 car etc...nice little feature worth having

(if I win the lottery this weekend it may even take less than 4 years to finish!!)

Last edited by ImmortalA1000; 03 April 2010 at 04:33. Reason: typo
ImmortalA1000 is offline  
Old 11 June 2010, 22:50   #65
ImmortalA1000
Registered User
 
Join Date: Feb 2009
Location: london/england
Posts: 373
Quote:
Originally Posted by stainy View Post
Update: Craig has found files.. just needs to put his hands on some .exe`s.. also.. possibly unreleased AGA Empire Soccer as well
Did Craig have his hands chopped off by a freak accident preventing him from "putting his hands on some exe's" in the last 6 months then

I have got a rudimentary game engine for this mapped out now as far as what gets drawn when and where, so when I retire from the rat-race in 2011 I shall be starting a fully unofficial F1 game using 26 cars in my scrolling isometric masterpiece. Decided to make it AGA first....OCS would be a tough call.

Unless I have a freak accident and my hands are chopped off :
ImmortalA1000 is offline  
Old 06 April 2011, 13:36   #66
ImmortalA1000
Registered User
 
Join Date: Feb 2009
Location: london/england
Posts: 373
10 months on and not a single squeek out of this guy, I think we can safely say this game is now lost forever
ImmortalA1000 is offline  
Old 06 April 2011, 22:19   #67
stainy
Zone Friend
stainy's Avatar
 
Join Date: Mar 2001
Location: Concord, NC, USA
Age: 46
Posts: 1,419
Send a message via ICQ to stainy Send a message via MSN to stainy
The company he was working for went under I have messaged him in the last 2 weeks... guess it`s not that high up on his reply list at the mo...
stainy is offline  
Old 23 October 2011, 04:59   #68
ImmortalA1000
Registered User
 
Join Date: Feb 2009
Location: london/england
Posts: 373
Never expected to see this one to be honest, hope he's sorted something else out in this economy.

I did a lot of retro stuff when on the dole to pass the time mind
ImmortalA1000 is offline  
Old 23 October 2011, 15:50   #69
stainy
Zone Friend
stainy's Avatar
 
Join Date: Mar 2001
Location: Concord, NC, USA
Age: 46
Posts: 1,419
Send a message via ICQ to stainy Send a message via MSN to stainy
He`s working for Lucid Games I think... put a couple of emails in.....
stainy is offline  
Old 23 October 2011, 20:06   #70
Adropac2
Zone Friend
 
Join Date: Jan 2006
Location: Kent
Age: 45
Posts: 838
Give it up i say. Better as a memory of what might have been and it's clear this is too much effort for the guy
Adropac2 is offline  
Old 28 October 2011, 21:07   #71
ImmortalA1000
Registered User
 
Join Date: Feb 2009
Location: london/england
Posts: 373
[ Show youtube player ]

This is possible for A1200 in hi-res lace. But for now I will find this game and play it on a nasty PC
ImmortalA1000 is offline  
Old 21 November 2011, 16:38   #72
stainy
Zone Friend
stainy's Avatar
 
Join Date: Mar 2001
Location: Concord, NC, USA
Age: 46
Posts: 1,419
Send a message via ICQ to stainy Send a message via MSN to stainy
My persistance has/is paying off! he has found the disks.. not able to get his A4000 going at the minute.. he`s going to mail me the disks...
I`m going to need someone`s help once I get them

Daz
stainy is offline  
Old 21 November 2011, 17:10   #73
Djay
breakpointUK.com

Djay's Avatar
 
Join Date: May 2001
Location: Founders System
Age: 42
Posts: 3,089
Send a message via MSN to Djay
Quote:
Originally Posted by stainy View Post
My persistance has/is paying off! he has found the disks.. not able to get his A4000 going at the minute.. he`s going to mail me the disks...
I`m going to need someone`s help once I get them

Daz
Epic Work

Cant wait too see what you get... remember seeing this some time ago in AP... infact i have the issue
Djay is offline  
Old 21 November 2011, 23:53   #74
kriz
Junior Member
kriz's Avatar
 
Join Date: Sep 2001
Location: No(R)Way
Age: 36
Posts: 2,406
Cooool !!!
kriz is offline  
Old 22 November 2011, 00:30   #75
DonAmiga
Registered User

DonAmiga's Avatar
 
Join Date: Apr 2010
Location: Scotland
Posts: 521
Nice read through this thread and the game looks Great will be awesome if something comes of this
DonAmiga is offline  
Old 22 November 2011, 14:37   #76
stevsurv
Beta 1.666
stevsurv's Avatar
 
Join Date: Jun 2007
Location: in 1985
Posts: 228
Quote:
Originally Posted by stainy View Post
My persistance has/is paying off! he has found the disks.. not able to get his A4000 going at the minute.. he`s going to mail me the disks...
I`m going to need someone`s help once I get them

Daz
Good one!!

Do we have to send you the reminders?
stevsurv is offline  
Old 22 November 2011, 16:29   #77
Adropac2
Zone Friend
 
Join Date: Jan 2006
Location: Kent
Age: 45
Posts: 838
The big end? as in i wonder if they'll end up lost in the post
Adropac2 is offline  
Old 16 January 2012, 16:12   #78
wilshy
Registered User
 
Join Date: Jan 2008
Location: SouthEast-ish UK
Posts: 363
Send a message via AIM to wilshy Send a message via MSN to wilshy
Quote:
Originally Posted by stainy View Post
My persistance has/is paying off! he has found the disks.. not able to get his A4000 going at the minute.. he`s going to mail me the disks...
I`m going to need someone`s help once I get them

Daz
Excellent work. Here's hoping all this work and it turns out to actually be good!

Keep it up mate.
wilshy is offline  
Old 17 April 2012, 01:27   #79
Whitesnake
Martin Shaw

Whitesnake's Avatar
 
Join Date: Nov 2005
Location: United Kingdom
Posts: 390
Smile

Did anything ever materialise?
Whitesnake is offline  
Old 17 April 2012, 21:49   #80
stainy
Zone Friend
stainy's Avatar
 
Join Date: Mar 2001
Location: Concord, NC, USA
Age: 46
Posts: 1,419
Send a message via ICQ to stainy Send a message via MSN to stainy
Monthly nudge..
stainy is offline  
AdSense AdSense  
 


Currently Active Users Viewing This Thread: 1 (0 members and 1 guests)
 
Thread Tools

Similar Threads
Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
Out of this Little Big World - Little Big Planet s2325 Retrogaming General Discussion 3 05 April 2015 05:09
How close is the end? Vars191 support.Hardware 27 02 December 2008 19:47
Big Big Boxes BinoX Hardware pics 6 27 July 2006 02:35
Events: The End is Nigh at Big Bash 2! Paul News 1 13 October 2004 16:43
BIG BIG BIG WINUAE CRASH (with .dmp file included) The Rom Alien support.WinUAE 4 31 August 2004 20:26

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off

Forum Jump


All times are GMT +2. The time now is 17:45.


Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.8.11
Copyright ©2000 - 2018, vBulletin Solutions Inc.
Page generated in 0.09608 seconds with 14 queries