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RobertB 
Volley for Two - new C128 game!
Posted on 26-Sep-2020 22:13:12
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bjonte has just released the teaser trailer for the upcoming Commodore 128 game, Volley For Two! See

https://kollektivet.nu/v42/

It has been years since the last C128 game has been released commercially, and it looks as if this one will be distributed on https://itch.io

And it makes use of REU, GeoRAM, or SuperCPU ram for extended playback viewing! :)

Truly,
Robert Bernardo
Fresno Commodore User Group - http://www.dickestel.com/fcug.htm
Southern California Commodore & Amiga Network - http://www.portcommodore.com/sccan

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Re: Volley for Two - new C128 game!
Posted on 27-Sep-2020 18:15:21
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@RobertB

Great stuff. I can finally play a game in full C128 mode on my original hardware. Respect to the devs

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RobertB 
Re: Volley for Two - new C128 game!
Posted on 27-Sep-2020 21:04:01
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The developer now tells me it's going to be free! He couldn't stand filling out the forms for the US Internal Revenue Service!

Sincerely,
Robert Bernardo
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http://www.dickestel.com/fcug.htm
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Re: Volley for Two - new C128 game!
Posted on 28-Sep-2020 9:40:59
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RobertB wrote:
The developer now tells me it's going to be free! He couldn't stand filling out the forms for the US Internal Revenue Service!


That's that other developer's excuse, you know, Donald J. Trump.

MRJM

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RobertB 
Re: Volley for Two - new C128 game!
Posted on 11-Oct-2020 1:08:50
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-------- Forwarded message --------

From: bjonte
Date: Oct. 10, 2020

Volley For Two has been released and is available for download from https://kollektivet.nu/v42/. I hope you'll enjoy it!

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RobertB 
Re: Volley for Two - new C128 game!
Posted on 11-Oct-2020 23:06:43
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Volley for Two review - https://vintageisthenewold.com/volley-for-two-a-new-game-to-join-the-select-club-of-new-games-exclusively-made-for-the-commodore-128/

Volley for Two music - https://soundcloud.com/encore64/volley-for-two-title-music

Truly,
Robert Bernardo
Fresno Commodore User Group - http://www.dickestel.com/fcug.htm
Southern California Commodore & Amiga Network - http://www.portcommodore.com/sccan

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Lou 
Re: Volley for Two - new C128 game!
Posted on 12-Oct-2020 6:11:43
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This game actually looks fun!

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RobertB 
Re: Volley for Two - new C128 game!
Posted on 13-Oct-2020 22:56:01
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Yes, it is very fun!

Truly,
Robert Bernardo
Fresno Commodore User Group - http://www.dickestel.com/fcug.htm
Southern California Commodore & Amiga Network - http://www.portcommodore.com/sccan

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Posted on 14-Oct-2020 10:46:10
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@RobertB

It has dual monitor support (and Amiga doesn't yet)?! I never knew you could use two monitors on the C128.

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RobertB 
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Posted on 17-Oct-2020 21:44:10
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Phantominterrogative wrote:
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I never knew you could use two monitors on the C128.

Yes, with the right programming, you can use the 40-column (composite/s-video) and the 80-column (RGB-digital) modes at the same time. There was another program or two that made use of this capability, but I can't remember which ones at the moment.

Truly,
Robert Bernardo
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Lou 
Re: Volley for Two - new C128 game!
Posted on 19-Oct-2020 18:25:17
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Who knew the 128 was the first dual-screen machine?

For graphics, you can turn "FAST" mode on when the border is being drawn and back to "SLOW" mode on the actual bitmap....this nets you about 20% performance improvement in processing power over 1Mhz mode since the VIC-II chip can't display anything in 2Mhz mode.

The Elite 128 (which runs in 64 mode) takes advantage of this....
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=K9xMuskMERw

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Britelite 
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Posted on 20-Oct-2020 13:03:28
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@Lou

Quote:

Lou wrote:
Who knew the 128 was the first dual-screen machine?

It wasn't though... ;)

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Lou 
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Posted on 20-Oct-2020 18:40:53
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@Britelite

Quote:

Britelite wrote:
@Lou

Quote:

Lou wrote:
Who knew the 128 was the first dual-screen machine?

It wasn't though... ;)

What was?

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Britelite 
Re: Volley for Two - new C128 game!
Posted on 21-Oct-2020 11:14:38
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@Lou

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What was?

Not sure which was the first, but at least the IBM PC could run a MDA+CGA(/EGA/VGA) dual screen setup, and it predates the C128 by a few years.

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bison 
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Posted on 21-Oct-2020 18:01:37
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@Britelite

Yep, here it is:

IBM 5150 PC with dual MDA & CGA monitor setup

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