Retrofan has uploaded a third teaser video on his YouTube channel showing Bomb Jack DX’s Power mode! Collect the coins! :)
A few words from Retrofan himself..
We found a space–saving solution for the power mode. First I was afraid that we would need a second set of Jack sprites, so that the whole looks reasonable (and not as “efficient” as in some ports). Now I am happy with the solution shown in the video. This is a bit tricky solved with colour-cycling the optimal MC–colours – the scored bonus points that emerge when collecting the coins, but is still missing. The first MC–cycled colour (of course in all sprites) by dark colours, the 2nd Global MC–colour is white, the free sprite change colour at Jack in bright colours, with the coins it is yellow and the bonus number black. (Google Translated)
Bomb Jack DX is a new (wip) port of the 1984 Arcade Classic to the Commodore 64. Dramatically better graphics, 50% more screen space, smaller sprites, and polished gameplay!
Many thanks for the heads up Retrofan, we can’t wait to play this masterpiece! :)
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