Ouch. The music is.....well..... not good. :(
A downloadable game
A game created for the https://itch.io/jam/the-big-mega65-christmas-competition for the upcoming Mega65 computer!
It's a Great Giana Sisters remake for the Mega65 using some of its enhanced features. Updated graphics (taken from the Amiga version mostly), a grand new SID from the grand master Magnar Harestad, lovely player sprites from the talented Robert Ramsay, and cobbled together code from myself.
The full game source code is available here: https://github.com/GeorgRottensteiner/MegaSisters . It requires the current WIP version of C64Studio to support the enhanced graphic modes.
Awesome SID music! Gorgeous sprites! 16 stages of tough Jump'n'Run, like the gods intended!
And chances for a mighty spruced up version later.
Note: Since the real machine is not out yet (but will be in a few weeks), to play you need the Mega65 emulator Xemu. Due to licensing issues setting up the emulator is a tad cumbersome, but it's worth it (here's an explanation on what to do: https://www.stevencombs.com/xemu-on-mac)
New version 1.1 is out! Now boasting 32 stages, and nifty parallax background via RRB! Plus a few gameplay fixes and adjustments.
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How come? I think it’s decently made, and we’re using one SID for music and a second for the sound effects.
Nothing technical - just sounds awful - terrible composition, very messy and amateurish and not a patch on the original which only uses a single SID. But hey, that's just my opinion, perhaps others will like it.
I usually LOVE SID music, but music like this I would be turning off immediately and putting up with sound effects, again, just my personal opinion.
On a more positive note, the game looks and runs nicely and I am sure it will be greatly appreciated by new Mega65 owners (mine arrived yesterday ;) ).
All the best,