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Author Topic: Desert Strike (Genesis)  (Read 3460 times)
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DarkWolf
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« on: August 05, 2006, 09:21:31 AM »

Although this game is on several platforms, I'm doing the Genesis version since it's the one I'm most familiar with.  The end maps will be fairly large, more than 6000^2 pixels with little or no white space.



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« Reply #1 on: August 05, 2006, 01:12:24 PM »

When looking at this map, I am reminded of an old DOS game called Helicopter Mission which I played many years ago. I never got past the training mission (hold your helicopter over a little rectangle for a given amount of time) without using passwords.. I cannot believe I was that bad at playing games back then Tongue



The map itself looks already nice. A good thing is that the playfield is, unlike in most isometric games, rectangular (at least is seems like that) so that the map doesn't deal with so much white space.
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« Reply #2 on: August 06, 2006, 12:54:33 PM »

Seeing how big the maps are, I now understand why the "review" in Nintendo Power didn't have any maps but highlights of the mission objectives instead. These look like they'll require a lot of time to map, so good luck!



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« Reply #3 on: August 06, 2006, 02:03:04 PM »

It's not too bad.  Gens + KMod actually works okay for this game so I'm building the maps as I go through them, rather than assembling them later from a series of screenshots.  This is really the only way I can do the sections that are pretty much open desert.
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