MSXdev'14 - World Rally announced

MSXdev'14 - World Rally announced

by viejo_archivero on 03-10-2013, 08:03
Topic: Challenges

Everybody was waiting for some MSXdev'14 action: that's why lots of project entries has been unveiled right before the contest announcement! Now it is time for World Rally, by MSX developer the Nestruo.

World Rally is supposed to be a 48KB racing game: this project it is not new for regular Karoshi Community users, as the Nestruo has already given information about it more than a year ago in this forum thread: anyway, although information on that particular thread could be outdated and the project has been probably changed, we can suppose the gameplay could be similar to games such as Gaelco's World Rally Championship or 1000 Miglia: Great 1000 Miles Rally from Kaneko. We will keep on eye on this promising entry!

Want to support or join the contest? Go ahead, as the MSXdev fun has already started!

Relevant link: World Rally

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Comments (8)

By theNestruo

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03-10-2013, 19:39

Thanks viejo!
As you said that screenshots are pretty old. If you can see (and feel) the gameplay improvements since then! Now it's closer to Gaelco's World Rally Championship control than to 1000 Miglia or Neo Drift Out.
There are a lot of scenery: fields, forests, rivers, bridges, railroads... but as placeholder graphics are still almost everywhere, I never published newer shots Sad

By JohnHassink

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03-10-2013, 23:13

Judging from the screenshot, this is probably going to be cool. Cool

By Maggoo

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04-10-2013, 19:22

Cool, MSX needs new racing games ! I hope it plays as nice as it looks


Enlighted (5590)

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06-10-2013, 10:55

Very nice! I just played the original coin-op cabinet few days ago and there is no this kind of game for MSX. In the screenshot the car looks really small as in original the car takes about 20-25% of the screen area. I only hope you will get the feel of speed and wacky controls in there!

By theNestruo

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06-10-2013, 12:37

Don't remember the size of the sprite in that old beta, but currently is 32 pixels wide (12,5% of the sreen :-P) and doesn't feel so small.
The feel of the speed will be there (in fact, the engine can scroll every single frame, but that renders the game unplayable). And the control has been designed to be as close as the arcade as possible.

Thanks everyone for the support!

By valkyre

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03-10-2014, 01:25

Has any progress been made on this since the comp ended?

By theNestruo

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04-10-2014, 15:18

Real life went nuts and no significant progress has been made since june. Things are improving lately, so I hope to be able to focus again some spare time on MSX development (and World Rally in particular).

By Manuel

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04-10-2014, 15:32

Thanks for the update!