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Monster 1.2 for TI-89 and TI-89 Titanium

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monster89.zip
Filename monster89.zip (Download)
Title Monster 1.2 for TI-89 and TI-89 Titanium
Description A grayscale breakout-like game with scrolling and 7 types of power-ups, including lasers and multi-ball. It has very smooth gameplay synchronized at 29 frames per second. It also features a external levels, high score table, multiple speeds, and the ability to save the game at any point. The game only takes about 9K of your memory. It is supplied with full source code. The program it may be copied or modified without any restrictions. This is a nostub program so no shell or kernel is required.
Author Patrick Davidson (pad@ocf.berkeley.edu)
Category TI-89 Assembly Games (Arcade/Pong, Pinball)
File Size 57,620 bytes
File Date and Time Wed Apr 22 07:44:07 2009
Documentation Included? Yes
Source Code Included? Yes

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REVIEWS

Review
Review by  Sang Nguyen
Reviewed on 2004-06-20
Note! This review was written for a previous version of this file!

Game Play - 7.5/10
Speed - 10/10
Graphics - 10/10
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”Monster” is a great and unique version of “Breakout” that scrolls in order to give you a bigger playing field. If you have ever played “Blasterball 2 Deluxe,” then this game may be familiar to you because you get several power-ups (these include a paddle enlarger, a ball that will go through any brick, two more balls, and one that increases your life) during the game that will help you beat the game. However, this game has several downsides that made me gave it a 7.5/10. To me, the scrolling isn't quite as smooth as you would think, making you to drop the ball. Second, the speed at which the power-ups drop does not match the speed of the ball, making you to drop several power-ups in the faster levels. Another downside is that the paddle is way too small, which may cause you to lose the ball several times in the game. Finally, the first round of one of the levels (I can't remember which, but it's the one with the columns) that comes with this game is way too hard to beat, which may scare off impatient players.

Despite these downsides, I would still recommend this game to patient players as well as every one who still wants to try. Don't let my words above stop you from downloading, because I am not usually good at games. Happy downloading!!


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ARCHIVE CONTENTS

Archive Contents
Name Size
arc.bat   281
back.asm   5990
balls.asm   9094
bonuses.asm   5256
bricks.asm   5594
build.bat   174
disp89.asm   7081
disp92.asm   7848
drawspr.asm   6197
easylev/build.bat   184
easylev/levels.asm   574
easylev/maps.gsm   3504
easylev/maps.i   3417
easylev/moneasy.89y   774
easylev/moneasy.9xy   774
endgame.asm   8651
gray.asm   10948
images.asm   10689
init.asm   8181
lasers.asm   2026
levels/build.bat   186
levels/levels.asm   574
levels/maps.gsm   12144
levels/maps.i   12473
levels/monlevel.89y   2502
levels/monlevel.9xy   2502
levels2/build.bat   184
levels2/levels.asm   574
levels2/maps.gsm   13224
levels2/maps.i   13601
levels2/monlev2.89y   2718
levels2/monlev2.9xy   2718
lib.asm   5124
monster.89z   11349
monster.asm   6679
monster.i   5431
monster.txt   13022
player.asm   3877
startup.asm   3946
tiles.gst   3110
tiles.i   2024
tiles92.gst   5138
tiles92.i   2518
title.asm   10698
title.bin   1640
title.bmp   3398
vars.asm   10207
version.i   842
which.i   12

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