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BoulderDash v1.1 Beta 5

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Filename bd.zip (Download)
Title BoulderDash v1.1 Beta 5
Description Jimmy Mardell s BoulderDash for TI92 ported to TI89
Authors Jimmy Mårdell (yarin@acc.umu.se)
Mikael Sundberg (porter) (inzomniac@usa.net)
Category TI-89 Assembly Games (Kernel)
File Size 26,978 bytes
File Date and Time Mon Nov 16 05:09:17 1998
Documentation Included? Yes
Source Code Included? Yes

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REVIEWS

Review
Review by  Jonah Cohen
Reviewed on 2004-11-21
Attention span: 10/10 You could play for days.
Controls: 10/10 Everything works correctly, with fast responses.
Implementation: 10/10 Just like original PC version.
Overall: 10/10 This game is amazing!

Boulderdash is a game that has been around for a long time. One could even consider it a classic. The first TI version of Boulderdash was made by Jimmy Mårdell for Fargo (for the TI-92), with several other ports made afterward. The TI-89 port was made by Mikael Sundberg.

This game is so true to the original it is amazing. Even though the screen is small (relative to a computer screen), the graphic detail is remarkable. Although few squares fit on the screen at once because of this level of detail, the scrolling easily makes up for this, leaving you with a game with incredible graphics and playability. This version features all the original levels from Boulderdash, plus an extra set from Boulderdash III (at least, that's how I interpreted the documentation). You can choose which level you want to start on, as well as choosing a difficulty level from 1 to 5. When you play the game, all the original features are there: dirt, boulders, jewels, fireflies, butterflies, etc.

Normally in this paragraph I would put in various complaints. For this game, however, it was really hard to find anything to complain about. I guess the high score feature which was omitted from this beta version would be nice. Also, maybe a teacher key or shut down key would be nice. Otherwise, this thing is practically perfect.

As far as I can tell, no version of Boulderdash could be made for the TI-89 that would be better than this! This is the PC version! Download this game!

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ARCHIVE CONTENTS

Archive Contents
Name Size
BD.VAR   4048
BD.ASM   32700
BD.BIN   3712
BD.DOC   11238
BD.GFX   2665
BD1CAVES.BIN   1710
BD3CAVES.BIN   1440
MACROS.H   2136
bd.89z   14699

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