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Battle Bowls

Postby kevcal; » Thu Feb 03, 2005 1:27 pm

Hi,

One of the last games I heard about being made for the STe before I moved on was "Battle Bowls", I think by a French Company...?

From the screenshots I saw, it looked very like Puzzle Bobble.

Edit: In fact a litlle bit of searching found this:
Source: http://www.ataritimes.com/atari-st/features/news2.html

"Battle Bowls is based around the coin-op, Puzzle Bobble and features 100 levels and over 2 Mbytes of sound and graphics but at present it is only available in France."

Anyone have any idea if it was ever released??

Kev

Edit2: Ah, RG are doing a version by the looks of it - I did a search and it didn't come up the first time - found it via google! :oops:
http://www.atari-forum.com/ftopic787.ht ... 6243fc71d4
I guess this means the 'original' never came to fruition?

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Postby Brume » Thu Feb 03, 2005 1:45 pm

you're right, Battle Bowls was never completed.
But RG + Sector One (and maybe Dune?) are still working on the game. It is renamed Fairytale adventures... of course no date is planed.

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Postby ggn » Fri Feb 04, 2005 6:26 am

Just for the record, it's Fairy Land adventures.

Also, for the record, the people involved are me (ggn/KUA), Mr Pink/RG, SH3/RG, Edo/SCT1. DMA-SC/SCT1. FroST/SCT1 joined for a while but he gave up. Also, quite some gfx (the original) were made by Mic/Dune.

Message to Mr Pink (and to the rest of the team(: WAKE UP AND FINISH THE GAME! My code is rotting :)

George
is 73 Falcon patched atari games enough ? ^^

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Postby kevcal; » Fri Feb 04, 2005 8:41 am

Excellent news - looking forward to it! :D

Wish I had time to do some 68k stuff nowadays - everything I do now is C/C++ and I miss the challenge of trying to stretch the limits of the machine - all that clock counting I used to do... :?

Kev

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Postby Brume » Fri Feb 04, 2005 12:36 pm

ggn wrote:Just for the record, it's Fairy Land adventures.

Oh you're right! Sorry, I don't know where this mistake came from. Have corrected the fault on Atari Legend. Thanks ggn :)

ggn wrote:Also, for the record, the people involved are me (ggn/KUA)

Interesting, I didn't know you take part to the project. Great!
Do you think the game could be released over the next 6 months? Is there still a lot of work to do?
Thanks,

Brume.

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Postby mic » Fri Feb 04, 2005 1:49 pm

He, he Battle Bowls. What a story. By the way i have a running pc (demo) version of this game, featuring 2 complete playable levels plus the bonus level (kind of space harrier look a like level). This version should be soon available on the Dune website (hopefully finished before this summer).

We also had a running Falcon version but i'm not sure where it is now (we still have to dig out our dusty floppys and hardrives). I've contacted reservoir dogs some months ago and provided them with the pc graphics. So, hopefully, a nice falcon version may also be on tracks.

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Postby Brume » Fri Feb 04, 2005 2:30 pm

wasn't it planed on ST, too?
will the game feature a two player mode btw?
will i stop to ask question? ;)

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Postby mic » Fri Feb 04, 2005 3:44 pm

Yes, a st version had been started at the early stages of the game development.

Concerning the new game i'm afraid i don't have the slightest idea of its current state. It may have been dropped (again), who knows ?


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