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Re: Darkblasters: A new graphical TI-84+/SE BASIC RPG
« Reply #15 on: September 11, 2021, 12:10:48 pm »
Thanks! An UPDATE!
-There are now two actual monsters
-You start with 500 HP instead of 300
-All battle commands and enemy moves are implemented, except one boss attack pattern.
-You can now activate switches to open new paths
-NPC's are implemented, including those who give items.
-You can grab items from the ground.
-Some random optimizations to save space or increase speed, because the game is over 11 KB now.

I made a Youtube video:

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Re: Darkblasters: A new graphical TI-84+/SE BASIC RPG
« Reply #16 on: September 11, 2021, 12:16:59 pm »
That is absolutely amazing, and especially for having been done in TI-BASIC  :o

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Re: Darkblasters: A new graphical TI-84+/SE BASIC RPG
« Reply #17 on: September 12, 2021, 04:21:15 pm »
11k is really small. Maybe I inflate my Axe source file sizes with long variable names and lowercase but I can't make anything near that functional in that size.
Is there a saving system?
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Re: Darkblasters: A new graphical TI-84+/SE BASIC RPG
« Reply #18 on: September 13, 2021, 08:14:04 pm »
Thanks! Here's a boss fight:



Note that the stats are placeholders and I still need to fix the damn wall magic spell. It kept stopping working entirely for no reason over and over again so I gave up and altered it, but the battle system I am using makes it near impossible to keep it under control and from glitching out.

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Re: Darkblasters: A new graphical TI-84+/SE BASIC RPG
« Reply #19 on: September 15, 2021, 08:07:24 pm »
20 years minus 7 days ago, I released my first ever TI-83 Plus RPG, Illusiat. Today, after over 16 years without releasing an original RPG for calculators, I am finally releasing a new one: Darkblasters!





Inspired by Lufia, Quest 64, Dragon Quest, Illusiat and Mana Force series, Darkblasters is a role-playing game meant to showcase pure TI-BASIC graphical capabilities while trying to keep speed as fast as possible. It features over 390 rooms to explore, NPC's, some items and magic spells, many monsters and sprite-based graphics. No ASM/Axe/Grammer lib were used, in order to ensure full compatibility with 15 MHz z80 calculator models that lacks official ASM support.

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A long time ago, mankind became nearly extinct after the entire world population did the Tide Pod
eating challenge simultaneously. From the dead rose a new illness that transformed animals into
monsters and many humnan survivors into Darkblasters, evil mages that look like knights.

Today, the Darkblasters stole the three crystals protecting the Kingdom of Walritia. You must defeat
the mages before they take over the world.

Here are the download links:
https://www.ticalc.org/archives/files/fileinfo/476/47684.html
https://tiplanet.org/forum/archives_voir.php?id=2790407
https://www.cemetech.net/downloads/files/2178
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