MSXdev '07 - Txupinazo!

by wolf_ on 25-12-2007, 12:54
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From MSX user Imanok comes the next finished MSXdev'07 entry! Last year Imanok competed in the MSXdev'06 contest with Traffic Jam, this year he's given us Txupinazo!, an action game. The game is based on the famous running of the bulls hold annually in Pamplona from the 7th to the 14th of July, during the festival of Saint Fermin. Run fast and dodge other participants and obstacles or you will get gored by the bulls! It comes as 32KB ROM, ROM label and instruction manual are available as well. Happy gaming!

Relevant link: MSXdev'07

Comments (25)

By guantxip

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25-12-2007, 13:35

Fantastic!!!!

Zorionak Imanok Nafarroa semea!!!!

The BGM is incredible, thanks Carlo!!!

By Huey

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25-12-2007, 14:44

HAHAHA! Got a smile on my face playing this. Thanks! Very Slapstick.

By wolf_

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25-12-2007, 14:51

hehe, it's like RNFF: a local cultural happening involving running, lotsa bullshit, and small and large eyes, transformed into a fun game.. Running Naked in a Field of Flowers

What was used to make the (FM-)music, btw?

By Vampier

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25-12-2007, 17:07

This is a fun game Smile good graphics and a nice gameplay.

By Patsie

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25-12-2007, 23:06

*** GAME STORY ***
You are a young Texan cowboy called Patsie.

I've never been to Texas in my life!! Big smile

By Imanok

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25-12-2007, 23:53

Thanks! Wink

@wolf_: Carlo made the music with MuSICA

@Patsie: This story takes place in the future... the main character is your son Tongue . Talking seriously, there's a joke behind the name, because 'Patsie' sounds very similar to 'Patxi' a very common name in the Basque Country (where the game takes place).

By Patsie

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26-12-2007, 14:28

A very simple yet fun game to play. It looks great too for an MSX1 game. And I'm glad my son plays the main character Wink

By spl

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26-12-2007, 18:44

As you know I have lived in Pamplona near all of my life and now for example, I am writing you from there Big smile. This game is outstanding.

By dvik

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26-12-2007, 19:00

This is a great game. Its not often you laugh when playing an MSX game. The graphics is very nice and the music too. This is imo the first msxdev game that really compares to old Konami classics like circus charlie, pippols and others. Great job, best finished entry so far LOL!

By wolf_

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26-12-2007, 19:05

Its not often you laugh when playing an MSX game.
just wait a few more nights.. Tongue

By spl

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26-12-2007, 19:53

wolf_ , a new game inspired by "psilocybin"? LOL!LOL!LOL! Wink

PS: Now the correct URL of Pamplona Council is http://www.pamplona.es/verPagina.asp?idPag=1&idioma=5

By Imanok

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26-12-2007, 22:38

I'm glad you like the game and really looking forward to see what you all are preparing for the contest. I just can't wait until sunday! Smile

By JohnHassink

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27-12-2007, 00:31

I had some fun with this game.

Also I think it's a big plus that the game sounds good/the same with either only PSG or PSG + FM.

Even the envelopes / timbres of the instruments correspond, and that's great!

The whistle is L.O.U.D., though! Smile

BTW The "bump" of the bull sounds more "impressive" with PSG sound, I think. Must be relative or smth.

By wolf_

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27-12-2007, 13:52

but uhm.. can someone explain with phonetics how to pronounce that title? Tongue (the TXU, that is..)

By Imanok

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27-12-2007, 18:14

It's pronounced just like 'CHU'.

The word is spelled 'chupinazo' in spanish and 'txupinazo' in euskera, but both are pronounced the same way.

By ro

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28-12-2007, 08:38

very cool, nice game. Fluid gameplay. Bit simple tho, I got it to round 5 with 1 live and got bored....
nice music and gfx tho

By Imanok

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28-12-2007, 22:28

ro, there's a hard mode for experienced players Wink

By Imanok

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31-12-2007, 00:44

just wait a few more nights.. Tongue

What happened to your game, wolf_ ?? Question

By wolf_

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31-12-2007, 02:31

Too many sudden/unexpected bugs, mainly music-related, and since music is actually one of the cornerstones of this game, and since the maps were not tested (ahum ^_^, none of the levels could actually be finished!), we decided to finish it, rather than submit a game full o' bugs. We'll try to finish it this week, and next week we'll release it. Note that the game really becomes a gem! I'm rather fond of all the gfx and the music. Esp. in the first part of the end sequence, the gfx, the music and the knowledge of what you're doing truly creates a synergy there! The humor didn't leave btw, some places look hilarious.. aaaaaaaaaaaaaaaanyway, we'll try fixing stuff this week.. if so, next week it'll be released! Running Naked in a Field of Flowers

(no, it's not RNFF 2 Tongue)

By anonymous

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31-12-2007, 21:23

It's pronounced just like 'CHU'.

For non-spanish speakers, the syllable 'CHU' sounds like 'TOO'.

An aproximation to English phonetics for 'txupinazo':

TOO-PEE-NAH-THO

Anyway, there is no exact match for both English and Spanish pronounciation, specially for the 'Z' letter which sounds similar to 'TH'.

By mtini

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31-12-2007, 22:36

GREAT GAME !! SmileBig smileTongue And there are a ending after 7 round !

GREAT MUSIC too ! Really is a funny game ! I like it Smile

By Yukio

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01-01-2008, 00:52

Cool game ...
It is animated and there is some humor.

Now, where are the animal activists to protect the mammals !?

By Imanok

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01-01-2008, 15:09

I promise no animal has been harmed during the game creation... but I can't say the same about the running people Tongue

By cax

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02-01-2008, 10:15

Funny, very playable, and I liked the music and the game's atmosphere.
Looking to one side but running to the other is a great catch !

By anonymous

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02-01-2008, 22:18

Maybe spelling it in katakana? ;-)
Something like Chi-yu-pi-na-...hmmm... something for "ZO"?