Invasion of the Zombie Monsters for download

por viejo_archivero em 15-07-2010, 16:53
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Four months have passed since RELEVO Videogames released Invasion of the Zombie Monsters at RetroMadrid 2010. The scrolling B-movie-style arcade shooter gathered the attention of the visitors for its fast gameplay, great visuals and music, featuring the classic 8 BIT composer Gominolas in the game development team. Now, the game has become publicly available for download, both the MSX version and the ZX Spectrum one.

If you still want a physical copy of the game, the well presented cartridge is for sale at Matra Computer Automations for just 19,95 euro.

Relevant link: RELEVO Videogames

Comentários (38)

Por Manuel

Ascended (18791)

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15-07-2010, 20:20

This is simply a great game Smile Definitely one of the best MSX games released in the last couple of years.

Por sd_snatcher

Prophet (3505)

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15-07-2010, 23:35

Thanks for releasing this excellent game! Big smile

Por Latok

msx guru (3867)

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15-07-2010, 23:57

It's a blast Big smile

Por lionelritchie

Champion (439)

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16-07-2010, 03:12

great game, excelent music.

Por LeandroCorreia

Paladin (955)

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16-07-2010, 03:21

Any mirrors? It seems that the server is too busy. Sad

Por only_69

Hero (565)

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16-07-2010, 04:26

hummmm, interesting game. makes me think of something to be done... Evil

Por viejo_archivero

Paragon (1395)

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16-07-2010, 07:46

Thnk you all for your interest on the game, enjoy playing it!
@only_69: I can imagine... Tongue (sidenote: would be great)

Por wolf_

Ambassador_ (9956)

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16-07-2010, 09:33

only_69: multilayers will screw up your plans though :-)

Por LeandroCorreia

Paladin (955)

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17-07-2010, 02:46

I can't download it from Relevo's website. Any mirror? Sad

Por Vampier

Prophet (2397)

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17-07-2010, 04:07

Great game 8/10 ... it can still be downloaded Smile

Por LeandroCorreia

Paladin (955)

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17-07-2010, 04:37

The link www.relevovideogames.com works, but http://iotzm.relevovideogames.com/ doesn't. I tried at work too. :(

Por viejo_archivero

Paragon (1395)

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17-07-2010, 07:36

Leandro: here works perfect... dunno where's the problem, but if you provide me an email adress I can send it to you Wink

Por LeandroCorreia

Paladin (955)

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17-07-2010, 12:25

Viejo Archivero: send it to leandro <at> leandrocorreia <dot> com please. Wink

Thanks in advance! Smile

Por viejo_archivero

Paragon (1395)

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17-07-2010, 14:22

@Leandro: sent Wink

Por LeandroCorreia

Paladin (955)

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17-07-2010, 18:14

Many thanks!

About the game... Very good graphics, excellent music (I am quite pleased that Gominolas did not only did the music, but also that he didn't lose his PSG skills). A very impressive game for it's 32 Kbytes. Big smile

Por Manuel

Ascended (18791)

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17-07-2010, 20:37

So, this is a dumb question, but who is that Gominolas?

Por lionelritchie

Champion (439)

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17-07-2010, 21:10

gominolas is the guy who made the music and used to do the music for the spectrum and msx games of the GOLDEN AGE OF THE SPANISH SOFTWARE LML LML LML LML

Por viejo_archivero

Paragon (1395)

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17-07-2010, 22:12

@manuel: some of the games he did musics for are listed here.

Por Manuel

Ascended (18791)

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18-07-2010, 12:08

So, how did he get involved?

Por hap

Paragon (2040)

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18-07-2010, 12:17

curious cat Smile

Por ant0niutti

Master (159)

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18-07-2010, 13:04

Congratulations, great game!

Por viejo_archivero

Paragon (1395)

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18-07-2010, 22:14

@manuel: He attended RetroMadrid '09 with a lecture. We were there launching La Corona Encantada, so Gominolas went to check our booth with the game, posters, Azpiri signing games and books, etc and after testing the game, and after a nice talking with me, I told him if he will like to be into the crew of our next game, and he agreed. That simple ;-)

Por JohnHassink

Ambassador (5605)

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19-07-2010, 01:17

RELEVO, you are spoiling us. Smile

Everything about this game is excellent. The style, the design..

I love the speed which luckily comes with a perfect response of the main character upon player input.
Great playability there. Though it plays like a charm, it's actually a little bit hard, too, but it's because of the enemy patterns. It has been proven that things can be more worse than any flying medusa head. Big smile

I won't look at the playthroughs just yet because I like to be surprised. Wink

Totally agree with manuel, this is ea-si-ly one of the best MSX games from the past years!
Thank you very much!

I hope you will be there with MSXdev '10, too. Could you surprise even more? Smile

Por iamweasel2

Paladin (705)

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19-07-2010, 22:57

I can't download it. I can access the main page, but the url http://iotzm.relevovideogames.com/ can't be accessed. Is there a mirror available somewhere?

Por iamweasel2

Paladin (705)

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19-07-2010, 23:53

I downloaded the game using a proxy. It seems that the site doesn't like brazilian users... Anyway, let's check the game. Smile

Por lionelritchie

Champion (439)

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20-07-2010, 00:44

the game is not hard. this is the NORMAL difficulty of the 80s. go play shadow of the beast or ghostn goblins if you think this is hard.

Por only_69

Hero (565)

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20-07-2010, 05:20

Act 1 mapped!! LOL!

Por viejo_archivero

Paragon (1395)

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20-07-2010, 05:54

@only69: yay!
@DemonSeed (and all): glad you are enjoying it that much Smile, thank you all for your positive feedback about the game, it helps me to work harder on our next one!

Por Manuel

Ascended (18791)

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20-07-2010, 12:05

One thing I'd (personally) change in a next game: use less dithering in tiles. It is a style, but I prefer a more solid style (less ZX Spectrum, more Konami). It doesn't look bad, of course, but I just prefer the 'solid' Konami style of tiles more. For the rest, the graphics are just awesome. Especially the animations of the player character I enjoyed Smile

Por iamweasel2

Paladin (705)

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20-07-2010, 13:43

Just checked the game and I have to say it is amazing! Fast gameplay, nice graphics and sound, and it is only 32 kb! I can only imagine if it was a megarom using SCC or FM sound. It is proven now that not only "that game" is possible to do in MSX1 with good speed and graphics, but also all the others that have the same style (platformers like Shinobi and others). Thanks for sharing this with us. Smile

Por JGM

Master (132)

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20-07-2010, 15:53

Really a great game.

I've bought the cartridge and recieved it today. No emulator beats playing on a real msx. Romloaders and flashroms are cheaper but I really like the box and manual. But I'm glad it is also available for free. So I can enjoy playing it on my GBA.

Thanx Cool

Por only_69

Hero (565)

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21-07-2010, 03:43

Act 2 mapped!!! LOL!LOL!

Por only_69

Hero (565)

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21-07-2010, 05:05

BTW Jon, I loved the player's weapons. Well done. Big smile

Por viejo_archivero

Paragon (1395)

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21-07-2010, 16:20

@manuel: I know what you mean about less dithered gfx... the thing is I wanted darker scenarios here. But I promise next one will be konami-style coloured, deal? Wink. And about main char animation, it was particulary tricky to design all pattern-based frames for it, glad you like them graphics.
@only_69: go, Fabio, go! Big smile

Por only_69

Hero (565)

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22-07-2010, 03:54

Act 3 mapped!!! LOL!LOL!LOL!
Great idea - abudction. Evil

Por only_69

Hero (565)

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22-07-2010, 05:26

Act 4 Mapped. LOL!LOL!LOL!LOL!
I think the end is approaching... Evil

Por viejo_archivero

Paragon (1395)

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22-07-2010, 10:54

Yay! Wink

Por Edwin

Paragon (1182)

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24-07-2010, 13:19

Very slick! This ranks as one of the higher quality games I have seen on MSX1. Also quite difficult. For me anyway. But I will beat that first level! Tongue