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Monster 1.3 for TI-89 and TI-89 Titanium

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monster89.zip
Filename monster89.zip (Download)
Title Monster 1.3 for TI-89 and TI-89 Titanium
Description A grayscale breakout-like game with scrolling and 7 types of power-ups, including lasers and multi-ball. It has very smooth gameplay synchronized at 29 frames per second. It also features a external levels, high score table, multiple speeds, and the ability to save the game at any point. The game only takes about 11K of your memory. It is supplied with full source code. The program it may be copied or modified without any restrictions. This is a nostub program so no shell or kernel is required.
Author Patrick Davidson (pad@ocf.berkeley.edu)
Category TI-89 Assembly Games (Arcade/Pong, Pinball)
File Size 52,420 bytes
File Date and Time Tue May 28 18:13:50 2019
Documentation Included? Yes
Source Code Included? Yes

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REVIEWS

Review
Review by  Sang Nguyen
Reviewed on 2004-06-20
Note! This review was written for a previous version of this file!

Game Play - 7.5/10
Speed - 10/10
Graphics - 10/10
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”Monster” is a great and unique version of “Breakout” that scrolls in order to give you a bigger playing field. If you have ever played “Blasterball 2 Deluxe,” then this game may be familiar to you because you get several power-ups (these include a paddle enlarger, a ball that will go through any brick, two more balls, and one that increases your life) during the game that will help you beat the game. However, this game has several downsides that made me gave it a 7.5/10. To me, the scrolling isn't quite as smooth as you would think, making you to drop the ball. Second, the speed at which the power-ups drop does not match the speed of the ball, making you to drop several power-ups in the faster levels. Another downside is that the paddle is way too small, which may cause you to lose the ball several times in the game. Finally, the first round of one of the levels (I can't remember which, but it's the one with the columns) that comes with this game is way too hard to beat, which may scare off impatient players.

Despite these downsides, I would still recommend this game to patient players as well as every one who still wants to try. Don't let my words above stop you from downloading, because I am not usually good at games. Happy downloading!!


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ARCHIVE CONTENTS

Archive Contents
Name Size
arc.bat   438
back.asm   5990
balls.asm   9094
bonuses.asm   5256
bricks.asm   5594
build.bat   202
disp89.asm   7081
disp92.asm   7848
drawspr.asm   6197
endgame.asm   8651
gray.asm   11077
images.asm   10689
init.asm   8211
lasers.asm   2026
lib.asm   5638
moneasy.89y   774
monlev2.89y   2718
monlevel.89y   2502
monster.89z   11253
monster.asm   7014
monster.i   5491
monster.txt   12069
player.asm   3877
startup.asm   5252
tiles.gst   3110
tiles.i   2024
tiles92.gst   5138
tiles92.i   2518
title.asm   10414
title.bin   1640
title.bmp   3398
vars.asm   10207
vars92.asm   7462
version.i   715
which.i   12

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