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HeliCommander. Arcade like Choplifter coming soon to the Atari 8-bit


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#1 peteym5

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Posted 15 December 2016 - 08:22 PM

 

 

HeliCommander

A New Arcade Game for Atari XL/XE Computers

 

 

 

 

 

 

  • An Arcade Action Game in the style of Chopper Command and Choplifter
     
  • Game Cartridge requires an Atari Computer with 16K of RAM and 1 Joystick
     
  • Parallax Scrolling creating a great 3D effect and colorful scrolling objects and background
     
  • Enemies - Choppers, Tanks, Bombers, Trucks, Bunkers, to challenge you.
     
  • Many Challenging Levels to play
     
  • This game was extensively beta tested to assure quality
     
  • See video for more

 

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Edited by peteym5, 25 January 2017 - 06:06 PM.

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#2 The Professor

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Posted 15 December 2016 - 09:22 PM

Can this game work with the Trak-Ball controller?
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#3 peteym5

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Posted 15 December 2016 - 11:56 PM

Can this game work with the Trak-Ball controller?

Actually it is joystick and keyboard. Up-Down-Left-Right to move the helicopter. Use the Left-Right Arrows on the keyboard to point the helicopter left or right. Press Down Arrow to point the Center the Helicopter to shoot at the ground.

The trackball is just about the only other controller that has up-down-left-right. I did add optional controllers to Megaoids - Joystick, Paddles, and anything that uses that "grey code" to rotate the ship left or right. So the trackball should work with that game.


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#4 peteym5

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Posted 21 January 2017 - 10:17 AM

To further answer that question, it will work with a trackball if the trackball has joystick mode. If I was to add trackball mode, it would end up playing the same.


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#5 AtariHero

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Posted 15 February 2017 - 11:54 PM

This is pretty cool. I have a soft spot for for classic helicopter games...something that these days is rare to find in modern gaming.  



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Posted 26 October 2017 - 02:42 PM

I love your stuff, man! The 8-bits are getting some great carts from you guys! 

I can't wait to play this. 



#7 Video 61

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Posted 27 October 2017 - 09:48 PM

I love your stuff, man! The 8-bits are getting some great carts from you guys! 

I can't wait to play this. 

thanks for your interest and compliment.

 

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