Re: [stella] Robot City (alpha)

Subject: Re: [stella] Robot City (alpha)
From: Thomas Jentzsch <tjentzsch@xxxxxx>
Date: Mon, 26 Aug 2002 09:28:41 +0200
Manuel Polik wrote:
>Have you ever played Paradroid on the C64? The droids
>which are equipped with guns (001, 821 & 496 to name but 
>a few :-)) can even fire in the opposite direction as 
>they're moving, with a *normal* Joystick. The droids 
>don't react on *quick* movements with the fire buttons 
>pressed, but they shoot in the direction you point then.
>You can just pass an enemy droid at full speed for 
>example, but still give a blast in his direction. And 
>it's quite intuitive to controll, too.

Thanks Manuel, that's a very good suggestion. Paradroid was one 
of my favourites on the C64 (hmm, is it possilbe to convert it 
to the 2600? ;-) and I remember the control scheme to be very 
intuitive too. 

I think it's based on some kind of intertia, right? 

Have fun!	

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