Re: [stella] Space Treat with score

Subject: Re: [stella] Space Treat with score
From: "Fabrizio Zavagli" <rasty@xxxxxxxxx>
Date: Wed, 1 Jan 2003 18:07:49 +0100

Albert wrote:
> > Well, I'm not really a fan of a "decreasing" score, it's a bit confusing
> > :)
> Actually I wasn't thinking of showing your entire score decreasing, just
> amount of points you can earn on the level you are playing.  So if you can
> potentially earn 5,000 on a level, then this "counter" would start at
> and then gradually count down as time runs out, you lose a life, etc.  I
> understand that without an explanation this might be a little confusing at
> first.  It would be less confusing if this number was displayed on the
> screen between levels, added to your previous score and then a new total
> shown.  But now I'm just making things too complex.  :D

A little ;)
Actually I got the picture of your idea now, but I think there is already a
"level bonus" in Space Treat, and is given by the amount of remaining fuel
at the end of a level...!

> > Let me know how it feels with and Atari joystick if you get the chance
> > try my game with it, since I also don't usually play the game with
> original
> > Atari sticks (maybe beacuse they're all broken? :)
> Will do.  Now I really need to break those out since Paul has reached
> 24, and probably beyond by now.  :)

I think I should get some more practice also!!! :)

Thanks and ciao,

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