[Audyssey] question about grogan, an old game for the apple

2011-01-23 Thread Stephen
Hi. I remember in about 1990 or 1991 there was a game I played on my apple 2gs called something like Grogan. If you dawdle around for too long in any part of the game, something always happens to you to kill you. For example at the start, you are being attacked by a troll with an axe. You

Re: [Audyssey] BGT / Gamepad support?

2011-01-23 Thread Ben
I should know all about that - I was on the team doing sections of the music... lol -Original Message- From: gamers-boun...@audyssey.org [mailto:gamers-boun...@audyssey.org] On Behalf Of Hayden Presley Sent: 28 December 2010 02:32 To: 'Gamers Discussion list' Subject: Re: [Audyssey] BGT

Re: [Audyssey] some pipe stats

2011-01-23 Thread Ben
Wow... not bad... talk about down to the wire... -Original Message- From: gamers-boun...@audyssey.org [mailto:gamers-boun...@audyssey.org] On Behalf Of NIcol Sent: 29 December 2010 11:45 To: 'Gamers Discussion list' Subject: [Audyssey] some pipe stats HI all Here is some pipe stats of a

Re: [Audyssey] question about grogan, an old game for the apple

2011-01-23 Thread dark
Hi. That sounds a lot like one of the old style text adventure games similar to zork. You can try searching on http://www.wurb.com/if/ or even google. there used to be a very good site called textmode.com, but sadly they seem to be down now. to be honest though as to your description of

Re: [Audyssey] Games from APH?

2011-01-23 Thread Phil Vlasak
Hi Thomas, The games from APH are designed to be purchased by sighted teachers for blind and visually impaired children. They all have large print graphics. Larry Skutchan is the head of development and being totally blind he is aware of the range of games for the blind as he purchased all of

Re: [Audyssey] Games from APH?

2011-01-23 Thread Lori Duncan
Hi Phil what about young adults who love game fun too, maube someday he'll work on more games for older people too, although I'd think Super Egg Hunt a good one for kids, oh and Packman and Sarah also. - Original Message - From: Phil Vlasak p...@pcsgames.net To: Gamers Discussion list

Re: [Audyssey] Games from APH?

2011-01-23 Thread Hayden Presley
Um...Phil did not develop super edging Sent from my iPhone On Jan 23, 2011, at 6:30 AM, Lori Duncan lori_dunca...@hotmail.com wrote: Hi Phil what about young adults who love game fun too, maube someday he'll work on more games for older people too, although I'd think Super Egg Hunt a good

Re: [Audyssey] Games from APH?

2011-01-23 Thread Hayden Presley
Wow are you serious about the voiceovers? Sent from my iPhone On Jan 23, 2011, at 1:13 AM, Valiant8086 valiant8...@lavabit.com wrote: Hi. Actually, I like termite torpedo. It actually takes some intelligence and strategy to play that game. And the voiceovers for it are fantastic. I'd

Re: [Audyssey] Community Game-building Project

2011-01-23 Thread burakyuksek
But he has an account in the audiogames.net called keywasful. sevgiler saygilar - Original Message - From: Hayden Presley hdpres...@hotmail.com To: Gamers Discussion list gamers@audyssey.org Sent: Sunday, January 23, 2011 1:15 AM Subject: Re: [Audyssey] Community Game-building Project

[Audyssey] help with heli

2011-01-23 Thread peter Mahach
Hi ken, I got this game and I must say I quite like it, however I don't understand something. How exactly do you move. I'm for instance trying to smash the tv. what I do is hit home until the little click comes from my left instead of the right, then I begin to hold page up to accelerate, then

Re: [Audyssey] Game Engines was Heli

2011-01-23 Thread Rynhardt Kruger
Hi Thomas and others, Just a few points from a probably biased user :-) I think the idea of Open Source Software are generally miss understood. Part of that may be because of the fact that certain groups prefer to call it Free Software, which is associated with freeware. Open source software is

Re: [Audyssey] Game Engines was Heli

2011-01-23 Thread Philip Bennefall
Hi Thomas and Rhynhardt, I'm neither for or against open source software. I am very thankful to those who write open source libraries and allow them to be used in commercial applications, as that speeds up my own development by about 500 %. But I would never make any of my games open source

Re: [Audyssey] Heli

2011-01-23 Thread Shiny protector
Autoit is crap for advanced games like TDV. - Original Message - From: shaun everiss sm.ever...@gmail.com To: Gamers Discussion list gamers@audyssey.org Sent: Sunday, January 23, 2011 2:51 AM Subject: Re: [Audyssey] Heli well tom on that note python is another popular language. then

Re: [Audyssey] Games from APH?

2011-01-23 Thread Shiny protector
Hi Julious Brutus, Well, were they that challenging? Seriously, left, right that is insane, why can't they do some panning? - Original Message - From: dark d...@xgam.org To: Gamers Discussion list gamers@audyssey.org Sent: Sunday, January 23, 2011 7:02 AM Subject: Re: [Audyssey] Games

Re: [Audyssey] Games from APH?

2011-01-23 Thread Shiny protector
Edging? Lol! Egg hunt. - Original Message - From: Hayden Presley hdpres...@hotmail.com To: Lori Duncan lori_dunca...@hotmail.com; Gamers Discussion list gamers@audyssey.org Sent: Sunday, January 23, 2011 12:49 PM Subject: Re: [Audyssey] Games from APH? Um...Phil did not develop

Re: [Audyssey] Game Engines was Heli

2011-01-23 Thread Rynhardt Kruger
Hi Philip, ... But I would never make any of my games open source because of the simple fact that I don't want people to mess around with or steal my source code. ... snip Indeed that is your choice. Actually by using angelscript in BGT you make it available to a wide audience for testing

[Audyssey] Old Game called Gold Runner?

2011-01-23 Thread Robert Montowski
I would like to discuss with someone on this list...offlist...an old game called Gold Runner. I remember this game from when I still had eyesight and it was a most challenging game. But it has been over 20 years since I last played it and I need to refresh mymemory on certain aspects of the

Re: [Audyssey] Game Engines was Heli

2011-01-23 Thread Philip Bennefall
Hi Rynhardt, Oh I think I expressed myself carelessly. I have sent off a lot of bug reports to Andreas, the creator of AngelScript, and so I have definitely done what I can to make the library more stable by testing it myself as well as letting all my users test it of course. This benefits

Re: [Audyssey] Games from APH?

2011-01-23 Thread Phil Vlasak
Hi One reason to develop games that don't pan sounds is that some people can only hear out of one ear. There are few games that someone like that can play that are not turn based. Of course panning could be an option to turn on or off. Phil - Original Message - From: Shiny protector

Re: [Audyssey] Games from APH?

2011-01-23 Thread Scott Chesworth
I'm not highly strung or easily offended as a rule, but I've read the quoted message below three times now and still can't quite believe it was posted. Presumably either everyone else deletes by default in this case or can't find the words? I don't delete by default, and have found a few: Shaun,

Re: [Audyssey] Community Game-building Project

2011-01-23 Thread Hayden Presley
Um no...though I am not willing to Perdue the point. Sent from my iPhone On Jan 23, 2011, at 7:20 AM, burakyuksek burakyuksek...@gmail.com wrote: But he has an account in the audiogames.net called keywasful. sevgiler saygilar - Original Message - From: Hayden Presley

Re: [Audyssey] Games from APH?

2011-01-23 Thread dark
I'm a litle confused why the difficulty of the games would be lowered as to be so ridiculous just because they are aimed at young children, something I thought when I tried mudsplat. I think I first completed Golden axe on the Amigar at the age of 8, and super bomberman and street

Re: [Audyssey] Games from APH?

2011-01-23 Thread dark
I can't confirm this, sinse I've never managed to get the things to work myself, though i have tried the demos on several occasions, but that is what I have heard, no panning just the words left and right Beware the greu1 Dark. --- Gamers mailing list __ Gamers@audyssey.org If you want to

Re: [Audyssey] Games from APH?

2011-01-23 Thread Ken the Crazy
That's true. Also, you should compare Termite Torpedo's visual mode to the blind mode. It's terrible! I wouldn't recommend those games to anyone. Jim Kitchen's games are far far better, and they're free. Hey Jim, I mention your name here because I'd love it if you could make a mahjong game.

Re: [Audyssey] question about grogan, an old game for the apple

2011-01-23 Thread Ken the Crazy
A phone booth where the floor falls out? Do you think that J.K. Rollings played this game and was inspired--Ministry of Magic headquuarters and all that? Ken Downey President DreamTechInteractive! And, Blind Comfort! The pleasant way to experience massage! It's the Caring without the Staring!

Re: [Audyssey] Games from APH?

2011-01-23 Thread Valiant8086
Hi Yes I meant what I said. On 1/23/2011 7:52 AM, Hayden Presley wrote: Wow are you serious about the voiceovers? Sent from my iPhone On Jan 23, 2011, at 1:13 AM, Valiant8086valiant8...@lavabit.com wrote: Hi. Actually, I like termite torpedo. It actually takes some intelligence and

Re: [Audyssey] help with heli

2011-01-23 Thread Ken the Crazy
The first thing you need to do is adjust your trim, which is why you fly in circles. Press home or end until the click is in front of you and its pitch higher. Now you'll be flying straight. Next hold down page up for about five seconds. Let it go and press x to hear your coordinates. If

Re: [Audyssey] Games from APH?

2011-01-23 Thread Ken the Crazy
There's no use of stereo whatsoever in those games as far as I remember. Ken Downey President DreamTechInteractive! And, Blind Comfort! The pleasant way to experience massage! It's the Caring without the Staring! - Original Message - From: dark d...@xgam.org To: Gamers Discussion list

Re: [Audyssey] Games from APH?

2011-01-23 Thread peter Mahach
I can confirm this as I managed to play armadillo army on one pc that I was lucky enough to find it worked on. However I had a weird issue with the game on the pc I had it on where the sample rate of the sounds just dropped to 11khz for some reason. Though that was an old pc with like 256mb

[Audyssey] new link to ken's games?

2011-01-23 Thread Troy Sullivan
Could someone please send me the new link for ken's games? Thanks. --- Gamers mailing list __ Gamers@audyssey.org If you want to leave the list, send E-mail to gamers-unsubscr...@audyssey.org. You can make changes or update your subscription via the web, at

[Audyssey] Novag Citrine chess computer findings

2011-01-23 Thread Charles Rivard
I posted a query to this list, asking if anyone has had experience with this chess computer, then listed info from the web site. I received the computer last night, and here are my initial findings. I'll list the info from the site again, with my comments after each one: This luxury

[Audyssey] weekly schedule for In The Blind Spot

2011-01-23 Thread Charles Rivard
InTheBlindSpot Weekly Schedule Please watch daily schedule for any changes. Sunday, January 23, 2011 8:00 A.M. ET Sunday Morning Listening Blind Spot Radio Broadcast Hosted by Velvet 3:00 PM ET Mississippi Game 1 Mississippi Room Hosted by Tiffany On-going game 4:00 PM ET

[Audyssey] question about grogan, an old game for the apple

2011-01-23 Thread Stephen
oh and I remember there was another bit where you get chased by a wolf. --- Gamers mailing list __ Gamers@audyssey.org If you want to leave the list, send E-mail to gamers-unsubscr...@audyssey.org. You can make changes or update your subscription via the web, at

Re: [Audyssey] Games from APH?

2011-01-23 Thread Thomas Ward
Hi Phil, Yeah, I realize being produced by APH they are primarily designed for schools and school age children, but I still think games like Termite torpedo are overly priced compared to what else is on the market. There are several other games out here that is as good as and even better than

Re: [Audyssey] Games from APH?

2011-01-23 Thread Thomas Ward
Hi Dark, That's my experience as well. Granted I was fully sighted at ages 8, 9, 10, etc but I was playing games way harder than the APH games at that age. At age 9, around 1987, the leading titles ffor the NES were Mario Brothers, Castlevania, Double Dragon, Castlevania, Megaman, and a couple of

Re: [Audyssey] Game Engines was Heli

2011-01-23 Thread Thomas Ward
Hi Rynhardt, Rinhardt wrote: I think the idea of Open Source Software is generally miss understood. Part of that may be because of the fact that certain groups prefer to call it Free Software, which is associated with freeware. My response: Agreed. I use Linux myself, have done so for a long

Re: [Audyssey] Game Engines was Heli

2011-01-23 Thread Thomas Ward
Hi Philip, Philip wrote: I'm neither for or against open source software. I am very thankful to those who write open source libraries and allow them to be used in commercial applications, as that speeds up my own development by about 500 %. But I would never make any of my games open source

[Audyssey] Please help! Having Heli problems, ripe for the luny bin

2011-01-23 Thread Ken the Crazy
First, a new version of heli is ready. Get it at http://dl.dropbox.com/u/13071564/heli.zip but back your exe file up first. and try it. Changed the knob sound, more clear when its pitch is changed. I would have liked to make it shorter but sounds don't play at all if too short. Also