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CrashTV Update: Feedback Appreciated

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Hi, Made a few improvements to my SmashTV clone. Download it here... http://www.students.ncl.ac.uk/chris.pook/uni.html It works best on Windows, but should be ok on Linux also Any feedback greatly appreciated. Chris

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Download the crashtv.jar file ...

Open a cmd prompt and CD to the directory which contains the file ...

Type 'java -jar crashtv.jar' ...


That should get it started ...

Chris

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Seems pretty nice to me, though one thing I noticed was that sometimes I would be facing one direction, but my laser would fire in a different direction. Is it supposed to be that way?

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yea kind of...

Its supposed to be so you can run in one direction and shoot in another. It could work a lot better though. I will probably chage it at some point.

Thanks for the feedback wyrzy

Chris

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It runs pretty slowly on my machine, athlon 1800, 256mb.

The title graphic only showed up the first time I ran it, after that all I see is a gray backround with white text "press Enter to continue".

If you're trying to really clone SmashTV you're missing one major thing - shooting and movement were independent in the original so you could be moving down and shooting right at the same time.

There's a bug in your firing code. Example: start moving right, then diagonally up and right, then right again. Now fire, and you shoot up instead of right.

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Download the crashtv.jar file ...

Open a cmd prompt and CD to the directory which contains the file ...

Type 'java -jar crashtv.jar' ...


That should get it started ...

Chris


I have no msdos cmd prompt on this computer

can I write a batch file? what to write then?

and it's no jar file, crashtv is a zip file

I downloaded it to the desktop, and I have the batch file on the desktop too.

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It should be a .jar file. It might be that when you open it it is being opened by WinRAR...

In this case right click it and open with javaw. Or create a batch file like i put above.

Hope this helps...

Chris

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