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Posted byfinaldave
Posted on01/13/05 10:03 AM

> > Ace!
> > I wonder if it would be possible to do this with other tile based games, like
> > Mr.Do, BombJack, Dig-Dug etc?
> Yeah but you have to think whether 3d would do much for them . I think bombjack
> would be hard to see where you are going.

Nah it would do very little, I just thought it would look cool ;)

> > Or if it's possible to write a general case emulator which takes the tiles for
> > all of these and makes them into 3D.
> The more simple elements I already extrude to a fixed thickness. More
> compilcated ones could have a big lookup for tile number to model. These could
> be both quite generic. Though you still have the effort of generating all the
> models in the first place.
> The only difficulty is in doing tricks with the camera. eg Ive made the maze
> movable but the information text stay in place. This is done by identifying
> which tiles should be fixed or movable. I suppose that could be made generic
> but is the effect something you would want on a different game.
> Or the first person perspective mode. Here you need to identify the pacman
> sprite, its location and the direction its facing in (which is worked out
> through sprite numbers and whether it has been flipped). Making that generic
> would be much harder.

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*Pacifi3d  fosters01/09/05 06:04 PM
.*Re: Pacifi3d  fosters01/13/05 12:57 PM
.*Re: Pacifi3d  smf01/13/05 03:04 AM
..*Re: Pacifi3d  fosters01/13/05 08:01 AM
..*Re: Pacifi3d  RoushiMSX01/13/05 07:11 AM
.*Re: Pacifi3d  finaldave01/12/05 07:40 PM
..*Re: Pacifi3d  fosters01/13/05 08:21 AM
....Re: Pacifi3d  finaldave01/13/05 10:03 AM
.*a little bit like emudx.. but cool..   Ti-BOne01/11/05 10:11 AM
.*Re: Pacifi3d  Fortyseven01/11/05 07:35 AM
..*Re: Pacifi3d  finaldave01/13/05 10:10 AM
.*Re: Pacifi3d... only one minor gripe  mamegodx01/10/05 04:36 PM
..*Re: Pacifi3d... only one minor gripe  fosters01/10/05 05:22 PM
.*That is so cool! Here's another mirror...  Mr. Do01/10/05 06:53 AM
..*Re: That is so cool! Here's another mirror...  RoushiMSX01/10/05 06:56 AM
...*Metroid Cubed  GowRonnie01/12/05 03:00 PM
....*Re: Metroid Cubed  RoushiMSX01/12/05 06:00 PM
.....*the current metroid cubed site  bcyoohoo01/16/05 06:59 AM
.*Cool idea...  Prophet (RG)01/10/05 01:28 AM
..*Re: Cool idea...  fosters01/10/05 02:25 AM
.*Re: Pacifi3d  moosehead01/10/05 00:26 AM
..*Re: Pacifi3d  mushroom blue01/10/05 03:04 AM
...*Re: Pacifi3d  fosters01/10/05 01:17 PM
...*ack. that was supposed to be a reply to the main thread *NT*  mushroom blue01/10/05 03:05 AM
.*Oh wow....thats really cool! -nt-  Shawn01/09/05 09:58 PM