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Kobo64 [16kb cartridge]   [2013]

Kobo64 [16kb cartridge] Released by :
Singular [web]

Release Date :
1 December 2013

Type :
C64 Game

Website :

Released At :
RGCD C64 16KB Cartridge Game Development Competition 2013

Achievements :
C64 Game Competition at RGCD C64 16KB Cartridge Game Development Competition 2013 :  #4

User rating:*********_  9.4/10 (20 votes)   See votestatistics
**********  9.7/10 (8 votes) - Public votes only.

Credits :
Code .... Soci of Singular, The IDE64 project, VICE Team
Graphics .... Poison of Singular
  Soci of Singular, The IDE64 project, VICE Team
Charset .... Soci of Singular, The IDE64 project, VICE Team

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User Comment
Submitted by KAL_123 on 15 April 2020
Very good shooter!!!
User Comment
Submitted by finchy on 6 August 2016
This is one of the best shooters on the C64! If you thought there were no bullethell games on the commie - well this certainly is one! Can't believe the sheer amount of ships and rockets and black holes which are fired at me in the later levels. So even if it may look simple during the first two or three levels - hang in there, it gets impossible at some point :D I love it! And I would love to see this on tape by Psytronik, with a nice intro screen and highscore saver ... and then, maybe some day, a second part? With some cool racy music or even speech in it maybe? :D 12/10 points!
User Comment
Submitted by Exploding First on 11 January 2014
It was cleanly programmed. Nice animations and also clean parallax scrolling. Super game idea!
User Comment
Submitted by Jak T Rip on 29 December 2013
The game is absolutely brilliant! Not a mindless simple shooter but a very clever game concept. Plus nice and stable code even with extremely many bullets and enemies. Would deserve a decent logo and a title screen with music. Of course, for a 16k game it is fantastic just the way it is.
User Comment
Submitted by Roysterini on 7 December 2013
I was impressed with the unconventional pane scrolling with the score/map down the right side. You don't often see that!

Nicely done with good use of parallax starfield.

I would have liked to see some inertia on the movement, but that's just a personal preference I guess.
User Comment
Submitted by Richard on 5 December 2013
A good game, reminds me a bit of Hunters Moon / Bosconian for some odd reason.
User Comment
Submitted by Cargo on 2 December 2013
Masterpiece! A lot of levels, long play time. Thanx my friend! ;)
User Comment
Submitted by dink on 2 December 2013
Such a great game, thank you :)
User Comment
Submitted by Fierman on 2 December 2013
Nice one. Funny thing though: XKobo was in turn inspired by the classic C64 Hewson game: Sunburst +
Back to the roots with this one I think:)
User Comment
Submitted by morphfrog on 1 December 2013
Really impressive, a great port of a true classic game!
User Comment
Submitted by Matt on 1 December 2013
What a great game, excellent!
User Comment
Submitted by bepp on 1 December 2013
Agree, this is an awesome port! Easy to get started, fun to play.
User Comment
Submitted by iAN CooG on 1 December 2013
fantastic. only lacks some music but the game is really good
User Comment
Submitted by encore on 1 December 2013
Awesome game, not so hard to get into and quite addictive. You wrote my favourite assembler AND you port great games too? Thumbs up. :)
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