18 Wii homebrew updates

I’ve updated a bunch of my homebrew programs. There have been no actual gameplay changes, but like the last couple things I released for Wii (Wii Chatter v0.3 and They Do Not Die 2 v0.9) they have a newer home menu and have all been compiled with more up to date libraries so a ton of bugs have been corrected (newer wiimotes for example are now compatible).

CascadeBeneath v1.2 for Wii
CubicleShooter v0.5 for Wii
Cherophobe v1.3 for Wii
CylinderDodge v1.2 for Wii
DontGetCrushed v1.3 for Wii
ElongatedReptile v0.3 for Wii
GoodbyeWorld v1.4 for Wii
HeroCity2 v1.5 for Wii
HeroCity v0.7 for Wii
MazeGenerator v1.6 for Wii
SketchFight v0.5 for Wii
SlimeRoll v0.4 for Wii
ThreePointO v1.4 for Wii
TwoPointFive v1.3 for Wii
UFORacer v3.6 for Wii
WeAreNowhere v0.5 for Wii
WiiExhibit v0.5 for Wii
WintersEnd v1.3 for Wii

ThatOtherPerson’s Wii homebrew pack v3.0

Tired of downloading homebrew programs individually? Here is a nice little rar archive that includes all of my recent(ish) releases. It’s everything I’ve released for Wii since I last updated the home menu I include with all my homebrew.

Download

Whats included in the pack:

Wii Chatter v0.2
Avoidance v1.3
Cherophobe v1.2
Goodbye World v1.3
Gravity Glide v1.4
Hero City 2 v1.4
Maze Generator v1.5
Pineapple Apocalypse RPG v1.3
Revolt Of The Binary Couriers v1.3
Sketch Fight v0.4
Three Point O v1.3
UFO Racer v3.5
We Are Nowhere v0.4
Wii Exhibit v0.4
Winters End v1.2
Two Point Five v1.2
Hypno Blast v0.3
The Unmapped Forest v0.3
Transitory Vectors v1.1
The Video Game v0.3
Elongated Reptile v0.2
1bit Invaders v2.2
Cubicle Shooter City v0.1
Dont Get Crushed v1.2
Cascade Beneath v1.1
Cylinder Dodge v1.1
Hero City v0.6
Slime Roll v0.3
The Catachthonic v1.0
Super Pixel Jumper v1.2
Time Frack 3D v0.1
Cubicle Shooter v0.4

Oh and I’ve updated the version of PlatonicRobot.com that you get access to when you use that v3.0 home menu. You can finally vote in polls (as long as you have an account) and you can read and post comments in the homebrew database (there is a page for each of my homebrew projects). So click that network button in the bottom right corner of the home menu and go discuss and vote on some junk. The actual site (the version you get when you visit it with a regular web browser) has gotten a few small updates tonight too.

What is NOT included in the pack (AKA my updated to do list):

Swing Ball
Swing Ball 2
Tick Tock Car Race
Tick Tock Boat Race
Tick Tock Zombie Shooter
Tick Tock Tank Fight
Dance Clone
Time Frack 2D
Neo Tanks
Neo Trail
Neo Race
The Untitled Project
Gambol
That Other Pong
They Do Not Die
They Do Not Die 2
They Do Not Die 3
Multi View
The Jarred Mind 1
The Jarred Mind 2
The Jarred Mind 3
The World Drowns
Simple Script

32 included and 22 excluded adding up to a total of 55 Wii homebrew projects. I have a tendency to start random things and then quickly abandon them when I lose interest. But I’m going to try and stick to these 55 projects.

PS3 homebrew source code + PSL1GHT

Here is an archive with the source code for the most recent PS3 versions of the following games.

Cascade Beneath
Cherophobe
Cylinder Dodge
Don’t Get Crushed
Elongated Reptile
Gambol
Goodbye World
Hero City
Maze Generator
Neo Tanks
Neo Trail
Sketch Fight
Slime Roll
Swingball 2
That Other Pong
The Jarred Mind 3
The Unmapped Forest
They Do Not Die 2
UFO Racer
We Are Nowhere
Winter’s End

The archive also contains the extremely outdated pre compiled copy of PSL1GHT that I used to develop those games.

Download it from PlatonicRobot.com

P.S. You can vote for this in the monthly psx-scene contest!

Wii homebrew reuploads

You’ve probably noticed that a LOT of the links around here have died. To rectify that I’ve begun uploading all of my stuff to PlatonicRobot. You can now go there to find the most recent versions of everything I’ve ever released for Wii.

1bit Invaders v2.1 for Wii.rar
Avoidance v1.1 for Wii.rar
Cascade Beneath v1.0 for Wii.rar
Cherophobe v1.0 for Wii.rar
Cubicle Shooter v0.3 for Wii.rar
Cylinder Dodge v1.0 for Wii.rar
Dance Clone v0.5 for Wii.rar
Dont Get Crushed v1.0 for Wii.rar
Elongated Reptile v0.1 for Wii.rar
Gambol v0.2 for Wii.rar
Goodbye World v1.1 for Wii.rar
Gravity Glide v1.2 for Wii.rar
Hero City v0.5 for Wii.rar
Hypno Blast v0.2 for Wii.rar
Maze Generator v1.1 for Wii.rar
Neo Tanks v0.2 for Wii.rar
Neo Trail v0.1 for Wii.rar
Pineapple Apocalypse RPG v1.1 for Wii.rar
Revolt Of The Binary Couriers v1.1 for Wii.rar
Sketch Fight v0.2 for Wii.rar
Slime Roll v0.2 for Wii.rar
Super Pixel Jumper v1.1 for Wii.rar
Swingball v1.1 for Wii.rar
Swingball2 v0.4 for Wii.rar
That Other Pong v2.1 for Wii.rar
The Catachthonic v0.9 for Wii.rar
The Jarred Mind3 v1.0 for Wii.rar
The Unmapped Forest v0.2 for Wii.rar
The Untitled Project v0.3 for Wii.rar
The VideoGame v0.2 for Wii.rar
They Do Not Die v1.0 for Wii.rar
They Do Not Die2 v0.7 for Wii.rar
Three Point O v1.1 for Wii.rar
Tick Tock Boat Race v1.0 for Wii.rar
Tick Tock Car Race v1.0 for Wii.rar
Tick Tock Tank Fight v1.0 for Wii.rar
Tick Tock Zombie Shooter v1.0 for Wii.rar
Time Frack 2D v0.1 for Wii.rar
Transitory Vectors v1.0 for Wii.rar
Two Point Five v1.1 for Wii.rar
UFO Racer v0.3 for Wii.rar
We Are Nowhere v0.2 for Wii.rar
Winters End v1.0 for Wii.rar

PS3 updates and source code

EDIT: A more recent upload of the source code + PSL1GHT can be found here.

Here are some very small updates. The projection matrix is being properly calculated now so it takes into account the actual aspect ratio and uses the correct FOV resulting in the games looking more like their Wii and Windows counterparts (though some of them still noticeably fall short in other ways). In addition to that the games that previously instructed you to press the A button to start the game now correctly tell you to press the X button. When playing in Neo Tanks you now only shoot when holding the R1 button. There have been some changes made to the ship in Neo Trail and the symbols have been removed from the sides of blocks.

Cherophobe v1.1
Cylinder Dodge v1.1
Gambol v0.3
Hero City v0.6
Neo Tanks v0.3
Neo Trail v0.2

You can download the source code for all of my publicly released PS3 stuff (since I switched to using PSL1GHT and with the exception of Avoidance) here. The last time I uploaded source for my PS3 stuff was before I made Neo Trail and a few other things and anyways the hosting sites I used at the time (fileserve and mulitupload) have effectively shut down so this is the only place to get it right now.

Source code and updates

EDIT: A more recent upload of the source code + PSL1GHT can be found here.

Here are freshly compiled copies of everything I’ve ever released for PS3 since I began using PSL1GHT (with the exclusion of Avoidance which I’m just going to pretend I never ported). Many of them have been updated but mostly in fairly trivial ways. The player turns to face the direction they are moving in Gambol, one of the levels in Swingball 2 has been remade, Goodbye World has been largely rewritten but should look and play the same as before, The Unmapped Forest has an added title screen, etc.

Cascade Beneath v1.1
Cherophobe v1.0
Cylinder Dodge v1.0
Dont Get Crushed v1.2
Gambol v0.2
Goodbye World v1.1
Hero City v0.5
Maze Generator v1.3
Neo Tanks v0.2
Sketch Fight v0.3
Slime Roll v0.3
Swingball 2 v0.4
The Unmapped Forest v0.3
They Do Not Die 2 v0.7
We Are Nowhere v0.2
Winters End v1.0

Perhaps more significantly, I have uploaded the up to date source code for all of it. You can download the archive here or here. It’s worth noting that it is just the source code for my projects. If you want the old copy of PSL1GHT that I’ve been using to compile things then you can get that here.

I’ll be taking a short break now from PS3 homebrew. There are some Wii things I want to work on. I’ll probably/possibly/maybe be done in a couple weeks. Let me know what you would like me to give priority to once I am.

Nintendomax Wii Dev Compo 2011 results

The results for the Nintendomax Wii Dev Compo 2011 where posted several days ago.

Everyone who competed deserves major congratulations.

Last year (and even more recently) I would have said that the Wii homebrew scene had stalled but based on the games from this competition it seems obvious that developers are still progressing. Most noticeably there are a lot more 3D games this year (even if you disregard my entries). The 2D games also seem considerably more polished and professional then what I’ve seen on average in the past.

My game Cherophobe came in fourth place, Hero City was eighth and Cylinder Dodge was last at eleventh place.

I’m not at all surprised that Cylinder Dodge came in last place. But of the three I entered it is still the one that I’m happiest with. Cherophobe wasn’t really intended for this competition and could use some rebalancing. Hero City is fundamentally flawed and even if I finished the things that I had planned it would still be a bad game. But Cylinder Dodge was made quickly and I think it just works really well. I’m always happy with the simple games that that I spend the least amount of time on.

On an unrelated note, I have been even more lethargic lately then my usual self. But I’m going to try and update some things and even make something new some time soon.

A final Hero City update and a multi competition entry

There are three hours left until midnight in my time zone meaning that there are three hours left until the NintendoMax Wii Dev Competition closes for me. There is also a 6 day grace period during which people competing in the GBAtemp Bounty can update their already submitted games. But the competitions are essentially closed.

Which means that I am (for the time being) done with the games I was working on for them. It is in a way a relief.

First though I finished up one final unplanned update to Hero City.

Now when you attack you can actually hurt and eventually defeat enemies. The movement of enemies and the way they turn and bump into each other and you has been smoothed out. Now you get points for defeating enemies and your high score is saved when you die. You also get experience points which are persistent (They don’t get reset to zero when you die). Your health regenerates now and when it goes down to zero you die and get sent back to the title screen. The file size is smaller. I fixed some little things.

You can download Hero City v0.4 for Wii here

I also added the required splash screen to the Wiii version of Cherophobe (which I had made for and had already entered into the GBAtemp bounty) and entered it into the NintendoMax competition. I wasn’t going to. I liked the idea of having games made specifically for each competition and only submitting them to one. But Cid2Mizard sent me a PM reminding me that it was allowed and considering how simple Cylinder Dodge is and how unpolished and incomplete Hero City remains it seemed like a good idea to get something comparatively more complete into the NintendoMax competition.

You can download the NintendoMax copy of Cherophobe v1.0 for Wii here

I’m curious to hear what people think of Hero City, Cylinder Dodge and all versions of Cherophobe.