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September 7, 2019 Commander x16

Some fun with the Commander x16 emulator (Contains SNAKE.6502.ASM and SNAKE.PRG for emulator v34) 5 November, 2019 (Contains SNAKE.6502.ASM and SNAKE.PRG) Oct 30, 2019
PRINTPETSCII.ZIP (PRINTPETSCII.PRG) A simple program to look at the CommanderX16 PETSCII character set.

August 2018 Ludum Dare 42 entry

Theme: Running Out of Space Title: Wall Press

January 2018 GM48 entry

Theme: One Tool, Many Uses

December 2017 Ludum Dare 40 entry

Theme: The more you have, the worse it is.
I didn't place, but then I didn't rate but one game.
Things got really busy. I did enjoy having #ElysiaGriffin play the
original entry on her Twitch Channel

July 28-30 2017 Ludum Dare 39 entry

Theme: Running out of energy
  • Overall: 601st (2.694 average from 38 ratings)
  • Fun: 548th (2.694 average from 38 ratings)
  • Innovation: 572nd (2.472 average from 38 ratings)
  • Theme: 398th (3.389 average from 38 ratings)
  • Graphics: 595th (2.25 average from 38 ratings)
  • Audio: 426th (2.429 average from 37 ratings)
  • Humor: 474th (1.714 average from 30 ratings)
  • Mood: 546th (2.387 average from 33 ratings)
I should mention #ElysiaGriffin played this one
on her Twitch Channel

Spring Break 2016 Project: Embattled!

   Early version with no sound or end game. Let me know what you think!

   April 4, 2016. Lots of progress. 10 Waves close to being complete. Cannon and drones pop up.

                Use keypad + for game over screen. No end game triggered at armor 0 yet

   Update: [old] March 15: Tutorial works (but needs some additions). No sound yet. Goes to wave 11.

          [old]No end game... More to come!

Ludum Dare 34 December 2015 Challenge Entry Grow Match HTML5 Version

Ludum Dare 34 Link here

   Coolness 52%
#44 Theme 4.35 <-- Neat! Even if "just" for theme!
#148 Innovation 3.73
#325 Humor 2.71
#552 Overall 3.15
#554 Mood 2.87
#645 Audio 2.16
#711 Graphics 2.63
#806 Fun 2.62

Ludum Dare 34 GameMaker Source Grow Match Source (zip)

Ludum Dare 34 GameMaker Windows Executable Grow Match Windows Executable (zip)

LudumDare 33 August 2015 Challenge Entry Dungeon Boss Monster

LudumDare 33 August 2015 Challenge Source Dungeon Boss Monster

LudumDare 33 August Post Dare Update 1 Dungeon Boss Monster (Windows)

Sorry - No HTML5 version this time.

LudumDare April 2015 Challenge Entry Android Runner

LudumDare April 2015 UPDATES (post competition version) Android Runner v2

LudumDare April 2015 Source (post competition version) Android Runner v2 SOURCE

LudumDare Nov/Dec 2014 Challenge Entry Pagoda Strike

Simple Space Shooter

NOTE: If possible, please use the Player from yoyogames to play the 'Simple Space Shooter' game so I can get stats there (


An early version of "Simple Space Shooter" From 2014 (very slow as HTML5, treat as a look see)

The Simple Space Shooter Stand Alone Windows Executable Install to get good version in Windows

The Android .apk Sideload to play on Android