Chaos Engine on the C64? This tribute certainly looks like it's possible!

The original Chaos Engine was an incredible game released in 1993, and developed by the very famous Bitmap Brothers. It was a well known title that at its core, was for the Amiga in which one or two players battled in a top down shooter genre against the evil creations of the titular Chaos Engine. With four landscapes to traverse and weapons to use it was an extremely popular game on any system. But today's news is a possibility, as this classic game *could* be coming to the C64 as a tribute by Marvin Hardy.

So far we don't have much information to go on and if it's going to be turned into a full game, but here's the latest from the twitter feed which can be found linked here. " C64 'The Chaos Engine' - Updates this week include.. New title screen (character based), Re-worked enemy bullets and animation, Added silver coins, Player flash when hit, tweaks to player pic on scoreboard and added bullet-miss animation - progress". And that's all we have so far, but as ever as soon as we know more we will of course let you all know.

10 comments:

  1. Feels like we had this news about two years ago.

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    1. It went very stale for awhile, but seems the game has life now! I think the contrast levels need adjusting though as the game seems lacking in shadows

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    2. Condivido pienamente, si deve esserci maggior contrasto sia della grafica che delle ombre, magari se si puo' aggiungere qualche colore in piu' come sfumature, il C64 ha anche l' hi-res con 120 colori !!! Tanti auguri per il vostro lavoro.

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  2. Great scrolling routine

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  3. I am a little confused, was there another port in development years ago?

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    1. I believe it's the same one, but development stalled and it looks very different graphically. Hence " Could be coming " :(

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  4. There was indeed another port in the works https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=kyUeusHvQeE

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  5. I was working on one a few years ago but stopped after receiving a cease and desist.
    See https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=kyUeusHvQeE
    It would be cool to see a version with my backgrounds and this person's sprites.

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  6. I loved this game on the Amiga, and I think it should be fine on the C64 as well!

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