Jim Power is Officially coming to NES.

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Re: Jim Power is Officially coming to NES.

Post by rainwarrior » Sun Jan 18, 2015 10:10 am

Erockbrox wrote:After reading about this effect it says that look different depending on which eye you cover up. Can anyone assure me that the background actually scrolls the correct way if say your right eye or left eye is covered?
If the right eye is darkened, object moving to the right will be "foreground", and motion to the left will be "background". (Darken the left eye for Jim Power.)

If you've got polarized sunglasses, and you're looking at a polarized LCD screen (most computer monitors are), you can probably play with how darkened it looks by rotating the sunglasses, which will help you find a tradeoff between darkness causing the "delay" effect and darkness removing the contribution of that eye to the picture. There seems to a balance where it works best.

The effect is weaker the slower the motion is, and disappears when there's no motion. Since Jim Power lets you backtrack, the effect is backwards if you go back to the left, and of course drops out if you ever stop. This really hurts the effect, I think, since you really need sustained motion to make work (and even then it's a fairly weak effect).

From what I've seen, black and white or other plain colouring also seems to be more successful at the effect than colourful and busy artwork like Jim Power's.
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Re: Jim Power is Officially coming to NES.

Post by marvelus10 » Mon Jan 19, 2015 12:05 am

Is it possible to change the code and patch so the background in the SNES version isn't backwards like that? Would that be a huge undertaking? I had never played the game till I read this thread it is harsh on the eyes for sure.

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Post by Piko » Mon Jan 19, 2015 12:00 pm

marvelus10 wrote:Is it possible to change the code and patch so the background in the SNES version isn't backwards like that? Would that be a huge undertaking? I had never played the game till I read this thread it is harsh on the eyes for sure.
I think so yes, We are going to try to do that down the road :D

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Re: Jim Power is Officially coming to NES.

Post by marvelus10 » Mon Jan 19, 2015 8:11 pm

Piko wrote:
marvelus10 wrote:Is it possible to change the code and patch so the background in the SNES version isn't backwards like that? Would that be a huge undertaking? I had never played the game till I read this thread it is harsh on the eyes for sure.
I think so yes, We are going to try to do that down the road :D
I thought I would try it again this evening but this time with some dark Oakley sunglasses on, I got used to it, and it wasn't as bad as at first glance. The effect is interesting to say the least.

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Re: Jim Power is Officially coming to NES.

Post by Piko » Thu Oct 01, 2015 10:01 pm

marvelus10 wrote:Is it possible to change the code and patch so the background in the SNES version isn't backwards like that? Would that be a huge undertaking? I had never played the game till I read this thread it is harsh on the eyes for sure.

It is done, Will do a cart release soon, also you can get the Steam version and it is available there.

http://store.steampowered.com/app/370270?beta=0

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Re: Jim Power is Officially coming to NES.

Post by Piko » Fri Jan 17, 2020 11:46 am

We just launched the KS for the game. Finally after many years.

Here is the link: http://kck.st/361a4Pv

If you want more background info, check out the story in the campaign. If you still have any questions, let me know. I'll be checking and updating this thread periodically.

Thanks!

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Re: Jim Power is Officially coming to NES.

Post by marvelus10 » Wed Feb 05, 2020 9:45 pm

Is there video of the new and improved SNES version?

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