Modding of Supaplex

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Modding of Supaplex

Post by SupFanat » Tue Mar 31, 2015 21:11

There's an old puzzle game for DOS - Supaplex.
http://elmerproductions.com/sp/
The fans decided to make new levels but unlike Commander Keen they didn't try to change the behavior of objects for every new dataset.
How difficult would be that to implement?

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Post by VikingBoyBilly » Tue Mar 31, 2015 23:48

The spambots are narrowing down our preferences :|
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Post by Levellass » Wed Apr 01, 2015 4:10

Eh, reasonably tricky, especially if you want to fully customize things. But not too hard.
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Post by SupFanat » Wed Apr 01, 2015 13:21

I'd like the strange behavior that Murphy gets killed if he pushes zonk over a snik-snak to be removed so that nothing happens. For no purpose - just for fun.

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Post by Levellass » Thu Apr 02, 2015 4:51

It'd be quite a bit of effort for something so small.
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Post by JackDaniels » Wed Jun 24, 2015 8:17

Just curious - did anyone ever completed all 111 original levels? As a kid, I always got stuck around level 90.

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Post by SupFanat » Sat Jul 18, 2015 22:58

Yes, I have completed every single original level in Supaplex.

There's a similar game for old Apple computers - Infotron.
https://github.com/davepeck/Murphy/
The author had realized that simply abandoning the game is useless so he released it as open-source project. But as far as I know it's some seldom programming language. You can download the source codes for free but you're on your own - there's no official support for that game.

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