RETRO GAME DESIGNER BY ORIONSOFT- DREAMCAST, MEGADRIVE.

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Retro Game Designer is a software tool for creating video games for Megadrive,Genesis,Dreamcast,PS1,Jaguar & more, without programming.
 

ashdjones

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Yeah this isn't very convincing.

Sprites and maps on a megadrive and Jaguar? Both of those systems are a pixel mashing machine, so for example... This engine won't be able to create the pyrotechnic effects of Tempest 2000, or the flaming haze effects in Sonic 3 / wobbly water in Sonic 2.

For a basic blockart system like that, you'd want a snes. And even this had gradient layers and neat palette effects. Donkey Kong Country for instance, when the light changes from sunlight to nightfall. Still looks bling.
[doublepost=1526336543,1526336010][/doublepost]I've looked at the c libraries for Megadrive, and while it is cool, I came to the conclusion that you're better off making custom bling. Although seriously, a lot of the Sega arcade ports are using generic C, but it seems to have custom hex optimisation. Probably a secret recipe of some sort.
 

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For Dreamcast/PS1 I can imagine you could write some cross-platform code for a 2D engine. For the Megadrive(Genesis) or Jaguar I would think this would be harder.
If it was really easy to have fancy 2D games on the Megadrive they would have already made them, but I wouldn't mind if they prove me wrong.
 
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