In this new release of 8bit-Unity, the Oric is getting some true love with much improved graphics. This is thanks to the integration of the awesome PictOric utility. Here is an example of graphics before/after this release: This new version also allows the inclusion of multiple music tracks on the disc, and simplifies the handling […]
I have just finished bringing the documentation up-to-date with release 0.3.3. The hardest section was trackers, as there is one for each platform!! Now onto the next task, I am going to work on two fronts: (1) Add support for the NES, and (2) Add support for charmaps (for scrolling games).
Beta release 0.3.3 is now available for download! This new version adds support for graphic chunks, with which scenes can be animated. The included 8bit-Goblin Tech Demo shows how it works. Other new features include: multi-color sprites for Oric, further optimizations on Apple sprites, loads and loads of bug fixes! Please see the Release Notes […]
Beta release 0.3.0 is now available for download! This new version adds support for the Atari Lynx, ALTAI interface for Oric, a new Tech-Demo (8bit-Slicks), as well as countless other improvements. Please see the Release Notes for more detailed information.
Beta release 0.2.0 is now available for download! This new version adds support for the Oric 1/Atmos, improvements to sprite support on Atari and Apple, as well as countless other improvements. Please see the Release Notes for more detailed information.
Finally, 8bit-Unity Alpha Release 0.1.0 is ready for download. It provides support for the Apple//e, Atari XL/XE and Commodore C64. Basic pipelines for bitmap and sprite asset conversion are available in this release. I apologize for the long delay bringing this download online, I had to tie some loose ends with asset conversion and disk […]
Launch of the 8bit-Unity.com website. Since releasing my own game 8bit-Slicks in December 2018, I am now fully focused on consolidating the 8bit-Unity SDK. Initial release planned for second quarter of 2019, so stay tuned!