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Author Topic: Amazing games from coder Kenta Cho  (Read 4525 times)

Edvard

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Amazing games from coder Kenta Cho
« on: November 07, 2008, 06:45:11 PM »
Browsing through my Xubuntu repositories, I kept seeing games written by this guy, so I decided to try a few of his games.
Amazing! Fast-paced with solid game play and flipped out graphics. Lots of Windows versions too.
Check it out:
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ABA Games is a Japanese creator of freeware video games run by Kenta Cho. Cho is most famous for his shoot 'em ups, mostly featuring abstract reinterpretations of retro classics with each game having a specific unique feature and using randomly generated levels. He also created BulletML, a custom markup language for defining 2D shooter firing patterns, which has been used in a variety of games. Most of his games were written in the D programming language and use Simple DirectMedia Layer for graphics.

Macworld described Kenta Cho as one of today’s best independent game programmers.


Pictured are my two current favorites, Mu-cade and Torus Trooper.

w00t!! MOer sp33d!!
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Re: Amazing games from coder Kenta Cho
« Reply #1 on: November 09, 2008, 09:18:35 AM »
cool stuff.  :up:

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Re: Amazing games from coder Kenta Cho
« Reply #2 on: November 09, 2008, 07:43:09 PM »
Kenta Cho's games are very cool! i used to play Torus Trooper a lot a couple of years back. :Thmbsup:

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Re: Amazing games from coder Kenta Cho
« Reply #3 on: January 31, 2009, 01:34:28 PM »
I never really cared much about Shmups (shoot 'em ups) so I kind of ignored this thread when it originally surfaced. But I just tried out Kenta Cho's PARSEC47. I was hoping it was a remake of a shmup I loved as a youngling on our TI-99 called Parsec.

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Parsec on the TI-99

But anyway, back to Kenta Cho's PARSEC47. I only played it for about 15 minutes but it was pretty fun. Here's a screen shot of it:

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Kenta Cho's PARSEC47

I'm going to check out more of Kenta Cho's games now. :Thmbsup: Thanks for bringing this guy to my attention, Edvard!


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Re: Amazing games from coder Kenta Cho
« Reply #4 on: January 31, 2009, 04:20:38 PM »
You're welcome!
I had almost forgotten about these games and seeing this reply prompted me to fire them up again.
Thanks to you, Deozaan! :Thmbsup: