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Cannon Fodder DS

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Cannon Fodder DS
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General
Author(s)Alekmaul
TypeAction Strategy Shooter
Version1.0
LicenceMixed
Links
Download
Website
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Cannon Fodder DS is a homebrew port of Cannon Fodder, a top-down action strategy game developed by Sensible Software and published by Virgin Interactive in 1993 on Amiga. The game was then ported to Atari ST, DOS, and gaming consoles in 1994.

This port is based on the Wii version made by Foxy, and includes all 71 maps and 23 missions (of several phases) of the Atari ST and Amiga versions.

Features

  • All things from Amiga version.

Installation

Download and extract file.

DLDI patch it if needed (if your card does not have auto-patching) and copy it to the root directory of the card.

User guide

Guide a squad of soldiers that must maneuver their way through different levels of enemy territory while completing the various mission objectives.

More information can be found here.

Controls

D-Pad - Joystick (used to move cursor)

A - Action (move, select)

B/R/L - Fire

Select - Display panel during game

Stylus - Move cursor during game

Screenshots

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Media

Changelog

V1.0 01/10/2011

  • First public release.

V0.3 28/09/2011

  • Change spacing for big font to keep text in screen.
  • Add ending screen.

V0.2 22/09/2011

  • Fixe autofire with R key.
  • Add 9 pixels at bottom of panel.
  • Fix bug of panel priority.
  • Fix flickering pb of map scrolling.

V0.1 16/08/2011

  • Initial private release from Foxy source code.

Credits

Wintermute for devkitpro and libnds.

Foxy for source code and beta tests.