Ultimate Basketball Challenge 0.5.0 Alpha1 review

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Ultimate Basketball Challenge is a 5 on 5 basketball game for Unix variants including Linux and FreeBSD

License: GPL (GNU General Public License)
File size: 0K
Developer: Mike McLean
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Ultimate Basketball Challenge is a 5 on 5 basketball game for Unix variants including Linux and FreeBSD. Ultimate Basketball Challenge aims to be fully customizable (add/edit teams, players, stats, courts, arenas, etc.).

You can currently play against the basic AI. It is in constant heavy development and new features are added often.

Here you will find instructions on how to use the game.

When you run the 'ubc' binary you will first be presented with the title screen "Ultimate Basketball challenge. Here you ant to press the 's' key to start.

Now you come to the "Start A New Game" menu. Right now the only options that are usable are "t" for Selecting a team, "s" to start the game or "r" to return ot the main menu.

Team Selection - If you press the "t" key you will be presented with a screen that allow syou to select a new team for either player. First you must either press 1 or 2 to chose which player you're selecting the team for. Then you use the Left and Right arrows on the arrow pad to select your team. When you are done, press the "r" key to return to the "Start A New Game Menu"

Start Game - Press the "s" key from the "Start A new Game" menu to start the game. You will be briefly presented with a list of each team name and a list of players on that team.

In Game controls:

Movement - Use the arrow pad to move the player around. If he has the basketball, it will be drawn in front of the player as they move.
Shooting - Press the "s" key to shoot the ball at the basket.
Exiting the game - press the 'q' key twice to exit Ultimate Basketball Challenge.

What's New in This Release:
The code was completely rewritten in C++ and restructured to use the SDL library instead of the Allegro Game Programming library.
A basic menu system was added and most of the graphics were redone.

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