Hop and Bop Changelog

Version 1.11

October 3rd, 2022

Gameplay Updates

  1. Flip Pad, a virtual gamepad was added for play on touch devices

New Sound Effects

  1. Flip Pad buttons

Bug Fixes

  1. Only clicking the game canvas will start the game
  2. User input only reset when needed

Temporary Differences

  1. Unchanged from version 1.10

Version 1.10

June 21st, 2022

Gameplay Updates

  1. Ported to JavaScript
  2. New intro
  3. Controls displayed when invalid input is received
  4. Displays like a NES on an NTSC TV
    • 256x240 resolution
    • 8/7 NTSC 4:3 pixel aspect ratio
    • 8 overscan lines at the top and 5 at the bottom for 227 visible scanlines
  5. Display can be arbitrarily resized to any size while maintaining proper aspect ratio
  6. Restart the game from game over screen
  7. Hurry time changed from 75 to 100
  8. Improved physics
  9. Gradual slowdown from running
  10. Variable jump height
  11. Variable bounce height
  12. Collision hit boxes added
  13. Directional enemy collision detection and response
  14. “Boink” when stomping an enemy or when player or enemy dies
  15. Flawless and slayer score bonuses
  16. Changed enemy damage amounts and points awarded
  17. Green turtle now patrols a 5 tile range instead of turning around randomly
  18. Green bird now turns to face player
  19. Raccoon now turns around and purposefully jumps when the player is near
  20. Wizard now turns to follow player
  21. When invisible
    • No hard landing or head smack sound
    • Cloud will not look at you
    • Green bird will not turn around
    • Raccoon just walks around
    • Wizard just walks around
    • Ghost will fly around where Hop was last seen
  22. Boss flashes briefly when hurt and flashes when dying
  23. Music does not resume after killing the boss
  24. Attract mode for title added
  25. Credits added
  26. Level design changes for 1-2 and 1-4

New Graphics

  1. Chilled Hop
  2. "Boink”
  3. Right facing Raccoon corpse
  4. Red Slime falling

Updated Graphics

  1. Font
  2. HUD
  3. Version number and copyright moved to load screen
  4. Hop
  5. Raccoon

New Music

  1. Four new tracks for Stage 2 by JMF with a hint of spaghetti western

New Sound Effects

  1. Thunk sound when landing from great heights
  2. Collect chilled power up

Temporary Differences

  1. Wizard no longer casts a spell
  2. Dragon Boss no longer spits a fireball
  3. Enemies and items respawn after player death
  4. Message text is behind the sprites
  5. Signs are not functional

Version 1.02

March 10th, 2017
ActionScript 3.0

Gameplay Updates

  1. Level design changes for 1-1 to 1-4
  2. Further enhanced boss death sequence

New Graphics

  1. Sand tiles
  2. More brick blocks
  3. Another mushroom
  4. More background grass

Updated Graphics

  1. Pillars
  2. Lava
  3. Fireballs
  4. Dragon boss death
  5. Dungeon windows
  6. Wizard
  7. Ghost
  8. Red and green slimes

Version 1.01

April 13th, 2014
ActionScript 3.0


  1. New music from JMF and each area gets its own unique music
  2. Boss outro plays after killing the boss and there is a delay before the doors open while boss explodes

Version 1.00

February 3rd, 2014
ActionScript 3.0

Initial demo with a single stage.