[Essentials] Amiga, Atari, Spectrum, c64....

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  1. FAST6191
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    We seem to have every other console and when the DS/GBA can actually emulate most of these to some degree it made no sense to miss them out. If a split is necessary then so be it but for now I will start them in one. Much like the current consoles despite versions appearing on all of them they could be drastically different so please state what you want.

    I will sort it out into usual format when the time comes but for now
    Amiga
    Cannon Fodder
    Cannon Fodder 2
    Populous
    Elite (any version)
    Simulcra (took me ages (read over a year) to remember this and it finally came this evening, hence this thread).
    Chaos Engine
    Lemmings (any version, I highly suggest the DS port instead: http://www.mrdictionary.net/lemmings/ )
    Troddlers (SNES got a good version)
    Speedball, personally I could not stand it but I can see why people like it.
    Sensible soccer: the first, last and only football game that has not triggered my football induced narcolepsy.
    Dune II: one of the best RTS games ever in my opinion, I suggest the PC version if you can find it and given it features in the dosbox logo.....)
    Marble madness: the DS has an excellent "clone" in Marble http://gbatemp.net/index.php?download=3149
    SYNDICATE: I am kicking myself for having to include this in an edit.

    Note many Amiga era titles got ported to the 16 bit consoles and later the GBA/DS as official titles and especially homebrew.

    c64.
    toobin'
    Street Surfer
    Ghostbusters.
    Rambo (you people think metal slug is hard, you have seen nothing)

    Not sure which console but rampart (granted the snes version was my favourite). I will be here all night if I continue and I have cheesy films to watch so I am off.
     
  2. TrolleyDave

    TrolleyDave Philosolosophising

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    The memories come flooding back! Here's some of my all time faves on the retros.

    C64
    Zork series (should I break them down into individual parts?)
    Ghostbusters
    Gateway To Apshai
    Beach Head
    Raid Over Moscow
    Raid Over Bungeling Bay
    Summer Games
    Dragons Lair 1+2
    Drop Zone
    Way Of The Exploding Fist 1+2
    International Karate
    Karateka
    Wizball
    Impossible Mission
    Last Ninja

    Amiga
    Pinball Dreams
    Pinball Fantasies
    Pinball Illusions
    Epic
    Archer Macleans Pool
    Dune 2:Battle for Arakis
    Nebulus
    Flashback (still think the Amiga version was the best)
    The Bards Tale
    The Chaos Engine
    Lemmings
    Barbarian
    Barbarian
    Lotus Esprit Challenge
    Alien Breed 1+2
    Desert Strike (best version!)
    Prince of Persia
    X-Com:UFO Defence
    Robocop 3

    Atari ST
    The Pawn
    Guild of Thieves
    Into The Eagles Nest
    Star Wars:The Arcade Game (from Domark)
    Gauntlet II
    Arkanoid 1+2 (best home conversions)
    Bubble Bobble
    Operation Wolf (only if it's the single disked Automation version)
    Dungeon Master
    IK+
    Mega Lo Mania
    Populous
    Speedball 2
    Budokan
    Barbarian (Psygnosis)
    Jimmy Whites Whirlwind Snooker

    BBC
    Elite!

    I'll probably remember more as time goes on, you don't mind me adding stuff later do you?

    And of course you can't mention the Atari ST without mentioning one of the greatest groups of crackers/packers/coders in the history of the pirate scene : Was (Not Was)/LSD/Automation!
     
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    SEE LIST ABOVE its pretty much covered!


    @TROLLY

    Elite's listed but not Frontier?? ....whats up with you!? [​IMG]
     
  5. Hadrian

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    C64:
    H.E.R.O.
    Pitfall
    Pitfall II
    River Raid
    Caverns
    Mayhem In Monsterland
    Internation Karate +
    Aliens
    Gremlins (text adventure version)
    Arnie II
    Boulder Dash Construction Kit
    Ghostbusters
    Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles
    Creatures
    Creatures II
    Montezumas Revenge
    Turrican
    Turrican 2
    Turrican 3 (one of the best fan games ever)
    Mission AD
    Necromance
    Battletech
    Shoot-Em-Up Construction Kit
    Bruce Lee
    Raid on Bungeling Bay
    Raid over Moscow
    Ghost n' Goblins
    The Bards Tale
    Pit Stop 2
    Armalyte
    Impossible Mission
    Last Ninja 1-3
    Maniac Mansion
    Pirates!
    Zak McKracken
    Elite
    Paradroid
    M.U.L.E.
    Archon
    Midnight Resistance
    Dizzy
    Archon II - Ade
    Treasure Island Dizzy
    Fantasy World Dizzy
    Magicland Dizzy
    Spellbound Dizzy
    Dizzy Prince of the Yolkfolk
    Crystal Kingdom Dizzy
    Fast Food Dizzy
    Kettle
    Paralax
    Mail Order Monsters
    Space Taxi
    Master of the Lamps
    Zaxxon
    Arabian nights
    BMX Simulator
    Leaderboard
    Leaderboard Executive
    Cauldron 1 & 2
    Druid
    Infiltrator
    Congo Bongo
    Gauntlet
    Mikie
    Bombjack
    Bubble Bobble
    Henry's house
    Uridium
    Jumpman Jr
    Blue Max
    Who dares wins II
    Commando
    Miner 49er
    Airwolf
    Bounty Bob Strikes Back
    Monty Mole
    Skate or Die
    720 °
    Kikstart 2
    Attack of the Mutant Camels
    Mr Robot
    Action Biker
    Archon II - Adept
    Orc Attack
    Spy Vs Spy 1-3

    That is what I remember I'm sure I missed a lot, will do Amiga another day.
     
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    I really enjoyed Frontier but the space travel/battle parts just weren't as fluid or as fun as the original Elite. The new stuff that was added to the space stations and the ability to land on the planets were great though.
     
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    @kobykaan if you are after such a game I suggest Frontier first encounters, nic (one of the people who does xvid builds) hacked opengl support into it:
    http://nic.dnsalias.com/FFE.html
     
  8. kobykaan

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    yeah had a look at this a while back but keep drifting back to using U.A.E. and the Amiga version [​IMG]
     
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    C64

    Ghostbusters
    Beach Head
    Raid Over Moscow
    Summer Games
    Summer Games 2
    Winter Games
    World Games
    Califonia Games
    Way Of The Exploding Fist
    International Karate
    Karateka
    Impossible Mission
    Last Ninja
    Bruce Lee
    Neuromancer
    Turrican
    The Bards Tale Series (1-3)
    Pool of Radiance
    Curse of the Azure Bonds
    Secret of the Silver Blade
    Champions of Krynn
    Pirates!
    Lords of Conquest
    Hardball
    M.U.L.E.
    Elite
    Attack of the Mutant Camels
    Commando Libya
    The Last Ninja 1-3
    Hacker 1 & 2
    Leaderboard
    10th Frame
    Infiltrator
    Wasteland
    Airwold
    Fort Apocalypse
    Airborne Ranger
    B.C.'s Quest for Tires
    Aliens