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Amiga, Commodore and creativity

Discussion in 'General Gaming' started by Haba, Aug 31, 2009.

  1. Haba Harbinger of Decline Patron

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    The remarks of EA's Harvey Elliot made me think of the golden oldies of the good days of (Amiga) gaming, and what made them special.

    Oh, I'd forgotten so much.

    Heimdall (1991)
    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_cse-cMppC4

    Check out the character creation and the intro.

    Puggsy (1993)
    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Qi2nOEjgYl8

    This is what children's games used to be back in the day.

    Benefactor (1994)
    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=jjlo6l8NzR0

    Dark Seed (1992)
    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=s3dGvTaQjd8

    The Chaos Engine (1993)
    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Pm-X8zmxpns

    Alien Breed II - The Horror Continues (1993)
    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ibgxFzQIbbU

    Fuck EA, those games haven't aged at all. In fact, I think I have to figure out a away to plug WinUAE into XBMC...

    P.S. Oh, and the music... oh the music.
     
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  2. Luzur Prestigious Gentleman Good Sir

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    those where the days.
     
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    Dark Seed was a crappy port of a mediocre PC adventure, not sure why it's on that list.
     
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    *sigh* the old days, I am glad that there are emulators, I really regret that I've sold my Amiga's. :( By the way, great topic.

    I'll post a couple to, some of which were ported to other platforms.

    Hired Guns
    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=mmi2GXAEgik

    K240
    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Ytw8Sa_Ae34

    Jetstrike
    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=L78kR2qOoWI

    Troddlers
    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=fo_gYD0Dtp8

    Zeewolf
    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=IYLd8g75NBY

    Moonstone
    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=y1lbCWqiqyk

    Another World
    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=GHGIAJRq4eY

    Flashback
    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=EauQflxrZH0
     
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  6. GarfunkeL Racism Expert

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    Fuck Another World was great. There was so many great/bizarre games on Amiga and C64
     
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  7. Jasede Prestigious Gentleman Arcane

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    Amiga is best, if you don't like Amiga you're not cruisin', you're crawling. You want to be pro? Amiga is pro. You don't know this? You ain't pro, man. You're dust.

    Amiga 4ever
    Huelsbeck=love
    <o <o <o

    Proud 2
    Greetz fly out to all trusty cruisers

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  8. Metro Arcane Beg Auditor

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    A bit older here:

    Mail Order Monsters

    The days when EA was a fledgling publisher and had really cool box art. Mail Order Monsters actually had some RPG aspects in that you could customize your monster's stats, give him genetic modifications like gills or a stinger, and outfit him with various weapons.
     
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    Cannon Fodder was awesome. Probably one of the only games that took war seriously - your guys just die and stay that way, sometimes the enemy soldiers get just wounded and scream in there, laying in a pool of their own blood, and that awesome theme song really says it all. It's nothing like these Brothers of Glorious Heroes shit fps games.
     
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  12. Jasede Prestigious Gentleman Arcane

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    Oh come on, for video game music he's not bad. It's another matter if that's any sort of achievement or not, but come on! You have high standards, man.
     
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  14. Jasede Prestigious Gentleman Arcane

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    Those two are pretty shit, all in all.
     
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    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=xQhLRr0HRGI :cool:

    Sensible Software made a Cannon Fodder like Sensible Soccer demo, were soldiers are playing with a grenade instead of an ball, that was great fun.

    Talking about violence and sports.

    Brutal Sports Football
    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=N5cVCv38Yh4

    I liked to pick up an sword and chopping a players head off and kick it around, rinse and repeat till there were no opponents left.
     
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  18. Haba Harbinger of Decline Patron

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    Hunter (1991)
    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=m1PcAlGHXzk

    This shit just blows my mind.

    Sandbox gaming was invented in 1991. And number of developers for that game: 1.
     
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    Extase has awesome music. A pleasure to listen to that.

    I've been trying to find an Amiga game I played at my friends house as a child, it was a fairly standard platformer as far as I can tell, the only standout feature being that your stardard weapon was a ball and chain that would shoot across the screen and retract. You could buy better weapons etc at shops.

    Thats all I can remember :(
     
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  21. Luzur Prestigious Gentleman Good Sir

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    you mean Balloon Pop or whatever its name was? you pop balloons with a hookshot?

    i must have wasted alot of my early teens in front of Civilization, Defender of the Crown, Lure of the Temptress, Indiana Jones and Last Ninja 3 on my Amiga 500 and 1200.
     
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    I don't think so, this game had a dark fantasy look to it, should have mentioned that. The character is a muscular guy with a metal helmet covering his head/face.

    EDIT: Game is played from side view.
     
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    OH man yeah, Hunter was awesome as well. And Midwinter!
     
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    yuck! these games didn't age well... [​IMG]
     
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