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earok 15 July 2018 11:27

CD32 and Beer - compilations of multiplayer games
 
Latest update! October 2018 edition includes 100 games total

https://mega.nz/#!5jpkWCBK!y4eBnDS6N...NR3I6Fq_xpqtwo

https://i.imgur.com/zJVrmQK.png

Complete games list. * denotes that optional trainers are available.

July 2018 - Pack 1 - Platformers
  1. A Prehistoric Tale
  2. Alcatraz *
  3. Aunt Arctic Adventure *
  4. Base Jumpers
  5. Blues Brothers *
  6. Bonanza Bros
  7. Bubble Bobble *
  8. CJ's Elephant Antics *
  9. CJ in the USA *
  10. Crazy Seasons
  11. Donk the Samurai Duck
  12. Flip-it & Magnose
  13. Joe and Mac: Caveman Ninja
  14. Lupo Alberto *
  15. Mega Twins *
  16. Midnight Resistance *
  17. Naughty Ones
  18. Pang *
  19. Parasol Stars
  20. Qwak
  21. Rod-Land
  22. Second Samurai *
  23. Super Methane Bros
  24. Wiz N Liz
  25. Yo! Joe! *

August 2018 - Pack 2 - Racers
  1. All Terrain Racing
  2. All Terrain Racing Xmas
  3. Badlands
  4. Bump N Burn (quickboot: red)
  5. Carnage
  6. F1 World Championship Edition
  7. Hot Rod
  8. Indy Heat
  9. Jaguar XJ220 *
  10. Jupiter's Masterdrive
  11. Kikstart 2
  12. Lamborghini American Challenge
  13. Lotus 1 *
  14. Lotus 2
  15. Lotus 3
  16. Max Rally
  17. Micro Machines
  18. Nitro
  19. Rally Cross Challenge
  20. Super Cars 2 *
  21. Super Offroad
  22. Super Skidmarks
  23. Top Gear 2
  24. Ultimate Ride
  25. Xtreme Racing

September 2018 - Pack 3 - Vehicular Shooters
  1. Apidya *
  2. Battle Squadron
  3. Banshee (quickboot: blue)
  4. Blood Money *
  5. Carcharodon
  6. Forgotten Worlds
  7. Gem Stone Legend *
  8. Gemini Wing
  9. Lethal XCess *
  10. Overdrive (Infacto) *
  11. P-47 Thunderbolt *
  12. Phobia
  13. Protector
  14. Silkworm *
  15. Starush *
  16. Super Space Invaders
  17. SWIV *
  18. The Oath
  19. Tubular Worlds
  20. Turn N Burn *
  21. Uridium 2
  22. UN Squadron / Area 88
  23. Wendetta 2175 (quickboot: green)
  24. XP8
  25. Z-Out

October 2018 - Pack 4 - Sport Multi-Eventers
  1. EPYX California Games
  2. EPYX California Games II
  3. EPYX Summer Games I
  4. EPYX Summer Games II
  5. EPYX Summer Games I+II
  6. EPYX The Games Summer Edition
  7. EPYX The Games Winter Edition
  8. EPYX Winter Games
  9. EPYX World Games
  10. FLAIR Summer Olympix
  11. FLAIR Winter Super Sports 92
  12. MAGIC BYTES Eskimo Games
  13. MAGIC BYTES Western Games
  14. TYNESOFT Buffalo Bill's
  15. TYNESOFT Circus Games
  16. TYNESOFT Summer Challenge
  17. TYNESOFT Winter Challenge
  18. Aquatic Games (James Pond)
  19. Bar Games
  20. Circus Attractions
  21. Fiendish Freddy's Big Top Of Fun
  22. Indoor Sports
  23. International Sports Challenge
  24. Ski Or Die
  25. Winter Olympics: Lillehammer 94

Amigajay 15 July 2018 11:58

Good job! Nice to see more CD32 compilations.

Upto you, but i would vote for a super disc, an updated two player disc sounds great!

jotd 15 July 2018 16:23

earok: just use pink discs so your girlfriend is happy.

Silkworm comes to mind but that's a shooter, true. alien breed. chaos engine...

for the trainer you mean you enabled them? pity if you don't want to cheat. Maybe either create 2 entries, or rely on the whdload splash screen (with joy2key) to be able to dynamically set them, or if you're using CD32load you can enable CUSTOMx= keys by pressing buttons at startup...

My 2 cents :) CD32 compilations are always a heartbreaker because you want to make it perfect but you cannot...

earok 15 July 2018 22:21

Thanks guys!

@AmigaJay sounds good, I'll do that!

@JOTD Silkworm will definitely be in a future update. To be clear, the trainers are optional - no entry forces you to have infinite lives.

Edit:
At the moment, games with trainers offer a simple yes no (press Blue for yes or Red for no) if you want them turned on, when I update for the second edition I'll integrate trainer management into the menu properly.

I used CD32Load where I could, only reverting to WDHLoad if it wasn't going to work (though in some cases I used native CD32 versions). I think I've made notes of one or two games on the spreadsheet where it didn't want to work.

earok 22 July 2018 06:59

Updated! Expansive trainer options:

https://i.imgur.com/UKAl2J3.png

jotd 22 July 2018 14:08

that looks great, as every quality release you're issuing.

IMHO trying to cram 200 games in a CD leads to lower quality. There's always something not working in one game or two (launch, controls...). My RUGCD compilation wasn't called "Rather Untested Games Compilation Disc" for nothing :)

earok 23 July 2018 01:33

Quote:

Originally Posted by jotd (Post 1255893)
that looks great, as every quality release you're issuing.

IMHO trying to cram 200 games in a CD leads to lower quality. There's always something not working in one game or two (launch, controls...). My RUGCD compilation wasn't called "Rather Untested Games Compilation Disc" for nothing :)

Heh. Part of the reason I started doing compilations as I found with the original big compilations (such as the 888 games one), a lot of them wouldn't work and more of them weren't playable with keyboard and mouse.

With this one I'm planning for it to be 100% working games, which means of course it'll take time, so I'll only update it with another 25 games every month or so.

Glen M 23 July 2018 14:20

Good work with this release. I do enjoy these multi game releases but if I'm honest my preference is for 1 game per disc and while that may sound silly since the 1 game can be just a few hundred kB in size I suppose its me harking back to the days of owning a physical copy of each game. Makes it more real for me if you will. Not that I'm complaining and please keep up the good work. If you are going to continue to produce more compilations may I suggest at least making them genre or software house specific?

earok 23 July 2018 14:42

Quote:

Originally Posted by Glen M (Post 1256083)
Good work with this release. I do enjoy these multi game releases but if I'm honest my preference is for 1 game per disc and while that may sound silly since the 1 game can be just a few hundred kB in size I suppose its me harking back to the days of owning a physical copy of each game. Makes it more real for me if you will. Not that I'm complaining and please keep up the good work. If you are going to continue to produce more compilations may I suggest at least making them genre or software house specific?

Cheers - I understand the desire for single game releases, I used to do a fair few of them myself through http://unofficial-cd32-ports.blogspot.com/ (and I'm starting to bring them back after they were all taken down, most recently with Flashback).

This disc has a specific philosophy behind it though - a single disc to pop in whenever I've got mates around :great

Glen M 24 July 2018 11:36

A thought....

With a multi game disc is there any software solution with the CD32 joypad to reset the console? Would be great for trying multiple games on a single disc without getting off ones back end to press the button.

Its something I've been thinking about for a while now with the TF328 addon making the console so much more accessible. Something like the xbox which resets by holding both shoulder buttons, start and select. Would it be possible to implement on the CD32 joypad both shoulder button and start which is an unlikely in game button combination.

If not software possible I'm seriously think of learning ardunio (if that even is the best approach) and creating a board to monitor the clock signal line from the joypad for that button combination to force a reset. I'm sure it could be done with a little research. Thing is though I think from my initial investigation into this the joypad vs 1 button operation itself needs to be set in software/hardware and if that is correct and if a game doesn't make use of the joypad function then my idea might fall flat.

Sorry for going a bit off topic, I'll keep looking into this and maybe start a new thread if I get anywhere.

EDIT: BTW I have most of if not all of your previous releases. Top work, I'd love to get involved and maybe sometime once I get my new man cave built!

earok 24 July 2018 11:48

Software solution can't really be done for the most part. Games that use WHDLoad can use the "quit key" function (this can be mapped to CD32 pad) to exit the game, which could then trigger a reset from a script. But I'm primarily using CD32Load or (in the case of games actually released on CD32) the native ports. SOME games certainly, but not most games.

Hardware solution might be interesting! Hmm.. if you've got a keyboard plugged in, maybe Ctrl+Amiga+Amiga would work?

Glen M 24 July 2018 12:05

Quote:

Originally Posted by earok (Post 1256266)
Hardware solution might be interesting! Hmm.. if you've got a keyboard plugged in, maybe Ctrl+Amiga+Amiga would work?

There's a point but I'd like to be able to do it from the comfort of the joypad. It might be easiest to do something off the D-Pad only as that is directly connected separate from the buttons so avoid that complication. Maybe something to monitor for a button input such as up, up, down down, left, right to reset?

Needs thought.

Amigajay 24 July 2018 13:02

CD32load games do let you reboot the machine with a button combination, doesnt work on all games but the majority, of course you might not know which games use cd32load and work until you try.

earok 04 August 2018 15:27

Just posted the August 2018 edition. Details in the top post, there's now a total of 50 games (25 platformers and 25 racers)

jotd 04 August 2018 22:53

Glen M: CD32load or just a coathanger that you unfold just for that reset purpose :)

Prosonic 05 August 2018 06:45

thanks from us aussies at aug

Peter

earok 05 August 2018 11:20

Quote:

Originally Posted by Prosonic (Post 1258876)
thanks from us aussies at aug

Peter

No worries mate! I really want to get to one of your meetings sometime.

speshady 05 August 2018 13:46

Awesome compilation, many thanks for this.

toples50 05 August 2018 13:50

Superb work!Thanks
Now I want to see a compilation with unreleased titles...

earok 05 August 2018 14:41

Quote:

Originally Posted by toples50 (Post 1258939)
Superb work!Thanks
Now I want to see a compilation with unreleased titles...

AmigaJay has done it already!

http://cd32covers.blogspot.com/2016/...nreleased.html

Edit: And, thanks guys!


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