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Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion Today, 14:37
Replies: 37
Views: 899
Posted By sokolovic
This is exactly what they were saying in french...

This is exactly what they were saying in french magazine joystick. PC version was much more beautiful but recquires at minimun a 486 to be playable.
Therefore, the Amiga version was awarded exactly...
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion Today, 10:18
Replies: 37
Views: 899
Posted By sokolovic
You had a very sharp judgement for an 11 years...

You had a very sharp judgement for an 11 years old boy.

I remember the exact contrary. Friends that had the SNES version at home (graphically vastly superior to the MD one) actually preferred the...
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion Today, 09:43
Replies: 37
Views: 899
Posted By sokolovic
Are you sure that you were able to judge Amiga...

Are you sure that you were able to judge Amiga version of MK1/2 in 1993 and 1995 if you have 36 years now ? ;)
Back in this time, these versions were generally praised among the press AND the...
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion Today, 09:32
Replies: 41
Views: 745
Posted By sokolovic
Well, it's a bit odd to judge the entire console...

Well, it's a bit odd to judge the entire console just with some of it poorest games. But this is probably the point of the AVGN.
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion Today, 08:43
Replies: 37
Views: 899
Posted By sokolovic
Just imagine ECS games like Mr Nutz, Turrican...

Just imagine ECS games like Mr Nutz, Turrican 1/2/3, Lionheart, Jim Power, Ruff'n'Tumble in AGA-only versions.
They would have been really on par with the best a 16bit console can do.

Most AGA...
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion Yesterday, 16:33
Replies: 37
Views: 899
Posted By sokolovic
Not only the sound but also the explosions...

Not only the sound but also the explosions animations are far better made on the Amiga version of Desert Strike.

Bubble and Squeak is interesting MD/AGA to compare. Both versions have their...
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 07 November 2018, 16:10
Replies: 155
Views: 7,721
Posted By sokolovic
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Forum: Nostalgia & memories 05 November 2018, 09:58
Replies: 42
Views: 6,190
Posted By sokolovic
Laurent Garnier also used Amiga (He's not a band...

Laurent Garnier also used Amiga (He's not a band but neither Calvin Harris is)

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Laurent_Garnier
Forum: Nostalgia & memories 26 October 2018, 16:54
Replies: 28
Views: 2,323
Posted By sokolovic
I remeber buying games at that times just because...

I remeber buying games at that times just because the box was heavy. :crazy

Seriously. Sometimes I was shaking the box and when it was obvious that there was only 1 or 2 disks and a little manual,...
Forum: News 24 October 2018, 12:17
Replies: 252
Views: 14,255
Posted By sokolovic
New case + new cherry KB + Vampire standalone =...

New case + new cherry KB + Vampire standalone = new amiga.
I hope some Amiga store an all-in-one pack.

Great work anyway
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 23 October 2018, 14:44
Replies: 155
Views: 7,721
Posted By sokolovic
At that point, I'm not sure if Commodore did even...

At that point, I'm not sure if Commodore did even know what the Amiga was capable of, not to mention the AGA chipset. I remember they were saying that the compatibilities issues between the A1200 and...
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 23 October 2018, 13:36
Replies: 67
Views: 3,258
Posted By sokolovic
Yes. But when people compare games of that era on...

Yes. But when people compare games of that era on both machines, they always take the best PC configuration available and the lowest Amiga one (because not many people had an Amiga 3000 with HD for...
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 23 October 2018, 10:52
Replies: 92
Views: 3,526
Posted By sokolovic
I'd say Worms DC. It is maybe the only game...

I'd say Worms DC.

It is maybe the only game that I play regularly with non retro gaming fans and they still enjoy the game, like they were playing on a modern machine (some of them don't even...
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 23 October 2018, 10:38
Replies: 67
Views: 3,258
Posted By sokolovic
That's a bit weird to take to most advanced PC...

That's a bit weird to take to most advanced PC configuration of that era and compare it to the lowest Amiga configuration at the same time.
The same things occurs with Wing Commander, the Amiga...
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 08 October 2018, 11:17
Replies: 35
Views: 1,442
Posted By sokolovic
Frontier of course. It doesn't count that the...

Frontier of course. It doesn't count that the game was proceduraly generated (the question wasn't what 2D games with bitmpa graphics offer you the most for the byte).

You cannot beat a game with a...
Forum: News 03 October 2018, 17:49
Replies: 41
Views: 4,599
Posted By sokolovic
approximately 580 000€ have been raised just for...

approximately 580 000€ have been raised just for new cases and new key caps the past two years.
2900 vampire have been sold, which represent at least 800 000€, maybe more.

But we're still stuck...
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 26 September 2018, 11:44
Replies: 37
Views: 1,762
Posted By sokolovic
This tread make me thing that peoples behind the...

This tread make me thing that peoples behind the AGA version of EoB 1&2 were planning an AGA release of Dune 2 and Lands of Lore (this is written in the info files within the EoB folder).
Sadly, it...
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 22 September 2018, 20:48
Replies: 23
Views: 1,264
Posted By sokolovic
Populous

Populous
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 21 September 2018, 15:36
Replies: 47
Views: 2,043
Posted By sokolovic
Because MKs are originally better games. :)

Because MKs are originally better games. :)
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 01 September 2018, 18:21
Replies: 78
Views: 3,902
Posted By sokolovic
This is the first time I hear that Amiga have too...

This is the first time I hear that Amiga have too much cutesy games, especially when you compare it to the consoles library :D

Must be a troll.
Forum: Amiga scene 30 August 2018, 19:20
Replies: 60
Views: 3,166
Posted By sokolovic
I'm not annoyed at all. I've got an Amiga and...

I'm not annoyed at all. I've got an Amiga and it's working perfect. But I also know that it isn't immortal and I'm not a soldering wizard (that's the only thing annoying me in fact)
Btw they were...
Forum: Amiga scene 30 August 2018, 17:57
Replies: 60
Views: 3,166
Posted By sokolovic
Agree. That's 325 000€ raised just to have new...

Agree. That's 325 000€ raised just to have new cases for users that for the vast majority already have a 1200 or a 500. Pretty sure this money could have been used to make a brand new fonctional...
Forum: Amiga scene 29 August 2018, 17:08
Replies: 67
Views: 3,630
Posted By sokolovic
Not sure for the Playstation. Systems that solds...

Not sure for the Playstation. Systems that solds XX millions of units in the early 90 are still not very expensive now.

Buying a WiiU seems a better option in my opinion.
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 20 August 2018, 15:54
Replies: 38
Views: 1,679
Posted By sokolovic
Colonization was ported on the Amiga by Scott...

Colonization was ported on the Amiga by Scott Johnson, the man that made Hired Guns for DMA Design.
He wasn't on the original Amiga Civilization team, and I also think that the engine for...
Forum: Nostalgia & memories 01 August 2018, 11:03
Replies: 106
Views: 12,895
Posted By sokolovic
The first AAA chipset had a chunky pixel mode...

The first AAA chipset had a chunky pixel mode along with the bitplan ones, 8 channels Paula, wider sprites (not sure how many hardware sprites thought...), 2 x8bits dual playfield and a faster...
Forum: HOL news 24 July 2018, 15:26
Replies: 48
Views: 23,058
Posted By sokolovic
Megarace was definitively developped for the...

Megarace was definitively developped for the Amiga CD32.
In fact, the first technical demo of the game engine was made on an Amiga 500 by Sohor Ty

In this preview you can see CD32 pictures of the...
Forum: Nostalgia & memories 24 July 2018, 11:48
Replies: 123
Views: 8,736
Posted By sokolovic
Most importantly, compare console machines with a...

Most importantly, compare console machines with a computer is pure non sense.
If you accept the idea that SMW2 using a Super FX2 chip is still a genuine SNES game (which it is), so you have to...
Forum: Amiga scene 19 July 2018, 11:50
Replies: 27
Views: 2,072
Posted By sokolovic
Yes I thought it was previewed as en ECS game at...

Yes I thought it was previewed as en ECS game at first but it wasn't the case... It was a CD32 game till the beginning, and even if a 1200 version was considered they haven't made it.
Forum: Amiga scene 19 July 2018, 11:08
Replies: 27
Views: 2,072
Posted By sokolovic
Is Microcosm a real AGA game ? Previews of the...

Is Microcosm a real AGA game ? Previews of the game on the CDTV shows that he wasn't that different on this machine...

I'm also curious about some exclusive CD CD32 that shows no graphical...
Forum: Amiga scene 10 July 2018, 12:29
Replies: 27
Views: 2,072
Posted By sokolovic
I'm pretty sure Star Trek 25th anniversary isn't...

I'm pretty sure Star Trek 25th anniversary isn't AGA but recquires 68020+, HD and 2mb chip. (Same thing for Dungeon Master 2 indeed).

In fact the game was previewed as an ECS one in 64 extra HB...
Forum: Amiga scene 05 July 2018, 10:26
Replies: 77
Views: 4,631
Posted By sokolovic
This is what I was speaking about. And thanks...

This is what I was speaking about.
And thanks you for making my point. ;)
Sold out with more than 750 000€ raised on kickstarter.
Still some says that there isn't a market for a brand new classic...
Forum: Amiga scene 03 July 2018, 15:16
Replies: 77
Views: 4,631
Posted By sokolovic
I'll be very happy to invest some money on a...

I'll be very happy to invest some money on a brand new classic Amiga hardware or in a company that will intend to do it. Not just as a customer but as an (little) investor if there was such a...
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 14 June 2018, 10:53
Replies: 176
Views: 39,866
Posted By sokolovic
I thought Turrican 3 benefits also from extra ram...

I thought Turrican 3 benefits also from extra ram (it run on an unexpanded A500) but I can't remember how. Maybe just storing levels in RAM
Forum: Amiga scene 07 June 2018, 12:50
Replies: 33
Views: 2,980
Posted By sokolovic
On a french facebook amiga group, Andy Davidson...

On a french facebook amiga group, Andy Davidson said :

"It is an update of Worms DC, with options for Worm select (pick up which worm you want to use), sudden death options, and sinking levels....
Forum: Coders. Contest 05 June 2018, 15:12
Replies: 432
Views: 74,376
Posted By sokolovic
I definitively hope that devs competing will sell...

I definitively hope that devs competing will sell their games. That would mean the competition is a success.

Count me in for 20€ in the prize pot when we'll have a paypal link on the contest...
Forum: Coders. Contest 05 June 2018, 13:02
Replies: 432
Views: 74,376
Posted By sokolovic
Samurai Crow, that's only a proposal of course....

Samurai Crow, that's only a proposal of course. ;)

But I think such a competition can also invite some former amiga devs or celebrities as judge, I'm thinking of Jon Hare for example, or Andy...
Forum: Coders. Contest 05 June 2018, 12:33
Replies: 432
Views: 74,376
Posted By sokolovic
This is a great idea. I'm not sure if having...

This is a great idea.

I'm not sure if having categories for the first contest is a good choice because it could refrain people from competing but otherways, I'll go for

1/ OCS/ECS 512+512KB
2...
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 22 May 2018, 13:34
Replies: 63
Views: 3,223
Posted By sokolovic
You're right, that's what they're saying in an...

You're right, that's what they're saying in an issue of Amiga Power :

http://amr.abime.net/amr_popup_picture.php?src=amiga_power/magscans/ap48_1995_04/008.jpg&c=93023...
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 22 May 2018, 12:15
Replies: 63
Views: 3,223
Posted By sokolovic
I'd like to know more about that. This is the...

I'd like to know more about that. This is the first time I read that Team 17 tried to license an Amiga Doom port...
Are you sure ?
Forum: Nostalgia & memories 23 March 2018, 16:52
Replies: 123
Views: 8,736
Posted By sokolovic
I've read another thing by another coder that was...

I've read another thing by another coder that was saying the opposite.

Again : http://obligement.free.fr/articles/assembleur_readaptation_mortalkombat_aga.php

Bref, je cherche toujours à...
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