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Forum: Amiga scene 13 December 2018, 17:15
Replies: 20
Views: 630
Posted By sokolovic
I guess CD32 games, even ECS ones, recquires the...

I guess CD32 games, even ECS ones, recquires the CD32 kickstart to load...
Even Beneath a Steel Sky isn't AGA by the way. I always wondered if it was possible to convert these games in CDTV format...
Forum: News 11 December 2018, 16:42
Replies: 13
Views: 1,182
Posted By sokolovic
The problem seems to license both kickstarts AND...

The problem seems to license both kickstarts AND the Amiga logo, which have different IP holders.
I guess if they decided to go to the Frontend road, they have at least licensed the kickstarts.
Forum: News 11 December 2018, 14:15
Replies: 13
Views: 1,182
Posted By sokolovic
The interesting thing is what they say about...

The interesting thing is what they say about Amiga IP holders. The project didn't went hardware because there was an impossibility to licence both Amiga's logo and the kickstarts.
Seems that my...
Forum: Amiga scene 11 December 2018, 10:30
Replies: 27
Views: 1,399
Posted By sokolovic
The BC Kid conversion by Factor 5 is probably the...

The BC Kid conversion by Factor 5 is probably the best conversion of an original japanese game on the Amiga, maybe along with Rodland, Pang and A-Train.

I'd also love to see adventure games like...
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 06 December 2018, 15:28
Replies: 242
Views: 9,557
Posted By sokolovic
I'm not a specialist. But he did review...

I'm not a specialist. But he did review Castlevania or Super Mario Bros 3 on the NES which are far from being bad games for me.

But maybe it's just me and my shitty taste.
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 06 December 2018, 14:44
Replies: 242
Views: 9,557
Posted By sokolovic
It's a bit like reviewing the worst game ever...

It's a bit like reviewing the worst game ever made on the Master System with a MasterConverter on the MegaDrive, and then burn the MegaDrive because it's a crappy console for having this game...
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 05 December 2018, 17:38
Replies: 67
Views: 4,910
Posted By sokolovic
In fact the game was planned for the ECS Amiga,...

In fact the game was planned for the ECS Amiga, not the AGA ones.

If you can read french, they are speaking of the Amiga version of the game there (PP98 to 103) saying that this will be "maybe"...
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 04 December 2018, 16:11
Replies: 52
Views: 2,596
Posted By sokolovic
Yeah same thing for me. The fact is speaking...

Yeah same thing for me. The fact is speaking twice about the parallaxe, seems they have pretty difficulties to try to implement it.

I don't know either if the pictures are from the Amiga version....
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 04 December 2018, 11:17
Replies: 52
Views: 2,596
Posted By sokolovic
In this magazine :...

In this magazine : http://amr.abime.net/review_18239

lead coder of the Amiga say some things about the Amiga backgrounds. At this time, the parallaxe was supposed to be here.
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 30 November 2018, 13:23
Replies: 242
Views: 9,557
Posted By sokolovic
Not only the Amiga press, in april 1994, the...

Not only the Amiga press,

in april 1994, the very month of C= demise, but they did'nt knew that by the time the interview was made, David Pleasance gave an interview to french magazine Joystick....
Forum: Amiga scene 29 November 2018, 12:41
Replies: 94
Views: 3,852
Posted By sokolovic
I'd be happy to have a odern AmigaOS working on a...

I'd be happy to have a odern AmigaOS working on a standard PC. I'll will probably use it, since I'm using my computer mostly for internet and using OpenOffice.

Didn't Dave Haynie himself said that...
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 23 November 2018, 08:36
Replies: 7
Views: 662
Posted By sokolovic
The game wasn't supposed initially to go up to 3...

The game wasn't supposed initially to go up to 3 players at the same time ?
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 22 November 2018, 15:09
Replies: 242
Views: 9,557
Posted By sokolovic
For the CD32 alone maybe, but this is why these...

For the CD32 alone maybe, but this is why these games have benn ported to several platform.
I also was hoping only fmv title ont the CD32 (and still does, thank for the job made by earok). Dune,...
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 21 November 2018, 14:37
Replies: 52
Views: 2,596
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 21 November 2018, 10:18
Replies: 52
Views: 2,596
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 21 November 2018, 09:43
Replies: 52
Views: 2,596
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 21 November 2018, 09:32
Replies: 242
Views: 9,557
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 21 November 2018, 08:43
Replies: 52
Views: 2,596
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 20 November 2018, 16:33
Replies: 52
Views: 2,596
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: 8,980
Posted By sokolovic
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https://image.ibb.co/mCZrkA/PRICE.png
Forum: Nostalgia & memories 05 November 2018, 09:58
Replies: 42
Views: 6,616
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: 2,595
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: 269
Views: 17,407
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: 8,980
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: 3,370
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: 3,680
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: 3,370
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: 1,514
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: 4,758
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: 1,815
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: 1,325
Posted By sokolovic
Populous

Populous
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 21 September 2018, 15:36
Replies: 47
Views: 2,134
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: 4,028
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: 3,200
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: 3,200
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: 3,678
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: 1,708
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: 13,136
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: 23,617
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: 8,924
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...
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