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Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 09 February 2019, 21:36
Replies: 177
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Posted By Shatterhand
I will need it soon... I appreciate the offer and...

I will need it soon... I appreciate the offer and I'll get in touch soon :)
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 08 February 2019, 19:08
Replies: 177
Views: 10,437
Posted By Shatterhand
I need to finish some stuff first, but I do want...

I need to finish some stuff first, but I do want to make a proper beat'em up for Amiga. The only reason I begun learning code to amiga was to make a scrolling beat'em up to it exactly because there's...
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 07 February 2019, 12:26
Replies: 177
Views: 10,437
Posted By Shatterhand
If this GBC port of that game was released back...

If this GBC port of that game was released back at the day for Amiga it would probably get very good reviews and there wouldn't be many games to compete with it.

It's about the gameplay, not...
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 07 February 2019, 11:39
Replies: 177
Views: 10,437
Posted By Shatterhand
You're saying the Amiga is less powerful than a...

You're saying the Amiga is less powerful than a Game Boy Color?

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Dq7Vlk2r-eo
Forum: Nostalgia & memories 07 February 2019, 03:07
Replies: 20
Views: 1,382
Posted By Shatterhand
He worked on a shitload of games, but I believe...

He worked on a shitload of games, but I believe his best outings were when he begun working with Chris Sorrell. He worked on every James Pond game, which IMO is the most underrated videogame mascot...
Forum: EAB's competition 06 February 2019, 17:50
Replies: 65
Views: 2,375
Posted By Shatterhand
Metal Law.. I swear to God, I was just TWO...

Metal Law.. I swear to God, I was just TWO SECONDS to finish it when I lost my last life on my first go at it.

Then finished it on my 2nd go. When I noticed I was so close to finish it when I got...
Forum: EAB's competition 06 February 2019, 17:19
Replies: 65
Views: 2,375
Posted By Shatterhand
It's not easy nor hard, it's just a huge...

It's not easy nor hard, it's just a huge memorization fest. I finished it back at the day. The execution is not hard, but you basically have to memorize the whole game.

It's not as bad as Rick...
Forum: New to Emulation or Amiga scene 06 February 2019, 14:53
Replies: 4
Views: 512
Posted By Shatterhand
Is this a controller from Tec Toy ? It...

Is this a controller from Tec Toy ?

It actually looks like a "Master System Evolution" controller, I thought those things were produced only here in Brazil. I've tested one of those things on my...
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 06 February 2019, 02:51
Replies: 75
Views: 6,220
Posted By Shatterhand
Have you played Zanac EX on MSX? Zanac NES is an...

Have you played Zanac EX on MSX? Zanac NES is an enhanced port of the MSX Original. Then they ported the NES game back to the MSX2 with even more enhancements, calling it Zanac EX.
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 05 February 2019, 20:25
Replies: 177
Views: 10,437
Posted By Shatterhand
8 Sprites wasn't that bad since you could reuse...

8 Sprites wasn't that bad since you could reuse them on different scanlines using the copper.

The way the pallete colors were spread between them was really silly. Both the Master System and MSX2...
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 05 February 2019, 20:07
Replies: 75
Views: 6,220
Posted By Shatterhand
You guys again are overstating the framerate...

You guys again are overstating the framerate thing.

1987 on NES:
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=JOtv4qN1rh8

1989 MSX 2:
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=hYL7mTbsCHM&t=324s

1986 MSX 1:...
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 05 February 2019, 18:06
Replies: 75
Views: 6,220
Posted By Shatterhand
Like I side, my problem is not just with the...

Like I side, my problem is not just with the framerate. Brutal Sports Football doesn't have a good framerate, yet I love the game, because its incredibly fun to play.

Xenon 2 has NO good game...
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 05 February 2019, 16:34
Replies: 75
Views: 6,220
Posted By Shatterhand
Battle Squadron has better, more fitting music,...

Battle Squadron has better, more fitting music, better sfx, better graphics, better framerate , better gameplay and better level design. It's just lacking parallax. And it doesn't get half of the...
Forum: Nostalgia & memories 05 February 2019, 02:20
Replies: 57
Views: 3,476
Posted By Shatterhand
I believe they finally bite the dust a couple of...

I believe they finally bite the dust a couple of years ago. Their site had nothing about games anymore, it was about... refrigerator pieces or something like that, and for a while their site is down.
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 05 February 2019, 02:16
Replies: 75
Views: 6,220
Posted By Shatterhand
I could never enjoy Gods. For me it was always a...

I could never enjoy Gods. For me it was always a mediocre boring platform game. Magic Pockets I think its awful. Xenon 2 is the most overrated piece of crap ever, I will NEVER understand how this...
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 05 February 2019, 02:06
Replies: 177
Views: 10,437
Posted By Shatterhand
Done in the oldschool way, Splatterhouse would be...

Done in the oldschool way, Splatterhouse would be a good candidate, I agree. You won't be ripping the graphics from the arcade, but probably redoing them. But the way the game works, it's a good...
Forum: EAB's competition 03 February 2019, 13:03
Replies: 65
Views: 2,375
Posted By Shatterhand
Just being nitpicky here, but the game is a 1-hit...

Just being nitpicky here, but the game is a 1-hit kill. No health to be low here :)
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 03 February 2019, 04:59
Replies: 177
Views: 10,437
Posted By Shatterhand
You can get better speed with 16 colors, use the...

You can get better speed with 16 colors, use the extra colors for HW sprites and use the copper.

If I ported Time Pilot I would probably use a 16 colors screen mode.

And Moon Patrol probably...
Forum: Coders. General 02 February 2019, 14:08
Replies: 6
Views: 753
Posted By Shatterhand
Had never heard about this game before, seems to...

Had never heard about this game before, seems to be a neat idea.

I hope you get an artist. Unfortunately I also suck at creating art.
Forum: EAB's competition 02 February 2019, 12:26
Replies: 48
Views: 2,224
Posted By Shatterhand
Is Indy 4 action that bad? I never played it and...

Is Indy 4 action that bad? I never played it and couldn't make it work on my current A600 setup...

But to be WORSE than Indiana Jones and the Last Crusade From US Gold/Tiertex is quite an...
Forum: Nostalgia & memories 02 February 2019, 01:21
Replies: 57
Views: 3,476
Posted By Shatterhand
It's missing half of the levels, lots of gameplay...

It's missing half of the levels, lots of gameplay features and if you have played it, you know it plays like a big pile of turd.

Its way worse than Final Fight as Capcom brawlers go on Amiga. For...
Forum: Nostalgia & memories 01 February 2019, 21:35
Replies: 57
Views: 3,476
Posted By Shatterhand
Pit Fighter on Amiga suffers because of the...

Pit Fighter on Amiga suffers because of the dreaded 1 button controller.... this issue aside, it's by far the best home port of the game.

Problem is that the arcade game kinda sucks anyway.
...
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 01 February 2019, 20:59
Replies: 177
Views: 10,437
Posted By Shatterhand
I still play Moon Patrol on Mame. The 3 games I...

I still play Moon Patrol on Mame. The 3 games I mentioned are among the games I most play on Mame when I am playing on my own (Add New Rally-X too)

With friends around fighting games are more...
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 01 February 2019, 17:18
Replies: 177
Views: 10,437
Posted By Shatterhand
I want to add another game that I always thought...

I want to add another game that I always thought it would be perfect for Amiga:

Power Spikes.

It uses just 1 button, it's the best volleyball game ever, probably would fit in a single floppy,...
Forum: EAB's competition 01 February 2019, 12:55
Replies: 48
Views: 2,224
Posted By Shatterhand
I moved to a new house, my Amiga is in a box...

I moved to a new house, my Amiga is in a box somewhere in the middle of lots of boxes.

I'll try to find it tonight to give this another go.. do it like Capehorn, play it for half an hour and at...
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 01 February 2019, 11:58
Replies: 177
Views: 10,437
Posted By Shatterhand
It's not the only Moon Patrol clone on Amiga...

It's not the only Moon Patrol clone on Amiga (There's also Lunar Patrol). But truth to be told, while it looks nice, gameplay is eons away from the original and it's flawed on many aspects.
...
Forum: Nostalgia & memories 01 February 2019, 11:54
Replies: 57
Views: 3,476
Posted By Shatterhand
Both were coded by the same guy. One of the guys...

Both were coded by the same guy. One of the guys who founded Tiertex.
Forum: Nostalgia & memories 01 February 2019, 11:46
Replies: 57
Views: 3,476
Posted By Shatterhand
Rolling Thunder Dynasty Wars Street Fighter ...

Rolling Thunder
Dynasty Wars
Street Fighter
Bionic Commando
Ninja Spirit
1943


I was going to pick 5, but couldn't choose between Ninja Spirit and 1943.
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 01 February 2019, 11:37
Replies: 177
Views: 10,437
Posted By Shatterhand
That's what I was going to say. Gameplay is...

That's what I was going to say.

Gameplay is what matters. No need for parallax to retain gameplay.

King of Dragons, Knights of the Round and Captain Commando all got SNES versions that...
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 01 February 2019, 04:51
Replies: 177
Views: 10,437
Posted By Shatterhand
If I had the free time, there are 3 arcade games...

If I had the free time, there are 3 arcade games from the "pre-1985" era I would like to port. Well, either port or make games inspired on them. Those are some of my favourite games of this era:
...
Forum: Coders. General 29 January 2019, 14:23
Replies: 18
Views: 1,194
Posted By Shatterhand
Speaking from ignorance here... When using...

Speaking from ignorance here...

When using dual playfield on AGA machines, aren't you restrained to 16 colors on the backfield and 16 on the front field? (4 bitplanes each).

I know you can get...
Forum: Coders. Blitz Basic 21 January 2019, 15:59
Replies: 10
Views: 763
Posted By Shatterhand
OOOH How can you code for Amiga and not want to...

OOOH How can you code for Amiga and not want to use the copper? Sacrilege! :D :D :D

But more seriously, the Display Library is more stable anyway. But surely, go at your own pace, that's the most...
Forum: EAB's competition 21 January 2019, 13:52
Replies: 17
Views: 823
Posted By Shatterhand
I'd say I was going to start practicing Jim...

I'd say I was going to start practicing Jim Power, as I haven't played it for a while.

But my Amiga is packed, I am moving between houses, I hope it doesn't take too long.
Forum: Coders. Blitz Basic 19 January 2019, 17:37
Replies: 10
Views: 763
Posted By Shatterhand
You can use QAmiga to go to Amiga mode and load...

You can use QAmiga to go to Amiga mode and load stuff without trashing the display, if that's what you want. Then go back to Blitz mode and you can have commands that mess with the display again.
...
Forum: Amiga scene 19 January 2019, 17:33
Replies: 199
Views: 21,566
Posted By Shatterhand
It looks fucking cool! Is it made with...

It looks fucking cool! Is it made with multiplexed sprites ?

The game is looking sweet!
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 18 January 2019, 21:31
Replies: 23
Views: 1,404
Posted By Shatterhand
Each level is made of six areas and a boss. After...

Each level is made of six areas and a boss. After you beat all areas from a level and the boss, you get the Tunnel Sequence which is like a "warp" for the next level.
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 18 January 2019, 18:15
Replies: 22
Views: 1,318
Posted By Shatterhand
Yes, it was Jeff Minter.

Yes, it was Jeff Minter.
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 18 January 2019, 11:52
Replies: 23
Views: 1,404
Posted By Shatterhand
I played Stardust on my A600 and Super Stardust...

I played Stardust on my A600 and Super Stardust on PC.

Leaving asthetics behind, Super Stardust is more playable... the difficulty is way more balanced. The original Stardust is freaking hard,...
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 15 January 2019, 14:25
Replies: 49
Views: 2,454
Posted By Shatterhand
It's because on the Mega-Drive is *so easy* to do...

It's because on the Mega-Drive is *so easy* to do it, and there are no caveats, there's basically no reason to not do it, even if it doesn't add a lot. You always have 2 layers of background...
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 15 January 2019, 12:38
Replies: 49
Views: 2,454
Posted By Shatterhand
Lionheart does slowdown a lot on the levels with...

Lionheart does slowdown a lot on the levels with parallax, and sometimes there isn't even a lot of stuff moving on screen. You just need like 3 moving enemies on screen and the game starts running...
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