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Old 02 March 2022, 13:39   #1
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Overhead bouncing ball tile PD or licenceware game

Hey everyone. Does this jog any memories for you?

Overhead view game where you control a (bouncing ball?) and have to navigate across a path of rectangle tiles without falling into the abyss. I think some of the tiles give way if stepped on multiple times, so it was kinda a puzzle.

This game was supplied free along with a disk catalogue for one of the PD houses or F1 Licenseware. I can recall Deltrax PD as one of the libraries I ordered from.
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Old 02 March 2022, 13:56   #2
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only games i played with balls and rectangles on the amiga were trailblazer, Jump n Roll, RollerBall and cosmic causeway which i think was c64 and not amiga?.

only overhead puzzle game like you mentioned i recall was again a c64 game called sensitive
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a quick look at lemonamiga could show stuff like that, assuming its a brain/puzzle type game you can filter that kinda stuff.:
https://www.lemonamiga.com/games/lis...st_genre=Brain

thsi site has various screenshots listing a heap of what deltrax had to offer including a list of games a few screenshots down
https://www.scuzzscink.com/amiga/scu...uly19_1701.htm

quite a few are collection disks however so the game you recall might be part of a bundle.

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Old 02 March 2022, 14:52   #3
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There's Bouncer (5th Dimension), Bouncer Shaker and Cosmic Bouncer for the Amiga.
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Old 04 March 2022, 17:37   #4
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Could it be Revolution? It came on a coverdisk. Here http://amr.abime.net/issue_491_coverdisks
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Boondar: http://hol.abime.net/3952
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Old 05 March 2022, 21:03   #6
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Old 06 March 2022, 13:40   #7
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On Atari St, there was a coverdisk game called Island Hopping which was pretty fun
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Old 09 March 2022, 14:32   #8
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Thank you everyone for the suggestions!

I will review these and see if any are the correct answers.

It isn’t “Bob's Bad Day” or “Revolution” but “Boondar” looks close, in that it matches the memory of the tiles being grey and the perspective is exact, although I think the game might be more plain and not auto scrolling.
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sure it was a pd game? and not a commercial one like

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Old 14 March 2022, 02:21   #11
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Hi there!

Could it be Marble Madness?

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Old 20 March 2022, 17:57   #13
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Hi everyone, thank you for all of the suggestions.

Upon review the suggestion by @vulture seems to be the closest

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Boondar may be the game I was looking for.
I need to play it and see if it sparks the memory. The time period matches up and the licence adds to the potential of it being given away with a Disk catalogue.

The only “curve ball” is Cosmic Bouncer, which also seems familiar

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There's Bouncer (5th Dimension), Bouncer Shaker and Cosmic Bouncer for the Amiga.
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Marbles comes to mind. If you haven't played it you'll really enjoy that one, plus it has fantastic music in my opinion.

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