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Old 18 December 2019, 05:19   #1
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ALIEN BREED I vs II vs III (AMIGA) - WHICH IS BEST?

Hi everyone and welcome to December's edition of "Which is Best?".


This month I'm placing the first 3 Alien Breed games on the Amiga A500 against each other: Alien Breed (which includes SE, Alien Breed II & Tower Assault.
Which out of the 3 games do you think is the better game, which one would you prefer to play more if you're an Alien Breed fan?!
Only your votes and comments will determine that


Alien Breed "VS" video: [ Show youtube player ]


You have until 15th January to get your vote in, happy voting!

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Old 18 December 2019, 07:53   #2
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Tower Assault is the best to me, however the game has BUGS which are annoying....
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Old 18 December 2019, 10:27   #3
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I had more fun and memories on AB SE so i vote for that!
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Old 18 December 2019, 12:07   #4
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I had more fun and memories on AB SE so i vote for that!
I agree - it's the '92 Special Edition I really loved. Does that count as Alien Breed 1?
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Old 18 December 2019, 15:03   #5
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I agree - it's the '92 Special Edition I really loved. Does that count as Alien Breed 1?

Yes SE will count as a vote for AB1
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Old 18 December 2019, 16:01   #6
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I spent the most time back in the day on the original Alien Breed
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Old 18 December 2019, 18:03   #7
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I find Tower Assault most enjoyable from that trio
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Old 18 December 2019, 18:10   #8
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Alien Breed/SE. Never liked any of the other games in the series.
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Old 19 December 2019, 10:28   #9
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Tower Assault for me, although I did not play it in the Amiga. It's still quite hard but it throws less unfair situations at you.

I have a special place in my heart for the SE demo disc that came with Amiga Action though, I played that one level so many times together with my brother
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me too. In coop i was great game!
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Old 19 December 2019, 20:36   #11
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Earlier this year my eldest son and I were having great fun with Tower Assault so my gut instinct is to go with that. The first iteration of Alien Breed was great and I think the sequels were all worthy offerings.

I still think it would have been good to see a more power-up based option or version, almost like a top down Turrican.
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I never played the later ones when I was younger so I am very biased towards SE 92.
I should give them all a proper go really.
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+1 for AB SE
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Old 20 December 2019, 10:20   #14
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What are the differences really between AB and AB SE ?
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Tower Assault is the best to me, however the game has BUGS which are annoying....
"Is this going to be a stand-up fight, sir, or another bug hunt?"
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I vote for Alien Breed SE
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What are the differences really between AB and AB SE ?
The SE had all-new level designs. And typical Team 17, they pitched the difficulty level too high in the original so the SE is much more balanced and more fun.

They spoilt that a bit with AB 2 - my first experience was getting frustrating at the random meteor strike. I don't think anybody really likes that kind of unfair game mechanic that relies on luck as much as skill.
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http://amr.abime.net/review_9116


http://amr.abime.net/review_705
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Old 21 December 2019, 01:23   #19
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AB SE for me

The later ones look much better, but i think are 2 frustrating, TA is just plain annoying on the starting area, im lucky to even get into a base, i think if T17 had left out the respawning enemies in most of them it would have much more enjoyable.

Back in the day i thought Team 17 were great developers, now i consider them average, with most of there games frustrating or just plain to hard.
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Thanks guys I'have played so much AB that all games have become mixed in my mind. Except TA, that one is rather distinct.
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