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Old 02 January 2021, 16:14   #141
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PHANTASIE
http://hol.abime.net/1042

Started off by playing the Amiga version with WHDload. In the WHDload version some of the text goes off the screen too fast to read so I decided to take a look at the Atari ST version - glad I did.

The ST version has a better interface and more sound and spell effects making it a much better experience.



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Old 02 January 2021, 21:25   #142
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And the first Facepalm Award of 2021 goes to.....^^
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Old 02 January 2021, 21:46   #143
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Who are you talking to? Zandig? I agree.
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Old 02 January 2021, 21:46   #144
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On the topic of Lemmings, the Atari ST had a slight enhancement compared to the Amiga version:
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The software controllable LED of the Atari ST disk drive was used in-game. It blinks when the three last building bricks are used by the bridge builder lemming.
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A few years ago, I asked if something similar could be added to the WHDload version of the game:
http://eab.abime.net/showthread.php?t=45905
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Old 02 January 2021, 21:59   #145
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Who are you talking to? Zandig? I agree.
Phew, ok so it's just not me...I thought I'd gone blind and deaf for a moment after comparing the two versions!
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Old 02 January 2021, 23:34   #146
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Who are you talking to? Zandig? I agree.
You know damn well who he was talking to...
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Old 02 January 2021, 23:42   #147
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You know damn well who he was talking to...
Yeah, well, I hate the ST with a passion. I should know, I've owned one. The rest of it wouldn't be so bad, but that sound chip had no place in a 16-bit machine.
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Yeah, well, I hate the ST with a passion. I should know, I've owned one. The rest of it wouldn't be so bad, but that sound chip had no place in a 16-bit machine.
So why did you feel the need to delete your original comment and have the goddamn nerve to taunt the person who reacted to it before the deletion?
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Foebane, if you really want to talk about the sound chip of the ST and its merits (or lack of) you can start a new thread.

I quite agree with britelite that is not a nice thing to post something, delete it and then behave as it had not been posted.
But anyway, now that the Gilbert/mcgeezer front has settled down, it would be nice if the thread did not derail again....
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Old 02 January 2021, 23:57   #150
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So why did you feel the need to delete your original comment and have the goddamn nerve to taunt the person who reacted to it before the deletion?
I guess I have no good reason, so I apologise for my deception, it was a momentary brain fart brought on by my preference of my favourite platform.

@Lilalurl

Again, apologies. I guess I shouldn't have posted on this thread at all, it was bound to rile me up sooner or later. Sorry, after 30 years, I'm still the Amiga zealot.
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Sinbad and the Throne of the Falcon on the Atari ST is much better than the rubbish Amiga version; and like all other versions.

When young, I originally purchased / played the C64 version

Luckily meynaf kindly ported this to the Amiga: Sinbad and the Throne of the Falcon - Different Versions

Amiga:
http://hol.abime.net/1951/screenshot

Atari ST:
http://hol.abime.net/6310/screenshot

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On the topic of Lemmings, the Atari ST had a slight enhancement compared to the Amiga version:

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https://www.mobygames.com/game/atari-st/lemmings/trivia

A few years ago, I asked if something similar could be added to the WHDload version of the game:
http://eab.abime.net/showthread.php?t=45905
Cool! useless, but cool! Nice little detail... But I suppose not doable on Amiga?

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Sinbad and the Throne of the Falcon on the Atari ST is much better than the rubbish Amiga version; and like all other versions.

When young, I originally purchased / played the C64 version

Luckily meynaf kindly ported this to the Amiga: [Atari ST conversion] Sinbad and the Throne of the Falcon
Whoa, completely missed that, thanks! And congrats to Meynaf, of course!
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Whoa, completely missed that, thanks! And congrats to Meynaf, of course!
Ooops, I linked the the wrong thread above... now fixed
Sinbad and the Throne of the Falcon - Different Versions
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I can't remember for sure but wasn't North and South a little bit better on the Atari ST?
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Old 03 January 2021, 15:08   #155
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Try them both and get back to me with your findings instead of posting an inane reply with no substance.

It's not a graphics and sound pissing contest with this game to be sure. The ST version is a better experience for those who wish to play it. Simple as that.
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Try them both and get back to me with your findings instead of posting an inane reply with no substance.

It's not a graphics and sound pissing contest with this game to be sure. The ST version is a better experience for those who wish to play it. Simple as that.
Dude, i dont think it was aimed at you, it was aimed at someone else that replied to you and then deleted their response.
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Ooops, I linked the the wrong thread above... now fixed
Sinbad and the Throne of the Falcon - Different Versions
Just downloaded and tested, a damn good conversion indeed!
...Now we can bug Meynaf to port the Scavenger demo too maybe?
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Zandig, as a moderator I can confirm Galahad's post. dreadnought's post was not aimed at yours.
Feel free to PM me if you want more details (although you can guess a bit by reading the thread), as we would like the thread to move further and back on topic.

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Try them both and get back to me with your findings instead of posting an inane reply with no substance.

It's not a graphics and sound pissing contest with this game to be sure. The ST version is a better experience for those who wish to play it. Simple as that.
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Dude, i dont think it was aimed at you, it was aimed at someone else that replied to you and then deleted their response.
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...Now we can bug Meynaf to port the Scavenger demo too maybe?
You can try
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Just downloaded and tested, a damn good conversion indeed!
meynaf has done some awesome Atari ST ports: Ports / Conversions --> Amiga

My favourites being the ones I requested and supplied motivation for i.e:
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