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Old 21 February 2019, 14:55   #21
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Hybris is also heavily inspired by Dangar Ufo Robo.

I'll go for Battle Squadron.
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Old 21 February 2019, 16:56   #22
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Old 21 February 2019, 17:03   #23
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I must go for Hybris - if only for the sheer audacity of making a game that is almost exclusively sprite based on a system which is generally regarded as having poor sprite capability

More seriously, from what I recall I preferred how Hybris played so there's why I vote for it.
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Old 27 February 2019, 10:47   #24
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Arcade quality on the Miggy!
Seriously? Check out what companies like Toaplan and Taito were releasing at that time. Hybris & Battle Squadron are a million miles away from being "arcade quality" shmups.

Having said that, Hybris gets my vote, purely for the music. One of the best and most well known Amiga tunes of all time.
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Old 27 February 2019, 13:51   #25
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Old 12 March 2019, 02:33   #26
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JUST A COUPLE OF DAYS LEFT TO GET YOUR VOTES IN CHAPS! :-)
Voting closes 15th March.
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Old 14 March 2019, 22:03   #27
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VOTING IS OVER, RESULT IS: HYBRIS - 31 VOTES, BATTLE SQUADRON - 52 VOTS, BS WINS!!!

Thank you to all for taking part, the new edition will be in the "Amiga not related" forum as it will be 2 Megadrive games going head to head :-D
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Old 14 March 2019, 22:48   #28
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The demo to the new Battle Squarron is on OS4Depot and it’s impressive. I downloaded it today and it runs great on the X5000. Where can I buy the full version in 2019?
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Old 15 March 2019, 10:02   #29
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I played both, and for me it is hybris all the way. The music and the diversity of the three levels are so good.

As a shmup, BS comes in second for me of all shmups. But compared against hybris, battle squadron just doesn't feel as exciting, despite more mechanics in place. Loved the endtune to bits though
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Old 15 March 2019, 13:25   #30
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Battle squadron, for me. I still love this game and think it's up there with classic like r-type - arcade/ps1, my favorite all time shmup
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Old 15 March 2019, 16:04   #31
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The demo to the new Battle Squadron is on OS4Depot and it’s impressive. I downloaded it today and it runs great on the X5000. Where can I buy the full version in 2019?
https://www.amedia-computer.com/fr/c...or-deluxe.html

The port is done by Daniel 'Daytona675x' Muessener who did the OS4 port of Tower-57

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Old 18 March 2019, 15:14   #32
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Loved to play both titles back in the day ! Battle Squadron is also available on iOS, also fun to play.
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Old 20 March 2019, 01:07   #33
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edit: btw, the graphics artist of both games, currently maintain this page: https://8bitlegends.com/
Man, the news items on the front page are quite grim.


OT:

I'm going with Hybris on this one, for one very stupid reason: the gun sounds are way better. Or should I say: not nearly as annoying as in Battle Squadron. But gameplay-wise these games are so close.

EDIT: Whoops, I'm a couple of days late. I WOULD have gone with Hybris
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Old 20 March 2019, 02:30   #34
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Loved to play both titles back in the day ! Battle Squadron is also available on iOS, also fun to play.
It is no longer available for iOS. I’m not sure why that is.
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