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Old 22 July 2006, 23:12   #1
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Happy C64 games which got ported or cloned for the Amiga?.

Apart from the obvious Bignonia releases, Donkey Kong, Popeye etc.

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Old 22 July 2006, 23:18   #2
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Aztec Challenge? or is than one too from that "Bigonia" thingy?
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Old 22 July 2006, 23:29   #3
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That was Bignonia.
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Old 22 July 2006, 23:31   #4
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Wizard of Wor got ported to Monsters of Terror. Great game!
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Old 22 July 2006, 23:43   #5
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But Monsters Of Terror had the graphics overhauled
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Old 24 July 2006, 16:18   #6
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Myth got ported to the Amiga from the C64, but the C64 version was far far better!.

Driller was also better on the C64 atomsphere wise due to the awesome SID chip tune it had. The Amiga version of course was better in speed though.
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Old 24 July 2006, 16:25   #7
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Bruce Lee is to be found on Aminet.
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Old 24 July 2006, 18:45   #8
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One game I could think of right now (know there's quite a few) is Bismarck. The Amiga version has slightly beter graphics. Only the sound part I cant say as it seems all the adf's available for this game has the sound removed , which is strange.
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Old 25 July 2006, 02:06   #9
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I had no idea. What a tragedy that it is AGA-only.

Boulderdash is on the Amiga (Aminet "Boulderdäsh"). So is LodeRunner and Berzerk ("MineRunner" and "Zerberk") but with slightly different graphics and sound. There's Defender, Summer Games, California Games, One on One, SpaceInvaders and Leaderboard. There's a perfect conversion of Impossible Mission in "Impossible Mission 2024". And there's Zork and the Infocom text adventures, of course.

For C64 games with radically different graphics, there's Phoenix ("MegaPhoenix"), Galaga ("Deluxe Galaga"), SpyHunter ("Major Motion"), Ballblazer/Ballblaster ("MegaBlazer") and a vaguely Robotron game called "Llamatron". Then there's International Karate ("IK+"), Qbert ("QBic") and Time Pilot ("Space Pilot"). I suppose "F17 Challenge" can be considered an updated Pole Position and "Apocalypse" is an updated Choplifter.

There are also some good arcade conversions (that may have also been on C64): Pacmania, Tempest ("Vektor Storm"), Asteroids ("Asteriods"), Missile Command. There's also Star Wars and The Empire Strikes Back (were they on the C64?). There's a perfect Pong too.

I'm sure I've missed quite a few, but these are the ones I was interested in.

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Old 25 July 2006, 03:31   #10
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your all forgetting my avatar's name sake...

the LEGENDARY

WIZBALL

awsome game
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Old 25 July 2006, 11:40   #11
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... YES !!!

And please don't forget to add "The Great Escape" and "Elite" to the above list...
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Old 25 July 2006, 15:06   #12
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Also, I think Into the Eagles Nest
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Old 25 July 2006, 15:24   #13
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They've ported a lot of games from the good old C-64, but mostly very bad without using the amiga power. I can remember Last Ninja 2 or Armalyte, muuuuuuuuuch better on a C-64.
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PARADROID of course and although only an ST port , was still a very smart game in it's own way.C64 version was awesome and quite high in tension.
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Old 27 July 2006, 12:38   #15
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Just forgot to mention another great game ported from the C64 to the Amiga, namely "Sentinel". But definitely not as addictive on the latter...
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Old 27 July 2006, 13:16   #16
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What about Sinbad and the Throne of the Falcon? Or was the port the other way round?
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u mean sentinel not as addictive on c64... it was absolutely addictive on the amiga!
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u mean sentinel not as addictive on c64... it was absolutely addictive on the amiga!
No. I mean it was not as addictive on the Amiga as it was on the C64.
Perhaps this is mainly because the conversion came in a little too late and people had got bored of the game in the meantime. Or the technology had evolved so much that it was not as interesting any longer.

There was a Playstation conversion released in the late 90's, but it was by no means as good as the original.

Someone in France has released a freeware port of this game for the PC. It's called "Sentry" and plays quite nicely, with plenty of options...
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Old 28 July 2006, 18:27   #19
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the LEGENDARY

WIZBALL

awsome game
Indeed This is the king of all arcades!!
But, IMHO (to be a little OT) the best version of this game was the C64 one, way better than the Amiga! Still play it on my breadbox, rather than my a500!
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Old 28 July 2006, 18:30   #20
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Hey, just remembered Barbarian/Palace! Were they released simultaneously on 8-bit and Amiga? Another mega-cool game...
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