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Old 29 February 2008, 18:40   #21
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Surely 60hz is the ideal refresh for an NTSC game? Almost any monitor can do that frequency.
yes of course 60hz will work.....but you know.... 120hz is better cause you have a better and stable image....60hz blinks too much
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Old 29 February 2008, 18:44   #22
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Yep, 60Hz for NTSC games. 120Hz is flicker-free but produces an ugly blur effect in motion.
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Old 29 February 2008, 19:01   #23
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You already mentioned the sound issue.




(The Amiga was a 2D action and multimedia machine for the creative minds.
I know this sounds trite but I think itīs true.)

The adventures looked a bit better on the VGA-PC.
But the Amiga could do it all: adventures and arcade action.
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Old 29 February 2008, 19:02   #24
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Yep, 60Hz for NTSC games. 120Hz is flicker-free but produces an ugly blur effect in motion.
what kind of ugly effect? I never noticed ugly effects on a 120hz screen

can you make a better explanation plz
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Old 29 February 2008, 19:10   #25
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There is a motion blur (CRT) when you double the original refresh rate in emulators. WinUAE PAL/NTSC in 100/120Hz isn't optimal.

Check some SNES/Mega Drive NTSC games in 60Hz Vsync too, the image looks absoluty smooth & sharp for me, compared to PAL games in 100Hz.
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Old 29 February 2008, 21:40   #26
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Street Rod and Street Rod 2 were infinitely better on the Amiga than on the PC. The graphics, the sound and the gameplay were all better on the Amiga.
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There is a motion blur (CRT) when you double the original refresh rate in emulators. WinUAE PAL/NTSC in 100/120Hz isn't optimal.

Check some SNES/Mega Drive NTSC games in 60Hz Vsync too, the image looks absoluty smooth & sharp for me, compared to PAL games in 100Hz.
I don't understand
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I don't understand
Presumably, at every alternate refresh, half the image is drawn generating a tearing effect?

Plus 60hz in a high constrast environment gives barely noticeable flicker in my experience. Running Windows at 60hz on an old CRT on the other hand is a bit more of a test for the eyes.
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Presumably, at every alternate refresh, half the image is drawn generating a tearing effect?

Plus 60hz in a high constrast environment gives barely noticeable flicker in my experience. Running Windows at 60hz on an old CRT on the other hand is a bit more of a test for the eyes.
I notice a tearing effect only without vsnyc in PC games or emulators, but this is another story. I meant a blurred image in motion ( i. e. 2D sidescrolling games) if you select the double refresh rate (PAL/NTSC 100/120Hz) for a CRT monitor, that normal.

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Almost every game before 1993 or late 1992 was superior on the Amiga. Then I think it got even.
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Old 02 March 2008, 17:10   #31
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The Amiga still owns the PC, Wii, PS3 and that overcooked turkey - the XBox360.

If you're talking about graphics then sure the latter stuff might be able to do fancy things and show more colours on screen but the Amiga stuff has originality, playability, floppy discs, no political correctness and a sense of tranquility and you can fit the whole Amiga back catalogue onto a DVD (probably) There's also the fact the Amiga was about at a time where games were innocent and fluffy... none of this going round killing/maiming people. in a 3D environment. urgh.

Back then people popped pills in darkrooms like Pacman and didn't bother anyone For me I painted myself blue and pretended to be Silly Putty.
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The differences were huge...

...in games like "The Bard's Tale" (circa 1985). Sadly the Amiga didn't evolved the way the PC's did and by the mid 90's almost every game for the PC was better.
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There's also the fact the Amiga was about at a time where games were innocent and fluffy... none of this going round killing/maiming people.
Yep - I just love those innocent and fluffy games Cannon Fodder and Syndicate
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Innocent and fluffy? ............................................
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Yep - I just love those innocent and fluffy games Cannon Fodder and Syndicate
Indeed. Only amiga developpers could turn innoncent and harmless creatures such as worms into war machines...
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Yep - I just love those innocent and fluffy games Cannon Fodder and Syndicate
I've been owned. Cannon Fodder is my fave game too
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And Syndicate a fav of mine.

I tried to load it in WinUAE recently. Is it supposed to have music like in the PC version?
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