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View Poll Results: What console was closest to the Amiga? (Not counting CD32)
Genesis/MegaDrive 24 47.06%
SNES 5 9.80%
NEC Turbo Grafix/PC Engine 6 11.76%
Atari 5200 1 1.96%
Nintendo 64 0 0%
Atari Jaguar 2 3.92%
NES 0 0%
Pong 2 3.92%
Atari Lynx 10 19.61%
3DO 1 1.96%
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Old 30 July 2008, 13:31   #21
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The exact same person designed the chipset for the Amiga, Atari 2600 and Atari 5200.

So that makes the Atari 5200 the closest console to the Amiga.
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Old 30 July 2008, 20:17   #23
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I heard or read somewhere once that some of the creators of the Amiga were also responsible for creating the Lynx, so that might just be why there are similarities

Someone feel free to correct me if i am wrong !?
You're not, as FromWithin pointed out, and the developer system for the Lynx required an Amiga. The Lynx is a deceptively powerful little device and programming it is quite fun.
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Old 30 July 2008, 22:57   #24
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Get any recent console devkit - same feeling, but less retro
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Old 31 July 2008, 00:49   #25
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You're not, as FromWithin pointed out, and the developer system for the Lynx required an Amiga. The Lynx is a deceptively powerful little device and programming it is quite fun.
Yes, until the GBA arrived, it was far and away the slickest handheld. (I won't count the Nomad or TurboExpress).
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Yes, until the GBA arrived [...]
How did the arrival of the Gameboy Advance make the Lynx less powerful or fun to program?
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I simply cannot wash away the feeling that the Neo Geo has taken the best out of the Amiga CD32, arcade wise, even though mindful people often remind me how different both consoles' internals are.

It's fun indeed to notice the Megadrive catalogue share a few titles with the Amiga 500, most notably the eerie Feary Tale & Chuck Rock, but I guess it was more renowned for Sonic, and similar fast-paced simplistic games.

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Now, where be the poll?
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Old 07 August 2008, 09:47   #30
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Happy polly time
Pretty please Graham would you be so kind?

Options should be :

Atari Jaguar
Atari Lynx
CD32
CDTV
MegaDrive / Genesis
MSX2
NeoGeo
SNES

You got some more Shoon?
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How about Haynor's X6800 and... FM-Towns?

Is GBA considered a console? A handheld one, but with pretty Amiga-like graphics, no?
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Is GBA considered a console? A handheld one, but with pretty Amiga-like graphics, no?
Should be in the poll Even if it's quite close to the SNES, it has some nice 'extra' features.
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I vote for MegaDrive, it's probably a most similiar to amiga.
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Did I say yet,

that,

I hate consoles!!!??
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Old 07 August 2008, 10:10   #35
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Atari 5200
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Old 07 August 2008, 11:36   #36
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Pretty please Graham would you be so kind?
Well, it's Fred's Fred, er, sorry, I mean thread, if he would care to say if he wants a poll added then I'll go ahead and do it.
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intellivision?
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Getting ready to be flamed here, but...

in terms of everybody wants one, the games are cool, thinking outside the box,

the modern equivalent has to be...










the wii.
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Poll please.
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