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Old 21 March 2009, 21:47   #1
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Jim Power: Mutant Planet vs Lost Dimension

Yes. Which is the better game, and are they both the same game, but the later is simply tweaked for the capabilities of the SNES?

Wikipedia has somewhat conflicting information on them, and the way I see it, it could be either way.

Thankful for information and opinions lads. ^^
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Old 21 March 2009, 21:55   #2
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Basically the same game with some tweaks for the SNES. The hero looks... well you know the word starting with a 'g'
You want to know which version is better? On an Amiga forum?
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SNES version have overhead levels but I really don't like them. Also something "wrong" is with parallax effect in platform levels.
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You've got a point there, Druid... lol Still, I got great feedback on Turrican 3, made me chose the Genesis-version, which was the right choice, I would say.

I'm reading on Wiki that the SNES-version is considered one of the hardest games of all time, anybody know how the difficulty-level is, when you compare the two?
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Old 21 March 2009, 22:17   #6
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I'm reading on Wiki that the SNES-version is considered one of the hardest games of all time, anybody know how the difficulty-level is, when you compare the two?
Well the SNES version is good too, so I guess you should test both
Both games have almost the same difficulty, which is either considered real hard or quite okay, because you can 'learn' the levels Really have a look at both, because they are slightly different and it's mainly personal preference which one is better
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Old 22 March 2009, 02:53   #7
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Hey guys, I'm reading that the SNES-version has some really wacky 3D-effect in it. Anybody know if that still works in Zsnes? Like, if I have a pair of 3D-glasses, I'll get the necessary effect?

Anybody know which colours the glasses should have btw...?

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I think the '3D' effect is Mode-7 and so no 3D glasses are needed. However where did you find that info? Would be interesting to have a look
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Well, it's mentioned on Wikipedia and on the Youtube-vids, loads of people reminisce about the glasses that were included.

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/index.html?curid=4670943

Would be cool if there was some pictures of the glasses tho, I must say...
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So they incorporated the 3D in the parallax scrolling. Might explain why it looks strange without them You should try it with the red/blue ones, because they are the most common ones, but maybe they used the red/green style. Again it's worth to check out both (if you got them that is )
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I don't actually. But it should be easy to find, right?

Sadly tho, it would appear as if the SNES version sucks ass.

http://www.armchairempire.com/classi.../jim-power.htm

And apparently, according to this review, it's the ATARI ST(!) VERSION THAT IS THE *BEST!!* 0_0

http://www.thatguywiththeglasses.com...puzzle-battles
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I think the '3D' effect is Mode-7 and so no 3D glasses are needed. However where did you find that info? Would be interesting to have a look
Jim Power has a creepy air about it. More so than KOEI games
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And apparently, according to this review, it's the ATARI ST(!) VERSION THAT IS THE *BEST!!* 0_0

http://www.thatguywiththeglasses.com...puzzle-battles
Surely not Oh and I think your link is wrong... hey wait... haha good joke
Really can't see a point why the Atari ST version should better

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The Amiga version is not difficult,I have completed it without any problems,there are more difficult games.
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Surely not Oh and I think your link is wrong... hey wait... haha good joke
Really can't see a point why the Atari ST version should better

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OOOPSS!! :P

Yeah, that was the wrong link, became an extra special joke, I guess.

Here's the one I intended to post:

http://www.thatguywiththeglasses.com...4802-jim-power
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The music? Well, guess it's a matter of taste, but... come on Look at the graphics and listen to the music of the ST version and afterwards have a look at this : [ Show youtube player ]
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Interesting Druid. The music DOES sound better on the Amiga! But how can that be, when the original game was intended for Atari ST and then ported to Amiga? I guess Huelsbeck must have redone the music quite a bit for the Ami.

On the youtube-vid, I read that there's also a TurboGrafX-16 version, on CD-rom that features a full-on remade soundtrack! Is that the ultimate version?? Have you ever seen or heard that version, or about it? I wanna' know man... this could be it... the ultimate version..
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Google translate to the rescue : "Changed the splash screen, the main character and some minor elements."
The only question is : Why?
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Interesting Druid. The music DOES sound better on the Amiga! But how can that be, when the original game was intended for Atari ST and then ported to Amiga? I guess Huelsbeck must have redone the music quite a bit for the Ami.
the game is amiga first. Alain Bois-Ramé was in charge to convert/adapt the code on the atari ST.
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