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View Poll Results: What is the Best Amiga Beat-Em-Up?
Body Blows/Galactic/Ultimate 7 4.52%
Budokan: The Martial Spirit 0 0%
Capital Punishment 8 5.16%
Chambers of Shaolin 4 2.58%
Elfmania 5 3.23%
Fightin' Spirit 17 10.97%
International Karate + 47 30.32%
Master Axe 0 0%
Mortal Kombat 5 3.23%
Mortal Kombat II 18 11.61%
Primal Rage 0 0%
Rise of the Robots 5 3.23%
Shadow Fighter 20 12.90%
Street Fighter 2 6 3.87%
Super Street Fighter II 0 0%
Super Street Fighter II Turbo 1 0.65%
Panza's Kick Boxing 12 7.74%
Brutal Paws of Fury 0 0%
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Old 18 December 2002, 11:54   #1
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The Best Amiga Beat-Em-Up

Here is my follow up to the ever successfull "The Best Amiga..." series." Ok I've only done one other but it was quite a success despite me forgetting to include a lot of FPS games. :P
Anyway I've chosen 15 of the best 1 on 1 Beat-Em-Ups the Amiga has to offer. The list was originally 20 but I realised I had to cut back on 5 of them. All you have to do is vote. If you think a Beat-Em-Up should or shouldn't be on the list then let me know. I chose Mortal Kombat II. I might have picked Capital Punishment but I've never managed to emulate it fully.
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Old 18 December 2002, 12:12   #2
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15 of the best Amiga beat-'em-ups? And Risible Robots made the list?!
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Old 18 December 2002, 12:16   #3
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The best beat'em'up ever. No question about it!
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Old 18 December 2002, 12:17   #4
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Big grin LOL

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15 of the best Amiga beat-'em-ups? And Risible Robots made the list?!
I knew someone would ask this question.
Don't worry. It's just there purely out of morbid curiosity. Will anyone actually pick the thing? I certainly hope not.

Edit: There's always one isn't there.

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Old 18 December 2002, 13:43   #5
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Shadow Fighter. Absolutely superb game.

The controls are the best: designed for one-button joysticks (as used by 99% of Amiga gamers), and somehow allowing the straightforward execution of SF2-style specials (flames and other nonsense) without any fiddling around with unweildy 'towards, back, up, up, towards' movements.

Also has a good range of fighters, good graphics and sound, and a robot punching bag for a training opponent.
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Old 18 December 2002, 16:29   #6
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I refuse to vote (as everyone else should) until Street Fighter 2 is added to the list (or at least ammended to the Super SF2 series)

If I were to vote on the current poll, I'd choose Mortal Kombat 2 or IK+, but I won't vote. Gimme Street Fighter 2!
 
Old 18 December 2002, 16:59   #7
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"no comments"
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Old 18 December 2002, 17:26   #8
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IK+ Nice simple and very good fun!
I was never really that impressed by the Amigas line up of fighting games though.
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Old 18 December 2002, 18:12   #9
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Captial Punishment has boobies!
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Old 18 December 2002, 18:14   #10
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I refuse to vote (as everyone else should) until Street Fighter 2 is added to the list (or at least ammended to the Super SF2 series)

If I were to vote on the current poll, I'd choose Mortal Kombat 2 or IK+, but I won't vote. Gimme Street Fighter 2!
Calm down, calm down. (Scouse Accent)

This was the original list Amigaboy:

Body Blows
Body Blows Galactic
Brutal: Paws of Fury
Budokan: The Martial Spirit
Capital Punishment
Chambers of Shaolin
Dangerous Streets
Elfmania
Fightin' Spirit
International Karate +
Master Axe
Mortal Kombat
Mortal Kombat II
Primal Rage
Rise of the Robots
Shadow Fighter
Street Fighter II
Super Street Fighter II
Super Street Fighter II Turbo
Ultimate Body Blows

I didn't forget to put it in. There just wasn't enough room. I had to make sacrifices as the poll limit is only 15. So either the poll limit is increased or you will just have to vote for Super Street Fighter II. Nothing else I can do about it.

Cool: Thanks whoever edited the poll with the new entries.
Also whoever did it it can you change the name of the poll from Bet-Em-Up to Beat-Em-Up. Cheers.

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Old 18 December 2002, 18:17   #11
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Use your REAL ULTIMATE POWER bitch!

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Old 18 December 2002, 18:20   #12
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Use your REAL ULTIMATE POWER bitch!

Poll edited
Woohoo. You posted before I got a chance to finish editing my post.
Cheers Akira. I didn't know mods could increase the poll limit. Neat.

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Old 18 December 2002, 18:21   #13
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I was going to use my REAL ULTIMATE POWER! but it wasn't my place to do so....I thought Steve deliberately left it out for some warped reason

Now that SF2 has been added, if anyone wants me to change their vote to SF2 (as I know you want it), just tell me
 
Old 18 December 2002, 20:00   #14
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I voted for Rise of the Robots. Will you ban me now?
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Old 18 December 2002, 20:27   #15
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I voted for Shadow Fighter.
IK+ is great, but its in a different league.
Fightin Spirit is also great, but not quite as good as Shadow Fighter.

Shadow Fighter is the real BeU for the miggy computer... lots of characters to choose from, balanced gameplay, good specials, fast, great control scheme, fast disk acess... my only gripe with it is that sometime some hits take too much energy away, but you get used with it after some time.

Never played Capital Punishment, and it didnt seem to be too hot from the screenshots I saw.

Brutal Paws of Fury is also a GREAT beat'em up thats sadly underrated. Its much better than the Mega-Drive or Snes versions, it plays fantasticly, its fast. Its my runner up

Oh, now I see Brutal Paws of Fury isnt in the list. Add it to the poll NOW!
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Old 18 December 2002, 21:50   #16
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Street Fighter 2 is the best for me but I voted for IK+ because Amiga conversion of SF2 is really crap.
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Old 18 December 2002, 22:18   #17
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Old 18 December 2002, 22:19   #18
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LOL! This is like my Top 50 Mods...

To satisfy everyone, Steve would need to create a poll with 25 entries in it on a board with a 15 entry poll limit!
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Old 19 December 2002, 01:56   #19
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Hey, hey, hey. Woooooh. Hold your horses a minute. You're getting carried away. Tubewarriors?!?!?!?.
Everything should be there

Funny you noticed Tube Warriors but not Dangerous Streets!

This gives me an idea... Clicky here!
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international karate +, awsome playability and great fun.
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