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Old 06 March 2016, 20:46   #21
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Now, someone please make me a Top 200 or 300 games list
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Old 07 March 2016, 00:47   #22
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Great article, thank you for sharing. A lot of good games in the list. I don't know if they can all be called under appreciated, I think that some of them are very well know. I totally agree about Qwak, such a polished single-screen platformer with a perfect difficulty curve that many people don't seem to know about.

I would definitely add Highway Hawks to that list, as well as some adventure games such as Kult: The Temple of Flying Saucers and Innocent Until Caught.
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Old 11 March 2016, 21:19   #23
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I agree with No.20 Flood ,it amazes me how people miss that game,so unique.
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Old 14 March 2016, 02:23   #24
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Paradroid 90? I guess anyone who liked this hadn't played the C64 original or the heavy metal edition. Even Andrew Braybrook apologised later for doing a simple (and painfully slow) Atari ST port.
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Yep, Paradroid '90 was a big disappointment. Fly Harder on the list: Unplayable hard due to completely broken/unbalanced controls. Can't image that anybody would like to play it longer than 5 minutes.

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Old 05 May 2016, 01:58   #26
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Two great lists with a lot of great games on. The later Amiga years in particular threw out some gems which didn't get wider recognition. Every veteran Amigan should browse through this, check out a few they've never played, and say goodbye to their weekend. Bob's Bad Day is the one I always single out in threads like this, but Stardust, Nitro, Dynablaster, Wizkid and Campaign all jump out too. A fair few of these were later titles released after a lot of people had moved onto PCs or newer consoles - only Worms and Super Skidmarks of our later Amiga-original favourites made it to other systems. And I don't want to reopen old wounds, but almost all these games got great reviews from Amiga Power.
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Old 05 May 2016, 11:06   #27
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A good list, Bomberman and BC kid being the best of them
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Old 05 May 2016, 15:50   #28
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Burnout (1996)
http://hol.abime.net/250

Underrated back in the days and unappreciated since then.
Awfully fun when played in multiplayer mode. HiRes AGA graphics looked really nice back in the days and also I think it aged pretty well. Up to 4 players simultaneously. No adapter needed. Keyboard + Joysticks
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Burnout (1996)
http://hol.abime.net/250

Underrated back in the days and unappreciated since then.
Awfully fun when played in multiplayer mode. HiRes AGA graphics looked really nice back in the days and also I think it aged pretty well. Up to 4 players simultaneously. No adapter needed. Keyboard + Joysticks
Thats correct, but Knockout is simply better.
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I stumbled on Knockout 1 & 2 a year or so ago. I didn't have who to play against so missed the fun. It's pretty much the same game but PD in every sense of that word.

I was wondering what's the connection between these two games?
My first thought was that Burnout is polished/updated Knockout but they were both released in about the same time.

And btw Hol says: Converted in 2002 to PC under the name TRAX by Cornutopia.
I was never able to find that conversion. Anyone has any link?
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Strange...It's not listed on Cornutopia's site http://www.cornutopia.co.uk/cornutopia/games.php. It is listed on Mark's site but there's no link..http://www.marksheeky.com/software002.php
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A good list, Bomberman and BC kid being the best of them
Opposite to most of the other titles on this list (which might've done well on the Amiga, but never saw other systems) both quite well-known games that few know even had Amiga versions.
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Strange...It's not listed on Cornutopia's site http://www.cornutopia.co.uk/cornutopia/games.php. It is listed on Mark's site but there's no link..http://www.marksheeky.com/software002.php
Yup, that's about where my searches in the past ended. Only thing I could find more was I think some file_id.diz with crackers info. But I didn't find a game nor pictures nor video.
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Well there's a conversion screenshot on HOL but looking at the logs I can't actually make out where they came from
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Space Crusade should have been No. 1 easily and Midwinter II should be much higher..

Great list overall though
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In contradiction to the thread title, I'd say a lot of games on that list were very well appreciated at the time.
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In contradiction to the thread title, I'd say a lot of games on that list were very well appreciated at the time.
Somehow I have the same feeling
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Well, the article was written to be broader than games underappreciated "at the time", so that's alright then!
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