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Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion Yesterday, 21:02
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Posted By Mr Creosote
This time around, I actually liked KGB...

This time around, I actually liked KGB (https://www.goodolddays.net/game/id%2C202/KGB.html) better than twenty years ago, when I previously played it for the last time. Still far from an overall...
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 20 January 2022, 21:26
Replies: 36
Views: 1,461
Posted By Mr Creosote
Definitely have to agree on Micro Machines 2....

Definitely have to agree on Micro Machines 2. That game is simply amazing and there is no technical reason it couldn't have been done on Amiga.

I would like to add:

Inca - "multimedia" title,...
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 18 January 2022, 17:13
Replies: 61
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Posted By Mr Creosote
That is why we, for the sake of our website, try...

That is why we, for the sake of our website, try to avoid the mess of identifying an exhaustive list of publishers. Personally, I find the question of the developer much more interesting usually, but...
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 18 January 2022, 08:30
Replies: 61
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Posted By Mr Creosote
I'm curious :)

I'm curious :)
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 16 January 2022, 22:35
Replies: 61
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Posted By Mr Creosote
So, any chance you'll enlighten us on the correct...

So, any chance you'll enlighten us on the correct information, and provide a source? I'm sure everyone will be happy to learn it!
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 16 January 2022, 11:34
Replies: 61
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Posted By Mr Creosote
When I played it this time around, after about...

When I played it this time around, after about 2/3 of the levels, I honestly got kind of bored. It is as gimbal says, the scaling of enemies with player progress keeps you on the edge at all times....
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 15 January 2022, 22:44
Replies: 61
Views: 7,827
Posted By Mr Creosote
Traps 'n' Treasures...

Traps 'n' Treasures (https://www.goodolddays.net/game/id%2C1470/Traps-n-Treasures.html) was a throwback to classic Amiga days for sure. Then, fast-forwarding a couple of years, I took a dive into...
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 04 January 2022, 22:42
Replies: 61
Views: 7,827
Posted By Mr Creosote
We ended 2021 with Police Quest III: The Kindred...

We ended 2021 with Police Quest III: The Kindred (https://www.goodolddays.net/game/id%2C1469/Police-Quest-III-The-Kindred.html); the first in the series to move fully towards point & click. Kicking...
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 29 December 2021, 18:13
Replies: 61
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Posted By Mr Creosote
Here is LostInSpace's response:

Here is LostInSpace's response:
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 27 December 2021, 12:30
Replies: 61
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Posted By Mr Creosote
Thanks, alkis :)

Thanks, alkis :)
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 25 December 2021, 20:03
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Posted By Mr Creosote
Here is the very christmassy Lords of Time from...

Here is the very christmassy Lords of Time from Level 9! We're covering both the Spectrum original (https://www.goodolddays.net/game/id%2C1467/Lords-of-Time.html) and the Amiga remake...
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 22 December 2021, 18:16
Replies: 61
Views: 7,827
Posted By Mr Creosote
Today, we have a look at Spot: The Video Game...

Today, we have a look at Spot: The Video Game (https://www.goodolddays.net/game/id%2C1466/Spot-The-Video-Game.html) for the Game Boy.
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 21 December 2021, 19:49
Replies: 61
Views: 7,827
Posted By Mr Creosote
I proposed something along those lines some years...

I proposed something along those lines some years ago on my site. Wasn't met with a lot of enthusiasm. I get it. Finally, nobody wants to overcomplicate things.



Good example. Even the original...
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 21 December 2021, 11:27
Replies: 61
Views: 7,827
Posted By Mr Creosote
This is a smart way of approaching it. But then,...

This is a smart way of approaching it. But then, what you express is historical perspective only. If your imaginary reader wants this answered, good. If, on the other hand, someone is actually...
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 21 December 2021, 10:24
Replies: 61
Views: 7,827
Posted By Mr Creosote
Personally, I'm growing more and more tired of...

Personally, I'm growing more and more tired of slapping a number rating on each game at the end. How do you account for vastly different player expections with this? Can you seriously claim to judge...
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 20 December 2021, 10:52
Replies: 61
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Posted By Mr Creosote
It's been some weeks since I last pushed an...

It's been some weeks since I last pushed an update here, but we've remained busy as ever:


UnCiv (https://www.goodolddays.net/game/id%2C1463/UnCiv.html) is a free re-implementation of...
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 27 November 2021, 12:14
Replies: 61
Views: 7,827
Posted By Mr Creosote
I burned out on this genre very quickly myself,...

I burned out on this genre very quickly myself, too. It promised so much, yet finally delivered so little on the long run.

Today's new coverage is Blasteroids...
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 20 November 2021, 09:41
Replies: 61
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Posted By Mr Creosote
Latest coverage: Sven Bømwøllen...

Latest coverage:


Sven Bømwøllen (https://www.goodolddays.net/game/id%2C1461/Sven-Bomwollen.html) – according to my colleague, a famous freeware game from around the turn of the millenium...
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 14 November 2021, 17:45
Replies: 61
Views: 7,827
Posted By Mr Creosote
Get Witchy!...

Get Witchy! (https://www.goodolddays.net/game/id%2C1459/Get-Witchy.html) was our contribution to the weird Helloween craze
Woolly Jumper...
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 02 November 2021, 09:50
Replies: 45
Views: 3,780
Posted By Mr Creosote
I confirm, they are all in plain img format:...

I confirm, they are all in plain img format: https://www.goodolddays.net/diskimages/. The only place where any other formats come in is the unprocessed images...
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 24 October 2021, 22:38
Replies: 45
Views: 3,780
Posted By Mr Creosote
IMA is the same as IMG, just bastardized naming...

IMA is the same as IMG, just bastardized naming by the WinImage tool.

Apart from that, it depends what tools you are using. PCE supports TD0 and PSI, 86box supports 86F.
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 24 October 2021, 21:38
Replies: 61
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Posted By Mr Creosote
Hugo II: Whodunit?...

Hugo II: Whodunit? (https://www.goodolddays.net/game/id%2C1457/Hugo-II-Whodunit.html) has Hugo's girlfriend trying to rescue him for a change
Hugo III: Jungle of Doom!...
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 24 October 2021, 13:43
Replies: 45
Views: 3,780
Posted By Mr Creosote
There is nobody left in our crew still taking...

There is nobody left in our crew still taking care of floppy images, yes. Whenever some user uploads new files, which still happens every couple of weeks, I just dump the files into the "unprocessed...
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 24 October 2021, 12:38
Replies: 45
Views: 3,780
Posted By Mr Creosote
There we are right at one of the big points of...

There we are right at one of the big points of why our initiative to further collect stopped. Different people had vastly different goals for it. Some wanted preservation, in a perfectionist way, but...
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 23 October 2021, 11:20
Replies: 45
Views: 3,780
Posted By Mr Creosote
Those are Kryoflux streams. I'm hardly an expert...

Those are Kryoflux streams. I'm hardly an expert on this, but as far as I know, the only way to really "use" them (meaning play from them) is to convert them into another format as understood by...
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 22 October 2021, 20:44
Replies: 45
Views: 3,780
Posted By Mr Creosote
Yes, even after uploading all of it to...

Yes, even after uploading all of it to archive.org, I'm keeping the original pages on my site up, because I feel archive.org is not so ideal for searching...
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 16 October 2021, 11:53
Replies: 61
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Posted By Mr Creosote
Another week has passed, we have Captain Dynamo...

Another week has passed, we have Captain Dynamo (https://www.goodolddays.net/game/id%2C1456/Captain-Dynamo.html) (unknown jump'n'run from Codemasters which came way too late to still be appropriate)...
Forum: Amiga scene 15 October 2021, 22:50
Replies: 115
Views: 16,669
Posted By Mr Creosote
Oh well… as some have remarked before, any such...

Oh well… as some have remarked before, any such list is fated to change in the five minutes after posting. But anyway, here is my scientific approach ;)

* No games for which clearly superior...
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 09 October 2021, 21:26
Replies: 61
Views: 7,827
Posted By Mr Creosote
Hm, I found it quite manageable by switching the...

Hm, I found it quite manageable by switching the grey (air) and green (ground) missiles quickly and frequently. The biggest grioe I had was that the numbered keys for that were too far from the fire...
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 09 October 2021, 11:55
Replies: 61
Views: 7,827
Posted By Mr Creosote
This week's additions: * Raptor: Call of the...

This week's additions:

* Raptor: Call of the Shadows (https://www.goodolddays.net/game/id%2C583/Raptor-Call-of-the-Shadows.html): when the shoot 'em up genre finally arrived on MS-DOS.
* Soccer...
Forum: Nostalgia & memories 08 October 2021, 19:53
Replies: 119
Views: 26,938
Posted By Mr Creosote
The award for worst game music clearly has to go...

The award for worst game music clearly has to go to Empire Deluxe. Every time you move a unit, it restarts. Since all you do in the game is move military units around in rapid succession, you hear at...
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 06 October 2021, 20:50
Replies: 61
Views: 7,827
Posted By Mr Creosote
Well, I was still using the original A500 tank...

Well, I was still using the original A500 tank mouse at the time Cannon Fodder came out... it was close to unplayable with that ;) On a more serious note, good point about losing the experienced...
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 05 October 2021, 14:22
Replies: 61
Views: 7,827
Posted By Mr Creosote
The Revenge of Moriarty...

The Revenge of Moriarty (https://www.goodolddays.net/game/id%2C1455/The-Revenge-of-Moriarty.html)

Classic text adventure released in 2019 for multiple systems (including Amiga) featuring a...
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 27 September 2021, 18:41
Replies: 7
Views: 798
Posted By Mr Creosote
100% agreed. This could be a marvelous game, I...

100% agreed. This could be a marvelous game, I quite enjoyed it in spite of its flaws. Yes, it's so easy to just slam down on imperfections of old games and make fun of them. Especially easy since...
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 26 September 2021, 17:49
Replies: 61
Views: 7,827
Posted By Mr Creosote
Latest additions: * Der Planer...

Latest additions:
* Der Planer (https://www.goodolddays.net/game/id%2C226/Der-Planer.html) – German business simulation which is overall surprisingly non-awful
* The Train: Escape to Normandy...
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 07 August 2021, 11:16
Replies: 61
Views: 7,827
Posted By Mr Creosote
This week's update: XTrek...

This week's update: XTrek (https://www.goodolddays.net/game/id%2C1449/XTrek.html).

Those were simpler times, when two paragraphs of text about sex with imaginary Star Trek characters were enough...
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 02 August 2021, 13:54
Replies: 61
Views: 7,827
Posted By Mr Creosote
Agreed, going against expectations was not a good...

Agreed, going against expectations was not a good idea at all. Dissociated from its huge legacy, by itself, the game isn't terrible. Still, even with another name, it would have needed more work. If...
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 31 July 2021, 11:06
Replies: 61
Views: 7,827
Posted By Mr Creosote
Somehow, I keep thinking that Chaos Engine 2...

Somehow, I keep thinking that Chaos Engine 2 (https://www.goodolddays.net/game/id%2C25/The-Chaos-Engine-2.html) should be a good game. The idea behind it works for me. So I give it a try every couple...
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 28 July 2021, 20:46
Replies: 61
Views: 7,827
Posted By Mr Creosote
Updates since my last post: Tales of Maj'Eyal...

Updates since my last post:
Tales of Maj'Eyal (https://www.goodolddays.net/game/id%2C1447/Tales-of-MajEyal.html): a highly polished roguelike which revitalized the genre ten years ago
The...
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 10 July 2021, 18:36
Replies: 61
Views: 7,827
Posted By Mr Creosote
Today's update: coverage of Skeleton Krew...

Today's update: coverage of Skeleton Krew (https://www.goodolddays.net/game/id%2C1446/Skeleton-Krew.html).
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