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Old 21 May 2021, 15:39   #1
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Metal Gear - Amiga Port - Released!

Originally released in 1987 for the MSX2, Metal Gear became an instant classic. Designed by the legendary Hideo Kojima, it spawned a huge franchise in stealth gameplay and is considered one of the top games from the platform. While there are ports for the NES, Spectrum and C64 they were missing a lot of the key details from the original game. An Amiga version was once advertised in a magazine but sadly was consigned to myth and legend. That is until now.

Based on a full and commented disassembly by Manuel Pazos of the original MSX2 game cartridge, this Amiga port has been built to ensure as near a perfect conversion as possible. Gameplay elements remain intact while additional features have been layered on-top to ensure the fullest experience possible of Metal Gear on the Amiga.
  • Code ported from Z80 to 68000 assembly by Hoffman
  • Gameplay adjusted to work at full 50hz/60hz
  • No slow-downs or sprite flicker
  • Multiple game modes
    • English Remix Fan Translation
    • Original European Version
    • Original Japanese Version
    • New Spanish Translation by Akira
  • Enhanced Amiga Soundtrack and SFX by Hoffman
  • Optional emulated MSX / PSG Music and SFX
  • Full support for CD32 gamepad for keyboard-less gameplay
  • Additional character graphics by Toni Galvez
  • All new ending / credits section
  • For any Amiga with 512kb Chip Ram + 512k Other Ram
  • Bootable disk image for low spec Amigas
  • WHDLoad installer by Psygore

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Old 21 May 2021, 15:44   #2
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Old 21 May 2021, 15:46   #3
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WOOHOO!
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Old 21 May 2021, 15:47   #4
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Ooh this looks very nice. * goes to download *
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Old 21 May 2021, 15:50   #5
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AWESOME!

http://www.indieretronews.com/2021/0...-gear-has.html
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Old 21 May 2021, 15:59   #6
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Originally released in 1987 for the MSX2
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Well done hOffman! And music sounds very original to me.
Great you made it til the end. Delivering a full polished game is a big (but rewarding) task
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Old 21 May 2021, 16:06   #7
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Outstanding, not just a conversion but a full on improvement. Look forward to checking this out over the weekend. Thanks h0ffman!
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Old 21 May 2021, 16:09   #8
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Will there be a port of Metal Gear 2 as well?
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Old 21 May 2021, 16:09   #9
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Well done chap, takes a lot of effort to see a project like this to completion
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Old 21 May 2021, 16:10   #10
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Old 21 May 2021, 16:29   #11
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Old 21 May 2021, 16:30   #12
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I'd like to report the first bug: no greets to Scoopex in the cracktro lol
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Old 21 May 2021, 16:38   #13
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Old 21 May 2021, 16:38   #14
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Awesome work. Congratulations h0ffman!!!
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Old 21 May 2021, 16:41   #15
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Congratulations on the accuracy and proficiency of the conversion! Finally a game that uses the cd32 joypad with all its keys! Music made in an excellent way, many options welcome as the possibility to change between 50hz and 60hz to enlarge the screen! Congratulations guys sure a fantastic job !!! They should take you as an example when it comes to ports! Amigans go and download it is absolutely worth it !!
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Old 21 May 2021, 16:47   #16
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Old 21 May 2021, 16:49   #17
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I hope my Spanish speaking friends enjoy the new Spanish translation I made for this, gonna make the Spanish MSX crowd mad with jealousy :P

It's been real fun testing these, big ups Hoffman for a huge release!
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Old 21 May 2021, 16:52   #18
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Plays really nicely

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Old 21 May 2021, 16:54   #19
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Fantastic news. Well done H0ffman and everyone else that contributed. Never played this, so it is going to be a real treat to try out on my freshly refurbished A500
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Old 21 May 2021, 17:01   #20
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Congratulations for this great conversion from MSX2.

Thank you very much from Amiga community.
Is there a chance to make a donation ?
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