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Old 19 January 2022, 12:44   #4681
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I'm having fun with The Evil Within. It's gory and bloody, and I admit I'm enjoying it.
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Old 19 January 2022, 13:24   #4682
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Blessed with some incredible Amiga ports lately so been rotating those around since xmas.

In the mainstream gaming world, Icarus. One of the best co-op survival games I have ever played. A forest fire is a sight to behold and induces major panic when its near your camp!
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Old 19 January 2022, 23:51   #4683
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I'm having fun with The Evil Within. It's gory and bloody, and I admit I'm enjoying it.
The first one was certainly amazing. The second one... Not for me.
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Old 22 January 2022, 13:17   #4684
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The first one was certainly amazing. The second one... Not for me.
Are the two games vastly different?
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Old 22 January 2022, 22:56   #4685
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Yes, the second one is a lot bigger and to me that makes it more of a generic horror experience rather than that orchestrated tunnel of terror that a devious game director built for you. It is what Dark Souls 2 was to Dark Souls 1, essentially. I'm sure if I gave it more time just like Dark Souls 2 it would have eventually grown on me, but... for a horror game I just don't want to make that kind of investment.
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Old 24 January 2022, 17:35   #4686
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Over weekend I had bit of retro-sessions...

Arcade:
* Defender
* Dig Dug
* Phoenix
* Scramble

Atari 2600
* Basketball
* Boxing
* Centipede (surprised myself going through multiple levels and close to 90k points)
* Defender
* Dig Dug
* Galaxian
* Keystone Kapers
* River Raid

Atari 5200
* Defender
* Keystone Kapers

MSX
Galaxian
Galaga

And also installed and played some Maniac Mansion in RecalBox on RPi 400.

After some discussions here, on Minimig profile for A500+ with HD installed Colonization and Battle Island and tried them a bit. Still love those 2 games and gives me some nostalgia playing them on Amiga. Now I remember why I had TV close to Amiga, to watch something while enemy has turn in Colonization... (boy, that is slow )
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Old 24 January 2022, 18:30   #4687
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I can't do an MSX retro session without playing Zanac, Eggerland, King's Valley and Road Fighter
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Old 24 January 2022, 21:52   #4688
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Added to list for next session.


It is sad that MSX had much better support and ports than Speccy, CPC464 or C64, but somehow they did get good share of market in Europe and seemed completely absent from USA market.
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Old 24 January 2022, 23:10   #4689
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The MSX did something here in the Netherlands though, I knew more people that had an MSX than a Commodore 64. I don't really care about ports, the machine has a glorious library of titles unique to it.
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I installed and played all 4 of them - and they are really good games, well playable and enjoyable. It took me some time to finish first stage of Road Fighter and did at least one level on all of them. Thank you for sharing list.

Any other gems you can remember form MSX?
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Wyrmstooth and Recorder mods
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I installed and played all 4 of them - and they are really good games, well playable and enjoyable. It took me some time to finish first stage of Road Fighter and did at least one level on all of them. Thank you for sharing list.
Yeah Road Fighter has a trick, if you get into a slip you can get out of it. I don't know the exact trick anymore, I remember it was something that goes against your instinct. Maybe to actually press in the direction that you are slipping towards?

Yes there are many more excellent MSX games in my brain, especially MSX2. BUT... I don't remember the names
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