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Old 19 March 2021, 01:08   #581
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Hmmm can't remember the first game I actually played. My brother got it for Christmas and it was the movie magic A500 pack so it could have been Shadow of the Beast II, Nightbreed, Days of Thunder, Back to the Future PT2. Some of the first copied games then he got were like Torvak the Warrior, Speed Ball, Interphase, Super Cars.........so many!
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Old 19 March 2021, 01:12   #582
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A600HD playing Myth that came bundled with it - I was blown away!

Until I learnt how to install the other games (Epic, Trivial Pursuit, Rome AD92) that came bundled with it.
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Old 19 March 2021, 17:09   #583
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Sometime in early 1988, a friend of the family upgraded their C64 to an A500. As he no longer required the C64 hardware, it was up for grabs - and I had first refusal at getting the 1541, discs and a MPS801 printer. Anyway, I called round to check out the 1541 etc - and of course the new A500.

I recall being blown away at how good PacMania looked - no borders / full screen scrolling!

Also got to check out Battle Chess, Amegas, Aaargh! , Starray, Goldrunner and a few others that escape me now.

A few years later I upgraded to a A500 myself, and the same family friend turned up at the house one day with a nice box of discs to get me started. Good times.
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Old 19 March 2021, 21:18   #584
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Cinemaware's Defender Of The Crown & S.D.I. in 1987 or 1988...
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Old 17 April 2021, 22:18   #585
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I cant remember, it was an offroad game that my auntie had. I was amazed. A few years later, my dad saved weekly for a family Amiga and I spent most of my time playing Batman.

The game I remember playing and thinking, well, that's me cemented as an Amiga fan forever, was probably Super Frog, or Simon the Sorcerer (which was made in my hometown).
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Old 18 April 2021, 09:08   #586
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Lotus Turbo Challenge... in 1991
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Old 18 April 2021, 10:50   #587
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lionheart on the a1200
i had become this game for free with my a1200 bundle
the shop owner was great.
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Old 18 April 2021, 11:30   #588
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Mind Walker.

My parents were cleaning up their house/garage a few months ago and asked if I wanted our original 500, plus another 500 & 2 1200's. I gladly jumped at the opportunity. First game I fired up on it again after more than 20 years was Mind Walker
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Old 30 April 2021, 14:46   #589
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One on One: Dr. J vs. Larry Bird

Even back in 1986, It was awful.
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Old 30 April 2021, 20:10   #590
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One on One: Dr. J vs. Larry Bird

Even back in 1986, It was awful.
What are you talking about? Epic battles.
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Old 30 April 2021, 22:54   #591
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Battle Chess was the first Amiga game I ever saw. Then there was some Summer Games type game. Can't remember the title but it had a loop of Laura Brannigan's "Self Control" playing over the menu, or possibly the intro. This absolute blew my mind and I went into debt a few days later to get an A500 and television.
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Old 30 April 2021, 22:56   #592
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First game I saw was 'It Came From The Desert'. Great adventure game which still plays well today.
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Old 01 May 2021, 00:18   #593
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Mind Walker.

My parents were cleaning up their house/garage a few months ago and asked if I wanted our original 500, plus another 500 & 2 1200's. I gladly jumped at the opportunity. First game I fired up on it again after more than 20 years was Mind Walker
One of a very few games which were true Amiga games.

And by that I mean, weren't the product of the Amiga trying to be something it wasn't.

'Sinbad and the Throne of the Falcon' is another example.

Bill Williams was an absolute legend.
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Old 02 May 2021, 18:38   #594
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This would be Marble Madness...and from the magazines Defender of the Crown
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Old 12 May 2021, 02:35   #595
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Return to Atlantis. I saw a preview of it in a magazine and knew I had to have it and the Amiga. A few years later when I was about to get my Amiga at last I bought the game in anticipation. It was an incredible experience for me to play it, one that was almost immediately surpassed by better Amiga games. Looking back, it's difficult to remember those screenshots blowing my tiny mind.
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Old 12 May 2021, 11:21   #596
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First ever game witnessed was F-16 Combat Pilot on a A500.
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Old 12 May 2021, 11:32   #597
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rick dangerous 2 on friend's amiga 500 and crawling granades I wanted to have it.
After few years of convincing my parents they bought me Amiga 1200 eventually and first game there was sensible soccer.
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Old 13 May 2021, 08:28   #598
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I had a commodore 64 when I first saw an amiga game in action. I was swapping games at a friends house and his older brother just bought an amiga and was playing Speedball. I was totally blown away by the gfx and sound. 3 months later I had one for christmas 1989 the batman pack.

I recently got back in to my c64 with pi1541 and tapecart sd still very fond of the machine.
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Old 13 May 2021, 10:59   #599
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Buggy Boy at a friend's house -still one of my favorite games
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Old 14 May 2021, 00:11   #600
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I had an ST before my amiga, went round to friends house,he should me Shadow Of The Beast 2,the rest is history, still got a 1200 (not my 1200 tho) cant remember what happened to that.
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