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  1. Cuttle Cart 2. Had it right a long time ago. But... glad Concerto is a thing. Just wish they were more available.
  2. (Picture joke...)

     

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  3. Now you did see the lost Star Raiders II that was found a few years ago? That was a lot more like the original Star Raiders with some fun things added... like visiting planets and bombing Cylon bases. Great stuff.
  4. Joust for the ST is amazing. When CJ did the port of it to the Jaguar we found that all it needed was a good sound set. The best mix is the Atari ST Joust and the Atari Lynx Joust sound in my humble opinion. Moon Patrol CJ also ported to the ST. It looks stunning. Play-wise it is a little different, but not bad. The front cannon shoots missiles instead of energy bursts. And generally you fire that forward and it flies onward and does it's own thing. Good for taking out a boulder on the other side of a crater you are about to jump. Again, not bad, just a bit different. Star Raiders ST, the "Speed of light: 186,000 miles per second is not a suggestion it's the law" It's a fun enough game. Like Star Raiders II on the Atari 8-bit it did not have the 360 degree vectors and target tracking like original Star Raiders. Would be interesting to see 8-bit Star Raiders ported to the ST but you know, it was designed to play on the strengths of the 8-bit chip set so no matter what it would not be the same.
  5. Found this on the Rayman Discord: https://discord.com/channels/751563945768255609/757684646892011682 I love this lite jazz feel to this personally and probably on my regular playlist now. Reminds me of something Acoustic Alchemy would do and I'm a big fan of their work. Enjoy! Rayman Junior - Video Game OST - Mix Music composed and mixed by Daniel Masson. Programming and guitars: Daniel Masson UbiSoft Entairtainment 1997 Daniel Masson: Spotify:https://artists.spotify.com/c/artist/... Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/danielmasso... Website: http://www.danielmasson.net/ Soundcloud: https://soundcloud.com/daniel-masson Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/Daniel-Masso...
  6. Zool : Redimensioned is now out for steam. Overall it sounds like the kind of game I wanted, which was the camera pulled back a bit and Zool given a few more moves. They did the same with Bubsy with Woolies Strike Back and Paws on Fire. I look forward to trying this game, though granted I am not a PC gamer, and have a Mac. Really really wish this game had been released for PS4. Anyway, when I decide to get a PC (which will not be any time soon) the following review has assured me that Zool might not encourage new people to like Zool, but at least old fans will like it. https://www.heypoorplayer.com/2021/08/18/zool-redimensioned-review-pc/ I'm a old fan, so that is good. More Atari Jaguar mascots news as I find it.
  7. Ok hadn't heard of the ABC computers. Were they another 386?
  8. There were some things I was not able to give away at the Atari show in September, but I am setting those aside for the next show whenever that is. And I might have some things to sell too? Not sure.
  9. How cool is the Atari PC? About as cool as the Portfolio... pretty cool.
  10. That would have been cool. At least an Arnold right? But as far as I can tell the Bubsy plushes were only made for the developers at Accolade, and made during the Bubsy 1 time frame. So when the Bubsy plushes were made, Arnold and the other characters were not in use. And later when Bubsy 2 was being developed, the fame of Bubsy was riding off the fumes of the first game, so no extra marketing money was spent on other plushes.
  11. Morning all, Always love Bubsy plush sightings, and here is another one that just came up... https://www.ebay.com/itm/294490086304?hash=item4490fa1ba0:g:cOoAAOSwpVJhdOaG More about this later, but check it out! 7 pm CST same day.... Well, the plush just sold. Looks like a best offer got this. And that is awesome. The description of the auction was: " ULTRA-RARE! IMPOSSIBLE TO FIND! The Ultimate Holy Grail of Bubsy The Bobcat Collectibles! Listing Includes: Bubsy The Bobcat Plushie Mini Cut-Out Bubsy Stand *INTACT & UNUSED* Bubsy Lapel Pin (Premium from CES 1993) Bubsy Coffee Mug Hello, I am the original owner of this rare collection. Everything you see in this listing is like-new / mint condition. All items have been stored carefully in a temp-controlled home for nearly 40 years. These items basically never become available to the retail public so don't miss your chance to be one of a handful of individuals to own this piece of video game history! If you are lucky enough to become the owner of this collection, I'll let you in on a little secret connected to these items. Your purchase will be packaged with great care within a sturdy cardboard box and bubble wrap. " Would love to hear the behind the scenes story if the buyer wants to share that to post here sometime. But to the buyer we Bubsy fans say congratulations! Here are the other pictures from that auction, and what is nice, we finally get a good picture of the tag on the plush: The other pictures... Also funny point, this Bubsy plush has traveled through time being 40 years old. 1993 was only 28 years ago for the rest of us. <---- With love from the Bubsy Bobcat Fan Blog! See also: The Bubsy Plush Sightings List
  12. Today is Michael Berlyn's birthday! Wish him a great one at his Facebook page.. https://www.facebook.com/profile.php?id=100004994478706 And from our friend and fellow blog staffer Sponge Fox!!
  13. Sooo... anyone have a Rayman save file (one with complete play through) that they'd like to share?
  14. I was doing something I hadn't gotten to do for months, just look for Bubsy stuff. Searched ebay, nothing new. Searched Google, found a few other good hits, and then, I just cruized through Reddit. Some fun stuff. Always happy to hear fan music of Bubsy. Most of the time I've picked up such tracks on Sound Cloud, but lots of treasure on Youtube. Naturally Reddit just points the way. Squanchy verses Bubsy... always a fun comparison. Actually had fun collecting Squanchy items the last few years alongside the Bubsy items. There was a lot of material that has been reposted by u/BubsyFanboy reposted. First of many was this... Wow Bozwell went from bumbling villain to scary villain. Kinda looses who Bozwell was IMHO. He also reposted a Disney version of the Busby logo for a Bubsy cartoon series in 2020 (a what if)... Here is a "Question of Character" for Bubsy that is a lot like a Brawndo commercial like those in "Idiocracy" if you remember that. Goofy fun. u/BubsyFanboy and r/the_Bubsy ask Which stage do you consider the most memorable in the Bubsy franchise? Would be interesting to hear more answers to that one. Our ole pal SpongeFox makes an appearance... And other artists.. This is interesting... apparently a repackage of a Paws on Fire in a PS4 pKG form? This would be interesting to hear more about. Here is are links by r/BubsyTheodoreBobcat which has some interesting videos, such as a high res video of Super Bubsy, and a two player game of Bubsy 3D. Some fun Bubsy material and other videos: Here is an article of Bubsy love... Posted by u/watchdogzz 4 months ago Can we get some appreciation for Bubsy 1 and 2? [Discussion] I know it's trendy to hate on these games nowadays but I enjoyed the hell out of them as a kid, I can understand why some were dissapointed in the games if you were reading gaming magazines and got subjected to months of hype like Jirard the Completionist was. But I didn't have that problem as I didn't start reading gaming magazines until the 2000s so I never got subjected to any of the Bubsy hype, it and its sequel were just two of several Genesis games I inherited from my cousin so I had no real expectations for the game going in. But I have to say they both impressed me, they were no Sonic that's for sure but I found them engaging enough that I memorized all the levels pretty much inside and out and knew where all the hidden lives, continues and bonus stages were, i'd always try to get every single Yarn ball and marble I possibly could. At first I died a lot but I got pretty good eventually once I learned I could press both A and B at the same time and make a high jump and glide afterwards and I could make huge leaps to skip over tough parts of a level sometimes. I quite liked how the levels were designed especially in the first game, the train/canyon levels were my favorite as i'd never seen levels split into two distinct parts like that before and I especially loved exploring the gopher holes, it blew my mind seeing that whole network of tunnels in the 9th level with all the hidden goodies. I found the river levels the most difficult because of the sheer gauntlet of obstacles you have to deal with and having to stay on the raft and react to everything coming your way. The 2nd game took a bit longer to warm up for me until I learned about the item shop when to best use the nerf gun and the flash-bombs(or whatever they are called) and it took me a while to be able to beat Grand Tour mode but it was worth it, I know the creator of the first game had nothing to do with part 2 and the main designer apparently hated working on it, but I never would've guessed from playing it as it feels like a logical step forward. I also rather enjoyed the music in the series, particularly the carnival theme in the first game and the final boss theme in part 2(I also have to say I think the Genesis version sounds better than the SNES version) Anyone else think these games unfairly get a bad rap? And that is what I found for reddit entries for the last year or two. There were other comments, polls, and other things past. Fun seeing what was reposted or even posted for the first time here.
  15. Hey Bubsy fans!! Just wanted to say you know what the scariest part of Halloween will be this year? NO NEW BUBSY RELEASE!!! Ahhhhhhh!!!! Well, to us Bubsy fans at least. We got a nice release with Bubsy 3D, then much later with Woolies Strike Back... Then we got an announcement at least for Paws On Fire a couple of years later... And well, Bubsy and Halloween go great together. So Accolade, make sure we have some Bubsy with NEXT Halloween ok pals? To all of you.. Here are some more fan pictures of Bubsy getting in the spirit of Halloween... Love it!! For me, Halloween comes on my birthday month, which this year came with moving to a new house. One thing that makes it all less scary is getting my Bubsy collection set back up! In the end, have a great one out there, and enjoy lots of scary fun! Here is one from friend and fellow blog staffer Sponge Fox!! I think I enjoy Halloween because the more imperfect it is, the more fun it is. A lot like Bubsy! Until next time! Question for you fans... what is your favorite halloween candy? For Doctor Clu ... Candy Corn!
  16. Bubsy Bubsy Bubsy... Bobcat!

    1. tschak909

      tschak909

      FALLING DAMAGE?

      They put....FALLING DAMAGE IN A PLATFORMER?!

       

      *JONTRON-QUITS*

       

  17. So Facebook is down.   Good or bad news?

    1. Nathan Strum
    2. thanatos

      thanatos

      The best news.

    3. GoldLeader

      GoldLeader

      Well if you short sold FB earlier, it'd be Great news!   And time to close on the position, but I don't trade on margin...

  18. Checked my mail yesterday, which the mailbox is now an hour from where I live since I just moved. Wasn't there yesterday, guess I get to wait a week before I get to hear the soundtrack (which was the main reason I bought the all in one pack) Looking forward to it.
  19. Never for Halloween. I know, I'm shocked too. It has been cool the Bubsy advertisements that Accolade did for Bubsy for the last two games for Halloween. For Woolies Strike Back they did this one... For Paws on Fire they featured this one with all the playable characters on Twitter... https://twitter.com/BubsyThe_Bobcat/status/1057439917444259840 It is obvious the promo people for Bubsy were big Marvel fans as he keeps dressing in Marvel costumes ...
  20. Gotten in about a game a month lately. The scores below were made since I got the Game Drive. Bubsy doesn't have numbers for the high score, much like Joust I found out last night, so I use letters for numbers. I = 1 Z = 2 E = 3 F = 4 S = 5 G = 6 L = 7 B = 8 P = 9 Just moved, but for the first time since the move in I zipped through a game. Having played Bubsy here, it is officially now home.
  21. Could take the disc once you get it, rip it, and make a GD support file.
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