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If you're open to suggestions... Impact with spinner support would be awesome. Plays better than Arkanoid (IMO) even though it looks a fair bit rougher. Easily one of my favourite ST games. I also can't believe Oids hasn't been done. It's a brilliant thing, I even own the Mac OSX version but can no longer play it as it's protection is locked to the computer it was registered on, which is long gone sadly. That version being bloody perfect.

 

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Impact is nice, agreed - but if I was to do another "Arkanoid" game it would be Tonic Tile :)

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Bionic Commando video - They look like ST graphics and STFM push scrolling to me. Looks nothing like the arcade so next time don't bother.

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Bionic Commando video - They look like ST graphics and STFM push scrolling to me. Looks nothing like the arcade so next time don't bother.

 

 

it IS ST graphics. I wish your monkey wasn't illiterate.

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Bionic Commando video - They look like ST graphics and STFM push scrolling to me. Looks nothing like the arcade so next time don't bother.

 

Correct, next time I decide to port Bionic Commando I won't bother.

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it IS ST graphics. I wish your monkey wasn't illiterate.

Ha, I guess he should start a new thread about Arcade ports to the Jaguar. Oh wait, Arcade games used all sorts of random and custom chips so doing direct ports would probably require something like a mame engine being done on the Jag... guess he should start working on that rather than criticizing ST ports. :P

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I have been going through my pile o Jag carts and got to Flashback. In my mind ST ports aren't a huge selling point because I can't play them on the Jag and I have ST's lying around everywhere. In saying that, I appreciate the genius of doing so. However, I was wondering why "Another World" hadn't popped up yet? Or the STe version of Zool, for that matter. Yes, I have OCD.

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Karamba. I did a search through Atari Age and nada. I missed that. I'm guessing it isn't available anymore? No Dreamcast or Saturn release either, it is worth owning just for that intro.

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Another World on the Jag wven has the enhanced graphics. Now if only A) Heart of the Alien was ported to the Jag (CD?) And B) was enhanced like Another World. Granted I bought a SegaCD for that very game!

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Karamba. I did a search through Atari Age and nada. I missed that. I'm guessing it isn't available anymore? No Dreamcast or Saturn release either, it is worth owning just for that intro.

 

 

It's available on evilbay. For a million bucks. I missed it too. It's killing me...

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I had a look, you could start new Jag production for less. ah well, there is always Pera's HD install ST version to play. It isn't like it is a bad version or anything. icon_wink.gif

 

Back to your regular programming.....

 

No Zool 1? icon_biggrinwink.gif

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In my mind ST ports aren't a huge selling point because I can't play them on the Jag and I have ST's lying around everywhere.

 

 

No Zool 1? icon_biggrinwink.gif

 

I'll get right on that for you ;)

 

(No offence taken)

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Star Wars - Arcade (Skunkboard)

 

 

Enjoy!

 

attachicon.gifStarWarsArcade-Skunk.rom

 

Awesome! My YT analysis makes me believe that is running at 60FPS, but the blockiness won't let me get an accurate polygon count :)

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I've always wanted a home port of the original Shadow Dancer, even though what we got on Genesis turned out to be a better game.

I wasn't even aware Shadow Dancer was released for the ST. I'd played it on the Genesis for sure, also at the Arcade a lot. Doesn't look half bad on the ST.

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I wasn't even aware Shadow Dancer was released for the ST. I'd played it on the Genesis for sure, also at the Arcade a lot. Doesn't look half bad on the ST.

Given the limits of the ST hardware, it is a pretty decent conversion.

Scrolling is pretty good, sensible choices of colours and some decent sized sprites.

Sound struggles at times, but it's not a game breaker.

It just needed checkpoints in the levels to make it a bit less frustrating.

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