In article <nmjebn$7ja$1...@dont-email.me
>, Ryan P. <ryann...@gmail.com
> On 7/17/2016 7:58 PM, Your Name wrote:
> > In article <ab7ccddf-f4dc-4def...@googlegroups.com
> > Joel S <fisk...@gmail.com
> >> On Tuesday, March 25, 2014 at 12:44:49 AM UTC+1, Daniel Mandic wrote:
> >>> Dear subscribers!
> >>> Please tell your favourite AMIGA Game (and why...). Just one guess!
> >> Surprised to see that nobody has mentioned Perihelion or any Cinemaware or
> >> Horrorsoft/Adventuresoft titles.
> > Cinemaware games looked good, but tended to be horribly slow playing
> > due to continually loading.
> I really like Wings. Only had to deal with disk loads between
> missions. And with my Supra 28 MHz accelerator, played beautifully.,
Wings was good ... but waiting for the loading was a pain (as was the
constant disk swapping until we got a second drive, and then a hard
Mind you, there have bee much worse games. On the Apple II (also on
C64) there was a great game called Castle Wofenstein, the original game
not the 3D rubbish, ... but it takes AGES to load from disk and if you
caught quickly you had to wait for the menu to reload and then start a
new game and wait for it to reload. Even with a "turbo" loading on the
Apple II emulator, it's still painful. :-\
> >> If I were to pick a single game it'd be Perihelion: The Prophecy.
> >> To me that game encompasses all I love about Amiga games, the absolutely
> >> stunning art with a really beautiful color palette, the dark sci-fi setting
> >> and atmospheric music, and of course it's a game within the pretty much
> >> quintessential genre of that era - the first person grid based dungeon
> >> crawler.
> > I can't remember ever playing that one. We did play all the SSI dungeon
> > games (on C64 and Amiga).
> For dungeon crawlers, I always like Black Crypt. But I was addicted
> to the SSI games, too. :)
> I was always disappointed that they never made an Amiga version of
> Alternate Reality: The Dungeon. Was one of my favorite games on the C64.
We finished all the SII games, and many of the others like Bard's Tale.
I may even still have some of the maps we drew while playing them. I
still, play similar games on my Mac now.
> Frontier Elite II was good, too... despite its bugs!
There's a sort-of new version:
If you've got a PlayStation 4 console, there's a new game called "No
Man's Sky" which some reviewers are calling "Elite for a new century"
(it apparently has 18,446,744,073,709,551,616 planets you can visit!).