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Best Elite Conversion

Bomb Jack
23
38%
Ikari Warriors
8
13%
Space Harrier
4
7%
1942
1
2%
Paper Boy
2
3%
Buggy Boy
9
15%
Ghosts N Goblins
14
23%
 
Total votes: 61

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Hot Topic - Best Elite Conversion

Post by Darran@Retro Gamer » Thu May 07, 2009 12:37 pm

Which was your favourite?
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Re: Hot Topic - Best Elite Conversion

Post by SirClive » Thu May 07, 2009 12:46 pm

WHERE IS COMMANDO!!!!!
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Re: Hot Topic - Best Elite Conversion

Post by CraigGrannell » Thu May 07, 2009 12:52 pm

That's kind of impossible to answer. To which platform? And are we talking best game or best conversion? Buggy Boy C64 is ace, but a crap conversion, for example.
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Re: Hot Topic - Best Elite Conversion

Post by woody.cool » Thu May 07, 2009 12:54 pm

It's hard to answer, but I've gone for Bomb Jack.
It's consistently good across most platforms (except the C64 version)

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Re: Hot Topic - Best Elite Conversion

Post by SirClive » Thu May 07, 2009 12:54 pm

From that list then Bomb Jack on the speccy is sublime. C64 Ghosts n Goblins is very good too. But you really should have Commando too.
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Re: Hot Topic - Best Elite Conversion

Post by mikeb » Thu May 07, 2009 1:12 pm

If anybody votes for 1942, I will hit them with a big stick :lol:

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Re: Hot Topic - Best Elite Conversion

Post by necronom » Thu May 07, 2009 1:12 pm

:? I saw the thread and thought "The Amiga version was the one I played most, and I reached Elite status. I'll go for that". I get in here and it's not about Elite!

I chose Ikari Warriors. I liked that quite a lot on the Amiga.
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Re: Hot Topic - Best Elite Conversion

Post by Antiriad2097 » Thu May 07, 2009 1:36 pm

From that selection, I'd have to choose Ghost's in Goblins, which just pips Space Harrier to the post for me.
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Re: Hot Topic - Best Elite Conversion

Post by paranoid marvin » Thu May 07, 2009 1:59 pm

Elite did some amazing conversions , but very much machine dependant. For instance , GnG on C64 and speccy is superb , whilst the Amstrad (ginger haired zombies?!) was ghastly. Likewise Speccy Spacce Harrier was great whilst C64 was very poor.

Overall , considering the ports were all pretty good , I would have to say Bombjack , but then again the re-imagining of Buugy Boy on the C64 is that good that I have to go for that
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Re: Hot Topic - Best Elite Conversion

Post by StickHead » Thu May 07, 2009 2:37 pm

I can't believe that Buggy Boy only has one vote! Both the C64 and Atari ST conversions are awesome... More votes please! :D
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Re: Hot Topic - Best Elite Conversion

Post by clarance » Thu May 07, 2009 2:44 pm

Have you seen Elite's Commodore 16 conversions, cos if you have, you will see quite clearly that my answer is none of them.
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Re: Hot Topic - Best Elite Conversion

Post by SirClive » Thu May 07, 2009 2:51 pm

C16 Bomb Jack, what is wrong with that?
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Re: Hot Topic - Best Elite Conversion

Post by clarance » Thu May 07, 2009 2:53 pm

Apart from the fact that it's sh!t?
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Re: Hot Topic - Best Elite Conversion

Post by SirClive » Thu May 07, 2009 2:53 pm

You're off your head mate ;)
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Re: Hot Topic - Best Elite Conversion

Post by clarance » Thu May 07, 2009 3:08 pm

So I'm told - but that doesn't conflict with the fact that Bombjack C16 is baba :)

Best conversion from Elite that I've played is Commando on the Spectrum.
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