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from the forum question for issue 41

Post by Darran@Retro Gamer » Mon Jul 16, 2007 11:53 am

Hi gang, time for the usual monthly drill :)
This month's question is

What's the best Bitmap Brothers game?
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Post by forestville » Mon Jul 16, 2007 12:01 pm

Xenon for the Amiga is the best by far, I like that you can transform your jet into a land vehicle by pressing the space bar, also good music and graphics.


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Post by batman877 » Mon Jul 16, 2007 12:05 pm

The Chaos Engine (particularly the Amiga CD32 version with its superior intro and music). For me it was kind of a classic update of Gauntlet!

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Post by psj3809 » Mon Jul 16, 2007 12:23 pm

Speedball II has to be the best, nothings better than beating up your best friends players in the game. Seeing the ambulance take off his best player who you have injured always brings a smile.

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Post by The Master » Mon Jul 16, 2007 12:28 pm

Yep, definitely Speedball 2. Got me into no end of trouble trying to recreate it at the local iceskating rink. An honourable mention to Xenon 2 as well though, I had my first ever proper snog whilst listening to the soundtrack!!

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Post by Dark Reaper » Mon Jul 16, 2007 1:13 pm

Speedball 2, definitely Speedball 2. It is one of only 2 sports games that I've ever really enjoyed (the other being SWOS).
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Post by Dudley » Mon Jul 16, 2007 1:16 pm

Super Bitmap Kart.

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Post by Smurph » Mon Jul 16, 2007 2:10 pm

Definitely Speedball 2, but I also loved Gods on the Megadrive. Bloody hard as nails though.
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Post by SirClive » Mon Jul 16, 2007 2:16 pm

Speedball

Am I the only one who prefered the original? The pure simplistic brutality of it was wonderful.
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Post by paranoid marvin » Mon Jul 16, 2007 2:17 pm

Well , as the only really decent game they released was Speedball 2 ,the choice isn't that difficult
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Post by MC1 » Mon Jul 16, 2007 2:21 pm

Xenon on the ST.

The first 16 bit game I played after having a Speccy for years.
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Post by Rev. Stuart Campbell » Mon Jul 16, 2007 3:47 pm

It goes:

1. Speedball 2
2. Speedball 2
3. Speedball 2
4. Hitler
5. all the other Bitmaps games

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Post by The Master » Mon Jul 16, 2007 3:52 pm

I invoke Godwin's Law, this thread should be closed, and all of us what have posted should be in the magazine :D

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Post by paranoid marvin » Mon Jul 16, 2007 3:55 pm

MC1 wrote:Xenon on the ST.

The first 16 bit game I played after having a Speccy for years.
And made you feel like you wished you hadn't bothered upgrading? :wink:
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Post by Antiriad2097 » Mon Jul 16, 2007 4:01 pm

I expect some backlash, but I propose Magic Pockets.
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