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Posted: Mon Jul 16, 2007 4:17 pm
by Smurph
Backlash arriving in...




Clown's Pocket, more like!!

Posted: Mon Jul 16, 2007 4:28 pm
by Sputryk
As much as I love Speedball II (with all the 'ice cream, ice cream' I can eat) I have to say The Chaos Engine. Wonderful Dickensianesque graphics, great sound and a fine learning curve. It's a tough nut to crack even in Cheat Mode!

Posted: Mon Jul 16, 2007 4:44 pm
by michaelf
Chaos Engine - not only one of the Amiga's finest two-player games but enhanced enormously by some superb context-sensitive music. All of which was down to Richard Joseph, perhaps his finest on the Amiga.

And I liked the character cards you got in the box. A nice touch, but the music's definitely the clincher.

Posted: Mon Jul 16, 2007 5:14 pm
by sirclive1
The wonderful , never bettered speedball II on the amiga.

Posted: Mon Jul 16, 2007 6:48 pm
by Xesh
Gods. Mainly because it's the only one I can remember playing! :wink:

Posted: Mon Jul 16, 2007 8:03 pm
by Scapegoat
By and large, and over rated back catalogue, but Speedball 2 and Chaos Engine actually live up to the hype, with Speedball 2 edging it in the playability stakes.

Posted: Mon Jul 16, 2007 8:43 pm
by Elgin_McQueen
Speedball 2, not only exceptionally addictive but still playable today. Nobody ever talks about how good it was, they talk about how good it is!

Posted: Mon Jul 16, 2007 11:05 pm
by revgiblet
Tough question. I liked the one that had sunglasses in it and/or featured the word 'Nashwan'.

Posted: Tue Jul 17, 2007 12:06 am
by Shin_Gouki
Xenon, one of the first shmups I played.

Posted: Tue Jul 17, 2007 2:40 am
by will2097
For God I want an Atari ST full page add drooling nostalgia: 'Gods'.
For actual game play: Chaos Engine.

...and who said Magic Pockets? Pffft.

Posted: Tue Jul 17, 2007 4:01 am
by bolda
Ice Cream... Ice Cream... WOOOooo... WOOOooo... WOOOooo...

Posted: Tue Jul 17, 2007 5:51 am
by cruachan
The Chaos Engine! The 2 player co-operative feature was way ahead of its time and the ideas it had, for 1992, were breathtaking. Even the music was fantastic, a strength that the bitmap brothers always had. plus it had that unique shiny look to the graphics that was unique to the Amiga.

I finished the game with no cheats! I'll never forget walking around the chaos engine and the angry green face in the middle....ah memorys!

Posted: Tue Jul 17, 2007 6:03 am
by yakmag
Got to be Speedball 2 on the Amiga...

Superb gameplay, spot on GFX, SFX, well it's got one of the best known and often quoted samples EVER!!

But, don't download it to your phone, had it on my K750i and after 2 weeks the joystick on it was buggered!! Had to replace the phone!! :oops:

Posted: Tue Jul 17, 2007 6:34 am
by romanista
Speedball 2, one of the first amiga games i got, and one of the few i still play (althoguh the chaos engine on cell phone is quite nice too)

Posted: Tue Jul 17, 2007 6:42 am
by romanista
Antiriad2097 wrote:I expect some backlash, but I propose Magic Pockets.