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Re: iPhone/iPad/iPod Touch game recommendations

Post by sscott » Sun Mar 27, 2011 4:43 pm

felgekarp wrote:
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felgekarp wrote:Picked up Fast Stiker today, it's pretty much the Dreamcast version for just a few quid.
Do you know how it compares to the DC and/or Neo Geo versions?

For instance, does it have the same quality soundtrack, the transparency effects of the DC version and/or the extra animation frames of the Neo Geo version?
I haven't got my DC version at the moment so I can't do a comparison.
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Post by felgekarp » Sun Mar 27, 2011 5:00 pm

I'm not sure but maybe he can let us know how the 2 versions compare.
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Post by DreamcastRIP » Mon Mar 28, 2011 3:01 am

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Post by psj3809 » Mon Mar 28, 2011 4:20 am

'Apparently' it was the last released game on the Dreamcast - Bit pricey but 'Fast Striker' is a great shoot em up, similar to the Cave ones with tons of bullets, really good game though.

Been playing/reading Warlock of Firetop Mountain which is some great old skool action

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Post by Mire Mare » Mon Mar 28, 2011 4:25 am

psj3809 wrote:Bit pricey but 'Fast Striker' is a great shoot em up.....
Until you said that I'd assumed Fast Striker was a football game!!

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Post by psj3809 » Mon Mar 28, 2011 4:42 am

Mire Mare wrote:
psj3809 wrote:Bit pricey but 'Fast Striker' is a great shoot em up.....
Until you said that I'd assumed Fast Striker was a football game!!
Exactly if i saw that name in a list i wouldnt bother looking at it, bit of a bizarre name. Then read that it was apparently the last Dreamcast game which was released, had a look at the screenshots, looks great. Pretty good 'Cave' style shoot em up

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Post by DreamcastRIP » Mon Mar 28, 2011 5:00 am

psj3809 wrote:
Mire Mare wrote:
psj3809 wrote:Bit pricey but 'Fast Striker' is a great shoot em up.....
Until you said that I'd assumed Fast Striker was a football game!!
Exactly if i saw that name in a list i wouldnt bother looking at it, bit of a bizarre name. Then read that it was apparently the last Dreamcast game which was released, had a look at the screenshots, looks great. Pretty good 'Cave' style shoot em up
Retro Gamer forum thread for said DC/Neo Geo game: http://www.retrogamer.net/forum/viewtop ... st+striker
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Post by skylarking » Tue Mar 29, 2011 3:17 am

I was asking about 'Metroidvania' style games not long ago, and a new one just turned up - 'Robot Wants Kitty'.
http://www.raptisoft.com/index.php?game=robotwantskitty
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Post by psj3809 » Tue Mar 29, 2011 4:06 am

skylarking wrote:I was asking about 'Metroidvania' style games not long ago, and a new one just turned up - 'Robot Wants Kitty'.
http://www.raptisoft.com/index.php?game=robotwantskitty
Yep got that one ! Very good game, love the retro sounding music. Wish it had a map though, half the time i'm totally lost and not sure where to go next.

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Post by psj3809 » Tue Mar 29, 2011 9:01 am

Just bought Fumes Stunt Racer (Basically Stunt Car Racer)

Never knew it was out, came out late last year. Early reviews werent great but the update seemed to have solved most issues. Just bought it, at £1.19 its not a huge risk, from the screenshots it looks great.

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Post by DreamcastRIP » Tue Mar 29, 2011 9:28 am

psj3809 wrote:Just bought Fumes Stunt Racer (Basically Stunt Car Racer)

Never knew it was out, came out late last year. Early reviews werent great but the update seemed to have solved most issues. Just bought it, at £1.19 its not a huge risk, from the screenshots it looks great.
Wow, thanks for the heads-up. I never even knew this existed. For those of us with memories of playing the original ST/Amiga game the graphics in this (unofficial?) update sure look stunning. :D
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Post by CraigGrannell » Tue Mar 29, 2011 11:15 am

I might give that another go, then. The initial release was awful in pretty much every conceivable way (poor physics, controls and a lack of opponents). The graphics were about the only good bit.
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Post by psj3809 » Tue Mar 29, 2011 12:05 pm

Yeah the early reviews werent good, apparently the latest update has fixed a fair few issues. One of the reviews on the appstore said you can tailor the sensitivity and mentioned changing it to 70% which seems to reflect the original Amiga game.

Havent tried it yet but happy to have 'discovered' it on the app store. Must admit i love looking through sites/mags/app store and trying to find some gems. I'll give it a proper go later, do hope it lives up to my expectations !

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Post by martin8777 » Wed Mar 30, 2011 9:08 am

psj3809 wrote:Also playing those Fighting Fantasy books a fair bit
Have you played the Deathtrap Dungeon one yet?

I've done Creature of Havoc and started City of Theives. Quite tempted by Deathtrap Dungeon for the next one....

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Post by psj3809 » Wed Mar 30, 2011 3:17 pm

martin8777 wrote:
psj3809 wrote:Also playing those Fighting Fantasy books a fair bit
Have you played the Deathtrap Dungeon one yet?

I've done Creature of Havoc and started City of Theives. Quite tempted by Deathtrap Dungeon for the next one....
Yeah got that one as well. Havent had a huge go of it yet

Playing Sorcery Part 1 but annoyed there's no sign if the others which were promised soon

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