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Imagic

Post by kelp7 » Thu Jul 18, 2013 3:28 am

Has RG ever done a piece on Imagic ? Would love to read the company history / best games etc
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Re: Imagic

Post by oldtimer » Mon Sep 09, 2013 9:31 am

Its quite an Interesting history,ive read it in a book ,and i always have a soft spot for the imagic Atari 2600 carts so, colourful and quite playable too even now :D
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Re: Imagic

Post by merman » Mon Sep 09, 2013 10:00 am

A quick search of the online index does not show any specific articles, sure they were mentioned in a couple of the Atari pieces...
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Re: Imagic

Post by PanzerGeneral » Mon Sep 09, 2013 2:07 pm

I would quite like to see an Imagic feature - not a rose tinted review of the top sellers though. Imagic did put out quite a few duffers - for every demon attack, atlantis, star voyager and cosmic ark - there was a fire fighter and riddle of the sphinx etc.

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Re: Imagic

Post by oldtimer » Wed Sep 11, 2013 11:12 am

PanzerGeneral wrote:I would quite like to see an Imagic feature - not a rose tinted review of the top sellers though. Imagic did put out quite a few duffers - for every demon attack, atlantis, star voyager and cosmic ark - there was a fire fighter and riddle of the sphinx etc.
Funny you should say,but i always enjoyed riddle of the sphinx :D
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Re: Imagic

Post by kelp7 » Fri Nov 08, 2013 4:36 pm

Had forgotten I'd even asked the question! Still would love an Imagic article!

And had a sort of soft spot for Firefighter :) it was alright but much preferred playing Cosmic Ark for sure
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Re: Imagic

Post by oldtimer » Mon Nov 11, 2013 4:41 am

kelp7 wrote:Had forgotten I'd even asked the question! Still would love an Imagic article!

And had a sort of soft spot for Firefighter :) it was alright but much preferred playing Cosmic Ark for sure
Cosmic ark used to drive me mad lol :P
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Re: Imagic

Post by PanzerGeneral » Mon Nov 11, 2013 4:38 pm

I do have a soft spot for Imagic, not just for the 2600 stuff-they were one of the better third party developers for the TI99/4a and did dome good stuff, I have Microsurgeon, Moon Mine, Moonsweeper, Fathom and Super Demon Attack(super demon attack being the best conversion graphically in my opinion-shame about some dodgy collision detection)-Imagic are also supposed to have done Wing War for the TI but I still have not managed to procure a copy.

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Re: Imagic

Post by kelp7 » Wed Nov 13, 2013 11:42 am

oldtimer wrote:Cosmic ark used to drive me mad lol :P
Heh, I used to play two-player co-op with my friend and we managed to get to a stage where there were little Pac-Men running around the planet surface! No idea how we got there as the beam laser was firing so fast it was like a solid line!
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Re: Imagic

Post by paranoid marvin » Mon Nov 18, 2013 4:06 pm

I'm pretty sure that Imagic have had an article - something about Demon Attack being too simlar to Galaxian or somesuch?

Yes they made some brilliant Atari games, Atlantis being one of my favourites. The most memorable thing about them though were those bright shiny silver boxes the carts came in.
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