When I hate the ST :o

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When I hate the ST :o

Post by AtariCrypt » Mon Jul 22, 2019 5:01 pm

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Some people seem to think I love every single Atari ST. (It's hard not too!)
Well, I don't. There are some stinkers out there and I think you might be shocked by one or two I picked ;)
Yolanda is only one... Click here for the others: https://ataricrypt.blogspot.com/2018/03 ... -hate.html

Agree? Disagree? But what are your stinkers???

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Post by exxos » Mon Jul 22, 2019 5:29 pm

I hate xenon, because I only ever once got off level 1 :lol:

I think lemmings in some respects is a great game, but I mostly get stuck after a few levels anyway :roll:

I don't like super Huey, I could never get the thing to take off, and I never liked Hunter either as it was just running around everywhere and that was it to happen :lol:
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Re: When I hate the ST :o

Post by AtariCrypt » Mon Jul 22, 2019 6:27 pm

Lemmings also felt like a lame port to me but Xenon?? Come on mate, surely not!!
Then again, I never got off "sector one". Not back in the day anyhow, only did it once or maybe twice the other year. Didn't cheat, honest.

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Post by exxos » Mon Jul 22, 2019 6:30 pm

Xenon is a iconic game for sure, great game, but I still hate it as I never got off level 1 :lol: Pretty much like any other game :lol: :roll:
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Re: When I hate the ST :o

Post by Cyprian » Mon Jul 22, 2019 7:21 pm

what was wrong with Lemmings? I loved that game and spent a lot of time with it.
friend of mine had amiga, and there only one thing was

The only objection was less fluent zoom out animation:
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A500:


I was curious, why they did cut that amimation on the ST
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Re: When I hate the ST :o

Post by exxos » Mon Jul 22, 2019 9:03 pm

While on about xenon, and I now have the music in my head, :lol: Theres a really cool xenon2 mix on my site, not mine, but I converted to flac

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Re: When I hate the ST :o

Post by DrF » Mon Jul 22, 2019 10:52 pm

Cyprian wrote:
Mon Jul 22, 2019 7:21 pm
I was curious, why they did cut that amimation on the ST
That's a very good question, maybe they chopped a few frames out of it to save space?
720k Atari disk vs 880k Amiga?
I mean it's quite a big picture, i'm assuming they used frames and not doing some zoom trickery on 1 picture since it's all a animation?

Edit: Watch the whole animation the ST one looks a bit laggy, is that because of a crap capture and YouTube, I don't remember it being that bad?

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Re: When I hate the ST :o

Post by Cyprian » Mon Jul 22, 2019 10:55 pm

DrF wrote:
Mon Jul 22, 2019 10:52 pm
That's a very good question, maybe they chopped a few frames out of it to save space?
720k Atari disk vs 880k Amiga?
I mean it's quite a big picture, i'm assuming they used frames and not doing some zoom trickery on 1 picture since it's all a animation?
720k vs 880k sounds reasonable
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Re: When I hate the ST :o

Post by DrF » Tue Jul 23, 2019 10:54 am

Maybe for a bit of fun compare the 3 versions PC, Amiga, ST, im sure there was a Mac version anyhow, compare the disk images see how big the files are and stuff like that, might provide a answer, I can't see there being a lot of differanec between the Amiga & ST versions, I assume it would have been a straight port anyhow.

Wikipedia says it was a Amiga 1st then ported out to everything else and anything else :lol:

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Re: When I hate the ST :o

Post by AtariCrypt » Tue Jul 23, 2019 1:15 pm

Oh how many times I've gone to wiki for various gaming info only to be told that the game I'm playing on my ST only came out on machines like the Amiga /etc/etc lol

It's sad if Psygnosis kept to the bog-standard 720kb disk rather than using 10 sectors. There's no excuses. But then again, they usually always cut corners for the ST. Never liked 'em! :x

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