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Old 05-13-2005, 12:30 PM   #1
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Alucards C64/Amiga memories and reviews

I was looking at my favourite C64 site and I got that gooey sloppy almost melting feeling as I recalled all those brilliant games. So since majority of you probably never even played them, I'm gonna throw up some of my memories here for as long as this idea amuses me. For now theres nothing because I'm in happy memory mode.
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Old 05-13-2005, 12:38 PM   #2
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Finally, I will know some stuff about C64 and Amiga games.

Note-Before any misunderstanding happened, C64 and Amiga, either did not release in my country or I was not born when any one of them released, so it is not my fault.
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Old 05-13-2005, 01:09 PM   #3
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Well the C64 lifespan was roughly from 1983 to 1989, which led to the Amiga being released. That lasted to around 92 and a couple years onwards since in 92 they brought out the Amiga1200, which was more like a PC.
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Old 05-13-2005, 01:24 PM   #4
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Commodore 16 was my first computer then I went onto the Commodore 64 and played it until the release of the PsOne. Then went back to the older consoles. Great times indeed...
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Old 05-13-2005, 01:26 PM   #5
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So I was right. C64 released when I was yet to be born and Amiga did not release in my country.
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Old 05-13-2005, 02:30 PM   #6
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I was a C-64 and then an Atari ST man myself. The Amiga and Atari ST had many of the same games, but I will admit, that the Amiga was a slightly more powerful gaming and multimedia machine. I would take TOS over Workbench anyday though.

My first computer was actually an Atari 400, but that was way to underpowered with only 16k. I saved up a bunch of money from a summer job as a kid and couldn't decide what to get, one of the new Atari 65/130XE or the C-64c or C-128 computers. My heart was with Atari, but the C-64/128 line was pulling ahead and getting more of the cool new games. I went with the C-64c and was happy with all the great games, software and the cool high tech design.

I think the Amiga actually came out in late 1985 or early 1986. I know the Atari 520 ST came out in 1985 and beat the Amiga 1000 to market by a few months. The Amiga 1200/3000 and Atari Falcon computers were actually some really powerful gaming machines, but the writing was already on the wall, as the Windows/Intel juggernaut was taking over. For a while, I even though Apple and the Mac were done for.

Remember when Electronic Arts used to make really good original games? They were independent Electronic Artists...oh how times have changed. Ever since Trip Hawkins left EA, they went down hill.
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Old 05-13-2005, 06:49 PM   #7
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I almost bought an Atari ST. I liked the way that cheeseball flight simulator looked that they advertised on TV. But I ended up getting a Sega Master System instead. THANK GOD!
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Old 01-06-2007, 01:26 PM   #8
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Hi there everybody.
I'm new to this site, and i really need the help of somebody who knows about C64 games.
Im starting to go mad, cos its all i can think about sometimes.

I am looking for info on a game I used to play some 15+ years ago, but unfortunately i can't remember the name of it, or which games company released it.

I can best describe it as been a game where as an adventurer the player had to make their way through numerous levels/worlds avoiding all manner of baddies and nasties, and inparticular HELLHOLES!

The hellholes stick in my mind quite vividly as they were quite big sprites on the screen and somewhat colourful. they were red and yellow in colour and if you fell into one of these, the game was either over or you lost a life.

This game was a distraction for me when i was at school, I used to play it all the time, and had many hours of fun playing it.

PLEASE IF ANYONE CAN HELP IN MY QUEST TO FIND THIS GAME PLEASE GET IN TOUCH.

thanks C64_UK-PAUL.

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Old 01-06-2007, 01:34 PM   #9
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a quick google search for "commodore 64 hellholes" comes up with Ninja Massacre...is that it?
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Old 01-06-2007, 03:08 PM   #10
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Yes it is thanks, i din't think id ever find it tried alsorts of searches but not that 1.
i have an emulator for it, now i just need the game

Many thanks matey!!

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Old 01-07-2007, 07:23 AM   #11
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I didn't even know this thread existed.

Alucard you damn geezer.

Don't you torture the kids who throw baseballs into your shack enough with your 'tales of olde'?

Shit, they just wanted some Nestle Quik.
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Old 12-25-2007, 01:27 AM   #12
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<AluTard> nooooooooooooo all my screens are broken!!!!!!
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Old 12-25-2007, 02:34 AM   #13
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Yes it is thanks, i din't think id ever find it tried alsorts of searches but not that 1.
i have an emulator for it, now i just need the game

Many thanks matey!!

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There's a site called Underground Gamer if you don't mind torrents, I'm currently halfway through downloading every commodore64 game on one zip file. 902,000+ files, lol.

I've already downloaded collections for the Snes, Nes, Turbografx16, Genesis, Gameboy/Color and Master System.
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Old 12-25-2007, 08:19 PM   #14
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Most of the pictures on the review disappeared!





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Finally, I will know some stuff about C64 and Amiga games.

Note-Before any misunderstanding happened, C64 and Amiga, either did not release in my country or I was not born when any one of them released, so it is not my fault.
OMG! I was soo cute! <3
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Old 12-26-2007, 12:55 AM   #15
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You're always cute paper! <3
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