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Amiga CD32!
« on: October 26, 2012, 12:01:34 PM »
Hi guys, I recently bought one of these and I would like to ask you a couple of things.

In your opinion which are the best games for the system? I did a tiny list with Frontier and Super Skidmarks as my first must have titles but I never had any of the Amiga computers so I'm a bit lost..

I read that it's possible to attach an Amiga 2000 keyboard, Amiga compatible mouse and a floppy disk drive, any of you have this set up? Is it possible to play all the amiga games or just the 1200 ones??


Thanks in advance! ;)
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Re: Amiga CD32!
« Reply #1 on: October 26, 2012, 13:53:54 PM »
I believe its possible to play any Amiga games on it with the right attachments but there are several Amiga experts on here so I will wait for them to answer.

Games wise anything by The Bitmap Brothers, Team 17 or Sensible Software is good for a start!

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Re: Amiga CD32!
« Reply #2 on: October 26, 2012, 18:52:20 PM »
Super Stardust is definitely worth trying for the CD32.
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Re: Amiga CD32!
« Reply #3 on: October 26, 2012, 19:21:39 PM »
Quote from: "Alberto 2K"
Hi guys, I recently bought one of these and I would like to ask you a couple of things.

In your opinion which are the best games for the system? I did a tiny list with Frontier and Super Skidmarks as my first must have titles but I never had any of the Amiga computers so I'm a bit lost..

I read that it's possible to attach an Amiga 2000 keyboard, Amiga compatible mouse and a floppy disk drive, any of you have this set up? Is it possible to play all the amiga games or just the 1200 ones??


Thanks in advance! ;)

My top 20 would be;

Pinball fantasies nice Aga version with cd music
Super stardust
Beneath a steel sky with speech
Simon the sorcerer with speech
Banshee
Cannon fodder great on any system!
Fightin spirit decent beu
Flink
Gloom
Guardian
Gunship 2000
Int sensible soccer
Liberation
Nick fados golf
Pinball illusions
Roadkill
Shadow fighter
Theme park
Ultimate Super skidmarks
Worms

And microcosm is worth a quick play, even if to just see the amazing intro and graphics!

I have a blog post I made ages ago which list every cd32 game made with what extras it has over the Amiga version http://theamigacd32.blogspot.co.uk/

Regarding the keyboard yes you can, I used to have a cdtv keyboard, mouse and disk drive hooked up looked nice all in black! Any Amiga mouse will work.
The easiest way just to play without an expensive sx1 unit is buy a disk drive that sits on top of the cd32 they are sold on eBay every now and again, and yes it will play most ECS and Aga games, but you can't just plug a disk drive in the cd32 as it doesn't have a parallel port as standard.

Edit:

http://www.ebay.co.uk/itm/Commodore-Amiga-CD32-SX1-Paravision-CD32-to-A1200-/120894817131?pt=UK_VintageComputing_RL&hash=item1c25e4836bhttp://amiga.resource.cx/exp/search.pl?product=&company=analogic&amiga=&intf=&mid=&base=dec&pid=
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Re: Amiga CD32!
« Reply #4 on: October 26, 2012, 19:36:01 PM »
Only ever played Alien Breed: Tower Assault on one.. Would like to pick one up myself one day..
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Re: Amiga CD32!
« Reply #5 on: October 26, 2012, 21:09:24 PM »
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Re: Amiga CD32!
« Reply #6 on: October 26, 2012, 21:28:24 PM »
Zaipy, I forgot to tell you that here's a CD32 that it's still at a nice price and comes with a lot of games:

http://www.ebay.es/itm/160907829228?ssP ... 1062wt_932

I was going to bid on it but I finally decided to buy another one as the shipping to Spain is very expensive.
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Re: Amiga CD32!
« Reply #7 on: October 26, 2012, 21:35:23 PM »
Thanks for your comments!
Btw Simon the sorcerer and btss for that matter are both playable without a mouse, though in the long run its well worth getting a mouse!
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Re: Amiga CD32!
« Reply #8 on: October 27, 2012, 18:10:45 PM »
Yeah that is some awesome stuff Jay. How you never had a huge site dedicated to retro is beyond me with all your blog sites and so on.

Anyway cheers for that eBay link fella. Whacked a bid in. See what happens.
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Re: Amiga CD32!
« Reply #9 on: October 27, 2012, 21:58:26 PM »
Quote from: "zapiy"
Yeah that is some awesome stuff Jay. How you never had a huge site dedicated to retro is beyond me with all your blog sites and so on.

Anyway cheers for that eBay link fella. Whacked a bid in. See what happens.
Lol true, I did make other sites that no longer are around sadly, nowadays I'm playing more rather than writing or learning HTML!
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Re: Amiga CD32!
« Reply #10 on: October 28, 2012, 18:26:30 PM »
As offered before.. you know your welcome here and more mate..

I am still winning that bid alberto... ;)
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Re: Amiga CD32!
« Reply #11 on: October 29, 2012, 12:45:03 PM »
Did you finally won the auction zapiy? If not take a look on eBay uk, there some of them there. :)

Are these internal HDs compatible with the CD32 or are just for the computers?

http://www.ebay.es/itm/Amiga-A600-1200- ... 799wt_1282


Can't wait to receive it!!
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Re: Amiga CD32!
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Re: Amiga CD32!
« Reply #13 on: October 29, 2012, 16:46:49 PM »
I missed out on it. Was not willing to go as high as it ended up selling for. Will keep looking, I am sure I will get a bargain.
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Re: Amiga CD32!
« Reply #14 on: October 29, 2012, 18:52:20 PM »
Some really cool looking games in that video. I imagine finding a NTSC version is pretty hard though. What exactly is the story on the CD32 in North America? I thought I read that it wasn't released in the US because of copyright but they did release it in limited numbers in Canada. Is that correct?