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Best Looking: Atari ST Game?
« on: September 18, 2016, 17:56:51 PM »
This is purely about how beautiful the game looks, regardless of technical prowess or how awesome the sounds and music is or indeed how poor the game plays..

As I have never owned an ST I will open this one up to you guys?
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Re: Best Looking: Atari ST Game?
« Reply #1 on: September 18, 2016, 19:14:20 PM »
Hmmm tough one.... How about Magic Boy, Elf and Resolution 101 ?? Which are all in my humble opinion of course ;)
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Then again, there are so many. Black Lamp is another which I personally feel has always had some of the best sprites. So gorgeous! lol. I also looooove Zynaps, SWIV and Alien World. Strangely all are on AtariCrypt too (plug plug plug .. sorry lol)

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Re: Best Looking: Atari ST Game?
« Reply #2 on: September 18, 2016, 20:38:07 PM »
Actually Magic Boy is a fantastic shout. Your free to plug as a site reviewer and supporter lol.
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Re: Best Looking: Atari ST Game?
« Reply #3 on: September 18, 2016, 21:07:20 PM »
There was many exceptional ST titles, anything from Thailion was mostly seen as pushing the envelope, games like Wings of Death, Ghost Battle, Seven Gates of Jambala, Chambers of Shaolin , No second Prize. Plus they all had kick ass music, another one I loved was Powerdrome etc.. 

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Re: Best Looking: Atari ST Game?
« Reply #4 on: September 18, 2016, 21:20:38 PM »
Agreed but this is about how it looked. You will find that the best looking game is usually lacking in some way.


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Re: Best Looking: Atari ST Game?
« Reply #5 on: September 18, 2016, 21:21:42 PM »
I don't know the ST enough to be able to list any games for it. 
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Re: Best Looking: Atari ST Game?
« Reply #6 on: September 18, 2016, 21:22:38 PM »
It's a system I will be getting to know a lot better soon.   


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Re: Best Looking: Atari ST Game?
« Reply #7 on: September 19, 2016, 20:00:11 PM »
Wolfenstein 3D (so long as you remember to hit the * key for high details!)
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Re: Best Looking: Atari ST Game?
« Reply #8 on: September 28, 2016, 21:19:14 PM »
I think the ST had a sweet spot - 1987-89 where it was the 16-bit machine that games were developed on then ported elsewhere, afterwards it seemed the ST got a greater percentage of Amiga ports.

After a quick look online the Bitmaps kept coming up - Xenon 2: Megablast, Speedball 2, Chaos Engine, Gods. Yes, there all on the Amiga but as ST Games go they were graphically great (plus very playable). SWIV looked pretty tasty too.

On a separate note is there anyone running an ST with an Floppy Emulator. Both my Amigas have the Cortex type drives and I would get an ST if there's an equivalent.

 

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