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[#] Sun May 09 2021 19:39:11 MST from rss <>

Subject: Does anyone remember this very old, very niche Amiga 500 game? Crosspost from r/tipofmyjoystick

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Amiga 500


First person space shooter where you had to defend some space bases from being conquered by enemies

Estimated year of release:

Around 1985-1990 probably, maybe it's an older game ported to Amiga because it looked pretty bad for an Amiga game

Graphics/art style:

You just see the empty black space, enemies are very far away and they look like dots, the bases you have to defend looks like vertically placed yellow dumbells. Everything moves very slowly. There is also a map on the screen where you can see the enemies spreading and bases locations.

Notable characters:

I don't remember having ever seen any character in this game, you just shoot at slowly moving dots.

Notable gameplay mechanics:

There are 4 major bases you have to defend and other smaller bases, when you start the game they are all your friends, enemies start moving very slowly from the sides of the map towards the bases and you can see their advances on the map.

When enemies are close to a base you select that location on the map to go there, then you can see the "yellow dumbell" base floating and enemies trying to enter it, you shoot them from far away and it takes a while for the shot to reach them.

It's not an action game, it's more of a "guess where the enemy is going to be a few seconds from now" type of game.

If all the 4 major bases get conquered by enemies you lose the game.

Other details:

There is no background music, just sound effects.

It was on a floppy disk together with other games in a small compilation.

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[#] Mon May 10 2021 07:06:42 MST from rss <>

Subject: Is it possible to make a AmigaOS Virtual Machine in VirtualBox

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I have been trying to make a AmigaOS Virtual Machine in VirtualBox with no success. Does anyone here know how to make a AmigaOS VM

submitted by /u/Fragrant-Peanut-1320
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[#] Mon May 10 2021 08:29:40 MST from rss <>

Subject: New Speedball 2 mugs now available in my online store.

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[#] Mon May 10 2021 09:05:37 MST from rss <>

Subject: 2 Amiga 1200 tracks - Ragga Jungle and some Jungle Tekno with Pete Cannon

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[#] Mon May 10 2021 10:59:43 MST from rss <>

Subject: Wayfarer is the latest web browser for MorphOS, based on a recent branch of WebKit - Version 1.18

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[#] Mon May 10 2021 19:59:53 MST from rss <>

Subject: Read/Unpack ADF file

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Hi all!

Is there a PC program that can unpack an ADF file to a directory like a ZIP or RAR file? I can mount a disk in WinUAE, copy it to a hard drive directory on my PC but was looking for a simpler way.

Thanks in advance.

submitted by /u/Engelkott
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[#] Mon May 10 2021 21:12:06 MST from rss <>

Subject: Commodore Amiga: A Visual Commpendium -- yeah

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[#] Mon May 10 2021 21:16:12 MST from rss <>

Subject: You know the name -- thanks to Geoff Crammond for an epic game

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[#] Mon May 10 2021 22:59:39 MST from rss <>

Subject: Worms: The Director's Cut (Honourable Mention): Amiga Power All-Time Top 300 Blog

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[#] Tue May 11 2021 11:48:53 MST from rss <>

Subject: BBS's alive and doing well in 2021 - More social, less media - More Retro fun.

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[#] Tue May 11 2021 13:59:06 MST from rss <>

Subject: A600 wanted...

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Like a dummy, I got rid of the last 600 I had and I'm pining to have one again... Ebay is ridiculous so I thought I might query the collective to see if anyone here might have one they are on the fence about getting rid of. I am a collector/user, not a reseller and would likely end up running a bbs on it.. and even if not it would most certainly get used...

Regardless, thanks for the awesome reddit.. I am a bbs software collector (all platforms) as well as a bluebox/wardialer/codescanner/etc software collector (most platforms)..

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[#] Tue May 11 2021 19:01:18 MST from rss <>

Subject: Amiga Hardware Programming in C video series by Wei-ju Wu

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[#] Tue May 11 2021 21:17:58 MST from rss <>

Subject: ISO singing female voice clip for the Amiga, circa 1986

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Hi folks, when I was a kid, my mom worked at an Amiga dealer and the salesmen would play a clip of a woman singing to demonstrate the sound capabilities of the computer.

I can't remember the lyrics, but it had a loud, rock-synth vibe and the clip was about 10 seconds long and it ended with the singer wailing a bit at the end.

Not sure if this rings a bell with anyone, but I'd love to be able to hear that clip again.

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[#] Wed May 12 2021 11:33:44 MST from rss <>

Subject: F1GP within Power Play - boom

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[#] Wed May 12 2021 11:31:01 MST from rss <>

Subject: Power Play - back in the days

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[#] Wed May 12 2021 11:49:57 MST from rss <>

Subject: Sandisk Ultra Compact Flash 16 GB

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Sandisk Ultra Compact Flash 16 GB

Can I boot from this card? Amiga 1200 with Kickstart 3.1 ROM (from

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[#] Wed May 12 2021 17:43:02 MST from rss <>

Subject: Amiga GBA 1000 Tour [2016]

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[#] Wed May 12 2021 19:24:50 MST from rss <>

Subject: Commodore Amiga - Block Breaker game - 20 min PILL

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[#] Thu May 13 2021 02:47:37 MST from rss <>

Subject: AMIGA Demoscene video Starstruck

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