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Anyone Recommend any PD/SHAREWARE games ?

Postby sut » Wed Apr 07, 2004 5:48 pm

Im currently making a ST collection of my favourite and/or recommended games from other people and magazine reviews. Looking at PD/SHAREWARE games most seem either crap clones of other games or just crap. I know there are exceptions like the Grandad games but I would like any recommendations as I dont want to sit and play through them all. Cheers

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Postby uknemesis » Wed Apr 07, 2004 7:09 pm

The PD games I liked the most are:-

Action Bughunt (very fun game based on aliens)
Alien Blast! (STE/Falcon only, maybe not PD?)
Astrodia
Chaos (my fav game on the Spectum but with very cool sampled sounds)
Cybernetix
Dynabusters
Glass Buttock of Tharg
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Postby Silver Surfer » Wed Apr 07, 2004 7:30 pm

Now, Roger is certainly the best Freeware game released for the STE. Great gameplay!

Also check out Tiles Osmosis. Very nice too, has given me many hours of fun so far.

Other then that... well I remember Snacman being a real fun game. I think it came on a ST Format cover disk, after issue 80 or somthing.

Nothing other springs to mind at the moment.

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Postby uknemesis » Wed Apr 07, 2004 7:43 pm

How could I forget such classics as Llamatron and Revenge of the mutant camels? :(

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Postby tobe » Wed Apr 07, 2004 9:36 pm

Silver Surfer wrote:Now, Roger is certainly the best Freeware game released for the STE. Great gameplay!

Also check out Tiles Osmosis. Very nice too, has given me many hours of fun so far.

Other then that... well I remember Snacman being a real fun game. I think it came on a ST Format cover disk, after issue 80 or somthing.

Nothing other springs to mind at the moment.

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Llamatron is still my favorite shareware game !
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Postby bpadinha » Wed Apr 07, 2004 10:01 pm

Wasn't Robotz freeware/shareware as well?

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Postby GT Turbo » Fri Apr 09, 2004 1:13 pm

tobe wrote:
Silver Surfer wrote:Now, Roger is certainly the best Freeware game released for the STE. Great gameplay!

Also check out Tiles Osmosis. Very nice too, has given me many hours of fun so far.

Other then that... well I remember Snacman being a real fun game. I think it came on a ST Format cover disk, after issue 80 or somthing.

Nothing other springs to mind at the moment.

Silver

Thanks a lot Sylver Surfer !!!

Llamatron is still my favorite shareware game !


Thanks Silver Surfer for giving 'Tiles Osmosis'

And now it's to me to say that 'Roger' is a cool game !!! From a cool guy !!


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Postby keili » Fri Apr 09, 2004 2:01 pm

I've played Tauris ST often. It's a german PD-game.

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Postby ST Graveyard » Fri Apr 09, 2004 2:05 pm

The best pacman game ever ... Crapman!! Superb graphics, amazing chiptunes and a great two player mode!!

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Postby oesii » Fri Apr 09, 2004 2:51 pm

I hadn't tried Crapman before so I found it and a bunch of great programs on this page:

http://www.users.zetnet.co.uk/atari_shack/download.htm

I've always enjoyed Dave Muncie's arcade ports and this site had Volume 1 of his complied work.

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Postby thothy » Sat Apr 10, 2004 4:59 pm

Some of my favourite freeware/shareware games for the ST:

- Hector versus the vampire tomatoes (or so)
- Fate master (excelent role play game)
- Azarian (a great Asteroids clone)
- Nishiran (great RPG in the style of Dungeon Master)
- NetHack (one of the best games ever!)

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PD/ShareWare games

Postby Apshai Guy » Sat Apr 17, 2004 4:09 am

Try these gems:

- SquareOff (or any of the Dave Munsie games...But this is one of my faves)
- HacMan II
- Hurry!
- Boing!
- Avecta
- Schoolyard Slaughter (it's a guilty pleasure :twisted: )
- Jeopardy and Triples (My uncle wrote these two game in the early nineties...They're very good)
- Who Stole the Peanut Butter
- V-Squared

Ahh, I know there's plenty of others, but these are all that come to mind right now... Some of those are probably hard to come by on the 'net, so if you want me to upload them, let me know.

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Postby simonsunnyboy » Sat Apr 17, 2004 6:41 am

If you don't mind that those are for s/w monitor:

- MacPan (one of the best Pacman clones for s/w monitor)
- Caveminer
- Eiskalt
- Tuzzle
- Huang Shi
- Gerhild's Challenge
- Thriller
- Gulp
- Vector Invasion
- Bouncing Boubles
- Megaroids (the ultimate asteroids clone)

Most are in german and I know them from the ST Computer PD series.

For color monitors,
Cybernetix and Starball come to mind.
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Postby Champions_2002 » Sat Apr 17, 2004 7:12 am

Here are quite few games

Game Description
    Nostram :Like gods
    Clod Hopper :a clone of bounty bob
    Herman :a boulderdash clone with great graphics
    Kev's World :platform game
    Grandad :a great graphic adventure
    Grandad 2 :as above
    Combat :operation wolf clone
    Robert in the Fire Factory :another clone of bounty bob
    Psycho Pig :platform game with a super hero pig
    Critical Mass :explore the underground world
    Grav I & II :a thrust clone
    Mr Dice :a tetris clone
    Ozone I & II :a great stos platform game
    Rockfall :a another boulderdash clone
    Slug :Platfrom game with you guessed it
    Slug 2092 :as above but this time he has legs
I hope this helps

I have loads more PD/Shareware games...[/list]
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Best PD Games?

Postby bjjones37 » Fri Jul 30, 2004 2:30 pm

You cannot leave out Eamon and it's adventures, and I thought DGDB was pretty good. How about Star Battle, and Orions Run, or ZXYM?
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Neon Lights compils

Postby Adrenalin » Fri Jul 30, 2004 4:27 pm

Hi

You should check out the Neon Lights PD/Shareware discs that are on Lee's FTP.

TCK had impeccable taste is compiling his releases, and they contain some great PD/Shareware games.

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Postby Justin Kace » Fri Jul 30, 2004 11:40 pm

Does anyone remember one called Domain? I have never forgotten it because of it's incredibly irritating music... :)

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Postby neo_rg » Sat Jul 31, 2004 3:42 pm

you could always check out the reservoir gods website, we have a
fair few games on offer, although a lot are falcon only there are some
that will work on the ste, like chuchu rocket for example

http://www.reservoir-gods.com/

have fun!! :D

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Re: Anyone Recommend any PD/SHAREWARE games ?

Postby Zap » Mon Feb 06, 2017 6:48 am

Anything by Dave Munsie. That guy made some amazing ST games. Best Berzerk game I've ever played at home.
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Re: Anyone Recommend any PD/SHAREWARE games ?

Postby simonsunnyboy » Mon Feb 06, 2017 5:43 pm

Now that was a necro bump deluxe ^^

back ontopic, where are the Neon Lights disks to be found these days?
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Re: Anyone Recommend any PD/SHAREWARE games ?

Postby lotek_style » Mon Feb 06, 2017 5:51 pm

Zap: Munsie stuff can be found here: https://demozoo.org/sceners/44198/

SSB: All from Neon Lights that I found yet is here: https://demozoo.org/groups/39675/
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Re: Anyone Recommend any PD/SHAREWARE games ?

Postby simonsunnyboy » Mon Feb 06, 2017 7:11 pm

*Leech mode active* Thanks, Lotek :)
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Re: Anyone Recommend any PD/SHAREWARE games ?

Postby Zap » Tue Feb 07, 2017 3:00 am

lotek_style wrote:Zap: Munsie stuff can be found here: https://demozoo.org/sceners/44198/

SSB: All from Neon Lights that I found yet is here: https://demozoo.org/groups/39675/


Oh, I have all of his games. I misunderstood the thread, I didn't know it was for requests. :)

In that case, I need House of the Rising Sun, and not in disk format.

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Re: Anyone Recommend any PD/SHAREWARE games ?

Postby AtariCrypt » Sat Jul 08, 2017 6:53 pm

Jetpac! What an awesome conversion of the Speccy classic.
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