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Topic # 198708 19-Jul-2016 19:31
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Just spotted this on Steam - the retro Cinemaware Anthology is available for $1.79.

 

Never had all these games, but played a lot of Defender of the Crown, Rocket Ranger and TV Sports Football on my Atari ST.

 

Games included:

 

Defender of the Crown
SDI
The King of Chicago
Sinbad and the Throne of the Falcon
Lords of the Rising Sun
Rocket Ranger*
It Came From the Desert
It Came From the Desert II: Antheads
Wings!
TV Sports: Football
TV Sports: Basketball
TV Sports: Baseball
TV Sports: Boxing


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  Reply # 1595279 19-Jul-2016 20:00
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Holy ****.........must get :D





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  Reply # 1595293 19-Jul-2016 20:28
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OMG the number hours spent on these games would be in the hundreds.  I think I might be buying my first pc game/s in a long time.


 
 
 
 


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  Reply # 1595294 19-Jul-2016 20:30
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$1.49 on the US steam store, not changing it back to save a few cents. Never heard of the games but for the price why not.





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  Reply # 1595309 19-Jul-2016 20:40
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richms:

 

$1.49 on the US steam store, not changing it back to save a few cents. Never heard of the games but for the price why not.

 

 

 

 

Well they're all very old games but Wings was my favourite Amiga flying game, spent hours and hours on Lords of the Rising Sun, It Came from the Desert and Defender of the Crown.  TV Sports Football was my introduction to Gridiron.

 

 

 

Worst case scenario you spend a couple of $$$ on a hour or two of trying them out lol still not bad value.


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  Reply # 1595372 20-Jul-2016 00:00
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...yep after 30 years I still suck at Jousting :\

 

 

 

(Nice find btw OP!)


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  Reply # 1595420 20-Jul-2016 08:12
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richms:

 

Never heard of the games but for the price why not.

 

 

Classic Amiga games (released on other platforms as well but Amiga versions were the best)

 

 

 

They may seen simplistic now, but back in the day, I'd lose many hours on them :)

 

 





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  Reply # 1595805 20-Jul-2016 19:33
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Ok a minor hijack here

 

1983-84ish computer game

 

played at school on a computer the teacher bought in as there where no computers in primary school then

 

Yellow and black screen (as in only one colour on the screen) basically a top down game flying a yellow fighter/bomber? WWII feel?

 

and i am fairly sure you had to fly over the rivers, and couldn't fly over the land as bizzarre as that sounds

 

 

 

Any ideas

 

 

 

Computer also ran the LOGO programming language, with the result a referred to the onscreen mouse cursor as a turtle for the next few years

 

 





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  Reply # 1595998 21-Jul-2016 08:53
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River Raid 1/2 ? However think that was Atari 2600 only (could be wrong)

 

 





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