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Full Article, Video, and Music Listings Database In Alphabetical Order For Shot97 Retro Total 277 videos/writings/mp3's A-Train (Amiga) Written Review Video Review Amiga 500; A501 Battery Replacement Written Surgery Guide Unnecessary Surgery Video Amiga 500; Getting Online Guide Video Guide Written Guide Amiga 500; Installing GVP Hard Drive Written Guide Video Guide Demo Music Amiga 500; Taking my Keyboard Apart Written Article Unnecessary Surgery Video Amiga 500; NTSC/PAL Toggle Switch Video Guide Written Guide Amiga 3000 Thoughts Written Article Amiga First Look, Ahoy Magazine Written Article Amiga Games Install Guide Video Guide Amiga Hard Drive Death and Resurrection Video Written Article Amiga Music Retro Goodness Video Written Article Full 13 Track Riding with the Amiga Album by me Recording Music Thoughts Amiga Plus Magazine Cover Disks + Finney and Amiga Hawk Video Review   Amiga Read/Write Error Writ

A-Train - In-depth Written Amiga Review With Pics

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    A-Train Amiga, 1992 (Original PC-98 1990) Maxis/Artdink/Dreamers Guild $69.95 *My video review for A-Train *Previous article *Alphabetical list of writings *Game played/shown in its designed NTSC mode with 4:3 aspect ratio On occasion the act of procuring the latest video game called for a bit of espionage. On weekends my father and I would often find ourselves in or around the local mall to watch movies at one of three nearby theaters. We'd arrive early enough to get in a couple games of pinball before the show, and when the movie was over we'd drop in at the precursor to Game Stop; Babbage's. This was the height of the 16-bit era, the Genesis and Super Nintendo kiosks luring eager gamers into the store.  While most of the small store's shelving space was dedicated to the various consoles, the great thing about Babbage's was that it also carried computer games, including the Amiga. While its selection was piddling compared to the independent dealers of the

Turrican - In-depth Written Amiga Review With Pics

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   Turrican  Amiga, 1990 Factor 5/Rainbow Arts(Europe)/Innerprise(America) $39.95 *My video review for Turrican *Next article *Previous article *Alphabetical list of writings *Game played/shown in NTSC mode, originally PAL game In contrast to the row of neatly stacked Genesis games, one box lay face down. The collection was in its infancy, a bit more than a handful of games for the latest hit console. All would get played religiously at this early stage, even if you liked some more than others. I might not have gotten far in a game like Taz Mania or Fantasia, but they were loved just as much as Sonic when there wasn't much to choose from. This "fallen" game was the exception, no love would be shown for it.  Things started out promising, I recognized the title as a game I had been excited about seeing at the Amiga store. If my dad didn't want to get it for the computer, I'd be fine having it mostly to myself on this console release. Despite being a relatively n

Earl Weaver Baseball - In-depth Written Amiga Review With Pics

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  Earl Weaver Baseball Amiga, 1987 Mirage Graphics/EA $49.95 *My video review for Earl Weaver Baseball *Next article *Previous article *Alphabetical list of writings *Game played/shown in its designed NTSC mode/4:3 aspect ratio I could hear the crack of the bat from the living room couch, the Amiga sitting comfortably a floor below in our basement. Instantaneously followed by an unforgettable rendition of Stars and Stripes Forever, there could be no doubts that dad was sitting down to an Amiga classic. Definitive, even. How many games do you know which were compared to brand new titles over a decade after its initial release, with the new games being shown in an unfavorable light to that original? These weren't the next titles in a long running franchise, nor obvious clones meant to rip off some old classic. They were state of the art 3D titles necessitating Pentium II processors, and they were bowing down to the 7mhz Amiga.  Pick your favorite games from your favorite compute