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Postby thothy » Fri Aug 19, 2005 2:57 pm

Zool uses STE hardware scrolling if it is available :-)

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Postby ggn » Sat Aug 20, 2005 10:34 pm

Yep, Zool had top coding imho!

BTW I remember seeing Fire & Ice on the Amoeba. Can't remember going mad with joy over the frame rate there as well, although there were less slowdowns....

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Postby ggn » Mon Aug 22, 2005 7:56 am

BTW: Zweckform of Paradox (IIRC?) has created a very nice web site dedicated to Atari STE only (and enhanced) software, including games. Check it out:

http://atari-ste.anvil-soft.com/index.htm

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Postby Mug UK » Fri Aug 26, 2005 3:12 pm

Following on from a thread elsewhere (http://www.atari-forum.com/viewtopic.php?p=49312#49312)... someone might need to take a look at and compare:

Chase HQ & Cisco Heat as both had some coding done by Douglas Little (who coded PhotoChrome) ...
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Postby paulinus » Tue Dec 13, 2005 12:51 pm

Welcome
I'm sure that I've played starball on my old stfm. I'll try to find that floppy and test it once more. Maybe it's prerelease, or beta edition? But it definietly worked well on non-ste machine :)
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Postby unseenmenace » Tue Dec 13, 2005 2:13 pm

I also sure Starball is STFM compatible and I don't think its even STE enhanced (maybe STE routine for title music since its a Quartet tune)
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Postby Mug UK » Tue Dec 13, 2005 2:45 pm

unseenmenace wrote:I also sure Starball is STFM compatible and I don't think its even STE enhanced (maybe STE routine for title music since its a Quartet tune)


Ooops ... knew there was a game I hadn't ripped the Quartet tunes out ;)
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Postby unseenmenace » Tue Dec 13, 2005 3:22 pm

muguk wrote:Ooops ... knew there was a game I hadn't ripped the Quartet tunes out ;)

Here ya go
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Postby Mug UK » Tue Dec 13, 2005 4:48 pm

Nice one .. will upload it to my site now :)

If you know the composer, I can edit the info on my site. Got it set as "Ripped by Unseen Menace. Composer Unknown" :)

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Postby unseenmenace » Tue Dec 13, 2005 5:41 pm

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Postby Mug UK » Tue Dec 13, 2005 6:43 pm

Ah well, didn't know The Lost Boys did the music :)
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Postby leglod » Sun Sep 24, 2006 4:14 pm

Hello Final Fight, run Fast on STE, slow on St ! Use the Blitter ??? :?
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Re: STe Enhanced or STe Only Games - GBST List

Postby Dio » Thu Feb 28, 2008 3:55 pm

Starball is definitely not STe only. Don't know if Dave's tracker module had any STe code in it though. The game itself is Falcon enhanced, but not STe enhanced.

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Postby klx300r » Sat Feb 21, 2009 3:43 am

thanks for this thread Goldrunner...I hope to try most of these games out on my newly acquired STe when I get the time :D
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Postby Anemos » Thu Feb 26, 2009 2:22 pm

Whitewater Madness (Ste Only)
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Postby Frank B » Tue Jul 27, 2010 8:47 pm

Bumping an old thread. Can anybody see where Venus flytrap is STe enhanced? It looks identical to the ST version.

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Postby Frank B » Tue Jul 27, 2010 8:48 pm

Frank B wrote:Bumping an old thread. Can anybody see where Venus flytrap is STe enhanced? It looks identical to the ST version.


Oh btw Zool is using the blitter. I stuck some printfs in the Hatari code and ran the game. Nice example of using the hardware.

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Postby Mug UK » Tue Jul 27, 2010 10:29 pm

Frank B wrote:Bumping an old thread. Can anybody see where Venus flytrap is STe enhanced? It looks identical to the ST version.


From memory (and it maybe in this thread) someone uploaded a screenshot of it running on both an ST and an STE and the only difference was to do with the colours used in the background apparently?
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Postby Omikronman » Wed Jul 28, 2010 5:15 am

"Pushago", "Boulder Smash" and "Enemy War" are also STE enhanced.
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Postby Frank B » Wed Jul 28, 2010 5:50 am

I looked but I couldn't see any difference in the rasters at all.

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Postby Omikronman » Wed Jul 28, 2010 7:06 am

I know about it because I made the games. Look here! :)

The first puzzle shown on the ST
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The same puzzle shown on the STE
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Enemy War shown on the ST (6 grey + red and blue)
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Enemy War shown on the STE (14 grey + red and blue)
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Boulder Smash shown on the ST
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Boulder Smash shown on the STE
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Postby Frank B » Wed Jul 28, 2010 5:16 pm

:) I meant on Venus fly trap that I couldn't see the difference. Thanks for uploading the screen shots :)

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Postby wongck » Thu Jul 29, 2010 11:41 am

only notice the photo of the lizard looks better on STE.
the rest just looks brighter.
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Postby Heavy Stylus » Mon Aug 02, 2010 10:32 am

http://www.rgcd.co.uk/r0x/

r0x is STE only. And so is the (currently unreleased) prequel ;)

Both games are use the blitter and dma. And r0x zer0 requires the enhanced joystick ports on the side of the machine.
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Postby deepblue69uk » Sat Sep 11, 2010 11:04 pm

I am quite certain that Starball was STe enhanced as well as Falcon enhanced. It certainly worked on the STFM though. Love that game, I can remember when I got it on the coverdisk of one of the ST magazines at the time in the mid 1990s.
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