Sunday, 15 October 2017

Bubble Heroes - Unofficial CD32 Release - FastRAM Required!


Another great Amiga CD game that CD32 owners missed out on, although this was released a couple of years after the last commercial CD32 game in 2000.

Basically a Puzzle Bobble clone, but probably the best clone, certainly on the Amiga.  I had some difficulties getting this to run, as its designed to be installed on an HDD and run off disc, finally i had it running, but after a couple of weeks of trying the game still has graphical glitches on the intro animations and some of the loading screens, though once these have loaded the game itself is fine so it still deserves a release, though today i thought i'd fixed it as it runs fine on WinUAE but the glitches are still present on real hardware.


Fully bootable on a CD32 console with 4MB+ of FastRAM, and playable with just a Joypad.

CD32 Controls:
Red = Shoot Bubbles

Known Issues -
Glitches on menu/intro screens. (ok on WinUAE)
CD audio not playing (so not included in download)

Downloads are in the normal location on the EAB FTP uploads/cd32 folder.

Saturday, 14 October 2017

OnEscapee - Unofficial CD32 Release - FastRAM Required!


The next Amiga CD to CD32 treatment is OnEscapee, one of the few Amiga CD games i really wanted when it came out 20 years ago, its a very professional looking game in the Another World/Flashback style of gameplay, comes with a fantastic intro as well.


Fully bootable on a CD32 console with 2MB+ of FastRAM, fully playable with a Joypad, infact the game takes advantage of the extra buttons on the CD32 pad.

CD32 Controls:
Red/Rwd = As Fire 1
Blue/Green/Fwd = As Fire 2
Play = Exit to Main Menu
Green+Yellow = Options



Download is in the normal location on the EAB FTP uploads/cd32 folder.

Thursday, 12 October 2017

Unofficial CD32 Release - Readysoft Cartoon Collection


Another disc that started out as a mixture of Animated and FMV style games that didn't really go well and sat in limbo for over a year, but i know there is some Don Bluth fans out there who enjoy the games despite what others think of them, so i removed the other FMV demos and now released it as the Readysoft Cartoon Collection.

Contains the following 7 games, along with Unlimited lives  & 'Movie Modes' for easy playback of the whole cartoon for the Dragon's Lair games and Space Ace 2.

  • Dragons Lair 
  • Dragons Lair - Escape from Singe's Castle 
  • Dragons Lair 2
  • Dragons Lair 3 
  • Space Ace
  • Space Ace 2 
  • Guy Spy


Menu Screen


Thanks to the following people for this release;
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WHDLoad Slaves Written by;

Dragons Lair & Escape from Singe's Castle - CFOU!
Dragons Lair 2 - CFOU!
Dragons Lair 3 - CFOU!
Space Ace - Harry
Space Ace 2 - CFOU! & Codetapper

JTOD - for CD32Load.
Creators of WHDLoad for allowing this great program to go freeware.
And anyone else I've missed or used their utility unknowingly on this CD.


Downloads are in the normal location on the EAB FTP uploads/cd32 folder.

Tuesday, 3 October 2017

New Covers & New Page For Retail Games

Its been a while since I actually got to make some new jewel case covers for unofficial CD32 games other than mine, so the last couple of days I've finished 10 new ones for you to download and print off.







I've also added a new page to the blog which will cover any new CD32 game releases, games that are being sold on a disc in a case so to speak, click the image below to be taken to this new area.

http://cd32covers.blogspot.co.uk/p/new-cd32-retail-games.html

Sunday, 1 October 2017

DOOM - Unofficial CD32 Release - FastRAM Required!


Something i wanted todo for a long time, but many failed attempts mainly due to cutting textures and levels out of the wad file to get it small enough to boot on a stock machine to no avail.

Now finally with the availability of more Fast-RAM expansion boards for the CD32 its time to release it in an uncut form, fully bootable on a CD32 console, that has 8MB of free Fast-RAM*

*Depending on your setup, it may require disabling of any IDE partitions if a HDD is attached as this will free up any Fast-RAM. (hold down both mice buttons on the reset of the CD32, disable all partitions and select 'boot' it should now load, this will reset back after a hard reboot of the console)


Controls:

Red = Shoot
Blue = Open Doors
Play = Pause/Menu
FWD = Strafe Right
RWD = Strafe Left


This version uses Doom Attack 0.8 with Akiko C2P support for a nice speedup for CD32 users, sure i wont pretend its a miracle for CD32 owners, you will need to play in low-res mode and have the window about the size in the screenshot, even then it still struggles, but i feel if we had this back in 1994/5 we would have been happy with the port, so take it as it is and you will find something to enjoy running it on your CD32, pretty cool for a 14mhz machine!

Many thanks of course go to Georg Steger the author of Doom Attack.

Discuss and download via the following link HERE

Tuesday, 26 September 2017

Unofficial CD32 Release - System 3 Collection

I'm just going through my discs i had started last year and came across a couple that were near complete, well a few hours work to finish, so i thought since i was in the mood i would finish the first one up for CD32 owners to play, entitled 'System 3 - The Complete Amiga Works'

System 3 were another great developer, whose skills on the Amiga were only just starting to take shape after some nice conversions, the Amiga was starting to get its own original games in the likes of Putty and Putty Squad, this collection of course, contains all their Amiga works;

  1. Bangkok Knights 
  2. Dominator
  3. Flimbos Quest (Needs Keyboard to start game)
  4. Fuzzball
  5. International Karate+ CD32
  6. Last Ninja 2
  7. Last Ninja 3 CD32
  8. Myth History In Making CD32
  9. Ninja Remix
  10. Putty (Super/Silly) CD32
  11. Putty Squad
  12. Tusker (Needs Keyboard for more in-game options)

Menu Screen
Thanks to the following people for this release;
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Many thanks for the original WHDLoad slave guys;

Bangkok Knights - StingRay
Dominator - Bored Seal
Flimbos Quest - Mr.Larmer & JOTD
Fuzzball - Codetapper
Last Ninja 2 - Mr.Larmer & Legionary
Ninja Remix - Mr.Larmer
Putty Squad - Galahad and everyone involved on getting this working for CD32
Tusker - Mr.Larmer & Abaddon

JTOD - for CD32Load.
Creators of WHDLoad for allowing this great program to go freeware.

System 3 - Who are ardent Amiga fans, many thanks for the original Amiga releases and the work to release Putty Squad freely for all Amiga fans.
And anyone else I've missed or used their utility unknowingly on this CD. 


Please bear in mind, this hasn't been tested on real hardware yet, so burn at your own risk!

You can discuss and download this release HERE

Sunday, 30 April 2017

Unofficial CD32 Release - 4 Decades Of Amiga Demos

I bring you my final CD32 release, i hope you've enjoyed the releases I've brought to you over the 15 or so months I've been doing them.

"4 Decades of Amiga Demos" has been in the works the last 3 months, if you have followed its progress over on EAB you will know about it, well this is the first public release, containing over 300 demos from 4 decades (80s, 90s, 00s, 10s) all playable from a joypad from the easy to use menu.


Yes there have been demo collections before, for one never as big as this one, secondly they normally are Workbench driven discs meaning needing a mouse and clicking through folders each time to load a demo, and lastly no disc has been tested to make sure every demo runs on a stock CD32 machine.

Disc Menu

The disc contains an easy to use menu, ability to search for a demo by Name, Year or Group (more group folders will follow with each update). Along with 10 must watch OCS & AGA demos for people new to the Amiga demo scene.

Contains classic demos from Anarchy, Andromeda, Kefrens, Lemon, Melon Dezign, Polka Brothers, Rage, RNO, Rebels, Sanity, Scoopex, Spaceballs, The Silents, TRSI, Virtual Dreams & Fairlight among many more!


The disc contains old classics from the late 80's right upto demos from Revision 2017  like Catabasis from Cocoon and Retrovision by insane.

*Note: there may be the odd small graphical glitch on a demo, this is may either be because its an whdload problem or the demo itself is old and may not be full aga compatible, but either way they have been deemed still fully enjoyable!

Please discuss and download the demo HERE

Saturday, 1 April 2017

Unofficial CD32 Release - Tiertex : The Complete Amiga Works

I've been wanting to do this collection for a year, but due to the complex programming in some of the games, its made it a hard job to put together, until now!

Feast your eyes on 'Tiertex' the CD32 Collection, easily my best collection so far, and as anyone who knows me will know Tiertex are my favourite developer, not just for the Amiga but consoles too.
  1. Alien Storm
  2. Die Hard 2: Die Harder
  3. Dynasty Wars
  4. England Championship Special
  5. Human Killing Machine
  6. Indiana Jones And The Last Crusade: The Action Game
  7. Italy 1990
  8. Last Duel: Inter Planet War 2012
  9. Mercs
  10. Rolling Thunder
  11. Street Fighter
  12. Strider
  13. Strider II
  14. Thunder Blade
  15. U.N. Squadron
  16. World Cup USA 94
16 awesome games are included, not really a bad game among them, all classics in their own right, now you too can relive the mispent childhood years playing the legendary conversions by this historic games developer.


Tiertex thankfully supported the Amiga with 8 years of top quality releases that made console owners green with envy, check out the great review scores and quotes they obtained through their illustrious back catalogue.

Discuss and download this release HERE

FOR THOSE STILL LOOKING FOR THIS DISC, I'M AFRAID IT WAS AN APRIL FOOLS DAY JOKE! 

Tuesday, 14 March 2017

Unofficial CD32 Release - Magnetic Fields : The Complete Amiga Works

This one has been near on complete since Christmas, bar a couple of games refusing to work together in the root directory of the disc, finally this weekend i got them all working!

One of my favourite developers on the Amiga, this collection contains all their Amiga works;
  1.     Crystal Dragon
  2.     Dux
  3.     Kid Chaos
  4.     Lotus Esprit Turbo Challenge
  5.     Lotus Turbo Challenge 2
  6.     Lotus III: The Ultimate Challenge
  7.     MF Tanks (Needs Mouse)
  8.     P.O.D
  9.     Super Cars
  10.     Super Cars II
  11.     Super Scramble Simulator
  12.     Wrangler
 Menu Screen


Thanks to the following people for this release;
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WHDLoad Slaves Written by;

Supercars - Codetapper
Supercars II - Codetapper
Crystal Dragon - Psygore
Dux - Codetapper
MF Tanks - Codetapper
P.O.D - Codetapper
Super Scramble -     Bored Seal

JTOD - for CD32Load.
Creators of WHDLoad for allowing this great program to go freeware.
And anyone else I've missed or used their utility unknowingly on this CD.

You can discuss and download this release HERE

Friday, 10 March 2017

New CD32 Release - Time Gal

Awesome new CD32 game to play this week, not by me but Reimagine Games, thought it deserved a cover so i quickly put one together here;


Chat about the game and download here.

Sunday, 5 February 2017

Unoffical CD32 Releases - Lemmings Solo Discs

As a big Lemmings fan and collector of all things Lemmings, i wanted all the Lemmings games on seperate discs, and i thought i would try and get all Lemmings games playable on a stock CD32 with the following criteria;

* All games must be playable with a Joypad
* All games must be saveable / passwords enterable with a Joypad
* No OS screen flashes due to lack of RAM

Earok had already done the hard work on Lemmings 2 and All New World Of Lemmings, the past few days I've updated Lemmings, and got both the Christmas Lemmings games to work, along with designing the front and back covers for all the games.

Sadly the only other commercial Amiga Lemmings game not to pass the criteria is Oh No! More Lemmings, which has issues with a virtual mouse using CD32Load and/or OS flashes and keyboard needed for the game protection using JST, all that along with the password screen needing a keyboard on either version anyway, so for now this is not included until we sort the Issue's.

But for now, those who want seperate Lemmings releases enjoy these 5 games!

 Lemmings
Removed CDTV Planetside selection screen, game loads straight to Lemmings from boot.
Joypad Compatible / Passwords entered with Joypad.

 Lemmings 2
Thanks to Earok for the work on Lemmings 2
Joypad Compatible / Game saves to CD32 NVRAM

 Christmas Lemmings '93
Improved since Psygnosis Collection, finally managed to get this to run from files which means;
Joypad Compatible / Passwords entered with Joypad.

 Christmas Lemmings '94
Improved since Psygnosis Collection, finally managed to get this to run from files which means;
Joypad Compatible / Passwords entered with Joypad.

 All New World Of Lemmings
Thanks again to Earok for the work on ANWOL.
Joypad Compatible / Game saves to CD32 NVRAM


  You can discuss and download this release HERE

Saturday, 28 January 2017

Unofficial CD32 Release - SCAS 2016


As the title suggests, this release is the classic Amiga scene releases through 2016, now easily playable for CD32 owners, containing, games, demos, intro, music disks, images, a wide mixture of great stuff the Amiga community has released in 2016.

 Menu Screen

You can view the contents of the disc and credits in the included readme file, along with the coverart and iso.

You can download and rate this release HERE

Sunday, 22 January 2017

Unofficial CD32 Release - Graftgold : The Complete Amiga Works


A new year, time for a new release for the CD32, and another in the Publisher/Developer series, this time Graftgold, a independent developer that made some great Amiga games over a 7 year period from 1989 to 1995.

Loading Screen
The games included on the disc are;
  • Empire Soccer
  • Fire & Ice
  • Fire & Ice CD32
  • Fire & Ice Xmas Demo
  • Paradroid 90
  • Rainbow Islands
  • Realms
  • Simulcra
  • Super Off-Road 
  • Uridium 2
  • Virocop
  • Virocop AGA
Menu Screen

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Many thanks for the original WHDLoad slave guys;

Empire Soccer - Galahad & Codetapper
Fire & Ice - Harry & JOTD
Fire & Ice Xmas Demo - MiCK
Paradroid 90 - John Girvin
Rainbow Islands - Mr.Larmer & JOTD & Abaddon
Realms - Wepl
Simulcra - Graham & Wepl
Super Off-Road - Dark Angel & CFOU!
Uridium 2 - John Girvin
Virocop - JOTD
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Thanks to the other following people for this release;

JTOD - CD32Load
Creators of WHDLoad for allowing this great program to go freeware.
And anyone else I've missed or used their utility unknowingly on this CD.

You can discuss and download this release HERE