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Author Topic: Xenon2000 :: Xenon redux  (Read 3418 times)

lanux128

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Xenon2000 :: Xenon redux
« on: June 05, 2010, 12:08:15 AM »
remember this game? it has been resuscitated and adapted for modern computers by the authors and they're giving it away for free!

Blast from the past
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Xenon 2000: Project PCF

We have put the Xenon 2000: Project PCF game on our site for download. Please go here to download the 12Mb file. Once downloaded, run the file and the game will be installed onto your computer. Hope you enjoy.

http://www.bitmap-br.../xenon2000/index.htm

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Re: Xenon2000 :: Xenon redux
« Reply #1 on: June 05, 2010, 03:11:20 AM »
I'd never heard of that game before, but thanks for sharing!


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Re: Xenon2000 :: Xenon redux
« Reply #2 on: June 05, 2010, 03:30:19 AM »
You never heard of Xenon?

Then maybe also not of the Bitmap Brothers? And their other pearls of gaming history? (Gods, The Chaos Engine, Speedball, Cadaver, Magic Pockets).

Very highly regarded in the time that the Commodore Amiga was the king of the hill. A unique drawing style, but always recognizable. When you would run their games in a Amiga emulator, you would clearly see why their games can stand the test of time. Or better yet, nostalgia does not have to cover up anything.

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Re: Xenon2000 :: Xenon redux
« Reply #3 on: June 05, 2010, 03:33:19 AM »
We never owned an Amiga. We had an Intellivision, TI-98 (?), and an NES in the 80s and early 90s.


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Re: Xenon2000 :: Xenon redux
« Reply #4 on: June 05, 2010, 04:50:59 AM »
Oooh yeaaah...
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Re: Xenon2000 :: Xenon redux
« Reply #5 on: June 05, 2010, 05:27:12 AM »
I like this game and all others of the Bitmap Brothers. Xenon is a good & difficult but rather slow scrolling shooter compared to the rest. It was developed during the golden times of the Amiga. Hey, this is made by the original ones! The grafics look great:
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« Last Edit: June 05, 2010, 05:34:48 AM by Crush »

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Re: Xenon2000 :: Xenon redux
« Reply #6 on: June 05, 2010, 07:03:08 AM »
yes, this modern version is by the same Bitmap Brothers of yore.. also iirc there was a DOS port for both games - the original and its sequel: Xenon 2 Megablast.

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Re: Xenon2000 :: Xenon redux
« Reply #7 on: June 05, 2010, 12:40:45 PM »
Anyone who did not own an Amiga has indeed missed out on one of the most enjoyable (and mismanaged) computer platforms in the history of Man.

The Bitmap Brothers were geniuses in their genre.

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Re: Xenon2000 :: Xenon redux
« Reply #8 on: June 05, 2010, 01:22:25 PM »
I played the DOS version back in the day, time for a nostalgia trip.