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Author Topic: December 2019 - Banshee  (Read 420 times)

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December 2019 - Banshee
« on: November 29, 2019, 12:21:38 am »
AGA Game of the Month for December, 2019, is Banshee!

Banshee is a vertically scrolling 2D shoot 'em up computer game that was released on Amiga 1200 and Amiga CD32 in 1994 by Core Design.The game was ranked the 39th best game of all time by Amiga Power in 1996.

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  • Amiga Hardware: AGA
  • Release Year: 1994
  • Disks: 4
  • WHDLoad: Yes
  • Players: 1 or 2 (simultaneously)
  • Publisher: Core Design
  • Developer: Core Design

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Please refer to the 'Game of the Month Rules and Participation' post for information on how to participate!  Good Luck!

Also point out for this game whether you are playing one or two player, and what difficulty (Easy, Normal, Hard).
To qualify for the game of the month, you must play one player, normal difficulty.
« Last Edit: December 01, 2019, 08:34:20 pm by NinjaKat »
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Re: December 2019 - Banshee
« Reply #1 on: December 01, 2019, 08:07:18 pm »
First score for this month: 18130 (I scored a bit higher last month)...  One player, Normal difficulty.
Good luck all!
« Last Edit: December 01, 2019, 08:33:15 pm by NinjaKat »
My Amigas:
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NinjaKat console - my mini arcade cabinet powered by Raspberry Pi 3b+, with Amiberry it is great emulated Amiga!

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Re: December 2019 - Banshee
« Reply #2 on: December 01, 2019, 09:26:32 pm »
ok, got my PB!  24006
Single player, normal difficulty.
Come on the rest of you!
Email me at gothem@amigaretro.com with your best and screenshots!
« Last Edit: December 01, 2019, 09:28:31 pm by NinjaKat »
My Amigas:
A1200 with ACA1233n-26.67, Gotek, IDE2SD 32GB drive, WB3.1.4, HID2AMI (Gaming machine)
A2000 with Gotek, A2091 SCSI, SCSI2SD 32GB drive, WB3.1, HID2AMI (Apps & dev machine)
NinjaKat console - my mini arcade cabinet powered by Raspberry Pi 3b+, with Amiberry it is great emulated Amiga!

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Re: December 2019 - Banshee
« Reply #3 on: December 02, 2019, 02:24:53 pm »

ok, got my PB!  24006
Single player, normal difficulty.
Come on the rest of you!
Email me at gothem@amigaretro.com with your best and screenshots!

Challenge accepted. I'll fire up my A4000 when I get home from work and see if I can match your score on Banshee. :-)

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Re: December 2019 - Banshee
« Reply #4 on: December 02, 2019, 09:04:13 pm »
Had a great run tonight... 36117!  Get's crazy after the submarines!
Single player, normal difficulty.
My Amigas:
A1200 with ACA1233n-26.67, Gotek, IDE2SD 32GB drive, WB3.1.4, HID2AMI (Gaming machine)
A2000 with Gotek, A2091 SCSI, SCSI2SD 32GB drive, WB3.1, HID2AMI (Apps & dev machine)
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Re: December 2019 - Banshee
« Reply #5 on: December 03, 2019, 08:42:00 am »
Had a great run tonight... 36117!  Get's crazy after the submarines!
Single player, normal difficulty.

Impressive. I had a go last night at Banshee and only got in the 5500 range. Still got a way to go to get to your level.

Not giving up though. Used to be good at shoot-em ups - I guess I am getting older!

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Re: December 2019 - Banshee
« Reply #6 on: December 03, 2019, 09:12:16 am »
Hi Epsilon,
Takes a bit to learn the waves and what upgrades to grab when.  Persist and you'll get there!
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Re: December 2019 - Banshee
« Reply #7 on: December 03, 2019, 09:53:06 am »
Hi Epsilon,
Takes a bit to learn the waves and what upgrades to grab when.  Persist and you'll get there!

LOOKS like the race is on!
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Re: December 2019 - Banshee
« Reply #8 on: December 03, 2019, 07:00:06 pm »

Had a good go at Banshee tonight. After the subs is much harder as mentioned!

Best score was 8087. Had to stop as my hand was getting sore playing it!

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Re: December 2019 - Banshee
« Reply #9 on: December 04, 2019, 03:25:08 pm »

Had a good go at Banshee tonight. After the subs is much harder as mentioned!

Best score was 8087. Had to stop as my hand was getting sore playing it!

Catcha,
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Re: December 2019 - Banshee
« Reply #10 on: December 14, 2019, 03:00:17 pm »
Had a quick go at this one. Didn't even crack the 2000 mark  :-X

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Re: December 2019 - Banshee
« Reply #11 on: December 18, 2019, 07:51:53 am »
Had a quick go at this one. Didn't even crack the 2000 mark  :-X

Sounds like my effort on the simulator!
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Re: December 2019 - Banshee
« Reply #12 on: January 01, 2020, 08:42:56 pm »
Final Scores:
1st NinjaKat 36117 (awarded AGA Game of the Month - December 2019 Award!)
2nd Epsilon 8087
My Amigas:
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Re: December 2019 - Banshee
« Reply #13 on: January 02, 2020, 08:46:33 am »
Congratulations All!

Final Scores:
1st NinjaKat 36117 (awarded AGA Game of the Month - December 2019 Award!)
2nd Epsilon 8087
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