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Regular comparison entry list


180!
4x4 Off-Road Racing

l'Abbaye des Morts (2010)
Action Biker (twofer #5)
Agent X II - the Mad Prof's Back!
Aliens - the Computer Game (European version)
Alley Cat
Alter Ego (2011)
Anarchy (originally written for RESET magazine, issue #9)
Anteater / Oil's Well - the origins and variations
APB 
Arcadia
Army Moves
Aztec Challenge (twofer #4)

Balloonacy (2001) (twofer #13)
Bank Panic (twofer #20)
Barbarian: The Ultimate Warrior (a.k.a. Death Sword)
Batman the Movie
Batty
Bazooka Bill (twofer #23)
B.C.'s Quest For Tires 
Bigtop Barney (twofer #17)
Bionic Commando
Blades of Steel
Blue Max (twofer #2)
Blue Max 2001 (twofer #2)
Bomberman - the origins and variations
BoneCruncher
Booty
Bruce Lee
Bugaboo the Flea (twofer #16)
Buggy Boy
Bump 'n Jump
Bump Set Spike (twofer #5)
Bumpy / Pop-Up

California Games - Part 1 and Part 2
Cauldron
Caverns of Khafka (twofer #12)
Chickin Chase / Cock' In
Chuckie Egg
Circus Charlie
City Connection
Cobra
Collapse
Combat School
Commando
Congo Bongo
Crack Down 
Cybernoid - The Fighting Machine

Daley Thompson's Decathlon
Dan Dare: Pilot of the Future
David's Midnight Magic (twofer #9)
Delta (twofer #18)
Dizzy! - the Ultimate Cartoon Adventure
Donald Duck's Playground
Dragonfire
Drelbs
Dropzone
DuckTales:  The Quest For Gold
the Dukes of Hazzard (twofer #11)
Dynamite Dan

Eliminator
Elvira: Mistress of the Dark
Encounter!
Endless Forms Most Beautiful (2012)
Enduro Racer
the Evil Dead
Exolon
Express Raider 

the Fall Guy (twofer #11)
Fire Power
FireTrap
Fist II: The Legend Continues (originally written for RESET magazine, issue 2)
Forbidden Forest (twofer #12)
Formula 1 Simulator (twofer #14)
Fort Apocalypse (originally written for RESET magazine, issue 4)
Foxx Fights Back (originally written for RESET magazine, issue 14; twofer #23)
Frak! (originally written for RESET magazine, issue 8)
Frankie Goes To Hollywood (includes a tribute to Bob Wakelin)
Fred (twofer #16)
Friday the 13th

Garfield: Big, Fat, Hairy Deal
Ghostbusters
the Goonies
Gothik
Grand Prix Simulator
the Great American Cross-Country Road Race (twofer #10)
the Great Giana Sisters
Gyroscope

Hard Drivin'
Harricana - International Snowmobile Race (twofer #17)
Hat Trick
Henry's House (twofer #6)
Hoppin' Mad
Horace Goes Skiing (twofer #22)
Hunchback
Hungry Horace (twofer #22)

Impact! (a.k.a. Blockbuster)
Inside Outing / Raffles / Devon Aire in the Hidden Diamond Caper

Into the Eagle's Nest
Invasion of the Zombie Monsters (2010)
the Island of Dr. Destructo
It's a Knockout!
Ivan "Ironman" Stewart's Super Off-Road - Part 1 and Part 2

Jack the Nipper
Jack the Nipper II ...in Coconut Capers
Jail Break
James Bond 007
James Bond 007: A View to a Kill
Jet-Boot Jack
Jetpac
Jumping Jack / Leggit!
Jungle Hunt 

Kane
Kid Niki: Radical Ninja
Kikstart 2
Killed Until Dead
Knight Rider 
Kong Strikes Back! (twofer #21)
Krakout
Kung-Fu Master

the Last Ninja
the Last V8
Lazy Jones
Leaderboard
LED Storm
Loco (originally written for RESET magazine, issue #13)
Lotus Esprit Turbo Challenge

Maniac Mansion
Metro-Cross
Michael Jackson's Moonwalker
Microcosm (twofer #19)
Mikie
Milk Race
Montezuma's Revenge
Motos
Mr. Do's Wild Ride (twofer #21)

Nanako in Classic Japanese Monster Castle (2007)
Nebulus
Neptune's Daughters (twofer #6)
Nero 2000
Netherworld
Night Mission Pinball (twofer #9)
Ninja
North & South

O'Riley's Mine
the Official Father Christmas Game (twofer #8)
Oil's Well / Anteater - the origins and variations
Olympic Skier
Orc Attack
Overlander

Panther
Paratroopers - origins and variations
Park Patrol
Percy the Potty Pigeon (twofer #1)
Pinball Power a.k.a. 3-D Pinball
(Sid Meier's) Pirates!
Platoon
Psycho
Pub Games

Quartet
Quedex

Raid Over Moscow
Rally Speedway (twofer #10)
Rambo - First Blood Part II
Realm of Impossibility
Reaxion
Renegade
Revs (twofer #19 / originally written for RESET magazine, issue 12)
Rick Dangerous
River Rescue
Road Fighter
Rock Star Ate My Hamster
Rollaround

Saboteur! (twofer #3)
Saboteur II: Avenging Angel (twofer #3)
Sabre Wulf
the Sacred Armour of Antiriad
Samurai Warrior
Santa's Xmas Caper
Sanxion (twofer #15)
Savage
Sceptre of Bagdad (twofer #15)
Scuba Dive
Scumball (originally written for RESET magazine, issue 6)
the Sentinel
Silkworm
the Simpsons: Bart vs. the Space Mutants 
Sir Ababol (2010)
Skate or Die 
Ski or Die
the Snowman 
Special Delivery (twofer #8)
Spelunker
Splat!
Split Personalities
Spy vs. Spy
Stardust (twofer #18)
Stop The Express
Street Rod
Stunt Car Racer
Sub Hunter (2008) (twofer #13)
Summer Games - Part 1 and Part 2
Summer Games II - Part 1 and Part 2
SWIV

Tenebra (2021)
Teodoro no sabe volar (2010)

Test Drive
Thing on a Spring (originally written for RESET magazine, issue 7)
TLL - Tornado Low Level
Tom (originally written for RESET magazine, issue 10)
Toobin'
Trailblazer
Trantor: The Last Stormtrooper
TRAZ 
Turbo Esprit 

Up'n Down
Uridium
UWOL - Quest For Money (2009)

the Vikings (originally written for RESET magazine, issue 3)
Vixen
Voidrunner (originally written for RESET magazine, issue 11)

Wanted: Monty Mole (twofer #1)
the Way of the Exploding Fist
West Bank (twofer #20)
Where Time Stood Still
Wibstars (twofer #7)
Winter Games - Part 1 and Part 2
Wizball

Xeno (twofer #7)

Yie Ar Kung-Fu (twofer #25)

Zany Golf
Zenji
Zorro
Zybex
Zynaps

 

Update entries


#1 - Bruce Lee
#2 - Bump 'n' Jump, Saboteur, Saboteur 2, JetPac, Winter Games
#3 - Where Time Stood Still, Arcadia, Road Fighter, Giana Sisters, Space Taxi, Commando
#4 - Bruce Lee, Commando, JetPac, Saboteur, Wizball, Krakout, Alter Ego, River Rescue, Barbarian, Jumping Jack, UWOL, Alley Cat, etc.
#5 - Saboteur 1+2, Hat Trick, Yoomp!, Raid Over Moscow, Bank Panic/West Bank
#6 - Stunt Car Racer, JetPak, UWOL, Quest For Tires, l'Abbaye des Morts, Henry's House, the Way of the Exploding Fist, various Videoton TVC titles, etc.


Finnish Games series


A History of Finnish Games - Part 1
A History of Finnish Games - Part 2
A History of Finnish Games - Part 3
A History of Finnish Games - Appendix
Finnish Retro Game Review #1 - Afrikan Tähti
Finnish Retro Game Review #2 - Painterboy
Finnish Retro Game Review #3 - Miner Machine
Finnish Retro Game Review #4 - Uuno Turhapuro muuttaa maalle
Finnish Retro Game Review #5 - Space Satellite
Finnish Retro Game Review #6 - Octapolis
Finnish Retro Game Review #7 - Kultakuume
Finnish Retro Game Review #8 - Golf Master
Finnish Retro Game Review #9 - Bomulus and the Lost Crown
Finnish Retro Game Review #10 - Yleisurheilu
Finnish Retro Game Review #11 - Slicks 'n' Slide 
Finnish Retro Game Review #12 - Zamzara
Finnish Retro Game Review #13 - Golf
Finnish Retro Game Review #14 - Mr. Seek - Kaivosseikkailu
Finnish Retro Game Review #15 - The Complete Works of Simo Ojaniemi (Mehulinja, Herkkusuu, Myyräjahti and RahaRuhtinas)
Also featured as comparisons: Delta, Netherworld, Quedex, Sanxion, Sceptre of Bagdad, Stardust, Nero 2000
Aasipelit Special (TWOFER #24) - comparisons of Juhannussauna and Juhannusolumppialaiset
*Closely related SPECIAL*: A Brief History of Scandinavian Games 

Unique Games + other thematic specials


Part 1 - Spectrum, C64, Atari 8-bit, MSX, Amiga, NES, Sega
Part 2 - SNES, Atari ST, C64, Spectrum, Atari 8-bit, Amstrad, Acorn, Colecovision
Part 3 - Atari 2600, VIC-20, C16/+4, MSX, Intellivision, Sega, DOS
Part 4 - NES, Spectrum, DOS, Atari ST, C64, TI-99/4A, Arcade
Afterlife
Part 5 -  Oric-1, NES, Amiga, Spectrum, C64, Acorn
Horror
Christmas
Part 6 - NES, SNES, Acorn, C64, Spectrum, Atari ST
Music
Part 7 - DOS/Windows, C64, Arcade, Amiga, Spectrum, Atari 2600, PS1
Part 8 - Apple/Mac, Acorn, Oric-1, Atari 8-bit, Amstrad, C16
Part 9 - Intellivision, Colecovision, C16/+4, DOS, Amstrad, C64, Spectrum
Afterlife, Part 2
Part 10 - Amstrad, MSX, Apple ][, C64, NES, Acorn, Atari 8-bit, PS1, Spectrum, Japanese
Modern Ports & Demakes
Encore (Part 11) - Oric-1, NES, Spectrum, C64, Arcade, Amstrad, Acorn, Amiga, DOS
Afterlife, Part 3
Mastertronic Exclusives
Second Encore (Part 12) - Intellivision, CD-i, Amstrad, PC-Engine, C64, Spectrum, Amiga, SNES, PC-88/Sharp, Dragon, A5200, A7800
Telecomsoft Exclusives
New Christmas Games

Other entries of importance

Emulators
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