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Posted at 21:08 on August 9th, 2021 | Quote | Edit | Delete
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Being a huge game music geek, I really like the in-game music of this game. Especially the C64 version with Jeroen Tel's rendition of this tune on the SID is beautiful! Jeroen Tel lives a few towns away from me and I'm a big fan of his work in the C64 music scene.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=zFoN1ZMmNUA

Those filtered sawtooths in the bassline and excellent arpeggios in the accompaniment really hit the spot, especially when played back on my dual SID C64 ;-)

I found the PC version, which is the first version I played on my friend's old Compaq Portable 3 back in 1990, really quite playable. Graphics looked quite good for the time but the framerate and scrolling was clearly not up to par. The Amiga version was much better in that regard, having a hardware blitter.
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Posted at 01:00 on October 13th, 2020 | Quote | Edit | Delete
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Golden Axe IBM PC Protection.
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Upper Upper Lower Lower
Left. Right. Left. Right.

1 AXE GOLDEN WEAPON SKELETON
2 COMMODORE SEGA ATARI AMIGA
3 IBM BRUTES MAGIC DOSE
4 YURIA KING THRONE ADDER
5 ISLAND EAGLE TURTLE SWORDSMAN
6 YURIA VILLAGE BATTLE FEATHERS
7 POWER LIGHTNING EVIL FIENDS
8 GILUS TYRIS THUNDERHEAD BATTLER

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Posted at 19:20 on October 12th, 2020 | Quote | Edit | Delete
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Sure
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Posted at 12:13 on October 12th, 2020 | Quote | Edit | Delete
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Cant I post the Passwords code list here?
Posted at 06:24 on June 16th, 2019 | Quote | Edit | Delete
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ID: 2185
Title: Golden Axe
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Language: English
Disks: 5.25" DS DD (360kB) x 2
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Posted at 06:24 on June 16th, 2019 | Quote | Edit | Delete
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Posted at 06:24 on June 16th, 2019 | Quote | Edit | Delete
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Posted at 02:58 on January 12th, 2019 | Quote | Edit | Delete
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@BOBAH1, зачет ;)
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Posted at 23:03 on January 11th, 2019 | Quote | Edit | Delete
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Haha :D

(The image's aspect ratio seems to be off, though. That barbarian is very slim.)
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Posted at 21:53 on January 11th, 2019 | Quote | Edit | Delete | Delete Attachment
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i`m in game Golden Axe:
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ny_TWmEfrSo&t=373s
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Posted at 05:17 on November 9th, 2018 | Quote | Edit | Delete
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Yea, the framerate can be a bit choppy even with DOSBox or superfast machines (or as fast as the last machines than ran some kind of DOS got). It can be helpful nevertheless: Sometimes it turns into a kind of 'bullet time' where you can perfectly place your hits. ;)
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Posted at 02:27 on November 9th, 2018 | Quote | Edit | Delete
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Framerate is not perfect


The audio was kind of crappy too, but I still enjoyed it at least because there were very few beat 'em ups on the PC.
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Posted at 02:22 on November 9th, 2018 | Quote | Edit | Delete
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I love this game.
Many people think that DOS version isn't good, but it was a good conversion for that time.
Framerate is not perfect, but it's really playable in comparison to the other computer ports, especially for the complete controls.
Posted at 07:49 on March 15th, 2018 | Quote | Edit | Delete
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Posted at 08:24 on April 22nd, 2017 | Quote | Edit | Delete
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Posted at 21:26 on July 23rd, 2014 | Quote | Edit | Delete
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Great game. Too bad there were no sequels on PC, those were quite entertaining at least on SEGA.
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Posted at 22:21 on April 4th, 2014 | Quote | Edit | Delete
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This review is a short overview of the peculiarities and specialities of the PC version of Golden Axe. For a more general description of the game take a look at our discussion of the Amiga version.


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Posted at 21:42 on April 4th, 2014 | Quote | Edit | Delete
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Blood and thunder rule the country: The vicious Death Adder inflicts war on the kingdom and kills people by the dozen. Amongst the numerous victims are the relatives of three great heroes, who finally, when even their best friend gets slain right in front of their eyes, swear revenge.


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