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Lynx Reloaded by Sage [web]
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screenshot added by exocet on 2003-06-23 00:36:21
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release date : april 2003
release party : Error In Line 2003
compo : atari 96k
ranked : 2nd
  • rulez 24
  • is ok 6
  • sucks 0
popularity : 61%
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alltime top: #3697
added on the 2003-06-23 00:36:21 by exocet exocet

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Probably the first real scene release on the Atari Lynx... Lots of quality effects but the design (especially the colours) could have been better. Deserves a thumb up anyway!
Some parts are not displayed correctly on Handy (Lynx emulator) but it works fine with the rest.
rulez added on the 2003-06-23 00:45:28 by exocet exocet
Not a quality demo, music is monotonous and there is no design, but it was impressive for me to watch an Atari Lynx demo. What kind of hardware does it have?
rulez added on the 2003-06-23 11:13:59 by Optimus Optimus
svcd/divx-version please!!! :)
added on the 2003-06-23 11:30:07 by lug00ber lug00ber
first demo i ever saw on this machine!
rulez added on the 2003-06-23 14:56:22 by earx earx
same as lug00ber
added on the 2003-06-23 15:08:21 by NuKem NuKem
i like it... =)
rulez added on the 2003-06-23 17:36:50 by starbuck starbuck
I liked the lynx.. I agree with lug00ber and nuke.
added on the 2003-06-23 18:32:55 by violator violator
Isn't needed if you have the emulator and is really easy to use..
added on the 2003-06-24 15:22:15 by Optimus Optimus
I just looked up the Atari Lynx... 16 colors out of 4096, 4 channel 8 bit sound? 6502 variant processor? Built-in 3D? and from like, 1989? Why didn't the Lynx do better against the Gameboy? I mean, I know why the Gamepark32 isn't doing so well, but the GBA is far closer and has more games; but the original gameboy didn't back then, why did the Gameboy win against a superior color and sound machine?
added on the 2003-06-24 18:48:05 by crusader crusader
I should rephrase: Back in 1989 or whenever, the Gameboy didn't have the installed-base advantage, yet it won over a machine that was far superior, far more than comparing the GP32 and GBA today (and besides, the GBA now has an enormous game library). How'd it do that?
added on the 2003-06-24 18:52:01 by crusader crusader
FYI: There have ALWAYS been machines on the handheld market that were/are superior to the nintendo consoles.

The gb/gbc/gba was never top-notch technically. The answer to your question is a) a lot of gained third-party developers, b) low power consumption (very important when it somes to mobile gaming) and c) marketing.

And once nintendo got the quasi-monopoly, they could defend it easily with backwards compatibility etc. The situation might change in the future though.
added on the 2003-06-24 19:26:52 by tomaes tomaes
very cool :D Demos on new console hardware are always nice to see
rulez added on the 2003-06-25 15:30:40 by Kami68k Kami68k
Great work Sage! Totally unexpected at EIL. It rocks, please do more :)
rulez added on the 2003-06-25 16:17:36 by evil evil
Kami: it's not exactly new though :)
rulez added on the 2003-08-02 03:49:49 by a_lee_n a_lee_n
Really Cool!
Sage - More!


Crusader:
because Atari was just unable/didn't care much about marketing. Which was in fact Jack Tramiels fault solely. He made the whole company went down the river. Atari Lynx, Atari Jaguar (an absolute superior console at it's time) Atari ST,TT, Atari Falconhad done much better with proper marketing/managment... :( :( :(
rulez added on the 2003-08-02 23:25:03 by defjam defjam
Lynx roxxor!
rulez added on the 2006-01-19 20:46:25 by ltk_tscc ltk_tscc
Well, the demo sure roxx, but the Lunx had such a crappy display. The Lynx 2 had also only GameGear like quality, which is still hard to stand. Instead the gameboy screen, you can see it from almost any angle. and the resolution is okay...
rulez added on the 2006-10-15 22:20:02 by Exin Exin
rulez added on the 2007-01-21 05:08:14 by dubmood dubmood
yeah finally the platform is added! :)
added on the 2007-01-21 09:42:37 by ltk_tscc ltk_tscc
Tha graphics (especially the Atari logo on the screenshot) rules!
rulez added on the 2007-01-23 21:53:48 by orb orb
Thumbing lynx prods. I was a big fan. Note it was the first console/computer with hardware graphical acceleration, but with 2D! It has basically hardware "rotozoom" for sprites.
rulez added on the 2007-03-17 19:12:42 by krabob krabob
rulez added on the 2007-07-23 00:44:01 by xeron xeron
cool stuff
rulez added on the 2007-07-29 18:25:58 by RA RA
music, hearts tunnel effect, water ripples on picture, 3D object with fire effect, "EIL" 3D logotype rotating, end text scrolling upwards with colorfull font and zooming rotating colors in the background
rulez added on the 2007-10-30 22:59:59 by BITS BITS
epic
rulez added on the 2009-07-29 01:27:03 by Queen_Luna Queen_Luna
Wasnt the Lynx Devkit Amiga2000+some extra hardware+software?

I still have the original Lynx :D
rulez added on the 2009-11-12 20:46:01 by leGend leGend
Great test file for my Lynx Flashcart!! I've been able to watch most of it. I'll be sure to do a videocap for this once I iron out the bug in my flashcart which crashes on the last part.
rulez added on the 2011-07-12 09:17:40 by cTrix cTrix
found this capture from youtube
added on the 2014-06-15 10:33:03 by tripper tripper
:)
rulez added on the 2014-06-15 11:17:32 by sensenstahl sensenstahl
cool
superb
rulez added on the 2015-05-05 10:20:07 by lsl lsl
Ataaarriiii!!!!!
great demo!!!


defjam, Crusader: the same reason why VHS won with Betamax - the price.
rulez added on the 2016-07-19 00:08:14 by Cyprian Cyprian
Great demo! Wish I had a Lynx so that I could watch it on real hardware!
rulez added on the 2019-07-13 21:13:38 by Daniel Daniel

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