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<center>''"Do the math."''</center>
 
<center>''"Do the math."''</center>
   
Sure, the '''Jaguar''' is not the best console of its time. You might be better off getting a 3DO, N64, or PSX. Plus the controller is garbage (the 6-button "ProController" is a bit better), and the [[Jaguar CD]] add-on should come with a guarantee that it will ''not'' work... so we're not saying you should go get a Jaguar, BUT if you do have one, there are some very good games that might make it worth keeping.
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Sure, the Jaguar is not the best console of its time. You might be better off getting a 3DO, N64, or PSX. Plus the controller is garbage (the 6-button "ProController" is a bit better), and the [[Jaguar CD]] add-on should come with a guarantee that it will ''not'' work... so we're not saying you should go get a Jaguar, BUT if you do have one, there are some very good games that might make it worth keeping.
   
==The list==
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==The List==
 
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!scope="row"|Box
 
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|Play as an Alien rescuing the Alien queen, a predator trying to kill the Alien queen, or as a marine trying to get the fuck out. Marine campaign is by far the best, although all three of the campaigns are good. Framerate is on the sluggish side though.
 
|Play as an Alien rescuing the Alien queen, a predator trying to kill the Alien queen, or as a marine trying to get the fuck out. Marine campaign is by far the best, although all three of the campaigns are good. Framerate is on the sluggish side though.
   
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A must-have for the Jaguar.
Usually on the Top 10 of Jaguar games lists, even though the ports of Doom and Wolfenstein 3D are definitely better.
 
   
 
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|Action-adventure
 
|Action-adventure
 
|An experiment goes wrong and a scientist is transported to an alien world where everything is out to kill him. Homebrew port of the French classic. Buy it [http://removers.free.fr/AnotherWorld/ here].
 
|An experiment goes wrong and a scientist is transported to an alien world where everything is out to kill him. Homebrew port of the French classic. Buy it [http://removers.free.fr/AnotherWorld/ here].
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|[[File:Box_ak_real-1-.jpg|150px]]
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!Atari Karts
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|Cart racing
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|Mario Kart clone
 
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|[[File:B_AttackOfTheMutantPenguins_front-1-.jpg|150px]]
 
|[[File:B_AttackOfTheMutantPenguins_front-1-.jpg|150px]]
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!Doom
 
!Doom
 
|FPS
 
|FPS
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|Great port, but for some reason, there's no music during gameplay.
|Great port, developed in-house by id themselves! Most console ports of the era (SNES being the exception) are derivative of this one (Engine and Doom 1 Maps). <s>but for some reason, there's no music during gameplay.</s> Main reason music is absent is the DSP is handing collision detection. Just put the excellent PS1 doom music and you're g2g.
 
 
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|[[File:Fight For Life Jaguar cover.jpg|150px]]
 
|[[File:Fight For Life Jaguar cover.jpg|150px]]
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|Fighting
 
|Fighting
 
|''"Wait, doesn't this one always appear in those 'worst games ever' lists?"'' Yes, it does, and for a good reason. The programmer was getting shafted by Atari, so he decided to withold the final version of the game until he finally got paid. So Atari said "fuck it" and just released some horrible 60%-finished version instead. Which is obviously not what we're recommending.
 
|''"Wait, doesn't this one always appear in those 'worst games ever' lists?"'' Yes, it does, and for a good reason. The programmer was getting shafted by Atari, so he decided to withold the final version of the game until he finally got paid. So Atari said "fuck it" and just released some horrible 60%-finished version instead. Which is obviously not what we're recommending.
You see, many years later, the poor guy let some Jaguar fansite have the code for the finished version, and they released the massively improved unofficial "Limited Edition". Good luck getting it, though: only ''28'' numbered cartridges were ever produced, and even the ROM is about impossible to find. [https://forums.penny-arcade.com/discussion/177756/the-terrible-tales-of-the-atari-jaguars-checkered-flag-and-fight-for-life]
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You see, many years later, the poor guy let some Jaguar fansite have the code for the finished version, and they released the massively improved unofficial "Limited Edition". Good luck getting it, though: only ''28'' numbered cartridges were ever produced, and even the ROM is about impossible to find. [http://thesonicreblog.com/the-terrible-tales-of-the-atari-jaguars-checkered-flag-and-fight-for-life/]
   
 
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!Iron Soldier
 
!Iron Soldier
 
|FPS
 
|FPS
|Play as a mech in first-person view. Fuck shit up. Though it hasn't aged well it's still a blast to play. Has a sequel which came on cart and CD, thogh the CD version is preferable and easier to find.
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|Play as a mech in first-person view. Fuck shit up.
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|[[File:B_IronSoldier2_Cart_front-1-.jpg|150px]]
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!Iron Soldier 2
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|FPS
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|Overall improvement of the first, but same basic gameplay. Graphics are way better. The cart version is quite rare, the CD one is easier to find.
 
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|[[File:Jaguar-64-pinball-fantasies-box-front.jpg|150px]]
 
|[[File:Jaguar-64-pinball-fantasies-box-front.jpg|150px]]
 
!Pinball Fantasies
 
!Pinball Fantasies
 
|Pinball Sim
 
|Pinball Sim
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|It's pinball. If you like pinball, you'll like this. You might want to put it on mute, though.
|Enhanced port of the classic Amiga game, and likely the best game on the Jaguar!
 
 
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|[[File:B_Pitfall_front-1-.jpg|150px]]
 
|[[File:B_Pitfall_front-1-.jpg|150px]]
!Pitfall: the Mayan Adventure
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!Pitfall: the mayan Adventure
 
|Platformer
 
|Platformer
 
|Best version, though the 32X version is close.
 
|Best version, though the 32X version is close.
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!Raiden
 
!Raiden
 
|Vertical Shmup
 
|Vertical Shmup
|A good port of the arcade game. Great graphics, no slowdown, perfect music. Only annoying thing is that the score panel takes up a fucking third of the screen.
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|Perhaps the best port of the arcade game. Great graphics, no slowdown, perfect music.
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Only annoying thing is that the score panel takes up a fucking third of the screen.
   
 
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|[[File:B_Worms_front-1-.jpg|150px]]
 
|[[File:B_Worms_front-1-.jpg|150px]]
 
!Worms
 
!Worms
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|Artillery
|Strategy
 
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|Control a team of Worms and destroy the opposing teams with various weapons at your disposal. A good port of the PC game.
 
 
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[[Category:Atari]]
 
[[Category:Atari]]
 
[[Category:Fifth Generation]]
 
[[Category:Fifth Generation]]
 
{{Fifth Generation}}
 

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