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Version comparisons

Title screen

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Arcade
SuperHangOn Amiga Title.png
Amiga
SuperHangOn CPC Title.png
Amstrad CPC
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Atari ST
SuperHangOn C64 Title.png
Commodore 64
SuperHangOn IBMPC EGA Title.png
IBM PC (EGA)
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Macintosh
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ZX Spectrum
Most of the home computer ports choose to deviate from the original title screen, usually by placing pictures of bikes on their title/loading screens. The Amstrad CPC version has the telltale signs of being a quick ZX Spectrum port - while slightly less abraisive on a greenscreen display, the choice of palette makes the text hard to read on a colour monitor.

Select course

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Arcade
SuperHangOn Amiga SelectCourse.png
Amiga
SuperHangOn CPC SelectCourse.png
Amstrad CPC
SuperHangOn ST SelectCourse.png
Atari ST
SuperHangOn C64 SelectCourse.png
Commodore 64
SuperHangOn IBMPC EGA SelectCourse.png
IBM PC (EGA)
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Macintosh
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ZX Spectrum
Super Hang-On<nowiki>'</wiki>s abstract world map gets even more simplified on the 8-bit machines. The Commodore 64 breaks ranks by going for a more "realistic" look, while the Spectrum fails to display the text explaining what this screen actually means.

Select music

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Arcade
SuperHangOn Amiga SelectMusic.png
Amiga
SuperHangOn ST SelectMusic.png
Atari ST
SuperHangOn C64 SelectMusic.png
Commodore 64
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Macintosh
The music selection screen only carries over to the ports which have in-game music. The Commodore 64 has a completely new soundtrack.

Race start (beginner)

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Arcade
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Amiga
SuperHangOn CPC BeginnerStart.png
Amstrad CPC
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Atari ST
SuperHangOn C64 BeginnerStart.png
Commodore 64
SuperHangOn IBMPC EGA Beginner.png
IBM PC (EGA)
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Macintosh
SuperHangOn Spectrum BeginnerStart.png
ZX Spectrum
None of these home conversions come close to the arcade machine's specifications, so fewer racers are rendered on the road and the surrounding scenery is greatly simplified. Despite being able to support hardware sprites, the CPC version does not make use of them, and so manages to have even fewer colours on-screen than the Spectrum version. Meanwhile, racers on the C64 flicker and all opponent racers on the IBM PC are green.

IBM PC version

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CGA
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EGA
SuperHangOn IBMPC Hercules Title.png
Hercules
SuperHangOn IBMPC CGA Beginner.png
CGA
SuperHangOn IBMPC EGA Beginner.png
EGA
SuperHangOn IBMPC Hercules Beginner.png
Hercules

References


Super Hang-On (home computers)
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