Atari ST

Atari ST

The Atari ST is a line of home computers from Atari Corporation, and the successor to the Atari 8-bit family. The first ST model, the 520ST, was released in June 1985.

 Brain Blasters

Brain Blasters

Atari ST

In Brain Blaster, the player wants to gain an audience with a wise man. But this is not for free: he wants to see gold. To earn it, the player needs to solve the 30 levels of this puzzle game. The basic principle is simple: the game shows a puzzle stone pattern on a 5x5 field. Then it disappears and the player needs to rebuild it. The needed stones are gained by collecting them from the middle of the screen - they get spit it out in regular intervals. The game tells the player if a placed stone is correct or not. Some of the stones should be avoided because they don't fit the pattern while...

007: The Spy Who Loved Me

007: The Spy Who Loved Me

Atari ST - 1990

You are James Bond and with your sidekick Agent XXX who's name is Anya Amasova must stop Karl Stromberg. You must use your skills to end Karl Stromberg's goal of world domination and start a war between east and west. Gameplay-wise it is similar to Live and Let Die except you control your famous Lotus Espirit that can turn into things like a boat and submarine. Your Lotus Espirit is equipped with the usual gadgetry such as a Laser, Missiles, and many other things.

10th Frame

10th Frame

Atari ST - 1987

10th Frame is a ten-pin bowling simulation game created by Access Software in 1986, as a follow-up to the hugely successful Leaderboard golf game. Up to eight players could take part in open bowling or a tournament. There was a choice of 3 different difficulty levels—Kids (in which the ball always went straight), Amateur, and Professional.

20000 Meilen unter dem Meer

Atari ST - 1988

A320 Airbus

A320 Airbus

Atari ST - 1991

If you want to fly a modern passenger jet then this is the sort of game for you. This is a serious simulation of flying which was developed in corporation with Lufthansa and Deutsche Airbus. The flying area includes most of Western Europe with about 80 airports. During gameplay you have to fly a specified route and navigate yourself by using the supplied map. There is also a training mode available.

Action Fighter

Action Fighter

Atari ST - 1989

This is a top down vertically scrolling shooter, in which you start off as a motorbike. You are quite vulnerable to attack at first, but power ups come in the form of a Sega van which you have to dock with. The first time you dock you get double fire, the second time gives you a rocket, the third gives a rear force field and the fourth invulnerablility. By destroying cars and bikes that appear on your way, you can collect A-F letters. Collecting A through to D allows you change into a sportscar which is less vulnerable to attack, but not as nimble. Collect all the letters in order to be able...

The Addams Family

The Addams Family

Atari ST - 1992

The Addams Family is a platform game based on the characters and settings from the movie (which, in turn, is based on the famous 1960's television series, which in turn is based on Charles Addams cartoon of the same name, which was featured in the magazine, The New Yorker, in the 30's). The game takes place towards the end of the movie: the Addams Family has been evicted from their home by a court order issued by a backstabbing attorney (there's one for the books), Tully Alford. Even worse, the other Addamses: Morticia, Pugsley, Wednesday, Granny and Lurch have gone missing. As Gomez,...

Advanced Rugby Simulator

Advanced Rugby Simulator

Atari ST - 1989

Seven-a-side rugby union is brought to life in this budget game. The action is viewed from the side, although kicks to the posts are played from a behind-the-posts perspective. Scrums and line-outs are incorporated for as realistic a game as possible given the player restriction. A tournament can be played with up to 8 players, with as many computer teams as required to fill the gaps.

Advanced Ski Simulator

Advanced Ski Simulator

Atari ST - 1988

aka Professional Ski Simulator Players have to guide a skier down the piste in the specified time limit. The ski is against a competitor but the clock is the main enemy because if the player doesn't cross the finishing posts in time it is game over. The controls are fairly simple: left and right on the joystick rotates the skier and the fire button propels the player character forward with his sticks. Avoid obstacles such as trees, gates or log cabins.

Advantage Tennis

Advantage Tennis

Atari ST - 1991

Advantage Tennis is a tennis simulation played with 2D characters in a 3D simulated court. The camera zooms and pans in to follow the action. There are training, season and exhibition modes. The season mode allows playing against a variety of competitors and in different courts around the world.

The Adventures of Robin Hood

The Adventures of Robin Hood

Atari ST - 1991

In Robin Hood you must perform many heroic deeds to change the public impression of you from "villain" to "hero." To he ultimate aim is to retake your castle, which is captured in the intro sequence. This involves bringing together your band of merry men, and killing the Sheriff and his guards. There are around 6 extra items you can find in the game, most of which aren't essential but make the game a lot easier. The whole interface is similar to Populous: you don't direct Robin directly but with icons which are placed around the screen. The AI citizens of Sherwood go about their lives as...

After Burner

After Burner

Atari ST - 1988

The game allows the player to control a F-14 Tomcat jet, which must destroy a series of enemy jets throughout 18 stages. At the start of the game, the player takes off from an aircraft carrier called the SEGA Enterprise, which shares a similar name to the one used in the 1986 film Top Gun.

Airball

Airball

Atari ST - 1989

You have been turned into a ball of air with a slow leak by an evil wizard. You must find the Spellbook and the ingredients for the spell. Without these, you will never turn back into a human again. These items have to be collected in the maze which consists of 150 isometric rooms. These can be explored freely but sometimes you need to have special objects to proceed, e.g. a candle in dark rooms. The dangers consist mostly of sharp objects which can cause your ball to burst. Additionally you are on a timer because your balloon loses air constantly. But it can be refilled by using pumps...

Aliants: The Desparate Battle For Earth

Aliants: The Desparate Battle For Earth

Atari ST - 1987

Aliants: The Desperate Battle for Earth is an Action/Strategy game, developed by Starsoft and published by Keypunch Software, Inc., which was released in 1987. Aliants comprises different action sequences that change based on plot development; ranging from a side-scrolling shooter sequence, to a platformer-style ground action, and more.

Alien Storm

Alien Storm

Atari ST

The aliens are invading Earth, and it's up to the "Alien Busters" to wipe them out and destroy their creator. The Busters consist of Karla, Gordon, and Scooter. Each one of them have their own weapons and special attacks. When you start the game, you can select any one of these characters to play as. There are six missions to complete (eight in the Genesis version) with several stages, and each mission has you blasting aliens all the way to the end, from the streets to the mother ship where you'll meet the mother of all aliens. Unfortunately, blasting these aliens will not be an easy task,...

Alien World

Alien World

Atari ST - 1992

You, Kai are about to marry your sweetheart Medb, but Slough Feg and his minions have kidnapped her and taken her to the far side of The Cave of Dreams. Swearing a bit too loud about rescuing her, Slough Feg has heard you and turned you into an insect. With the help of magic from the Druid Lords though, you set off on your quest. To help you, some minions leave behind either a power-up for your weapon or Zen, the currency of The Cave of Dreams. Zen can be spent in the shops that litter the landscape. Here you can buy health or extra weapons. Kai has three lives which are lost when his two...

Alpine Games

Alpine Games

Atari ST - 1988

Sport - Multievent Speed Skating, Ski Jump, Downhill, Bobsled and Biathlon

The Amazing Spider-Man

The Amazing Spider-Man

Atari ST

In The Amazing Spider-Man, Spider Man has to rescue his girlfriend Mary Jane who was been kidnapped by the super villain Mysterio. The whole game takes place on a film set studio. This game is primarily a platforming game in which Spider-Man fights against various enemies. Those can be stunned with Spider-Man's iconic web substance, but touching them or other hazards in the game world will decrease his health. Another important part of the gameplay are puzzles, mostly with the goal to deactivate some of Mysterio's gimmicks, e.g. changed gravity, to clear the path. Spider-Man can climb walls...

The Amazing Spider-Man and Captain America in Dr. Doom's Revenge!

The Amazing Spider-Man and Captain America in Dr. Doom's Revenge!

Atari ST

Latverian president Dr. Doom is a terrible enemy, so when he hatches a plan to blow up New York City with a stolen Atomic bomb, one Marvel superhero is not enough to stop him. As the lavishly-drawn comic bundled with the game explains, Spider-Man and Captain America must join forces to go to Latveria and foil his plans. The main action in the game is a side-scrolling beat 'em up, in which you alternately control the two characters. They each have their own moves to deal with The Rhino, Electro and other foes. Moves are context-sensitive based on the distance between your character and the...

Anarchy

Anarchy

Atari ST - 1990

As a Defender variant, Anarchy is a side-scrolling parallax shooter, in which you take on the evil Anarchists and their destructive behaviour. Your ship moves left or right on a looping level, shooting the enemies and finally the bosses. You have a single life with gradually draining energy. No less than 50 High Scores are recorded. There are no surprises in gameplay, except the usual upgrades for your ship - X-shaped pods reveal circles, which can be collected to produce multiple fire beams, multi-directional shots, and drones with advanced cannons.

Ancient Games

Ancient Games

Atari ST - 1991

Multi Event - Gold verdienen und vom Sklaven aufsteigen

Angel Nieto Pole 500

Angel Nieto Pole 500

Atari ST - 1990

Angel Nieto Pole 500 is a motorcycle game based on the 500cc World Championship, starring the Spanish legend Angel Nieto (13 World Championship titles in the 50cc and 125cc classes between 1969 and 1984). This game allows to choose between various number of game modes with the primary target to beat all rivals. Other available options include multiplayer, motorcycle characteristics, circuit or meteorology. And then, in the World Championship you can choose another option: see the stats of your competitors (his times in the trainings, records and position in start line), also you can run...

Another World

Another World

Atari ST - 1991

A young physics professor named Lester conducts a particle experiment. Suddenly, something goes wrong, a lightning strikes, and in a moment Lester finds himself in a strange alien world. Now he must fight for his life, first with his bare hands, then with a gun he finds. But what gives him courage is that he is not alone. One of the aliens who escapes from the prison together with him helps him on his dangerous quest. Friendship can overcome all the obstacles. Out of This World combines shooting, platforming, and puzzle-solving elements. The game is divided into stages; some of them are...

Arkanoid: Revenge of Doh

Arkanoid: Revenge of Doh

Atari ST - 1987

Revenge of Doh differs from its predecessor with the introduction of "Warp Gates". Upon completion of a level or when the Break ("B") pill is caught, two gates appear at the bottom of the play area, on either side. The player can choose to go through either one of the gates - the choice will affect which version of the next level is provided. The fire-button is only used when the Laser Cannons ("L") or Catch ("C") pill is caught. The game also features two new features for bricks. Notched silver bricks, like normal silver bricks, take several hits to destroy. However, after a short period...

Asterix and the Magic Carpet

Asterix and the Magic Carpet

Atari ST

Asterix and the Magic Carpet is the twenty-eighth volume of the Asterix comic book series, by René Goscinny (stories) and Albert Uderzo (illustrations). It was first published in 1987. It is the fourth book to be published after the death of René Goscinny and is thus both written and drawn by Albert Uderzo alone. The full original French title was Astérix chez Rahàzade ou Le compte des mille et une heures (Asterix meets Orinjade or the 1001 Hours Countdown), a reference to Queen Scheherazade who tells the famous 1001 Arabian Nights collection of stories. Following the successful...

Asteroids Deluxe

Asteroids Deluxe

Atari ST

A "Deluxe" version of Atari's original Asteroids, Asteroids Deluxe swaps the vector graphics for bitmaps. The basic gameplay is still the same: You fly your triangular ship around a space which wraps around the edges, filled with asteroids. Shooting the asteroids splits them into two smaller ones, until they are small enough to be destroyed. If you collide with an asteroid, you're dead, unless you activate your forcefield which will bounce the ship off the asteroids. Sometimes, a flying saucer flies through the screen, shooting everywhere. Additional asteroid shapes also show up, such as the...

B.A.T.

B.A.T.

Atari ST

B.A.T. is cyberpunk romp through the underworld of crime and corruption. As agent for B.A.T. (Bureau of Astral Troubleshooters), an ultra-secret organization serving the Confederation of the Galaxies in the 22nd century, you will be assigned various missions covering a wide range of spy activities and planets. B.A.T. is a mixture of first-person adventure game and role-playing. Most of the game is spent exploring the futuristic locations, talking to characters and gathering items needed to advance the narrative. Combat occurs randomly and utilizes a real-time system: the player must...

B.A.T. II: The Koshan Conspiracy

B.A.T. II: The Koshan Conspiracy

Atari ST

This second part of the BAT series takes place in ROMA 2, the most important city of the planet Shedishan. The United Galaxies Organization has contacted the "Bureau of Astral Troubleshooters (BAT) in order to investigate the murder of a BAT agent named Sylvia Hatford who tried to uncover the businesses of a mysterious dealer of important raw materials. You are playing the second agent, Jehan Menais, now involved in the dangerous investigations. The game itself is a mixture between graphics adventure, space combat simulator and strategy game. The adventure part is realized in a classic 2D...

B-17 Flying Fortress

B-17 Flying Fortress

Atari ST

B-17 Flying Fortress is a simulation of the legendary heavy bomber of World War II. After customizing one's bomber with nose art and a name, one of several randomly assigned bombing missions into Germany must be flown. The game not only features actual flight simulation, but also crew management. Each of the 10 crew members has ratings for categories like piloting, bombing and gunnery. During a mission, crew members can be reassigned to other posts if needed because of injuries. Each position including the pilot seat, the guns and the bombing sight can of course also be controlled by the...

Baal

Baal

Atari ST

Baal is a monster who has stolen a war machine. You, as leader of the "Time Warriors" must destroy his minions, collect the war machine pieces (they flash yellow), and destroy Baal. You can use joystick or keyboard.

Baby Jo in "Going Home"

Baby Jo in "Going Home"

Atari ST

As the eponymous Baby Jo you're trying to make it back home. Can a simple baby get past the four levels while avoiding the bad-tempered animals and machines on the way? Baby Jo in: "Going Home" is a side-scrolling platform game. Jo can pick up rattles which can be tossed at enemies (such as bees, lawnmowers or spiders). Apart from watching out for the baby's dropping health (represented as an increasingly tearful face), the baby's diaper gets wetter over time and the thirst increases, too. If the diaper becomes too wet or the baby becomes too thirsty, the player immediately loses a life,...

Back To The Future Part II

Back To The Future Part II

Atari ST - 1990

Back to the Future II is a collection of five arcade and puzzle games. Based on the second installment of the popular Hollywood series Back to the Future, this movie conversion has Marty McFly and Doc Brown travel through time to stop their arch-rival Biff from changing the future. The game consists of five parts, each inspired by one of the movie's most memorable scenes.

Back to the Future Part III

Back to the Future Part III

Atari ST - 1991

Back to the Future III is a collection of four arcade games. Marty McFly and Doc Brown have traveled back through time to the year 1885 - and they're soon deep in trouble when they face "Mad Dog" Tannen's gang and have to find a way to return to the present. This game takes four scenes from the Hollywood movie Back to the Future III and turns them into arcade sequences.

Backgammon Royale

Backgammon Royale

Atari ST

Backgammon Royale is a simple computerized version of the classic board game of chance & skill called "Backgammon". Backgammon Royale lets the player choose between two styles of play (aggressive or defensive), and also select the game speed between three parameters (fast, medium or slow). The game has a save/load option that gives the player the opportunity to continue the game later.

Backlash

Backlash

Atari ST

Game-play consists of arcade style fast and frantic reflex action from the first-person perspective, much akin to Atari's coin-op Battlezone and programmer Paul Woaks' earlier and very similar 8-bit game Encounter. The game takes place on a seemingly endless flat landscape, littered with obstacles in the form of some pseudo 3D spikes protruding from the ground. Armadas of hostile UFOs shoot fire balls at you from every direction. Your aiming reticle is in the centre of the display, and is surrounded by circular radar, which is formed by a series of small white dots, within this are numerous...

Bad Cat

Bad Cat

Atari ST - 1987

Bad Company

Bad Company

Atari ST

The plot of "Bad Company" is quickly told: Earth is dying and mankind needs new worlds to colonize, the Nu-Worlds. You and your (optional) companion have the task to clear those worlds from hostile alien insectoids. "Bad Company" is played in a pseudo-3D view (third person) that very much resembles that of Space Harrier games. Before you start to play you'll have to choose one of the eight offered troopers as your player character. This decision will influence gameplay later on, e.g. you won't be able to carry a specific weapon or your character is especially fast, and so on. When it comes...

BadLands

BadLands

Atari ST

Badlands continued the Super Sprint lineage, but moved the game into a futuristic post-apocalyptic setting. The races consist of 3 souped-up cars toughing it out over 4 laps on one of the 8 tracks, which are viewed from above. Two human players can take part, but only the winner continues without using up credits, so you will only see the early races in two-player mode. You are armed with guns, which can be used to slow opposing cars. During the races spanners can be collected, which are then cashed in for upgraded turbos, improved weaponry and engine upgrades. Hazards on the later tracks...

Badlands Pete

Badlands Pete

Atari ST

The gouvernor's daughters were kidnapped and he hires the desperado Badlands Pete to get them back. The player takes the role of Pete, walks through the side-scrolling levels and shoots everything that moves. This is to be taken literally because the enemies are not restricted to the usual bandits; there are also other people like old ladies which try to land a hit. To be fair, these are mostly encountered when Pete uncalled enters their houses by using the so-called "Strip-A-Motion" feature. This basically means that Pete can walk "inside" the screen to enter houses or walk behind...

Balance of Power: Geopolitics in the Nuclear Age

Balance of Power: Geopolitics in the Nuclear Age

Atari ST

The year is 1986. You take on the role of the US President or the Russian General Secretary. You have the full industrial capacity, covert forces, and military might of your country at your command. Your job? To make your country the world's most powerful and prestigious over the course of your eight years in office. Sounds easy, doesn't it? It would be if the other guy didn't have his finger poised over a red button that could wipe out the world! You must use diplomacy, make treaties, issue risky, covert CIA or KGB actions, or riskier, direct military intervention to prop up third world...

Balance of Power: The 1990 Edition

Balance of Power: The 1990 Edition

Atari ST

The objective is the same as in the original Balance of Power: use your military, covert, and industrial forces to make your country the most prestigious in the world while avoiding nuclear war. However, it is now 1989, and the Communist Block is crumbling... Chris Crawford, who rarely ever made a sequel to a computer game, was besieged by mails asking him to update his classic from a few years before to reflect the new state of the world. Russia was falling, the Iron Curtain was shattering, and smaller countries were beginning to assert their own regional power with more freedom from the...

The Ball Game

The Ball Game

Atari ST

This puzzle game features four players, any number of which can be human or computer, and is viewed from an isometric perspective. The basic gameplay is very similar to Virgin's Spot license. Your aim is to take control of the largest area of the board, which is done by moving your pieces so as for them to be next to pieces of another colour, which will then become your colour. There are three types of move – short moves which also see you retain the square you were in, jumps in which you lose the previous square, and moves using the teleporting device to move a larger distance. There are over...

Ballistix

Ballistix

Atari ST

Psygnosis' Ballistix is an arcade game in which you have to manipulate a ball in order to score a goal with your opponent. To do this, you will control an arrow that defines a direction, and pressing the fire key will launch a ball from this arrow in the direction the arrow points to; by launching balls at correct angles, you will manipulate the main ball and control the way it moves. Ballistix also keeps certain physics laws (namely gravity and friction), and will present you with varying obstacles in either one or two player mode.

Ballyhoo

Ballyhoo

Atari ST

Ballyhoo is a mystery text adventure in which you play a disillusioned circus goer who decides to help find the owner's kidnapped daughter. Gameplay involves searching for clues in the circus arena, the tents and other back areas trying to locate the girl. The game features a "Standard" difficulty level. The original Commodore 64 Grey Box Contents included: The Traveling Circus That Time Forgot Inc. Official Souvenir Program Circus Ticket (Sec.24 Row AA Seat 4) Purple Circus Balloon Advertising Card for Dr. Nostrum's Wondrous Curative

Bangkok Knights

Bangkok Knights

Atari ST

From the humble peasant farmers of Thailand came one of the world's most devastating forms of combat, Thai Boxing - the fastest, meanest and most exciting full contact sport in the world of martial arts. In this unique simulation of Muay Thai (Thai Boxing) you must fight your way from the cliff ledge above your village, through the jungle and into the streets of Bangkok. Only after defeating all the street-wise opponents will you be granted the right to fight in the famous Lumpini stadium, here you will encounter the greatest exponents of the sport, the Bangkok Knights.

Bank Buster

Atari ST

The only way to break into a well-stocked bank is to head underground, and smash your way through layer after layer of earth. This makes for a game influenced by Breakout, but with many subtleties of its own. You have full control over the bat, able to move up and down as well as left and right. The latter can be useful as only part of the bottom of the screen actually results in the ball going out of play - a wall protects much of the floor. There are inbuilt trees which can't be played through, and dynamite sticks which can clear large sections of earthing at a time.

Barbarian

Barbarian

Atari ST

In this game you play the role of a barbarian who must navigate his way through dangerous dungeons. The game is played from a third person side scrolling perspective and also has platform jumping parts to it. The barbarian is controlled by using left and right on the joystick to move and up and down is used to scroll through the various commands at the bottom of the screen. When a command is highlighted pressing fire will perform that action thus saving on extra buttons being needed to play. There are two weapons at your disposal. A sword which you start the game with and later a bow which is...

Barbarian II

Barbarian II

Atari ST

Not to be confused with Barbarian II: The Dungeon of Drax by Palace Software, Barbarian II is a direct sequel to the Psygnosis game Barbarian, an action, point and click hybrid released four years earlier. The game continues the tale of Hegor the Barbarian. After being improperly defeated some years ago, evil lord Necron has been reincarnated by one of his cult followers. Now only Hegor is strong, courageous, and stupid enough to face Necron and his minions. Unlike the original Barbarian, which was an action game with a point-and-click control interface, Barbarian II plays just like a...

Barbarian II: The Dungeon of Drax

Barbarian II: The Dungeon of Drax

Atari ST

In the sequel to Barbarian / Death Sword, the Wizard Drax is back after your previous defeat of him. But this time, you're not alone. The princess you saved back then has taken up a sword and joined your cause! Now, it's more than a death match. You have to explore the many tunnels in his dungeon, defeat the dangerous monsters that come between you and put cold steel to Drax's throat. The game has similar game play to the original, but with a different challenge. Various monsters will come and attack you, but you'll need to use different approaches in order to defeat each of them. For...

Barbarian: The Ultimate Warrior

Barbarian: The Ultimate Warrior

Atari ST

The evil magician Drax is terrorizing the jeweled city and cast a spell over the beautiful princess Marina who is forced to obey him. From the lands to the north, a hero is sent to help the city and free the princess. He is Gorth, the strongest of the barbarian warriors. With his sword in hand, he has to beat eight of Drax's best warriors and at last the magician himself. He will fight them in the woods, on the mountaintop, in the dungeon... finally reaching Drax's palace itself. This is essentially a one- or two-player fighting game where you control a big barbarian and fight another...

Bargon Attack

Bargon Attack

Atari ST

Bargon Attack is one of the less known adventures from Coktel Vision, though it was one of the first that introduced the unique interface that was used in many Coktel games that followed. It was also one of the first of Coktel's games to use FMV technology in cut-scenes. The gameplay is a mix of science fiction, cyberpunk and comedy elements. It takes place in the near future when an alien race named Bargon conquered the Earth and enslaved its people. You take a role of the young programmer who decides to put an end to the cruel aliens. You'll travel through 20 or so locations. Each one...

The Basket Manager

The Basket Manager

Atari ST

In the game you as manager of Basketball team start your career with a budget of $9,000,000. The gameplay includes the economical management of the team and playing the baseketball game itself on the field. In management phase the player has to buy a team of 8 players, and assign 5 of them for a match. The price of players differs based on their skill and experience. The experience is described by two parameters: Rookie and Veteran, and skills are described by four parameters: SP (Running speed), SK (Skill in getting set for taking shot), ST (Stamina), SH (Shooting ability). Starting with...

Batman: The Caped Crusader

Batman: The Caped Crusader

Atari ST

Batman: The Caped Crusader is a combination of an arcade and adventure game. The game is played with a side scrolling view, with each new location opening in a new panel similar to the appearance of a comic book. The game has two parts to it, and these can be played in any order. In A Bird In the Hand, The Penguin is back, and planning on taking over the world with an army of robotic penguins. In A Fete Worse Than Death, The Joker has kidnapped Robin, and it's up to Batman to save him.

Batman: The Movie

Batman: The Movie

Atari ST - 1989

Batman also known as Batman: The Movie is an action video game developed by Ocean Software based on the 1989 film of the same name. It was released in 1989 for the Amiga, Amstrad CPC, Atari ST, Commodore 64, MS-DOS, ZX Spectrum and MSX. The game is also known as Batman: The Movie. The game consists of five stages based on events from the movie. Each stage has a time limit and a health gauge (represented by Batman's face turning into the Joker's), with Batman losing a life if he runs out of either.

Battle Bound

Battle Bound

Atari ST

Battle Bound is a side scrolling beat 'em up where the player takes control of Calumn the Mighty who after saving Lady Charlotte has to go and conquer the lair of a horrific golem. But to get there he has to move through the graveyard of the beast which is inhabited by barbarous nomads and cross the bridge of fire which is guarded by dragon men. Calumn is equipped with an axe that he can throw at enemies or he can choose to punch them in a melee fight. For smaller enemies such as the crawling slugs a kick is needed. By destroying slugs it's possible to obtain different tokens. Red ones...

Battle Chess

Battle Chess

Atari ST - 1989

Battle Chess is a quite typical chess game, but it comes with a twist: all pieces are represented by small, realistic figures that walk around on the chessboard, and when one piece takes another, they both take part in an animated battle. There is a different animation for each permutation, depending on which pieces are capturing or being captured. You can also play in 2D without animation. The game's opening library includes 30,000 different moves, ensuring a variety of games will unfold across the 10 skill levels.

Battle Command

Battle Command

Atari ST

Battle Command is a 3D arcade/strategy game, loosely derived from the same developers' Carrier Command. In a near future alternate reality, the Ultra War is fought between the two dominate races in the New World. The 'Mauler' is the latest technology - an Armored Fighting Machine capable of being lifted in and out of hostile territory by a fast Stealth Chopper, and armed with the most advanced weaponry science can devise. You command a single "Mauler" assault tank in one of a series of scenarios. These range from a railway ambush to escort duties and a raid on a riverside hideout. Before...

Battle Master

Battle Master

Atari ST

An early squad based combat strategy game set in a medieval style fantasy world. The player decides which race they want to play (Human, Orc, Dwarf or Elf) each with their own strengths and weaknesses. It is then a matter of clearing out areas of opponents and finding items to enhance your character's and companions abilities. There are many traps to avoid and death is a constant in what most people would find a very tough game. The nearest game to compare it to would be Rage Of Mages, though that has more of an RPG/RTT (real-time tactics) focus as opposed to "squad action", but it...

Battlehawks 1942

Battlehawks 1942

Atari ST - 1989

Fly as an American or Japanese pilot in one of 4 operations in the Pacific Theatre during WWII. This simulation can also qualify as educational software because the manual features tons of historical information. Twelve aircraft (including variants) and about 20 types of ships are represented. First of the Lucasfilm/Lawrence Holland WWII air combat trilogy.

Battleships

Battleships

Atari ST - 1987

Battleships is the international title of a video game based on the classic board game. The object is to sink the opponent's entire fleet (six ships) without him sinking the player's fleet first. This version of the game had the particularity of allowing fire by salvos of up to 24 shots, depending of the number of unsunk ships the player had. After all shots were placed by the player, a scene showing a ship firing its guns at the enemy fleet was played, showing hits and damage. The game could be played in Hotseat, since each player's fleet placement was never shown after the game had started...

BattleTech: The Crescent Hawk's Inception

BattleTech: The Crescent Hawk's Inception

Atari ST - 1988

Jason Youngblood is a young cadet MechWarrior stationed on the Citadel of Pacifica in the Lyran Commonwealth. Jason is training hard to become a battle mech pilot, following his renowned father Jeremiah. One day, the Citadel is attacked by the forces of the Draconis Combine from a neighboring star system. Barely escaping, Jason teams up with a member of Crescent Hawks, a special unit established by Jeremiah. Together, they must find the other members, ready to face the new threat. This will be harder for Jason than for anyone else, for he is sure that his father was among the...

Beach Volley

Beach Volley

Atari ST

Beach Volley is a simplified computer game version of volleyball from the French developer team Ocean France for various 16-Bit and 8-Bit personal computers, released by Ocean Software Ltd in 1989.

Beam

Beam

Atari ST

Beam is an action game in which the player has to link together energy stations. To do so he moves around the playfield and bumps into said stations. Then the last two get linked with a red energy beam which is deadly when touched. Each of the 27 levels is won when all stations are linked. There are many obstacles which hinder the player's progress, e.g. magnets and high gravity zones which affect the craft's movement or moving balls which should not be touched. The game features to modes of control: direct or rotational (similar to Asteroids).

Beast Busters

Beast Busters

Atari ST

Beastlord

Beastlord

Atari ST

Bermuda Project

Bermuda Project

Atari ST

Betrayal

Betrayal

Atari ST

Better Dead Than Alien!

Better Dead Than Alien!

Atari ST

Beyond the Ice Palace

Beyond the Ice Palace

Atari ST

Big game fishing

Big game fishing

Atari ST - 1991

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The Black Cauldron

The Black Cauldron

Atari ST

Black Tiger

Black Tiger

Atari ST

Blazing Thunder

Blazing Thunder

Atari ST - 1991

Blood Money

Blood Money

Atari ST

The speech in the introductory sequence probably sums things up best - "the biggest unanswered question is 'where is the money?" The player has 4 missions to take on, in each case trying to kill baddies for the money they have, which can be spent in the shop rooms to upgrade their craft. Energy is depleted by contact with enemies and the walls, although there are some baddies who simply hover on your ship and steal, rather than physically doing damage. The game is a shoot 'em up which scrolls both horizontally and vertically, while being viewed from an R-Type style sideways perspective....

Blue Angels: Formation Flight Simulation

Blue Angels: Formation Flight Simulation

Atari ST

Blue Angels: Formation Flight Squadron is an F/A-18 flight simulator, with a focus on Air Shows. The Blue Angels are the United States' Navy Flight Demonstration Squadron, known for tight maneuvers and precision flying. The game attempts to replicate this by offering formation flying, having to react and coordinate with other Blue Angels in the air. The player can practice any maneuver in the simulator: dozens of high, low and flat maneuvers, Diamond 360 passes, left rolls and 4-point rolls or an entire air show for example. Other than practice events, the player can perform an air show or...

BMX Simulator

BMX Simulator

Atari ST - 1991

This is an overhead-viewed racing game similar in style to Super Sprint. There are 7 courses of increasing difficulty, incorporating ramps and bumps which significantly affect the bike's handling. Each course has a time limit you must complete 3 laps of the course within, or it's game over. The further inside the time limit you are, the more points you score. There's a computer opponent, but the scoring isn't affected by whether you beat him just so long as you qualify. There is a two-player mode. A unique feature at the time is the action replay, which can be viewed in slow motion.

Bomb Jack

Bomb Jack

Atari ST - January 1, 1988

A simple but addictive arcade game in which you must guide Bomb Jack around the screens collecting all the bombs before the horde of nasties hunt him down. Look out also for bonus tokens that freeze the nasties for a few moments giving you a chance of completing the harder levels. Controls Bomb Jack is controlled through joystick movements and can jump when fire is pressed. Try and control him while in mid air to win the game.

Bombuzal

Bombuzal

Atari ST - 1988

The aim of this logic game is to targetedly detonate all bombs and mines within a time limit. After the last detonation, Bomb Uzal needs to be on a secure field. There are altogether 130 levels. Per successful level you get an extra life. For every eight successfully solved levels you get a password at the end, so you do not have to start again anew each time.

Brataccas

Brataccas

Atari ST

Brataccas is a game that combines exploration, puzzle-solving and combat. You play a character named Kyne, a man who has a price on his head. You must search the mining asteroid, Brattacus, to gather proof of a government plot against you and to try to stay alive. Surveillance cameras are watching you, so take any chance to disable them. Brataccas is a place where greed and corruption rule the day. The residents are treacherous, and while they can be bribed they are not above murder, so the player has to be careful.

Breakout

Breakout

Atari ST - 1992

Super Breakout features similar gameplay to the original, but with several new game variations. Your goal is to earn as many points as possible by destroying the bricks at the top of the playfield. To do this, you need to use the paddle at the bottom of the screen to keep a bouncing ball within the playfield. There are four different game variations included. The first is 'Breakout', and plays the same as the original game. This leaves three new gameplay concepts. In 'Progressive' the brick walls will slowly drop towards the bottom of the screen and the ball moves progressively faster and...

Bubble Bobble

Bubble Bobble

Atari ST - 1987

The game, starring the twin Bubble Dragons Bub and Bob, tasks players with travelling through one hundred stages, blowing and bursting bubbles, jumping on and off blown bubbles to navigate level obstacles, dodging and eliminating enemies, and collecting a variety of items including some that carry 'power ups' and significant bonuses. For example, some wrapped candies allow Bub and Bob to move faster, blow bubbles faster, and blow bubbles at greater distances. Other items, such as umbrellas, allow to skip numerous levels, moving closer to the final level. The game became popular and led to a...

Bubble Dizzy

Bubble Dizzy

Atari ST

Bubble Dizzy eschews the usual arcade adventure format of Dizzy games, instead being a simple action game. You must guide Dizzy through the underwater worlds, collecting pearls as you go. Dizzy starts at the bottom of the sea, and you have to get him to the top. You do this by jumping across bubbles, which only have a limited time before bursting. Enemies to avoid include sharks, octopuses and swordfish. Dizzy has limited oxygen, but more can be collected from O2 canisters. After completing a level, you get a bonus for the amount of pearls you collected and the amount of oxygen you have...

Bubble Ghost

Bubble Ghost

Atari ST

Bubble Ghost needs to blow a bubble out of his creator's castle. Your task is to guide him so as to direct the bubble through the gaps in each room. The bubble's direction is affected by which part of the ghost hits it. Candles, fans, and other obstacles serve to make little Bubble Ghost's task harder. Bubble Ghost is invincible, but the bubble is prone to bursting if it hits anything at pace. You have five bubbles before the game is over.

Buggy Boy

Buggy Boy

Atari ST - 1985

Bundesliga Manager

Bundesliga Manager

Atari ST - 1991

Bundesliga Manager is a managerial simulator for a team in the top three German football leagues (Bundesliga, Zweite Liga or Regionalliga). The game contains the real player and team names of that time. The player can handle most of the relevant aspects of a soccer team both economic and sport-wise. The user has to trade players, organize the training, handle the team's line-ups and tactics, negotiate contracts with players and sponsors, and expand the team's stadium. The player follows his team's games as a small white dot moving horizontally over a green rectangle, simulating a ball...

Cabal

Cabal

Atari ST

Cabal offers one player and two-player-simultaneous modes of gameplay. Each player assumes the role of an unnamed commando trying to destroy several enemy military bases. There are 5 stages with 4 screens each. The player starts with a stock of three lives and uses a gun with limitless ammunition and a fixed number of grenades to fend off enemy troops and attack the base. The commando is seen from behind and initially starts behind a protective wall which can be damaged and shattered by enemy fire. To stay alive, the player needs to avoid enemy bullets by running left or right, hiding behind...

Caesar

Caesar

Atari ST - 1993

The first in the strategy series set in the Roman Empire’s peak era starts off with you as ruler of a small province, although if you’re successful you will get tougher assignments. You must build the city, placing crucial features such as housing estates, roads, policing, water supply, social events and the like. You’re not restricted to one city – you can build another area, linked by roads, once you’ve got the first one running smoothly. You have slaves at your disposal to build and maintain everything. All this would be easy if you had an infinite supply of money, the civilians...

California Games

California Games

Atari ST

California Games was the original "Extreme Games" – what today's generation might call "X-Games in the sun". Players can select sponsors (absent in some versions) and compete in events such as skateboarding, footbag, surfing, roller skating, flying disc (frisbee) and BMX. The surfing event is ranked by judges, which give a score to help the players improve their routine. The Atari versions (2600 and Lynx) of the game omit the flying disc and roller skating events, while the Genesis version omits only the flying disc event.

California Games II

California Games II

Atari ST

California Games II is the sequel to the smash hit 1988 game. This time you compete in: hang-gliding, jetski, skateboarding, body boarding and snow boarding.

Cannon Fodder

Cannon Fodder

Atari ST

Cannon Fodder is an action-strategy shoot 'em up game developed by Sensible Software and published by Virgin Interactive for the Amiga in 1993. Virgin ported the game to home computer systems DOS, the Atari ST and the Archimedes, and the consoles Jaguar, Mega Drive, SNES and 3DO. The game is military-themed and based on shooting action but with a strategy game-style control system. The player directs troops through numerous missions, battling enemy infantry, vehicles and installations. Cannon Fodder has a darkly humorous tone which commentators variously praised and condemned. Its creators...

The Carl Lewis Challenge

The Carl Lewis Challenge

Atari ST - 1992

The game is about more than just Carl Lewis. You can select from a variety of countries to enter your athletes from, and then train them to hone their abilities before the real competition begins. The events are varied and range from running the 100 meter dash to the javelin throw. And the selection of athletes includes male and female stars.

Carrier Command

Carrier Command

Atari ST - 1988

Carrier Command was a landmark 1980s action strategy game developed by Realtime Software. The gameplay had a mix of vehicle simulation and real-time strategy. The player controls a robotic aircraft carrier and has to colonise an archipelago by capturing each island one by one. However, a more advanced enemy aircraft carrier that has been captured by terrorists is also aiming to do the same thing. The player must use strategy to capture the islands in order to gain supplies so that the more powerful enemy carrier can be defeated. Control of an island allows you to set what type of island it...

Championship Manager

Championship Manager

Atari ST - September 1, 1992

Championship Manager starts a series of football management games, which means that you don't actually control your players during matches, but you're in charge of choosing the starting lineup and tactics. Matches are played out through a running commentary, with the chance to interrupt it to make substitutions or tactical changes. Each player's performance is rated out of 10 and these are among the many statistics stored throughout the game. The game features all the most important British competitions, and the database 80 league teams (each with complete squads) and 380 non-league and...

Chicago 30's

Chicago 30's

Atari ST - 1988

You are Eliot, on the trail of the gangsters who dominate Chicago in the 1930s. They lurk in the docks, on the streets and in an alcohol distillery, armed with guns and grenades, and must be taken out. Gameplay is side-view and takes place on a number of vertical levels, with a feel similar to Green Beret. Jump and duck to target and avoid crooks. Later you spend time inside a car, and can lean out of the window to shoot people. Watch out for enemy cars, which can only be destroyed using grenades.

circus games

circus games

Atari ST - 1988

Ladiiiieeeees and gentlemeeeeennnnn! Children of all ages! The Greatest Show on Earth proudly presents... Circus Games! As a tiger trainer, you will have to put the tiger's through their various tracks. You have to do various stunts, like corkscrews and somersaults, on the trapeze. As a tight rope walker, you need to go from one side to the other, doing handstands and somersaults along the way. There is also a lady daredevil that you do stunts with from the back of a horse. If you do the international competition, you will have to do certain tricks for the trapeze, tight rope walker,...

Count Duckula

Count Duckula

Atari ST - 1992

The game is a basic jump and run platform-type game. At the start, the castle is transported to an ancient pyramid. Then, players had a set amount of time to go through the castle, evading the various baddies inside the castle, to retrieve the mystic sax before the Count's castle automatically returns to Transylvania, leaving the player stranded in Egypt.

The Crimson Crown

The Crimson Crown

Atari ST - 1985

In Transylvania we rescued Princess Sabrina, and met Crown Prince Erik. They return upon news of the King John the Good’s death, and learn the crown has vanished. The Vampire Lord Drakul tries to uncover its secrets to become King, and threatens its land. As their guide, they accompany you on their journey to reclaim the crown an amulet of immense power and rid the land of the Vampire. Certain tasks require their unique abilities, Princess Sabrina understands magic and Crown Prince Erik can use items that rightfully belongs to the heir of the throne, among other roles. Some places seem...

Crystal Castles

Crystal Castles

Atari ST - 1986

Bentley Bear is trapped in the Crystal Castles! To get out, he will need to collect all of the gems located throughout the castle. The game is played with an isometric view of the multi platformed castle. When Bentley collects all of the gems on the current castle, he will move on to the next, more difficult castle. Wandering throughout the castles are a wide variety of dangerous creatures, which Bentley should avoid. From time to time, a magic hat will appear. If Bentley collects the hat, he will temporarily be invincible to the castles inhabitants.

Dark Castle

Dark Castle

Atari ST

The Black Knight has brought misery to the land, and the end way to end this is to enter his haunted house to slay him. You are the brave adventurer taking on this quest through 14 increasingly-tough zones. The bulk of the game is side-viewed, involving single screens to pass through, which incorporate ropes, cages and trapdoor. There are enemies walking, flying and hovering through this, and many of them respawn. Unusually your weapon to take them on (rocks) can be thrown through 360 degrees, which aims to make the gameplay more realistic and methodical. The screens were linked by hub...

Dogs of War

Dogs of War

Atari ST

The main character, who bears a striking resemblance to Rambo, is a mercenary who is asked to carry out assignments all over the world. The levels in Dogs of War are built in a similar way, a multi-directional scrolling shooter where the player must overcome enemies who drift along in certain patterns on the screen, ultimately reaching his goal. People from around the world ask the player to conduct missions for them. Examples include saving someone's kidnapped son, retrieving a valuable piece of art or killing a criminal. Note that all missions end in the same way - to accomplish it, the...

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