Rapid Fire

Epidemic!

Epidemic!

Apple II - Released - August 8, 1983

It's 1989, and there's good news and bad news. The good news: there's a spectacular meteor shower scheduled to light up the sky. The bad news: the meteoroids are bearing a rather deadly, virulent disease -- when they impact our planet, things might get ugly. It's up to you to contain the infection, and prevent mankind from getting its own museum display case, next to the dinosaurs. Your stint as head of the Global Disease Control Center lasts from 15 to 30 game turns (depending on the chosen skill level). One turn represents a day, and allows a limited number of actions: you'll be able to...

Galactic Gladiators

Galactic Gladiators

Apple II - August 13, 1983

Released as part of SSI's "RapidFire" line of sci-fi games, Tom Reamy's Galactic Gladiators is a four-on-four tactical combat jam set in the 30th century. Armed with laser weapons and special powers, teams consist of more than a dozen species with different abilities. There are humans, Denebian Slime Devils, Wodanites with their Viking horns, mysterious Zorcons, and mutants with a killing touch. You can play on large or small maps on a variety of planets. After giving your team its orders, you wait for the slow Apple II AI to similarly brief its troops, and then watch as both sides go into...

Queen of Hearts

Queen of Hearts

Apple II - Released - August 27, 1983

Queen of Hearts is a pinball game released by Strategic Simulations under their Rapid Fine brand. SSI used the Rapid Fire brand to release games developed by third party authors

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