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Computer War

Computer War

Commodore VIC-20 - Released - 1983

Based on the movie War Games, the game is in three parts 1/ Map screen, of USA, where you need to click on the incoming missiles with the joystick 2/ Zoomed in area of the missiles where you shoot down the missiles 3/ Puzzle screen where you must match a portion of a pattern to a larger screen to crack the code Any failure of shooting down missiles or puzzle will move the DEFCON (Defense Condition) countdown from 5 to 1. If you reach DEFCON 1, global war breaks out. The game was reviewed in Compute! Magazine Issue #45, February 1984, Page 134 Requires 8k expansion

Medieval Joust

Medieval Joust

Commodore VIC-20 - Released - 1983

Medieval Joust is a jousting game in which you have to defeat various knights by landing a good hit. The better the knight defends himself, the more points the knight gets and the worse he defends himself the more points you get.

Mutant Herd

Mutant Herd

Commodore VIC-20 - Released - 1983

Mutant Herd involves protecting a powerhouse from an invasion of mutants. The mutants crawl towards you from multiple burrows located at each corner of the screen. Using laser beams, you need to prevent the mutant herds from destroying your powerhouse. The game was even more complicated than this, however, as it was possible to enter the burrows and to shut them down. Once a burrow was entered, you started another phase of the game. A queen mutant and her eggs are hiding in each burrow. You must get to the eggs and plant an explosive charge, while avoiding the queen mutant, who can kill you...

Tower Of Evil

Tower Of Evil

Commodore VIC-20 - Released - 1984

You play the role of Andros who was banished years ago by King Salimos and can only return when he returns kidnapped Princess Diana and the King's lost treasure taken by an evil Necromancer. You have journeyed to the Necromancer's home, The Tower of Evil to retrieve the stolen treasure and Princess Diana in this top view flick-screen game. Starting on the ground floor, you must search the rooms looking for treasure and a key to use a magic stairway to move up a floor to finally reach the seventh floor where the Princess is. Occupying each floor are various creatures that need to be avoided or...

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