Kevin A. Moughtin

Alien Rescue

Alien Rescue

Commodore 64 - Released - 1983

After an epic space battle, your side has lost and you are now the commander of the survivors who managed to escape in life capsules. To make matters worse the life capsules are landing on the surface of a planet belonging to the enemy, so it is up to you to go and rescue them all. In your spacecraft you must collect all the capsules and place them in your Mothership before they are killed by the enemy. Alien Rescue is a side view single screen game where you must move your craft around the screen picking up capsules on the bottom of the screen, one at a time and place them on top of the...

Booty

Booty

Commodore 64 - Released - 1984

Jim the Cabin Boy must make his way below decks to collect various items of booty (automatically picked up when he walks past it) strewn around the ship. When you have collected all the items from the Black Galleon's 20 holds, you will be given 45 seconds to locate the Bronze key to the next pile of booty. Clearing all booty a second and third (impossible!) time causes a search for the Silver and Gold keys, each increasing the game's speed and hazards. Jim will meet an untimely death if he falls through a trap door, drowns, is bitten by a ship's rat, or pecked by one of the Captain's...

Death Star

Death Star

Commodore 64 - 1983

The last post of humanity in the Galaxy is on a planet on the edge called Earth, and the evil Darth Fader wants to destroy it with the most deadly weapon in the Universe, the Death Star. You are a pilot of a Ford Prefect 2174 and it is your mission to fly your craft down a corridor to destroy squadrons of Quasar Star Fighters over nine levels to save the Earth and humanity. Death Star is a 3rd person shooter where you sit behind your craft flying into the screen, and you can move it left, right, up and down, and the enemy ships fly towards you. As well as avoiding and shooting the enemy ships...

Depth Charge

Depth Charge

Commodore 64 - Released - 1983

Depth Charge is a single screen game where you must protect five battleships that sail on the top of the screen from an attack by enemy submarines below the waves. Each battleship is on screen on it's own and you move it either left or right, while the various numbers of submarines move left or right across the screen at different depths. The submarines will release various mines which head to the surface but you are armed with five depthcharges which move down the screen trying to hit the submarines or mines. If you hit a submarine, mine or the depthcharge hits the bottom of the screen then...

Exodus

Exodus

Commodore 64 - Released - 1984

Exodus is a single screen shooter where your task is to stop creatures and objects from escaping 'The Pit', an octagon shape prison where the escapees appear in the middle and attempt to reach the edge. You move your craft around the outside and blast inwards to stop them but you cannot shoot your friend Spud or you lose one of three lives. There is no loss of life for any escapee from escaping unless it is a Llama where you will lose a life if it does reach the edge, and loss of life also occurs if you touch anything on the edge. A timer also counts down, and if it reaches zero then it is...

Harvey Headbanger

Harvey Headbanger

Commodore 64 - Released - 1986

Rotund drinkers Harvey Headbanger and Hamish Highball are at war in this single-screen action duel with a strategic edge. Walking across each of the 64 squares will turn them to your colour. Create a 3x3 box of these squares to release cocktails (of your own colour, so only you can use them) and top up your energy. Contact costs each player energy, but the player with a higher energy level can get up first. The aim to win a point is to trap your opponent inside a box of your squares. You can play to anything from 1 to 10 points, and at 5 difficulty levels in a one-player game.

Milli-Bug

Milli-Bug

Commodore 64 - Released - 1983

Milli-Bug is a single screen shooter based on the arcade game Centipede where you control a spacecraft on the bottom of the screen attempting to destroy a Millibug that appears at the top. You are able to move left or right, forwards a short distance, and backwards as you keep firing upwards to hit the Millibug. If the Millibug is hit then it splits into two moving in different directions and if any of the bug hits the side of the screen or a mushroom then it moves down one place and moves in the opposite direction. The screen is full of mushrooms which cannot be passed but will disappear when...

Mr. Freeze

Mr. Freeze

Commodore 64 - Released - 1984

Mr. Freeze is a flick-screen platformer where your task is to de-ice six compartments of a giant fridge by moving from the bottom-left of each compartment to the top-right to touch the de-icer. In each compartment are various platforms and you climb ladders or drop down through gaps but you can only fall a certain height. A compartment doesn't have to be de-iced to move to the next one but you can only move between them where an arrow points. There are various deadly obstacles that need avoiding and they are ice cubes, robots, other creatures and a laser at the top of the screen. When you...

Navarone

Navarone

Commodore 64 - Released - 1983

Navarone is a single-screen shooter where you move a M.R.S.22 One-Man Submarine around the screen to blow up four Heavy guns at the top of the screen with torpedoes. You are part of an invading force but with the guns in the way, you have been tasked to remove them so your colleagues can complete the invasion. You start at the bottom of the screen loaded with two torpedoes which can only be fired a certain distance from the guns. As you move upwards, mines move across the screen from left to right and have to be avoided. Once you have fired both torpedoes then you must move back to the bottom...

Protector

Protector

Commodore 64 - Released - 1983

Protector is a horizontal side-view scrolling shooter where the screen scrolls constantly left or right as you control a ship trying to stop an alien invasion force. You were just flying a few solons above your home planet when you were attacked and it is your job to destroy as many of the invasion force as you can to save your planet. As you fly left or right, the aliens appear and you keep blasting them avoiding the aliens and their bullets. if you touch an alien or it's bullets then you lose one of three lives. Before you start the game you can select the skill level (1-9).

Stellar Wars

Stellar Wars

Commodore 64 - Released - 1983

Stellar Wars is a space based shooting game played from a first-person perspective. The player is being attacked by a squadron of stellar fighters and has 100 seconds to shoot as many as possible. The game is played with a joystick which is used to move around a firing sight and to fire the ship's twin lasers as an enemy gets within the sight. If an enemy fighter gets too close the player loses control of the ship and is unable to move or shoot for a few seconds. Firing too much leads to overheating and a temporary inability to fire. Points are scored for each fighter shot down with far away...

Thunderbirds

Thunderbirds

Commodore 64 - Released - 1985

It seems that a group of Egyptologists have managed to get themselves trapped deep within an ancient tomb. They're in deep trouble because their air supply is running out. Naturally they put in a call to International Rescue who spring into action. This is primarily a game of puzzles. It starts before lift off with the player selecting the equipment to be loaded into Thunderbird 2 which can only carry forty tons and every ton of equipment costs the player one hundred points. Should the Mole be taken? What about Thunderbird 4? Should extra fuel be carried? The loaded craft, when launched,...

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