Gregg Barnett

Attack of the Vogons

Attack of the Vogons

Commodore 64 - Released - 1984

Escape from Vogon territory and avoid collisions. When your ship is yellow, achieved by pressing the space bar, then your shield is in place and you can withstand a collision. Game ends when you collide without shields.

Bally

Bally

Commodore 64 - Released - 1987

A breakout clone game of "The Big 100" collection.

Breakin (Melbourne House)

Breakin (Melbourne House)

Commodore 64 - Released - 1984

From the book "Commodore 64 Games Book 2". In this game you score 1 point for each brick you knock out of the wall. A bonus is awarded at the start of each game and every multiple of 100 points gained refreshes the brick wall. You are given 9 balls for each game and you lose a ball each time it gets past your bat. The bat can be moved left and right with the ‘Z’ and ‘M’ keys. There are 3 different game versions and two bat sizes for your own selection. Selecting Bat 2 gives 200 bonus points. Selecting Bat 3 gives 100 bonus points.

Brick Buster (Melbourne House)

Brick Buster (Melbourne House)

Commodore 64 - Released - 1984

This is a game similar to breakout except your paddle is on the top of the screen and the bricks are at the bottom. Blast your way through brick wall by moving your bat. The bat becomes shorter if you manage to get through. From the book "Commodore 64 Games Book 2".

Convoy (Melbourne House)

Convoy (Melbourne House)

Commodore 64 - Released - 1984

From the book "Commodore 64 Games Book 2". You are floating on an underground river and must blow up portions of the road above in order to drop the black trucks into the river. The red trucks must not fall into the river and the black trucks must not escape at the left side of the screen. By pressing the space bar, you either deposit a bomb or patch up the road, depending on your position. The seconds left for the fuse are at bottom left of screen.

Crash Barrier

Crash Barrier

Commodore 64 - Released - 1984

Published in Commodore 64 Games Book 2. Test your skiill as a high speed driver. Race around the track swapping lanes whenever you feel like it. Use the A, W, D & Z keys to steer and press the X key to swap speeds — High speed to low speed and low speed to high speed. Your car is red at low speed and green at high speed. You will gain more points by keeping the keys depressed and you get higher points for high speed. Do not crash into the walls and beware of the crash barriers that appear suddenly in front of you. You have 8 cars to demolish!

Dragster 64

Dragster 64

Commodore 64 - Released - 1984

From "Commodore 64 Games Book 2". Drive the dragster down a narrow winding road. Do not crash into the armco railing and beware of spin outs off the oil slicks. Steer with the keyboard or a joystick in Port 2. Try to go as far as you can before crashing.

Dumper

Dumper

Commodore 64 - Released - 1984

From the book "Commodore 64 Games Book 2". The UFO bombs are attacking the city’s barricade! How can you stop the defense-wall being smashed? You must replace the bricks in the barricade as they are knocked out by the alien forces — but will you have time? Can you fill in the holes faster than new ones are made? Points are gained by filling in the holes — the deeper the hole, the greater the number of points you score. I moves your truck left, P moves it right and spacebar drops a brick. You have only 3 trucks left with which to defend your city — so good luck!

Egg Plant

Egg Plant

Commodore 64 - Released - 1984

From the book, "Commodore 64 Games Book 2". The objective of this game is to destroy the egg creature. He is protected by a moving fence with gaps in it and a shield. You must fire your missiles up at the creature through the fence and gradually eat the shield away. When there is a complete hole in the fence you can destroy the egg creature. Beware, he can drop bombs on you which can be avoided by moving the missile launcher from side to side with the I and P keys. The missile launcher only has a limited number of missiles, thirty, and a small amount of fuel with which to move itself. Each...

Sherlock

Sherlock

Commodore 64 - Released - 1985

A double murder has been committed in the town of Leatherhead and Dr. Watson has encouraged the player, who plays Holmes, to investigate. Inspector Lestrade is also investigating. In this text and graphics adventure mystery game you are the world's greatest sleuth - Sherlock Holmes. Teamed up with Doctor Watson and dealing with the inept Inspector Lestrade, you must solve a double murder in Leatherhead. As well as studying the clues, you must interrogate NPCs, who will react differently if they know certain information. Time is important to the game - you have a limited amount, and must make...

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