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Addicta Ball

Addicta Ball

Microsoft MSX - Released - 1987

Addicta Ball is a Breakout clone with a twist. Players control a paddle to break down a wall of different block by bouncing a ball against them, but instead of removing them to clear a level, players need to make a path for the paddle to pass through. As time goes on, the bricks move lower down the screen so the path needs to be created as long as there is an opportunity. The game is over when the bricks hit the paddle. There are different kinds of power-ups, weapons, a thruster to move over the screen, and a barrier at the bottom of the screen that prevents the ball from disappearing, but...

Blagger

Blagger

Microsoft MSX - Released - 1984

Blagger is a platform game created by Antony Crowther and released by Alligata for the Commodore 64 and BBC Micro computers in 1983, Acorn Electron, Amstrad CPC (through Amsoft) and MSX in 1984 and Commodore 16/Commodore Plus/4 in 1985. In some countries this game was released under the name Gangster. The gameplay is similar to that of Manic Miner, also released in 1983. A sequel, Son of Blagger, was released in 1984 with a third and final title Blagger Goes to Hollywood released in 1985.

Blagger

Blagger

Acorn Electron - Released - July 9, 1984

Follow the exploits of Roger the Dodger, master burglar, as he works his way through numerous buildings - searching for the golden keys, robbing safe after safe but always on the alert to the many obstacles and alarm systems and those spooky, cooky nightwatchmen. When one screen is cleaned out you move on to the next level in an endless pattern of banks, shops and houses. 20 screens, 4 lives

Bumper Bundle

Bumper Bundle

Acorn Electron - Released - September 1, 1985

Comprises: Bug Blaster (Alligata), Crown Jewels (Alligata), Hell Hole (Alligata) and Lunar Rescue (Alligata)

Contract Bridge

Contract Bridge

Acorn Electron - Released - July 1, 1984

Contract Bridge is a sophisticated bridge game for the single player, where all other three hands are bid and played by the computer. The ideal opportunity for uninterrupted bridge tuition or polishing up on your playing technique.

Disc Warrior

Disc Warrior

Microsoft MSX - Released - February 2, 1984

Fruit Machine

Fruit Machine

Acorn Electron - Released - 1983

Keeping your money in your pocket, enjoy all the excitement of beating the one-armed bandit! 10p a go. Choose how much you start with and see how much you win in this addictive and exciting game with full machine code tumble. Addictive and exciting gamble or collect routine plus high resolution graphics and realistic sound effects.

Guardian

Guardian

BBC Microcomputer System - Released - 1984

The BBC Microcomputer version was called Guardian on the game box, but was referred to as Defender in the game. In this Defender clone, you are a spaceship that must protect humanoids on the mountainous terrain from approaching aliens. To help you, you are equipped with two weapons. The rapid fire laser is used to destroy any aliens in sight, while the limited supply of smart bombs vaporize alien life on screen. Extra smart bombs are awarded every 10,000 points. Hyperspace can also be used to warp from one part of the planet to another, in the hope of rescuing the humanoids faster. When...

Nightworld

Nightworld

Acorn Electron - Released - 1986

You are Lee Lance the explorer. Find your way through the many vaults of this cavernous underworld collecting the objects that will lead to the final escape route and the magical golden fence. Beware the flying harpies as they drain your energy level. It can be replenished. How? That's for you to work out. As the day passes to night your body transforms from human to creature and you take on the mysterious powers of a mutant gargoyle.

Roboman

Roboman

BBC Microcomputer System - Released - 1984

Roboman (aka Robomania) is a clone of Roboton:2084 for the BBC Microcomputer and Acorn Electron.

Son of Blagger

Son of Blagger

BBC Microcomputer System - Released - 1984

Son of Blagger is a sequel to the original Blagger. The player controls Slippery Sid, who is an espionage agent and son of Blagger. Like the first game, the task is to collect a series of keys scattered around the level. Sid must navigate a series of platforms while jumping over robots that guard the keys. Once Sid collects all the keys, he can make his way to the next level by going through a doorway. Like his father, Sid has a limited time to perform this task, and he loses one of his lives if he fails to collect all of them, or if he falls long distances.

Tarzan Boy

Tarzan Boy

Acorn Electron - Released - February 1, 1985

Four inviting screens invite you to: run the jungle path, jump the torrential rivers, cross the moving lifts, and follow the signposted arrows that escort you to Jane Then cross the great divide. How? Only you can work it out.

Who Dares Wins II

Who Dares Wins II

Microsoft MSX - Released - 1986

Eight invaded townships must be brought back under your control in this Commando-style shoot 'em up, which progresses vertically using a flick-screen system. You are armed with a rifle (activated by a short tap of the fire button) and five grenades (used via a longer press), and must not only kill off the enemy forces, but also rescue your comrades who have been tied to trees along the way. You begin at the bottom of the first screen and slowly make your way upwards; enemies pop up from all sides, walking around and shooting, and you have to dodge their shots while trying to shoot them...

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