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A.L.C.O.N.

A.L.C.O.N.

Atari ST - Released

A.L.C.O.N. is a forward-scrolling spaceship shooting game taking place over the planet Orac. Alien enemies have occupied the planet in the year 2059. The Alien League Of Cosmic Nations has determined that you are the pilot to take the Slap Fighter (Europe) / SW475 Starfighter (US) and defeat the aliens. The main feature of the game is its pickup system. You pick up stars and then you choose which powerup you want, pick up one star and you can choose speed, two stars to choose shot (which is the default type of weapon), three stars to choose side shot, four for wing upgrade (which triggers...

Adventure 1

Adventure 1

Sinclair ZX Spectrum - Released - 1982

Classic Adventure is a reworking of the 1978 Will Crowther and Don Woods text adventure game Colossal Cave Adventure which has spawned so many copies and variants over the years. The game was originally released as Adventure 1 by Abersoft in 1982 on the ZX Spectrum. It was later re-named Classic Adventure and published by Melbourne House on multiple platforms. This game is very true to the original, it starts with the classic opening: 'You are standing at the end of a road before a small brick building. Around you is a forest. A small stream flows out of the building and down a gully'. From...

Bounty Bob Strikes Back!

Bounty Bob Strikes Back!

Amstrad CPC - Released - 1985

Bounty Bob Strikes Back! is the sequel to Miner 2049er and features similar gameplay. As Bounty Bob, your goal is to claim every inch of 25 challenging mines. To do this, you must walk over each segment of the framework in the mines. To reach each segment of framework, you will need to figure out a way to jump, climb, or use one of the many devices occasionally available to get there. To your help you get around (or sometimes hinder progress) are ladders, slides, suction tubes, cannons, transporters, and other devices. Wandering about the mines are many dangerous mutants. If you come in...

Classic Adventure

Classic Adventure

BBC Microcomputer System - Released - 1985

Classic Adventure is a reworking of the 1978 Will Crowther and Don Woods text adventure game Colossal Cave Adventure which has spawned so many copies and variants over the years. The game was originally released as Adventure 1 by Abersoft in 1982 on the ZX Spectrum. It was later re-named Classic Adventure and published by Melbourne House on multiple platforms, including the BBC Microcomputer in 1985. This game is very true to the original, it starts with the classic opening: 'You are standing at the end of a road before a small brick building. Around you is a forest. A small stream...

D/Generation

D/Generation

Commodore Amiga - Released - 1992

Something has gone horribly wrong at Genoq Biolabs, Singapore. You're just a courier, sent to the building to deliver a package. Now you're trapped inside, the security system has gone crazy, genetically engineered organisms are on the rampage and things look like they could get even worse... Make your way through 10 floors of isometric action and puzzles, trying to stay alive and discover what's going on. Talk to and rescue survivors, pick up armaments and log into computer terminals. What caused the Genoq disaster? What's inside the vital package you've got to deliver? What is the...

Mazeman

Camputers Lynx - Released - 1984

The maze displayed on the screen is divided into squares, and the aim of the game is for a Mazeman to collect these squares by passing through them. Each square is worth ten points. However, also in the maze are found Hobgoblin monsters searching for the Mazeman to gobble him up. This game is similar to Pac-man.

Tetris: The Soviet Challenge

Tetris: The Soviet Challenge

Commodore Amiga - 1988

Hey! Tetris! One of the best games in the world - the only problem being that the original Mirrorsoft version was completely and utterly useless, saved only by the unspoilable basic Tetris gameplay. Now it’s been done again by Infogrames - a perfect chance to put al the wrongs right and use the power of the machine to produce what could be, quite literally, one of the best games there’s ever been. It’s one of the simplest games invented - surely just the laws of probability forbid it being buggered-up twice? Don’t they? You know what’s coming, don’t you? It defies belief, it really does, but...

Ultima VI: The False Prophet

Ultima VI: The False Prophet

Commodore Amiga - Released - 1992

The final entry in the age of enlightenment trilogy, Ultima VI has you playing as the Avatar who must deal with the unexpected ramifications of his actions from the previous games all the while stopping an invasion of gargoyles from taking over Britannia. However not everything is quite as it seems and what results is an epic fantasy adventure.

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