Bug-Byte Software

2K Programs

2K Programs

Acorn Atom - Released - 1981

Includes: 1) Moon-landing 2) Reaction Test 3) Hangman 4) Torpedo

747

747

Acorn Atom - Released - 1981

Passengers and crew of a 747 Jumbo Jet are in your hands on a flight to land at England's busiest airport Heathrow. The huge aircraft is solely in your command as you fly in the pilot's hot seat through the suburbs of London. When you have located the position of two Heathrow runways you must start the descent and safely land the aircraft. Just how good a pilot you are will be revealed once you have completed the landing as you receive points for airmanship. Bug Byte's 747 Flight was actually written by a Jumbo Jet pilot for the Liverpool software supplier, so it earns top marks for its...

Backgammon

Backgammon

Acorn Atom - ROM Hack - 1981

BBC Chess

BBC Chess

BBC Microcomputer System - Released - 1982

BBC Chess (also known as Beeb Chess, and Bug-Byte Chess) is Bug-Byte Software's attempt at an early computerized chess game for the BBC Micro. This version was released in 1982. It is single-player only.

BOP!

BOP!

Microsoft MSX - Released - February 2, 1986

Breakout

Breakout

Acorn Atom - Released - 1981

Fruit Machine

Fruit Machine

Acorn Atom - Released - 1981

Fruit Machine is a three wheel simulation of slot machine for one player.

Invaders

Invaders

Acorn Atom - Released - 1981

Invaders is a clone of one of the most famous arcade games of all time, Space Invaders. It was developed and published by Bug-Byte Software in 1981.

Journey to the Centre of the Earth

Journey to the Centre of the Earth

Microsoft MSX - Released - 1985

Journey to the Centre of the Earth is based on the book Journey to the Centre of the Earth by Jules Verne.

Megarok

Megarok

BBC Microcomputer System - Released - 1987

Megarok is a clone of Asteroids. Shoot all the "megaroks" and avoid them, or use your shield that protects you for a few seconds from them.

Old Father Time

Old Father Time

BBC Microcomputer System - Released - 1983

A text adventure in which your mission is to rescue Old Father Time's staff and hourglass, and return them to him before the sands of time run out.

Pinball

Pinball

Acorn Atom - Released - 1981

Plan B

Plan B

BBC Microcomputer System - Released - 1986

Plan B was developed and published by Bug Byte for both the BBC Micro and the Acorn Electron in 1986. It was programmed by Andrew Foord with music by Peter Foord. You control a war drone teleported inside the computer complex and must find and destroy all the computer parts and then escape, while constantly fighting off the security robots. Extra rockets can be picked up and oil cans and spanners will replenish your energy, but be careful not to shoot these before picking them up. Some parts of the scenery can be shot to allow passage, to destroy computer parts or gain access to items,...

Plan B 2

Plan B 2

BBC Microcomputer System - Released - 1987

Plan B 2 (also known as Plan B Part 2: Mission Unlikely) is a sequel to the first Plan B game. It was developed and published by Bug-Byte in 1987. In this one you continue in much the same way, in charge of a single war drone. Your job is to explore a Togrian Computer Complex, fighting off the security robots. Extra rockets can be picked up and oil cans and spanners will replenish your energy, but be careful not to shoot these before picking them up. Some parts of the scenery can be shot to allow passage, to destroy computer parts or gain access to items, although it may not be immediately...

Skyhawk

Skyhawk

Microsoft MSX - Released - 1986

Skyhawk is a two-way side-scrolling shooter. Players fly a jet across a looping area and must shoot down attacking aircraft. A small radar at the bottom of the screen shows the enemies' position. Fuel and rockets are limited, but there are several landing platforms where the jet can be refueled and resupplied. Before the jet is able to land however, it needs to be brought to a full halt right above the platform, leaving it vulnerable to attacks. Landing platforms can also be destroyed if they are bombed or enemy planes crash into them. As the game progresses, enemies attack in increasingly...

Squeakaliser

Squeakaliser

BBC Microcomputer System - Released - 1986

Squeakaliser is a platform game by Bug-Byte Software, released for the BBC Microcomputer in 1986. If you're a mouse then avoiding cats is a way of life. Now the Squeakaliser is on the case. Collect the keys and you can release the instruments of revenge. Push that giant cat trap and grab yourself a moggy. Hand over the dynamite and watch him run. Watch out as you collect your keys, or the cats will pulverise you if they can. Keep an eye on the time, as it could be the end of the chase for you.

Star Trader

Star Trader

Sinclair ZX Spectrum - Released - 1984

In a distance galaxy is a star system containing eight planets in which profits could be made trading between each planet until space pirates came along and robbed the traders on their trade routes. The traders could fight and die or get taxed by the pirates for a 1/4 of the value of the cargo and now all the traders have given up or left the star system. You are the only trader left and you now have the opportunity to trade between all eight planets being careful to avoid any pirates on the way. You start in a starport on Planet 0 and you can see a small graphic representation of where you...

Turmoil

Turmoil

Microsoft MSX - Released - 1985

Bug Byte's Turmoil is a platform game starring Mick The Mechanic. He works for Sheik Abdul Al Kohol, the dictator of El Khazi, who is known for his fabulous car collection. Because Sheik Abdul Al Kohol doesn't pay Mick The Mechanic too well - he's getting payed in sheep's eye balls - he is going to steal the sheik's cars. To do that he has to collect oil for the car to make it drive off to the next screen. However, the sheik's cars are protected by fanatical and murderous Arabian bodyguards. Mick has to climb on and off ladders to collect the oil in his oil can and, when the can is full,...

UFO Bomber

UFO Bomber

Acorn Atom - Released - 1981

Vic Backgammon

Vic Backgammon

Commodore VIC-20 - Released - 1982

Vic Backgammon a computerized version of the popular board game, and was released in 1982 by Bug-Byte Software.

Zoot

Zoot

Microsoft MSX - Released - 1986

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