Commodore Plus 4

Commodore Plus 4

The Commodore Plus/4 is a home computer released by Commodore International in 1984. The "Plus/4" name refers to the four-application ROM resident office suite (word processor, spreadsheet, database, and graphing); it was billed as "the productivity...

0 and X

Commodore Plus 4 - 1986

0 and X is a 3D version of Tic-Tac-Toe or Noughts and Crosses, where you have to make a row of X's in a vertical, horizontal or diagonal line before the computer makes a row. Instead of making a row off three on a 3 x 3 grid you now have to make a row off four on a 4 x 4 grid on four boards so as well as watching for a line on one board, you have to watch out for a row that appears in the same place on all four boards.

3D Ghost Chase

Commodore Plus 4 - Released - 1987

3-D Glooper

3-D Glooper

Commodore Plus 4 - Released - 1985

3-D Glooper is a version of Pac-Man where you must move about a maze-like city eating blue blocks while trying to avoid the baddies called Gloopers that roam it. You can only escape once all the blocks are gone. Occasionally a red block will appear which for a short time allows you to eat the Gloopers. The game is viewed from a first person perspective. As well as the main playing area the number of lives, High Score, Score, and a timer can be seen at the top of the screen. Pressing F1 also brings up a map showing the location of any Gloopers and blue blocks left to eat at the top of the...

3D Pool

Commodore Plus 4 - Unlicensed - 1991

3D pool for C64. ported to C16/Plus 4 by Pigmy.

3D Quasars

3D Quasars

Commodore Plus 4 - Released - 1986

After the Proxima War was won in the far reaches of space, Federation members have now gone back to their planets to defend them. You planet is now under attack from the enemy after they used nuclear photons to break through the Quasar Defence System. In your Taranula C1 Patrol Ship, you must fly over the surface of your planet and destroy the enemy crafts. The game is viewed from a 3rd person perspective behind your craft flying into the screen. You are able to move left or right and blast the various waves of enemy with your gun. If you touch an enemy craft then you lose one of four lives.

3D Time Trek

3D Time Trek

Commodore Plus 4 - Released - 1985

You are a survivor of the planet Corillian after space pirates launched a devastating raid. You now seek revenge on those responsible, to destroy them and their galactic tyranny. You are searching for them in your super powerful starship with computers and sensors to seek those murderous pirates. You search the galaxy using a map. Once on part of your map you can send out a sensor. The results will tell you if there are aliens or planets out there. Finish searching that area, bring up your map and search elsewhere. Moving to another part puts you in warp speed. You can check on your battle...

3D-Irrgarten

Commodore Plus 4 - 1983

An early 3D maze game. You'll first see a map and then proceed to navigate through the maze in first-person perspective without said map.

Aardvark

Aardvark

Commodore Plus 4 - Released - 1986

Based on the arcade game Anteater, you are an anteater and you must bury your long snout in the anthill and collect the ant larvae to proceed to the next anthill. Eat ants that walk across the screen before they damage your snout resulting in the loss of one of your lives. Attack the queen ant to destroy all ants, and sneak up behind worms to eat them. When the sun goes down, a spider will appear and follow where the snout leads to you

ACE 2

ACE 2

Commodore Plus 4 - 1987

A follow-up to ACE. Similar to its predecessor, ACE 2 is an oldie head-to-head air combat flight sim set in modern days of aviation. The game has a very strong arcade feel, as all the missions you fly are nondescript or generic. Your plane is also a generic, hypothetical modern fighter, and the goal is to fly different sorties to kill enemy aircraft. Very similar to ACE, except that you can now play a 2-player hotseat game, or solo competition against the computer, in split-screen mode.

ACE: Air Combat Emulator

ACE: Air Combat Emulator

Commodore Plus 4 - Released - 1985

A huge enemy fleet has invaded the southern shore of the U.S. Dozens of tanks and helicopter gun-ships are rolling over Tampa, Florida and through Atlanta, Georgia. Squadrons of enemy fighters are swarming through the air over South Carolina and are heading for Washington, D.C. For the first time in more than 100 years, a foreign power is invading our proud land! You are the only remaining fighter pilot, and you have the last three ACE Mark 2.1 Multi-Role All-Weather-All-Terain (AWAT) combat aircraft. Each is housed in one of our three remaining air bases. You must fly sorties from our bases,...

Ack-Ack

Ack-Ack

Commodore Plus 4 - Released - 1988

Adventures in Time

Adventures in Time

Commodore Plus 4 - Released - 2020

During a walk in the woods one day our hero, a curious yellow snorkel-shaking bouncy thing, discovered some ancient ruins. Inside the ruins he found something rather unexpected - an ultra-super modern TIME SCRAMBLING MACHINE. Being a curious little fellow our hero reached out to touch a tantalizing red button on the control panel ... A bright flash - and so begins his ADVENTURES IN TIME!

Airwolf

Airwolf

Commodore Plus 4 - Released - 1985

The game of the TV show is viewed from the side and puts you in command of an attack helicopter. Your task is to rescue 5 scientists from an underground lair by destroying its layer of protection and then getting to the core. Moving onto a screen at a time you must shoot out anything and everything in your path, including lots of regenerating static targets. Realistic gravity takes effect, so you can't simply hover in a set position.

Airwolf 2

Airwolf 2

Commodore Plus 4 - Released - 1989

Airwolf II is a direct sequel to Airwolf, however this side-scrolling shooter's story has even less in common with the popular TV series, as now Stringfellow Hawke has to pilot his ultra-modern helicopter to combat alien invasion, finding new weapons (lasers, missiles) on the way. First released in 1987 as a part of compilations, for Amstrad CPC, Commodore 16 & Commodore Plus/4, Commodore 64 and ZX Spectrum.

Alien Attack

Alien Attack

Commodore Plus 4 - Released - 1985

Alien Attack is based on the arcade game Galaxian where you move a spacecraft left or right at the bottom of the screen, blasting aliens in formation above. You must avoid the bombs that they drop as well as avoid any aliens that swoop downwards or you lose one of three lives if you touch an alien or its bombs. Once you clear the screen, you face another wave of aliens.

Aliens: The Computer Game

Aliens: The Computer Game

Commodore Plus 4 - Released - 1987

Aliens: The Computer Game ======================= Electric Dreams' game based on the 1986 film Aliens is a first-person strategy game somewhat similar to Space Hulk. The player controls six characters from a remote terminal, guiding them through a 255-room complex in search of the Alien Queen. Each character has a helmet camera and a smart gun, each controlled by the player acting in the role of overall operational commander. The player can switch to any character at any time, and must consider coordinating their movements and finding a safe location before switching to the next...

Alpharay

Alpharay

Commodore Plus 4 - Homebrew - 2019

The team that brought you the stunning scrolling platformer Pets Rescue are BACK with yet another incredible release for the expanded C16 and standard Plus/4 computers. Alpharay is visually incredible shoot 'em up that features six graphically gorgeous levels to battle through. Power-up your Alpharay fighter and destroy the enemy robot fleet that is invading your home system. * Requires 64K RAM expansion to work on a C16. ** STORY ** For ages the people of Archeron are living in fear. Robots from far away star systems are wreaking havok in the Archeron sector. The people of...

Apollo Rescue

Apollo Rescue

Commodore Plus 4 - Released - 1985

Apollo 16 has crashed and scattered into 16 pieces on the moon and it is your mission to retrieve all the pieces in the right order to rebuild it. Once you have succeeded to rebuild Apollo 16, you must collect Satellites over the surface so you can return home to Earth. The first part of the game is a platform game with the screen scrolling left or right when you move to collect the pieces and you can move up to the higher platforms using your Jet-Pack. As you search, you will encounter many aliens and these need avoiding or shooting with your laser because if you touch one then you lose one...

Arena 3000

Arena 3000

Commodore Plus 4 - Released - 1984

Fight for your life (and highscore) against endless waves of killer robots cornering you on the futuristic Galactic Arena of the year 3000. When you clear the level, the next wave gets faster and tougher, luckily you get 3 lives and extra one every 20 000 points. This top-down shooter offers optional dual joystick control (movement/shooting).

Arrow of Death

Arrow of Death

Commodore Plus 4 - Released - 1985

Brian Howarth's second Mysterious Adventure follows on from your success in retrieving the Golden Baton. Peace was initially ensured, but the baton has subsequently become tarnished, and now radiates evil. Crop failures and illness are now rampant throughout the land. The only solution is to find the Arrow of Death (in this game) and assemble it. Armour, an orb and an eagle are among the helpful objects in completing your quest. The game is largely one of exploration and object manipulation, with little combat. These games used the Scott Adams adventure engine, and thus also have the...

Arthur Noid

Arthur Noid

Commodore Plus 4 - Released - 1988

Arthur Noid ======== Arthur noid is a bat and ball game with 32 levels (including bonus levels). The game is based on the arcade game Arkanoid and sees you controlling a bat on the bottom of the screen, bouncing a ball upwards to remove blocks above. As you remove the blocks, a barrel will appear and fall downwards and if collected will give you a power-up and these include large bat, shoot blocks, 3 balls, slow ball and an extra bat. Occasionally a Floboid moves across the screen and if hit with the ball will give you bonus points. If you let the ball go past the bat then you lose one...

Astro Plumber

Astro Plumber

Commodore Plus 4 - Released - 1987

You play the game as a repair man equipped with a jetpack and an upwards firing plasma laser. Your mission is to repair all the leaking air pipes which supply the Colony research station on the surface of the Moon. Sounds simple enough, but now the caverns are inhabited by a number of alien lifeforms which will kill you if they touch you. Finally you must keep an eye on your ever decreasing air supply. You can refill from one of the big air tanks on the surface but it means breaking off your repairs. Your space suit tank can only hold so much air. Overfilling is deadly!

Atlantis

Atlantis

Commodore Plus 4 - Released - 1985

You are a treasure hunting diver called Skip and you are about to explore various Kingdoms belonging to Neptune to find treasures and rescue sailors and spongey creatures. The game is a maze game with the screen split into four sections and is viewed from the side with gaps in various places to move up or down the sections. The length of the mazes are a few screen lengths and the screen scrolls constantly when you move in that direction but there is a radar on the top showing the location of the creatures to avoid. Moving along the sections are various creatures like sharks, octopi, fish,...

Atomic Mission

Atomic Mission

Commodore Plus 4 - Released - 1984

This is adventure #3 in Scott Adam's text adventure series. It takes place in a nuclear power plant. You must race against time to fulfill your mission or the reactor may be doomed. You use one or two word commands to move around and manipulate objects.

Auf Wiedersehen Monty

Auf Wiedersehen Monty

Commodore Plus 4 - Released - 1987

This is Monty's fourth game, and the structure is similar to the previous three. It's platform and ladders based, with 80 screens each representing some area of Europe - the Eiffel Tower and the Leaning Tower of Pisa are among the identifiable landmarks. There are different ways of travelling through the levels - some bouncy platforms coupled with a new super-leap move allow for big progress to be made, while Monty can also suspend from the ceilings and dodge his way across. Monty can now fall without being hurt, although landing on water can cause multiple lives to be lost in quick...

Auriga

Auriga

Commodore Plus 4 - Released - 1986

To join Earth's new Space Fighter Squadron, pilots are tested to the limit by going through uncharted systems to blast the aliens within them. You are a rookie pilot hoping to join the ranks of Starfleet in your Auriga class ship and you must survive 16 waves of aliens to be successful. You sit on the bottom of a single screen and a set of alien ships move around the screen in various patterns dropping bombs and if you hit a bomb or a ship then you lose one of four lives. Once the whole screen has been cleared then you have to dock with a larger ship (not on the C16) avoiding meteors coming...

Auto Zone

Auto Zone

Commodore Plus 4 - Released - 1987

Auto Zone ======== You are trapped on a supposedly dead moon and your only means of escape is to drive your small highly versatile surface buggy across the many treacherous sectors of the Auto Zone. This is a horizontally scrolling platformer game, where the screen keeps scrolling automatically to the left as your vehicle (called the XL-Procon) is progressing forward. You have to guide the vehicle by making it jump over gaps and onto higher platforms to avoid collision with walls or fall into the water. There are two speeds you can travel with, so you can adjust your jumps to the...

Autobahn

Autobahn

Commodore Plus 4 - Released - 1985

Autobahn is a car racing game. Keyboard or joystick control as well as track B, A and E can be chosen at the beginning. You can drive over 170 on a very wide street. The faster you drive, the farther to the left on the screen you are. Avoiding hitting other cars gets more difficult that way. The most important utility at your disposal is the very small radar screen at the top of the screen. Most of the time you spend looking at the radar to see when cars are about to hit you, so you can slow down and avoid them.

Baby Berks

Baby Berks

Commodore Plus 4 - Released - 1985

Your mission is to move around a single screen in a craft blasting all the Baby Berks over 16 levels. Most of the Berks are in an egg and you have to wait for them to hatch before you can blast them. Using your weapon though loses you energy shown by a gauge on the bottom of the screen. Big Berks move around as well but these can't be killed, just stunned. If you touch a Baby Berk, Big Berk, egg or run out of energy then you lose one of five lives. There are five skill levels to choose from and they are Duffer, Novice, Normal, Expert and Master.

Bandits at Zero

Bandits at Zero

Commodore Plus 4 - Released - 1986

Bandits at Zero is a side view horizontal scrolling shooter. Your mission is to find and destroy an aircraft carrier somewhere out at sea over the course of a few days. The screen scrolls left or right constantly in the direction you are traveling. You must fly over the sea and survive every day and night until it is found while avoiding and shooting enemy planes. At the bottom of the screen is a radar which shows you the position of the enemy planes and as you fight the day slowly turns to night and back again. Flying decreases a fuel gauge slowly but once night turns back to day you have a...

Battle

Battle

Commodore Plus 4 - Released - 1987

Battle is a strategy war game set in the icy waters of the North Sea and has two oil drilling companies fighting over the last remaining deposits of oil. Played against another player or the computer, each player has to destroy the other players ships, aircrafts and oil rigs by moving their ships and aircraft around a top view single screen. Each player is equipped with four ships, two submarines, a helicopter and plane to defend four oil rigs and attempt to destroy the other players crafts. The game is split into two phases, Input Phase and Action Phase with each player taking it in turns...

Beach-Head

Beach-Head

Commodore Plus 4 - Released - 1985

A dictator took the control of a fortress on the island of Kuhn-Lin. The player's mission is to storm the island and recapture it. This takes place over the course of six different sequences. The first sequence is Aerial Reconnaissance, where the fleet must be moved directly past the enemy or into a hidden passage to trigger another, optional stage. In this Hidden Passage sequence, the player will have to maneuver around mines and torpedoes. Successfully completing it gives a surprise advantage in the following General Quarters sequence, where the player controls anti-aircraft guns shooting...

Berks 3: They're Angry

Berks 3: They're Angry

Commodore Plus 4 - Released - 1985

The reason the Berks became angry and attacked before being destroyed was because someone infiltrated their city and stole their treasure, the source of their powers. You take control of the person responsible as you move around the flick-screen maze in your Terror Tank collecting keys to get deeper into the city. Your first task is to collect 21 keys to enter the Inner Sanctum, then collect four keys to enter the Heart of the Inner Sanctum, before you have to collect ten keys to enter the Sacred Treasure Chamber. The keys are protected by protective blocks and these need blasting to remove...

Blagger

Blagger

Commodore Plus 4 - Released - 1985

In this game, players control Rodger the Dodger (aka: Blagger), a burglar whose task is to collect a series of keys in a certain location, then use them to open the safe. There are 30 levels to be completed. Blagger must perform these tasks under a time limit while avoiding hazards such as cacti, cars, aliens, mad hatters, giant mouths, and chinamen. Blagger has no weapon to shoot these, but must rely on his jumping skills. He loses a life if he comes into contact with a hazard or falls long distances, or if he runs out of time. As usual, the game ends when all lives are lost. If Blagger...

Blaze

Blaze

Commodore Plus 4 - Released - 1985

The ultimate test for any Space-Cadet of the Fleet is to fly through the Blaze Zone in the Andromeda System. The zone is packed full of defences and aliens that need shooting to hopefully emerge on the other side. The game is a shooter where you move a spacecraft on the bottom of the single screen left or right, and the aim is to shoot the various items and aliens that appear on the screen. You have to shoot everything on the screen to move to the next one. If you touch anything then you lose one of five lives. The game's tape has versions for both the C64 and C16/Plus4 on it

BMX Racers

BMX Racers

Commodore Plus 4 - Released - 1985

There you are having a nice ride through the park when suddenly you can't stop peddling and your brakes stop working. All you can do is avoid all obstacles and hope for the best as you get faster and faster. The game is viewed from a overhead view as you cycle up the winding path. There are bridges to cross rivers, lakes, trees and bushes, fences and even car parks full of cars to avoid. After each level you get a small rest before once again your propelled forward, but this time much faster and the obstacles become more and more. While all this is going on your score keeps getting...

BMX Simulator

BMX Simulator

Commodore Plus 4 - Released - 1986

This is an overhead-viewed racing game similar in style to Super Sprint. There are 7 courses of increasing difficulty, incorporating ramps and bumps which significantly affect the bike's handling. Each course has a time limit you must complete 3 laps of the course within, or it's game over. The further inside the time limit you are, the more points you score. There's a computer opponent, but the scoring isn't affected by whether you beat him just so long as you qualify. There is a two-player mode. A unique feature at the time is the action replay, which can be viewed in slow motion.

Bomb Jack

Bomb Jack

Commodore Plus 4 - Released - 1986

In Bomb Jack, the player controls Jack, who must collect all the bombs in order to complete the current round and go onto the next one. This sounds easy, right? Wrong! Making Jack's task difficult are numerous enemies such as birds, mummies, turtles, and orbs. In each round, collecting a number of bombs results in a bonus coin appearing, and collecting this coin will make the player's score increase 2 to 4 times. More often than not, the "power ball" appears, and when you collect this, you can defeat enemies and have more time to collect all the bombs. There is also the "E" coin, which...

Bridgehead

Bridgehead

Commodore Plus 4 - Released - 1986

After your success in Legionnaire, your new mission is now to secure a Bridgehead before making your way to the Enemy Headquarters over various levels. Inspired by the arcade game Green Beret, your marine is viewed from the side and you run along to the right killing as many of the enemies with your knife as you can. There are occasional platforms that appear which can be climbed by ladders and mines can appear on the floor blocking your route. The mines can be removed by throwing a limited amount of grenades but more can be collected on the way. Once you reach the end of a level you have to...

Cave Fighter

Cave Fighter

Commodore Plus 4 - Released - 1985

Cave Fighter is a flick screen platform game where you have to escape eight levels before a timer runs out. You can walk left or right but to jump you have to hold the fire button down and the longer you hold it the higher and further you will jump. Careful use of this is needed as you can only land on the ground or the top of a platform, if you touch the sides of a platform, wall or touch an obstacle like water or spikes then you lose one of nine lives. As you get deeper into a cave you will encounter various creatures but you have a gun that fires in four directions and will send a creature...

Commando

Commando

Commodore Plus 4 - Released - 1986

Several levels await your super-tough Commando in this vertical scrolling game. Armed with only a standard rifle and a few grenades you must take on hordes of Nazis. Some are wandering around in the open, while others have picked out hiding places, which you must approach from certain angles. Trees, rivers and bridges create a varied combat-like terrain and must be incorporated into your thinking. Extra grenades can be collected, and will definitely be required, as they allow you to kill from distance and thus avoid some enemy shots.

Cops n' Robbers

Cops n' Robbers

Commodore Plus 4 - Released - 1986

You are a robber whose target is the Acme Diamond Co. and the old mine, both which are full of jewels. Once collected, the jewels need to be returned to your getaway vehicle. Making your job hard are cops who are very smart, choppers who are dangerously low to the ground, and ghosts that can kill you if you come in contact with them. You have one weapon to deal with these enemies, but it has limited ammo. If you get killed by cops or ghosts, you can enter the jail and release one of your captured men.

Crazy Golf

Crazy Golf

Commodore Plus 4 - Released - 1984

Nine holes of chaotic top-viewed ricochets and hazards make up this early Crazy Golf game. They can be skipped for a score of 12 if you get stuck. There are no moving hazards, so gameplay is essentially a golf-themed precise positioning puzzle. Furthering this aspect, it does not matter what pace the ball is at when it reaches the hole (it never rebounds out of it) and that rebounds are always at precise 90-degree angles without taking pace out of the ball. Sixteen shot angles and sixteen shot paces are available. The first hole is simply a row of vertically-placed barriers with only small...

Crillion

Crillion

Commodore Plus 4 - Released - 1989

Crillion is similar to Breakout except there is no paddle and the player controls the ball directly. The ball always bounces up and down and the player only controls its horizontal movement. When the ball hits a block of the same color it will dissolve. The ball can change color when hitting a color changer blocks, marked with an asterisk. The object of the game is to clear all blocks while avoiding the skull blocks. When the player hits a skull block, a life is lost and the level restarts, resetting any progress made so far in that level. There also are unbreakable walls and slider blocks....

The Curse of Rabenstein

The Curse of Rabenstein

Commodore Plus 4 - Released - 2019

We should try to find a place to stay for the night. The horses need a rest. Those were the coachman's last words before he disappeared without a trace. Lost deep in the Black Forest, you soon find out that some things should remain buried forever! The Curse of Rabenstein is a new story by award-winning adventure author Stefan Vogt. Heavily inspired by the masterpieces from Level 9 and enhanced with stunning pixel graphics, this interactive horror will give you the shivers. This release supports NTSC and PAL for C64 and Commodore 16/Plus 4.

Cuthbert In Space

Cuthbert In Space

Commodore Plus 4 - Released - 1985

Cuthbert in Space ============ You must collect the fuel pods & return them individually to the mothership at the bottom of the screen. Shoot any enemies you encounter on the way. Once all the pods are collected you can go on a looting mission for extra points. After the looting mission you depart for another planet but sometimes your ship malfunctions and you must go for vital spares before the bomb detonates. There are 10 levels to complete, After level 10, level 1 repeats.

Cutthroats

Cutthroats

Commodore Plus 4 - Released - 1984

You live on a small seaport island called Hardscrabble -- hardly the hip place to be. Working as a professional scuba diver, you have the chance to salvage a sunken treasure from one of four shipwrecks, earn the respect of all the old farts and become wealthy beyond all imagination.

Danger Zone

Danger Zone

Commodore Plus 4 - Released - 1986

After 112 years of design and building by The Galactic Patrol, a prototype of the fighter/reconnaissance ship XT/99 has been completed. After extensive testing with computer simulations, the ship is passing all the tests but to really know it's capabilities it has to be flown for real in a combat zone. You have been chosen to take the ship for a test flight by flying into the combat zone and trying to get it out in one piece. Danger Zone is a side view shooter where you control the ship on the left of the screen, moving it up or down, while various spacecraft and small asteroids fly across...

Dedalus 3D

Dedalus 3D

Commodore Plus 4 - Released - 1985

An Italian release of the Commodore Labyrinth code, aka a clone release of Hard Maze 3D.

Demolition

Demolition

Commodore Plus 4 - Released - 1987

Demolition is inspired by the arcade game Breakout where you control a bat to remove all the bricks on the screen over various levels. Instead of hitting a ball upwards, Demolition sees you hitting the ball across the screen from left to right, moving the bat up or down. On each screen are various blocks and these need removing with some blocks taking multiple hits to remove and some blocks that can't be removed. There are also letters and these affect your game when collected and they affect your bat, speed of the ball or just bonus points. If the ball goes past your bat then you lose one of...

Dingbat

Dingbat

Commodore Plus 4 - Released - 1988

Dingbat is a side view single screen shooter where you must fly around the screen with your jet-pack blasting the enemy over various levels. You can move left or right, but to go up or down you must use your boosters and gravity. After so many destroyed enemy they drop an item and you must collect a certain number to move to the next level. Touching an enemy or using your boosters decreases your energy and if it runs out or you hit the ground then you lose one of five lives. A destroyed enemy will also drop a B which increases your energy.

Dirty Den

Dirty Den

Commodore Plus 4 - Released - 1986

A nasty old wizard has kidnapped your girl and is holding her in the grounds of his castle and in this single screen platform game, you Dirty Den must go and rescue her over various screens. To clear each screen you must reach a love heart while collecting all the chocolate to move to the next screen. On each screen are various creatures with some firing bullets at you and you must kill them all with your bullets to progress. Touching any creature loses you one of five lives and clearing a screen gives you an extra one. As well as the normal platforms, there are moving platforms as well as...

Dizzy Dice

Dizzy Dice

Commodore Plus 4 - Released - 1987

Dizzy Dice is a gambling game simulating a fruit machine. You start with a fixed amount of cash. As you play and get winning combinations, you'll have to choose whether to collect or gamble what you've won. After completing the fruit machine game, you'll get the chance to play a dice game where you have to guess if the next throw will be higher or lower than the current one. Dizzy Dice features two game modes. The first one you play as a normal fruit machine. But then there also is the bank mode, where you start with $20 and need to reach $100 to break the first bank. In total there is five...

Dork's Dilemma

Dork's Dilemma

Commodore Plus 4 - Released - 1985

You are Dork and you have crashed your spaceship and knocked yourself out on an unknown planet. Waking up, you realise that the planets occupants, Zobwats have stripped your spaceship clean and hidden the parts in an underground kingdom. Each piece is placed in the middle of various single screens with exits on the walls and you must kill a certain amount of Zobwats to get each piece. To kill the Zobwats you must drop a Time Bomb and it will explode after a couple of seconds so you need to make sure you are not in its blast range. After the bomb explodes it takes a few seconds for you to be...

Emerald Mine

Emerald Mine

Commodore Plus 4 - Released - 1988

A conversion of the classic Boulder Dash game. The player is deep down in a cave and has to collect emeralds and diamonds while evading monsters - and the laws of gravity, which have the annoying habit of squishing him with huge rocks if he happens to stand beneath one as it falls down. The game also has a two-player mode where two people can rid caves of their valuables at the same time - in addition to the 80 levels, there are 20 exclusive two-player levels.

Exorcist

Exorcist

Commodore Plus 4 - Released - 1984

Exorcist is a Pac-Man variant. The player takes control of Sparkie, a blobby yet spikey character who is lost in the haunted catacombs beneath the ruins of an old monastery. Ghosts and other nasty creatures wander around the corridors of the catacombs and now Sparkie has to find a way to escape. Unlike Pac-Man, Exorcist doesn't feature any pills that has to be collected. Instead the idea here is to illuminate all of the walls of the mazes. This is done automatically as the player moves Sparkie through the corridors. When a maze is fully lit the ghosts will be exorcised and a number of exists...

The Exploits of Fingers Malone

The Exploits of Fingers Malone

Commodore Plus 4 - Released - 1986

Your aim in this single screen platform game spread over 15 levels is to collect all the money that was stolen in various bank raids. You must navigate the various platforms attempting to collect all the keys to the safe before finding the exit. There are various creatures roaming around the screen as well who don't want their money taken and if you touch one then you lose one of seven lives and the screen you're on has to be started again. To move up and down platforms there are poles that you can only use in the direction it is moving and there are also lifts to move to other parts of the...

Fire Ant

Fire Ant

Commodore Plus 4 - Released - 1984

You control an ant that must rescue the queen ant taken hostage by a group of scorpions. She is being held in the eighth chamber, but to reach her, you must navigate a series of tunnels that are being patrolled by the scorpions, and use objects scattered throughout the chambers to proceed to the next one. These objects include getting keys that will open yellow doors, and explosives that will detonate walls. Objects placed at the proper locations usually cause a chain reaction that clears the obstacles. Occasionally, scorpions are seen laying eggs, and getting these eggs will award you with...

Footballer of the Year

Footballer of the Year

Commodore Plus 4 - Released - 1986

Footballer of the Year sees you taking total control of the career of an aspiring striker with a Division 4 team, with the Footballer of the Year award the ultimate goal. You start with a small amount of money, which is used to buy goal cards; each of these sets you up a chance in a match. Up to three can be played in each game, making Hat-Tricks a possibility. The action sequence is viewed from a 1st person perspective with the ball at the bottom of the screen and you either get a shot at goal or a penalty kick. If you have the chance to shoot at goal, you have the ball at your feet and...

Formula 1 Simulator

Formula 1 Simulator

Commodore Plus 4 - Released - 1985

In this simulation you can race ten international circuits (only one for the C16), including traditional favourites such as Monza, Monaco and Silverstone plus no-longer-used circuits like Zandvoort and the Österreichring. This can be done in wet or dry, and with manual or automatic gears. Expect to have to drive realistically in terms of braking points and acceleration levels to set a quality lap. The Spectrum version includes a 'steering wheel' control option, using a small disc along the top of the keyboard, using the keys for progressive steering intensity.

Frenesis

Frenesis

Commodore Plus 4 - Released - 1987

Frenesis is a 40 level game where you have to protect a cross in the middle of the screen stretching to the edges of the screen from waves of aliens. To destroy the aliens as they move towards the cross from all angles, you have a Statron which is a line stretching to the edges of the screen, made up of arrows that can either move vertically or horizontally along the screen. When you move the Statron the arrows point in the direction of travel and if the end of the arrows hit an alien moving in the opposite direction then it is destroyed. You have a set quota of aliens to destroy within a...

Fury

Fury

Commodore Plus 4 - Released - 1986

Fury is a single screen platform game connected by ladders, where you play the role of a survivor from a thermonuclear war forced to live underground in a network of tunnels. Unfortunately you share the tunnels with Mutants who are out to kill you so you must fight back with a limited supply of dynamite. To kill a Mutant you place the dynamite on the platform and move to a safe distance and part of the platform will disappear. Any Mutants that fall in the gap will die and once all Mutants are killed then you move to the next screen. If you are trapped by gaps then you can place new platforms...

Future Knight

Future Knight

Commodore Plus 4 - Released - 1986

You control Future Knight and your space craft has crashed on a remote and hostile planet and the aliens took your love interest hostage. First you have to find a way out of your huge and maze-like space craft. The aliens have already invaded your space craft and are now wandering through your craft looking for new technology. Use your laser gun to blow them to Kingdom Come. Eventually if you find your way out of the ship you set foot on the planet's surface. Fight and defeat the huge robot aliens and rescue your love interest.

Galaxions

Galaxions

Commodore Plus 4 - Released - 1984

Galaxions is inspired by the arcade game Galaxian where you control a spacecraft at the bottom of the screen moving left or right, blasting aliens above. The aliens fly onto the screen in various waves firing their lasers at you before sitting in formation, and once all the aliens are in formation, various aliens will swoop down firing their lasers. If you touch an alien or its laser then you lose one of four lives and once all the aliens are destroyed then you move to the next level.

Ghost Town Plus

Ghost Town Plus

Commodore Plus 4 - Released - April 2, 2020

Visit the mysterious Ghost Town, a place full of unexpected dangers and hidden treasures! Ghost Town is a fantastic adventure written by Udo Gertz and released in 1985 for the Commodore C16, C116 & Plus/4. It was one of my favorite games when I was a kid and I never managed to beat the game. 35 years later I uncovered every single mystery hidden inside the Ghost Town. An extended version of the 1985 hit game re released in 2020 for machines equipped with 64k of RAM. new title screen 3 languages built in: English, German and Hungarian improved in game graphics tons...

G-Man

G-Man

Commodore Plus 4 - Released - 1986

As a newly qualified graduate of the Space Geology College, things are looking good for G Man as he explores the Sea of Dreams on the Moon. Looking for samples and using a jet-pac, G Man is having so much fun he forgot the timings of the Moonbus back to Earth. It has left his location and landed 4 Km away and will take-off again in seven minutes back to Earth. In this side view left to right constantly scrolling game, you control G Man as you try to fly and run on the surface of the moon back to the Moonbus. As well as the dangers on the surface like gaps to clear, there are also meteors...

Goldrush

Goldrush

Commodore Plus 4 - Released - 1986

Goldrush is a top view single screen shooter inspired by the arcade game Asteroids where you have to destroy an asteroid over various levels. When you hit the asteroid it breaks into smaller pieces which also need blasting and you have to destroy every piece before the screen, which is decreasing, closes. If you touch an asteroid then you lose one of six lives but you can thrust forwards to avoid them but cannot stop, just change direction. The further you progress, the more large asteroids start on the screen.

Grand Master

Grand Master

Commodore Plus 4 - Released - 1985

Grand Master is a one player chess game where you play the computer at chess with ten skill levels (0-9). As well as adjusting the skill level you can also watch the computer play itself, receive hints, force the computer to play the move it is currently thinking and change board colour. You use the keyboard to type in your moves and the default setting is skill level one and you play as white.

Green Beret

Green Beret

Commodore Plus 4 - Released - 1986

Depending on which title you use, and how you interpret it, this game is about a guy who a) rushes in before attacking b) attacks Russians (this was the mid-80s, when the US helped bin Laden do the same), or c) wears a rather goofy hat. One way or another, this arcade game arms you with a knife and sends you on a kamikaze mission against hordes of enemy fighters. There are four distinct sections of gameplay, taking in a Missile Base, a Harbour, a Bridge, and an enemy Prison Camp. Extra weapons with limited ammunition can be collected along the way, which will make the task a lot easier. The...

Gullwing Falcon

Gullwing Falcon

Commodore Plus 4 - Released - 1985

Your planet is being raided by Space Pirates and you have been tasked to meet them on the Desert of Pillars and destroy them all in your Gullwing Falcon over various levels. The game is a 3rd person shooter with you sat behind the Falcon, with Pillars and pirates coming towards you. You are able to control the speed of your craft and you must either fly between the Pillars for bonus points or avoid them. To clear a level you must shoot a certain amount of Pirates before a timer runs out and the number increases for every level. If you touch the Pillars, Pirates or run out of time then you lose...

Gunlaw

Gunlaw

Commodore Plus 4 - Released - 1987

You are the only one left after a bloody alien attack and now with your weapon store emptied and destroyed you have to traverse over five levels of terrain to escape the aliens. Armed with just a gun you must shoot the enemy who are attacking you with your weapons, but you can take cover behind tree's, fences and houses. Gunlaw is based on the arcade game Commando as you move vertically up each level. The game is viewed from above at an elevated angle and you use a joystick to control your soldier.

Guzzler

Guzzler

Commodore Plus 4 - Released - 1986

You are Greedy Guzzler and your task is to move about various top view mazes shown on the whole screen to collect keys which will enable you to open a food cell and eat all the food in it. Once you have cleared a food cell you become fat and you are unable to move through thin gaps in the maze. Moving about the border of the maze is Deflator Dennis and when you touch him then you are thin again. Touch him while thin though and you lose a life. Moving about the maze are Frobbies and if you touch one then you also lose a life but you are armed with a limited number of bombs to place and kill...

Gwnn

Gwnn

Commodore Plus 4 - Released - 1987

GWNN is a top view horizontal shooter where you fly left to right, or right to left over an alien base to complete six missions to finally destroy the base. Each mission has you attempting to complete a task which are, rescue scientists, destroy a generator, pick up autofire, destroy an ammo dump, fuel up and destroy the actual base. The items that need collecting are represented by letters and just need flying over to collect. As you fly you will encounter aliens moving across the screen as well as raised obstacles and touching any of these decrease a energy gauge. If this empties then you...

Harbour Attack

Harbour Attack

Commodore Plus 4 - Released - 1984

Harbour Attack ========== Captain your submarine through dangerous waters to reach the enemy port then destroy their cargo ship in this three stage game. In stage one, you have to manouver your submarine through the obstacles and mines to reach the right end of the screen. In stage two, you have to shoot down a number of enemy planes. An enemy ship is also attacking you: if it's above you, it will drop bombs. If you come up to the surface it will fire torpedos. You can only shoot the ship sideways (not upwards). You can only shoot the planes from the surface, by pressing fire + up. If...

The Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy

The Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy

Commodore Plus 4 - Released - 1984

You are Arthur Dent, an Englishman with a bad hangover wearing a dressing gown containing a much needed buffered analgesic and some fluff. Your house has just been destroyed, followed shortly thereafter by your planet Earth (mostly harmless). You’ve been rescued by your friend Ford Prefect, who’s not actually an out-of-work actor. He has given you a book (The Hitchhiker’s Guide to the Galaxy), a towel, and is now telling you to put a fish in your ear. It must be a Thursday; you’ve never quite gotten the hang of Thursdays. The Hitchhiker’s Guide to the Galaxy is written by Douglas Adams and...

Hustler

Hustler

Commodore Plus 4 - Released - 1985

Hustler is an overhead pool table view allowing one or two players to shoot six different configurations of pocket pool, or billiards, for score. The game requires a joystick and key commands to Shoot, break, or bank cue ball shots against an opponent, or the table. The six play templates are as follows: 1. One player, any ball, any pocket. 2. One player, balls in order. 3. One player, ball in specific pocket. 4. Two player, Score the pockets. 5. Two player, Mini Pool. 6. Two player,lowest and highest numbered ball.

Icicle Works

Icicle Works

Commodore Plus 4 - Released - 1985

Christmas is getting close and Santa has a big problem. After returning from holiday he finds all his presents scattered and buried under snow. Things doesn't get any easier with the possible avalanches and all the bad tempered penguins and polar bears that run around and disturb him. It's the player's job to help Santa and retrieve all the presents before Christmas Day. Icicle Works is a Boulder Dash variant. The player's objective for each level is to retrieve a number of parcels that are needed to construct a toy. The game is timed and the player loses a life if he doesn't complete a...

International Karate

International Karate

Commodore Plus 4 - Released - 1986

The core game is a two-dimensional, one-on-one, versus fighting game. Players take on the roles of martial artists competing in a kumite tournament. Rather than wearing down an opponent's health, the goal is instead to score single solid hits. After each hit, combat stops and both combatants are returned to their starting positions. Depending on how well players hit their opponent, they score either a half-point or a full point. Matches can be quite brief, as only two full points are required to win, and a point can be quickly scored just seconds after a round begins.

Jack Attack

Jack Attack

Commodore Plus 4 - Released - 1984

This is a simple action game where your aim is to crush 8 spinning heads in each level. This can be done by either jumping on them or pushing blocks on them. While the first level is pretty basic with just a few blocks to move, later levels feature platforms and water, which is fatal to the character. Besides water, the spinning heads themselves are the main threat as they can kill Jack by jumping on him. Jack can push blocks on the water which will then float, allowing him to walk on them.

Jetbrix

Jetbrix

Commodore Plus 4 - Released - 1986

Jetbrix is a single screen side view shooter where you control a spaceman with a jet-pack who has to make a hole through the bottom of a brick wall on the bottom of the screen over various levels. To do this, you have to collect spinners and bombs, then drop them on to the wall while avoiding falling bricks which settle on the wall and makes the wall higher. The spinners can remove the bricks but cannot remove the bottom row but the bombs can remove the bottom row of bricks. You are armed with a laser to shoot the falling bricks but if you touch one then you lose one of seven lives. You can...

Kikstart: Off-Road Simulator

Kikstart: Off-Road Simulator

Commodore Plus 4 - Released - 1986

This motorcycling stunt game is complete with simultaneous split screen two player action (C16 version has one player only). You also have the option to test your skills in a one player game against the clock. The object of the game is to guide your rider as quickly and carefully as possible through three out of the eight courses you get to choose from before each race. The C16 version has 16 courses that have to be done in order with five lives. Every course has its own level of difficulty and a unique layout of trees, car's, bus's and pools of water for you to avoid by jumping your bike...

Knock Out

Knock Out

Commodore Plus 4 - Released - 1985

Knock Out is a clone of the arcade game Breakout where you have to move a bat at the bottom of the screen, left or right to bounce a ball upwards. The idea is to remove all the bricks above by hitting them and once all have been removed then you attempt the same again. If the ball passes the bat then you lose one of three lives.

Kung-Fu Kid

Kung-Fu Kid

Commodore Plus 4 - Released - 1986

You have upset and failed to impress Emperor To-Ming, and so he has sent you all the way down to the eighth skill level, the ultimate humiliation. To progress back up the skill levels you must defeat a certain amount of minion's before facing a Guardian Lizard and defeating it to move to the next level. The game is viewed from the side and as you walk left or right, waves of minions come running at you from either edge of the screen. You can kick or punch them and they disappear with one hit. As you defeat the minions, an enemy bar increases and when full, the levels Guardian Lizard appears....

Las Vegas

Las Vegas

Commodore Plus 4 - Released - 1984

Las Vegas is a simulation of a three reel slot machine. To increase the chances of winning, it is possible to hold certain reels (skill stop) or to nudge them for a certain number of times when it is allowed; the player may also gamble on an existing win. The goal of the game is to win jackpots.

Legionnaire

Legionnaire

Commodore Plus 4 - Released - 1986

Legionnaire is a run 'n gun game based on the arcade game Commando where your mission is to get to Garrison Headquarters over seven different landscapes to deliver vital messages. The game is viewed from a 3rd person perspective at an elevated angle with the screen scrolling upwards when you move. As you progress up the screen various soldiers will appear and you must avoid or shoot them with your gun because if you touch one or are shot then you lose one of five lives. To hinder you there are various obstacles that need avoiding like walls, trees and water.

Liberator

Liberator

Commodore Plus 4 - Released - 1987

You are mankinds only hope as huge Motherships and their fighters from the Anconian Fleet are poised to attack and you must destroy them all. In this top view horizontal scrolling shooter you must fly your spacecraft over the surface of each Mothership, blasting the enemy fighters before attempting to destroy their reactor. As you fly you must avoid or blast the fighters, gun placements, and avoid any obstacles and if you touch any or are shot then you lose one of five lives. At the end of your run over the Mothership is the reactor and you must destroy the force fields before destroying a...

Manic Death Chase

Manic Death Chase

Commodore Plus 4 - Released - 1985

Manic Death Chase is a platform maze game where the screen scrolls left or right when you move your hero. You play the role of Pat who for reasons unknown is trapped in an underground cavern and has to attempt to escape. As you move along the platforms, you will encounter giant spiders or spikes and if you touch any then you lose one of three lives. There are also dead-ends but you are able to move back on yourself and jump to higher platforms.

Mayhem

Mayhem

Commodore Plus 4 - Released - 1984

The Blibbles home planet is over-populated and so thousands need moving to another planet by cargo ship and as the Captain of the ship, it is your job to get them to their new home safely. Problem is, someone left their holding cell open and now the creatures are moving around the ship causing trouble. To make matters worse they are entering the engine room moving to a cargo transporter which is sending them to oblivion. You must use your scanner to move a Coerco-Stasis-Grille in their paths and transport them back to safety while avoiding rogue droids and a Wafoid. Mayhem is a single...

Megabolts

Megabolts

Commodore Plus 4 - Released - 1986

Your task is to destroy all Megabolts who have invaded your world over 64 screens on a 8x8 grid connected by various passages. The game is a maze game viewed from above with each maze shown on the whole screen and you must control a craft killing all the Megabolt's ships that move about the maze. To kill them you can either shoot them with your laser or you can crush them with part of a wall which you fire at to move. There is also a spinning yellow craft that moves about the maze and this can't be shot just avoided. Touch this spinning craft or a Megabolt and you lose one of six lives. As...

Mercenary

Mercenary

Commodore Plus 4 - Released - 1986

Due to an engine malfunction, your spaceship crashes on the planet Targ. Unlike your trusty vessel, you survive the crash and now have to find a way to get away from this planet. But hey, while you're at it, you might as well try to get some money off your unplanned stay on Targ. You're a mercenary, and it just so happens that the two races on the planet are at war. So why not use that to your advantage and do some favors for each race... against cash? You play this game in a first-person perspective with vector graphics. There's a huge planet for you to explore, you can walk around on it or...

Mercenary: Compendium Edition

Mercenary: Compendium Edition

Commodore Plus 4 - Released - 1986

A compilation of Paul Woakes's 3D exploration and flight game Mercenary, and the Second City expansion pack. For some systems this was a compilation of previously-released titles, for others it was the only release for either part of the gameworld. Due to an engine malfunction, your spaceship crashes on the planet Targ. Unlike your trusty vessel, you survive the crash and now have to find a way to get away from this planet. But hey, while you're at it, you might as well try to get some money off your unplanned stay on Targ. You're a mercenary, and it just so happens that the two races...

Minipedes

Minipedes

Commodore Plus 4 - Released - 1984

Inspired by the arcade game Centipede, a garden is in the height of summer but is full of unsavory creatures and a mutant mushroom monster called Minipede. You must blast the Minipede to clear a level as well as the other creatures including spiders, snails and ladybirds for bonus points over 15 levels. You sit at the bottom of the screen where you can move left or right, and forwards a short distance as well as backwards. The Minipede moves across the screen from the top and advances downwards when it reaches one side of the screen. Scattered around the screen in many numbers are mushrooms...

Molecule Man

Molecule Man

Commodore Plus 4 - Released - 1987

Molecule Man is trapped inside a radioactive maze of 256 screens, and it's your job to get him out. To do this you must collect 16 circuits which are located at extreme points of the levels. You must regularly consume radiation tablets to fend off certain poisoning, and your initial supply of 20 is totally inadequate. Fortunately, there are coins dotted around the levels, as well as ant-radiation tablet vending machines at which you can buy them. Coins can also be used to buy more time, or to blow up obstacles which make some sections difficult or impossible to access. Viewed...

Monkey Magic

Monkey Magic

Commodore Plus 4 - Released - 1985

Based on the original television series that ran from 1978 to 1980, the player controls Monkey as he makes his way through four levels and rescue the princess from the evil dragon. In the first level, the player rides a cloud, and must use lightning bolts to destroy three waves of flying creatures. In the second level, the player must collect all the fruit while avoiding or jumping over creatures. Vines and ladders must be navigated in order to get some fruit. The third level has the player navigating a steep cliff. Four birds drop rocks onto the path, causing it to crack. The player must jump...

Monty on the Run

Monty on the Run

Commodore Plus 4 - Released - 1986

Monty Mole was imprisoned due to his coal theft in Wanted: Monty Mole, and rescued by Sam Stoat in Monty is Innocent. Now he has to get out of Britain while he still can. Like the original, the game is a flick-screen platformer with puzzly leanings. Learning the movement paths of enemies, and the timing sequence of the crushers, and working out a path across the screen by using the offered ropes and platforms. Not all parts of all screens can be accessed at once. You will need to collect money and other items along the way. Before starting the game, you must choose five items from a...

Moon Buggy

Moon Buggy

Commodore Plus 4 - Released - 1985

Moon Buggy is a clone of the classic Atari game Moon Patrol. The player is the moon base commander, out on patrol in the ATMB (All Terrain Moon Buggy). An alien attack has penetrated the base's outer defences and its the player's job to see that this incursion is stopped. The game features flying saucers that drop bombs, craters that must be jumped, boulders that must be blasted, incoming missiles, tanks and land mines. The buggy tracks left to right across the screen, it can accelerate, decelerate, fire missiles and jump but it cannot go backwards. Points are scored for enemies destroyed...

More Adventures of Big Mac: The Mad Maintenance Man

More Adventures of Big Mac: The Mad Maintenance Man

Commodore Plus 4 - Released - 1986

Mac must neutralize 18 single-screen vaults in this early platformer. He can climb ladders and safely fall any distance, as long as he lands on smooth ground. The puzzle aspect of the gameplay involves switches, which can remove walls, create floors and freeze obstacles. They must be pushed in the right order to allow access to parts of the room which contain other switches. A lack of air creates a time limit, with bonus points awarded for however much air is left when the screen is completed.

Mr. Puniverse

Mr. Puniverse

Commodore Plus 4 - Released - 1986

In a land of dinosaurs and hardships, humans have to be tough to survive but unfortunately a new breed of human has started appearing 'The Wimp'. Unable to hunt, these men need a special vitamin to keep them alive but these are in dangerous places with many hazards. You play one wimp, Mr. Puniverse as you attempt to collect vitamins in this flick-screen platform game. One or two players take it in turns after a loss of life trying not to let your energy bar decrease fully or you lose one of eight lives and you lose a life if you fall from a height. There are objects that fire at you and...

Myriad

Myriad

Commodore Plus 4 - Released - 1986

Myriad is a side view single screen shooter where you control a spacecraft at the bottom of the screen, moving in four directions, blasting various waves of aliens that appear at the top of the screen. As you blast the aliens, they move around the screen dropping bombs on you and if you hit an alien or its bomb then you lose one of five lives. Your ship is also equipped with a limited amount of shields which protects you for a short time. There is a two player option (not on the VIC-20) and each player takes it in turns to play when the other player is killed.

Number Builder

Number Builder

Commodore Plus 4 - Released - 1985

Number Builder is an single screen educational platformer to help you improve your maths over twelve levels. You play the role of a builder who must move around a building site, climbing ladders, looking for sums to make a target number. You are given a starting number and you must pick up sums to add or subtract from that number to make the target number. Each level is split into three different target numbers and each must be completed before a bucket is lifted to the top of the screen. Once a level is completed you get paid money before attempting the next level. Before you play the game...

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