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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

Cosmiads

Cosmiads

Commodore VIC-20 - Released - January 1, 1983

Cosmiads is an action game very similar to Galaga. You are at the bottom and it is your goal to shoot the Cosmiads. Sometimes one, two, or even more Cosmiads will fly down and shoot.

Droid Dreams

Commodore 64 - 1988

You are a droid on a spaceship bored silly. The only way to escape from the boredom is to sleep and dream of being the hero and saving the day. You play one such dream as a ship is in distress and only you can save it. This is done by collecting objects and placing them in the right place over six levels. As well as enemy droids there are electrodes and bombs in your way. Watch your oil levels which deplete over time but can be topped up along the way. Droid Dreams is a side view horizontally scrolling game where you can move both left and right. The joystick controls your droid while the fire...

DunJunz

DunJunz

Acorn Electron - Released - 1987

Dunjunz is a video game made for the BBC Micro and Acorn Electron home computers and released by Bug-Byte in 1987. It is essentially a clone of the popular video game Gauntlet where players controlled fantasy characters from a top down view. Unlike Gauntlet, each of the characters is given their own viewport onto the dungeon and can explore independently.

Dunjunz

Dunjunz

BBC Microcomputer System - Released - 1987

Dunjunz is a video game made for the BBC Micro and Acorn Electron home computers and released by Bug-Byte in 1987. It is essentially a clone of the popular video game Gauntlet where players controlled fantasy characters from a top down view. Unlike Gauntlet, each of the characters is given their own viewport onto the dungeon and can explore independently. Up to four players are able to play simultaneously, sharing the keyboard to control their characters. Each player views their character's progress via one of four viewports that divide the screen. As their character leaves a room, the...

Manic Miner

Manic Miner

Sinclair ZX Spectrum - Released - 1983

Manic Miner is a platform video game originally written for the ZX Spectrum by Matthew Smith and released by Bug-Byte in 1983 (later re-released by Software Projects). It is the first game in the Miner Willy series and among the early titles in the platform game genre. The game itself was inspired by the Atari 800 game Miner 2049er. It has since been ported to numerous home computers and video game consoles.

Roboto

Roboto

BBC Microcomputer System - Released - 1986

Roboto was written by Eugene Smith and published by Bug-Byte for the BBC Microcomputer in 1986. Rampaging auto components are destroying the galaxy's last power source. You control Roboto and must de-activate all of the plant's zones. There are 51 zones or rooms. The components are de-activated by destroying the "power orbs" and leaving through a different exit to the one you entered by. Unless, that is, there is only one exit. It is best if you map the reactor as you go on as it contains one-way systems. Some power orbs give extra ammunition. Bonus points are scored by destroying meanies....

Tank Battalion

Tank Battalion

Microsoft MSX - Released - 1984

Uranians

Uranians

BBC Microcomputer System - Released - 1986

Uranians is a space themed shooter game for the BBC Microcomputer and Acorn Electron. It was developed by S Howitt and published by Bug-Byte.

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