Ariolasoft

0° Nord

0° Nord

Atari 800 - Released - 1985

0° Nord is a german text adventure game with graphics. As usual in this type of games you type in the commands that the character should perform instead of controlling the game directly. Special about this text parser is, that it wants to have the object first and then the verb. Most text parsers work the other way around. The story is about an old book that sparked your curiosity. It is about the north pole scientist Scott. But not only that he had to pay with his life for traveling to the north pole, but also that he left a treasure in the ice. Fascinated you collect more information about...

Airline (Ariolasoft)

Airline (Ariolasoft)

Commodore 64 - Released - 1986

Airline is a multiplayer strategy game for two to four players. Every player takes control over a airline company and tries to be the first to score 100 points. Those points are not only earned by accumulating money but also with others factors like customer satisfaction. The basic procedure: in each turn, representing a month, players have two minutes to make all decisions in the menus. The only exceptions are the result (shows the player's score) and maintenance menus which can be chosen even after time has run out. After all players are done, the computer calculates the consequences which...

Asgard

Asgard

Commodore 64 - Released - 1989

A German war strategy game.

The Bard's Tale: Tales of the Unknown: Volume I

The Bard's Tale: Tales of the Unknown: Volume I

Commodore 64 - Released - 1985

The small country town Skara Brae was enjoying a peaceful life, until an evil wizard known as Mangar the Dark appeared. Monsters have invaded the town, terrorizing its inhabitants. Mangar cast the spell of Eternal Winter on the surroundings, isolating Skara Brae from any possible help. Guards that were entrusted with the task of protecting the town have disappeared within one night. Only a party of brave adventurers can save Skara Brae and defeat Mangar. The Bard's Tale is a fantasy role-playing game similar to Wizardry games, with first-person exploration of pseudo-3D maze-like environments,...

BattleDroidz

BattleDroidz

Commodore 64 - Released - 1987

Earth's resources are running out so we need a new power source. The only way this can be achieved is by linking The Cosmic Interlace Grid. 37 hexagons make up this grid and to get power there has to be a continuous line from one side to the other. To liberate a hexagon to make your line across with three ZMX all-purpose robots. They have one hour real-time to achieve this task. The robots have to navigate the landscape and collect four pods. Once collected a teleport is created. When the robot is teleported, the hexagon has been liberated. There are three types of robot to choose from. Fang...

Blitzkrieg

Blitzkrieg

Commodore 64 - Released - 1987

Blitzkrieg is a strategy wargame that let's you play as German forces who have to take over Western Europe as well as England from the dates May 1st to September 30th. With various types of forces and units you give orders to them in your quest for Western European domination. The computer plays as the Europeans but the game is played in real-time and not the usual taking it in turns to place orders before the computer works out the outcome of each turn. A country will only surrender when all it's cities have fallen and the end of the game is when you have accumulated 100000 victory points,...

Blue Max 2001

Blue Max 2001

Commodore 64 - Released - 1984

In this sequel to Synapse's Blue Max, it is the year 2001 and you are flying a flying saucer. You're trying to bomb enemy targets while not getting shot (or rammed) by enemy saucers or shot by ground cannon. If the screen border starts flashing yellow, you are dangerously close to the ground. If the border is red, you are hitting the ground. If the border is gray, you are flying low but not TOO low. If the border is light blue, then the enemy ship is a the same altitude as you.

Brian Clough's Football Fortunes

Brian Clough's Football Fortunes

Atari 800 - Released - 1987

Brian Clough's Football Fortunes is a football management computer board game suitable for two to five players. Each player takes on the role of a club manager. The object of the game is for each manager to successfully steer his team through the season using his skill to make his team stronger as the game proceeds. Each manager competes with human and computer controlled teams in a ten strong league and the F.A. Cup. From the second season onwards, each team will also enter a European competition (League Champions to the European Cup, F.A. Cup Winners to the Cup-Winners’ Cup, and the...

Bug Blitz

Bug Blitz

Commodore 64 - Released - 1985

Your mission is to find and destroy and army of mutant bugs who have made their homes in caverns deep beneath the planet's surface. A labyrinth of dangerous tunnels leads down to these caverns which you must negotiate skillfully in your spaceship. Once you've destroyed the bugs in a cavern, you must return through the tunnels to the planet's surface. But beware!! The surface is not safe, it is covered with a network of randomly pulling endergy fields that can easily destroy your spaceship.

Camelot Warriors

Camelot Warriors

Commodore 64 - Released - 1987

If you dare to cross the threshold of mystery, forget everything that you know, because you will go into in a trip without return. Past and future worlds, black magic, hidden traps - take your sword with a lot of courage and never throw a glance back. Four elements from the 20th century have entered the world of Camelot: "The voice of another world", "Wisdom mirror", "The life elixir" and "The fire that doesn't burn". You must take them and present them to the guardians of each world, who will be in charge of their destruction. Camelot Warriors is an action game with platforming elements. You...

Canonrider

Canonrider

Commodore 64 - Released - 1988

Caverns of Sillahc

Caverns of Sillahc

Commodore 64 - Released - 1984

The Torms and the invading Humans don't like each other. Spotting a quick buck you have decided to take both sides. The Torms have taken the Humans' farming robots who want them back. The Humans want the Torms' power plant to be destroyed forcing them up to the surface. Your aim is to rescue the robots and navigate the underground caverns to destroy the power plant. The game is viewed from the side as you move your ship about with the joystick. Gravity influences the ship and almost the entire environment is deadly to the touch, so regular upwards thrust (requiring fuel) and careful steering...

Das Magazin

Das Magazin

Atari ST - Released - 1990

Das Magazin is a managerial simulation in which the player responsible for a monthly computer magazine. Each month a sales ranking is calculated and the goal is to achieve a good place. Depending on the ranking a certain amount of points is awarded and if the quota is failed after a year, the player gets fired. In turn a successful year may result in a bigger budget. The gameplay is completely menu based and consists of changing setting screws. The most important thing to do is hiring staff (editor in-chief, editors and a foreign correspondent) and buying their working equipment. The...

Deadringer

Deadringer

Commodore 64 - Released - 1988

Deadringer is a 1st person perspective racing game set in the future where you have to race an armoured skimmer on a ring made up of various parts to survive as well as compete against other competitors. The ring is made up of four parts with an inside edge and an outside edge, with the outside the most dangerous to drive on but the competitors can drive on any part they want. A timer counts down and you have to still be on the track when it reaches zero to win the race. As you drive various objects appear like walls, gates and mines as well as the other competitors but you are armed with a...

Fire Quest

Fire Quest

Commodore 64 - Released - 1984

After his quest for food in the game Ugh!, you once again take the role of Ugh the Caveman as he attempts to get fire from the local volcano to keep warm. The game consists of various single screen platform games as Ugh tries to complete quests while avoiding creatures and obstacles. Wood needs collecting, ladders carried to connect platforms, fire carried and other tasks. If you touch any creature, obstacle or fall from a height then you lose one of three lives and when all lives are gone then it's game over.

Halls of Gold

Halls of Gold

Amstrad CPC - Released - 1986

Hanse

Atari ST - Released - 1986

Hanse is a managerial strategy game set in the 14th century. The player takes the role of an ambitious citizen who wants to become the mayor of Lübeck. To reach this goal he has to get rich by trading with other cities of the Hanseatic League. The basic gameplay principle is simple: shipping salt and exchanging it for other goods which then can be sold in Lübeck for a good price. This means the current salt price is the most important part when planning shipments (besides the weather). Of course the player also has to purchase and maintain other things, e.g. a trading station, ships and...

Hellowoon: Das Geheimnis des Zauberstabs

Hellowoon: Das Geheimnis des Zauberstabs

Atari ST - Released - 1987

In a world called Boran, the evil sorcerer Kronos decides he has to put an end to King Aaron's rule. Aaron however is protected by the white mage Gandalf, who fights a terrible battle of magic against Kronos. At the end of the battle, both sorcerers are killed and Gandalf's staff is broken in two parts. Now Kronos' evil helper Hellowoon saw his chance at bringing the land under his control. He set up a reign of terror, but there was one more thing he needed: Zarrak, who is Aaron's son. The player assumes Zarrak's role, and the game begins with Zarrak waking up in a prison cell, bound by a...

Hotel

Hotel

Commodore 64 - Released - 1985

Inspektor Griffu

Inspektor Griffu

Commodore Amiga - 1991

Inspektor Griffu is a German detective mystery and a mixture between a graphical and a text adventure. Features of the former are mouse control, button interface and graphical representation of the environment. The text output is a trademark of IF and can be found in this game. You play as Inspektor Griffu who was chosen because no one better was available and your task is to solve a murder case in one day. Every action you make eats up some minutes and if you don't reach the solution in time it's Game Over for you. Interrogate the village habitants, search for clues and finally, find the...

Invaders of the Lost Tomb

Invaders of the Lost Tomb

Commodore 64 - Released - 1985

The Pharoah's Lost Tomb contains the valuable emerald of Scarabaeus, and you have set off to find it. You walk around from an early first-person view with 90 degree movement and four views from each position, aided by a map. On the first level you must touch nine ghosts, to collect pieces of a key to know which of the objects you will later find are medicines, and which are potions. While on level 2, you must visit information sites - you will need this to survive on level 3. These are guarded by spiders, which must be trapped and lured away using doors. To move between levels you must...

Kaiser

Kaiser

Commodore 64 - Released - 1984

Kaiser (German for emperor) is a political/business simulation set in 18th century Germany. Players take the role of nobles in the Holy Roman Empire and compete for the crown of the emperor. One to nine players can play, beginning by entering their name and gender and being assigned a state in the empire. Gameplay then takes place in turns, each consisting of a number of consecutive screens. In the first screen, players can sell and buy grain and land. Grain is necessary to feed a noble's subjects. Bad weather can result in harvest losses, making it necessary to buy extra grain to prevent...

Kaiser

Kaiser

Commodore Amiga - 1989

Kaiser is a German simulation strategy video game developed and published by Ariolasoft.

Kaiser

Kaiser

Atari 800 - 1984

Kaiser (German for emperor) is a political/business simulation set in 18th century Germany. Players take the role of nobles in the Holy Roman Empire and compete for the crown of the emperor. One to nine players can play, beginning by entering their name and gender and being assigned a state in the empire. Gameplay then takes place in turns, each consisting of a number of consecutive screens. In the first screen, players can sell and buy grain and land. Grain is necessary to feed a noble's subjects. Bad weather can result in harvest losses, making it necessary to buy extra grain to prevent...

Karateka

Karateka

Commodore 64 - Released - July 15, 1984

Returning home after years of study under a Master of Karate, you find your village burned to the ground. Your friends and family are scattered, your bride-to-be stolen by Akuma, the warlord whose oppressive shadow has darkened your village since before you were born. Your grief and rage turn to cold determination. You vow never again to submit to the evil warlord. You know you must avenge your village and rescue your beloved Princess Mariko from Akuma’s mountain fortress. Alone, armed only with your knowledge of Karate, you must outfight Akuma’s vicious warriors, each one more powerful...

Killer Ring

Killer Ring

Commodore 64 - Released - 1987

Shoot anything and everything that moves, this does not include family pets (except poodles). If it moves shoot it. If it doesn't move, shoot it anyway to be safe. If by some freak chance you should reach the spaceman, then blow out his heart for some extra bonus points. The difficulty increases each time you play.

Lapis Philosophorum

Lapis Philosophorum

Atari 800 - Released - 1986

The King of Alkanien is gravelly ill and you have been tasked to find The Lapis Philosophorum to heal him and it can also turn metal into gold. King Gieselmer Gutfried with two marriages had failed to produce an heir so promised the throne to his stepson. His stepson couldn't wait for the King to die to gain the throne and power, so poisoned him. You must explore the kingdom to bring back the stone to save the King and Alkanien. Lapis Philosophorum: The Philosophers' Stone is a graphics text adventure where text describes each location and you can see a picture of the description. The...

Lapis Philosophorum: The Philosophers' Stone

Lapis Philosophorum: The Philosophers' Stone

Commodore 64 - Released - 1985

The King of Alkanien is gravelly ill and you have been tasked to find The Lapis Philosophorum to heal him and it can also turn metal into gold. King Gieselmer Gutfried with two marriages had failed to produce an heir so promised the throne to his stepson. His stepson couldn't wait for the King to die to gain the throne and power, so poisoned him. You must explore the kingdom to bring back the stone to save the King and Alkanien. Lapis Philosophorum: The Philosophers' Stone is a graphics text adventure where text describes each location and you can see a picture of the description. The keyboard...

Lode Runner

Lode Runner

Commodore 64 - Released - 1983

The player controls a stick figure who must collect all the gold in a level while avoiding guards who try to catch the player. After collecting all the gold, the player must travel to the top of the screen to reach the next level. There are 150 levels in the game which progressively challenge players' problem-solving abilities or reaction times.

Lunari

Commodore 64 - Released - 1988

A Uridium style shooter.

Masters of Time

Masters of Time

Commodore 64 - Released - 1984

Zoom through a 3-D timespace adventure simulation to dicover and haperute holograms containing the world's history.

Missing:... One Droid

Missing:... One Droid

Atari ST - Released - 1986

Mord an Bord

Mord an Bord

Commodore 64 - Released - 1986

A German language text adventure with a murder mystery theme. Murder on Board a ship on the high seas. Agatha Christie would be proud.

Mountie Mick's Death Ride

Mountie Mick's Death Ride

Commodore 64 - Released - January 1, 1987

Mountie Mick's Deathride is a platformer in which the player takes the role of Mountie Mick who has to stop bandits from raiding nine trains. The screen automatically scrolls from right to left which means he has to keep moving until the front of the train is reached. Then he swings onto a handcart to get to the next level. There are many obstacles on the way, examples being jumps between wagons, gas leaks or dark tunnels. Collected gas masks and torches help to survive the two latter. However, most of the time Mick has to deal with the bandits themselves. Those try to kill him, but this...

Mythos 1

Mythos 1

Commodore 128 - Released - 1985

Nemesis: Escape From Euboea

Nemesis: Escape From Euboea

Commodore 64 - Released - 1985

Far away in a distant galaxy, the planet Silenus has become the latest victim of the Hordes of Pterelaus - a confederacy of evil beings intent on domination all other lifeforms. After a long and bitter battle, the Pterelaens enveloped the planet in an impenetrable force-field and the surviving Silenian tribes were forced to retreat to Euboea, a city deep beneath the surface of the sacred Antileon lake. The Silenian elders have approved a daring plan. Leaving the sanctuary of Euboea, the boldest worriors will undertake a long and hazardous journey towards a final rallying point far above...

Nibelungen

Atari 800 - 1985

One-on-One

One-on-One

Sinclair ZX Spectrum - Released - 1985

Control either Julius Erving or Larry Bird in front of a single basket, in a game of one on one. The user can select to play either to a certain score or for a certain amount of time. When on offense, the player can rotate to keep away from his rival, take a shot from a distance or move in to the basket for special up-close slam-dunks. When on defense, you can try to take your rival's ball or jump up to block a shot. Particularly good set-ups get a slow-motion replay. You can even smash the glass on the backboard, which will send an irate janitor onto the court to clean up the mess.

Out of this World

Out of this World

Commodore 64 - Released - 1988

You are a test pilot of the experimental RP2-16 fighter and while flying the ship, strange flashing lights appear and before you knew it, you were flying over a strange world. Your mission now is to fly over eight levels blasting as many aliens as you can to escape this strange world. The game is a horizontal side view scrolling game that scrolls to the left or the right. You must shoot waves of aliens and when you have shot enough then an E floats around and when collected you move to the next level. Touch an alien ship and you lose one of six lives. As you shoot the aliens some will drop a...

Paul Whitehead Teaches Chess

Paul Whitehead Teaches Chess

Commodore 64 - Released - 1985

Paul Whitehead was a better chess player than the average high school student. So good, in fact, that before he completed his teenage years he had won a number of chess titles, including the Masters Division of the American Chess Championship. Now, the young chess master has concocted a computer chess tutorial which includes a program that teaches the fine points of the age-old game of chess, as well as a chess program for you to play against. Paul Whitehead Teaches Chess is two programs contained on several disks—a three-disk set for Commodore. The main instructional program provides...

Peter Beardsley's International Football

Peter Beardsley's International Football

Commodore Amiga - Released - 1988

Licensed around former England player Peter Beardsley, this football (soccer) game is viewed side-on. The only playing option is the European Championship tournament of the day, although you can choose the 8 teams from the 26 major European footballing nations of the time (so the USSR, Czechoslovakia and Yugoslavia are all still complete). Two players can compete in these groups, but there's no guarantee of getting straight to a 2-player game, especially as tournaments (and individual matches) can't be quit out of. The gameplay features variable strength kicks, determined by how long you...

Pile-Up!

Pile-Up!

Commodore 64 - Released - 1986

Energy reserves are low on Earth and more is desperately needed to keep the planet going. In a far corner of the Universe, various landscapes full of spheres have been discovered and when collected will keep Earth's energy levels high. You have been tasked to fly over the landscapes in a special craft to collect the spheres and place them in a transformer which will send them to Earth. The landscapes are an isometric view with a part of the landscape shown on the screen with the screen scrolling in multiple directions when you move. Squares make up the landscapes and on various squares sits...

Qatbol

Qatbol

Commodore Amiga - Released - 1990

In Qatbol the player is in control over a one-screen level which represents a real-life wooden board. Just like a real board, the player can change its angle in all directions. The reason to do so is a little ball which is also on the board and its movement corresponds to the board movements. The player has to solve objectives which change from level to level, e.g. collecting things on the board or moving the ball into a hole. Of course there are also obstacles like teleports, holes or mazes.

Raid on Bungeling Bay

Raid on Bungeling Bay

Commodore 64 - Released - December 1, 1984

Raid on Bungeling Bay has the player controlling a helicopter which is on a mission to destroy everything that moves. The only ally is the carrier, which is where the player begins at each level and may return to for repair and pick up bombs, as long as the player manages to protect it from being destroyed. The main goal in each level is to destroy a factory, which requires a steady increasing amount of bombs. Enemy forces include ships, planes, tanks, anti-air guns, and eventually, a large battleship.

Reederei

Reederei

Commodore Amiga - January 3, 1988

Reederei is a turn-based trading game where players can buy and sell goods to make profit. The game is totally menu driven and there are no action sequences. While playing, players try to run an Hamburg based maritime company. On each turn, each player has an option to send their ship to another seaport, buy goods from there and return to Hamburg where they can sell it for a good price. Players are also expected to buy ships to enhance their ship convoy thus increasing their buying quota from other seaports. The goal of the game is to increase company value to a certain score. This...

Ritter

Ritter

Commodore Amiga - Released - 1989

Robot Commander

Robot Commander

Commodore Amiga - Released - 1990

Robot Commander is a real-time strategy game without a background scenario which goes beyond "science-fiction with robots". It is designed to be played with two players, but fighting against the AI is also an option. Each player commands an army of robots with the goal to defeat the other player, mainly the opponent's headquarter. The game screen is quartered: a half goes to each player and this half is also split in half by itself. The upper part shows the map around the active robot (everything beyond its line of sight is blacked out) while the under part is dedicated to the menus in...

The Rubicon Alliance

The Rubicon Alliance

Commodore 64 - Released - 1987

Save the Rubicon, the anti-matter zone that was made by the alliance of the eight planets to avoid war. But in 2746 a new hostile race, the Space Thugs enters and you must use your Starfox fighter to save us all. The action is viewed from the cockpit of your starfighter, which is equipped with lasers and side/rear-view mirrors. It also has a status log detailing your weapons and current threats, and an advanced 3-dimensional navigation system called the Holocube. Controlled from a separate screen, the Holocube allows you to rotate a 3D image of space and plot the co-ordinates of your...

Saucer Attack!

Saucer Attack!

Commodore 64 - Released - 1984

Aliens in their flying saucers have invaded Earth and have set their sights on destroying the capital of the USA, Washington D.C and all it's landmarks. You have been given the task of destroying the invaders by blasting them with your Energy gun in a bunker outside the city. The game is viewed from a 1st person perspective with the game shown on one screen and you control a gun sight to blast the saucers before facing the Mothership in space. To face and destroy the Mothership you must get 150 points before the aliens get 50 points. Blasting the saucers get you various points while for...

Sereamis

Sereamis

Commodore 64 - Released - 1985

In this German text adventure you, Sereamis, have to free your girlfriend Leilah.

The Seven Cities of Gold

The Seven Cities of Gold

Commodore 64 - Released - August 26, 1984

The Seven Cities of Gold is a strategy video game created by Dan Bunten (and the game development team Bunten founded, Ozark Softscape) and published by Electronic Arts in 1984. The player takes the role of a late-15th century explorer for the Spanish Empire, setting sail to the New World in order to explore the map and interact with the natives in order to win gold and please the Spanish court. The name derives from the "seven cities" of Quivira and Cíbola that were said to be located somewhere in the Southwest United States.

Shogun

Shogun

Commodore 64 - Released - July 1, 1989

The game reproduces many of the novel's "scenes", few of which are interconnected in any way. The player assumes the role of John Blackthorne, Pilot-Major of the Dutch trading ship Erasmus. During a voyage in the Pacific Ocean in the year 1600, the Erasmus is shipwrecked in Japan. Blackthorne must survive in a land where every custom is as unfamiliar to him as the language. After learning some of the society's ways, he is drawn into a political struggle between warlords and falls in love with a Japanese woman. Eventually he embraces Japanese life and is honored as a samurai.

Ski-Weltcup

Ski-Weltcup

Commodore 64 - Released - 1984

The C64 classic Ski Weltcup, one of the first skiing games with a level editor.

Skyfox

Skyfox

Sinclair ZX Spectrum - Released

Aliens have invaded your beloved homeland, and you must help save it. You are flying the Skyfox, the most advanced attack fighter plane available to the Federation, from within the cockpit. Skyfox is complete with deflection shields, laser cannons, five guided and five heat-seeking missiles and a top speed of Mach IV. The 15 scenarios can be played at 5 skill levels. You will have to fight tanks, enemy planes and the mothership. Use the radar to locate enemy vehicles, and the long-range scanner to ensure that no wave reaches your base before you can take it out. Keep an eye on your shields,...

Slot-Machine

Atari 800 - 1985

Spell of Destruction

Spell of Destruction

Commodore 64 - Released - 1985

Spell of Destruction (Wizardry in Europe) is about a magician guild which requires a special final test for its students. The protagonist Drinn has to retrieve the "First Element" from a dangerous castle. The game is an isometric action game with puzzle elements.The player commands Drinn through the castle rooms (which scroll as long as no door is entered) and solve puzzles by using the correct items or spells. Spells are limited, though, and have to be found in the castle rooms. To dispatch of the numerous foes he uses either fireball spells or his sword for direct combat. If an enemy...

The Standing Stones

The Standing Stones

Commodore 64 - Released - 1984

Kormath has stolen The Holy Grail and Excalibur from Merlin and Merlin has promised a great reward for anyone who can go to Kormath's dungeon underneath The Standing Stones and retrieve his items. You are a Knight and you have decided to go dungeon exploring and treasure hunting for Merlin. Lancelot will come along but can only help occasionally. The Standing Stones is a 3D maze game with small elements of RPG and has you viewing the dungeon and surrounding areas from a 1st person perspective. Before you start your exploration you are given random values to five traits, Virility, Intellect,...

Stealth

Stealth

Commodore 64 - Released - 1984

You are flying above the land in a stealth airplane. You are trying to destroy the tower of darkness which is a distance of 9999 meters away. Destroy enemy military radar, bunkers,etc; to get more points. Use yellow energy fields for increasing your fuel level, but avoid the red energy fields. Once you destroy the Tower, you go onto a tougher level with the same basic objective.

The Terrors of Trantoss

The Terrors of Trantoss

Sinclair ZX Spectrum - Released - 1986

Following a familiar theme, an evil power rises when an undead wizard once banished to the mountains of Mortran returns to terrorise the villagers of a small village in the fantasy land of Hapshal. The followers of the undead wizard Trantoss have been gathering the shattered pieces of the golden mace that once gave him his powers and the player takes control of two brothers, the strong woodcutter Lobo and the stealthy rogue Scarn who's mission is to thwart their evil plot. This conventional text adventure comes with a twist as the screen is split ion three segments, on the far left a...

They $tole a Million

They $tole a Million

Commodore 64 - Released - 1986

In They $tole a Million you are The Boss, a would-be criminal mastermind out to seek his fortune the dishonest way. To do this you will have to hire a team of criminals, with skills ranging from explosives to driving - these will each seek an upfront payment and a percentage cut of the eventual profits. You will have to buy information and plans on potential targets - an art gallery and bank for example. Menu options reveal pop-up windows of information and sub-menus.

This is E.F. IGES

This is E.F. IGES

Commodore 64 - Released - 1984

You can start the program in two ways, go straight to the multi-scrolling shooter game or go to the interactive game creator software that uses this game as a launching point for your own, unique game creations. Strangely, while the game is entirely in English, the creator is in German.

Touchdown Football

Touchdown Football

Commodore 64 - Released - 1986

A very capable football simulation, given the year and technology. Call the plays, then run them using the keyboard or joystick. Digitized voices enhance the game, including the crowd, calling the numbers, and referee's calls.

Triaxos

Triaxos

Commodore 64 - Released - 1987

A mind-probe has been sent to the maximum security prison Triaxos to retrieve information from a prisoner who is the only man who can activate the most powerful weapon in the galaxy. You have landed in the prison 10 minutes before the probe to find and get the man back to your ship within 30 minutes. You must search the prison blasting the robot guards and exploring each room. Each room's floor is anti-gravity so can be stood upon to use other exits on any wall. To move to another wall you must use Face-Lifts, a disc in the middle of the room which allows you to transfer to another wall....

Triaxos

Triaxos

Amstrad CPC - Released - 1987

A mind-probe has been sent to the maximum security prison Triaxos to retrieve information from a prisoner who is the only man who can activate the most powerful weapon in the galaxy. You have landed in the prison 10 minutes before the probe to find and get the man back to your ship within 30 minutes. You must search the prison blasting the robot guards and exploring each room. Each room's floor is anti-gravity so can be stood upon to use other exits on any wall. To move to another wall you must use Face-Lifts, a disc in the middle of the room which allows you to transfer to another wall. Some...

Vermeer

Vermeer

Commodore Amiga - Released - 1988

All centers around Walther von Grünschild, a rich merchant and patron of the arts from Berlin, whose art collection was stolen. Now he sends his four nephews into the world to regain his paintings. The most successful of them becomes his heir. The game starts in 1918 and ends when von Grünschild dies. One round equals one day. The length of a round can be chosen between five seconds and infinite. In auctions the missing pictures are sold from time to time. But to buy them the player obviously needs money. This is gained by opening up to 24 plantations in the Third World. There the player...

Werewolves of London

Werewolves of London

Amstrad CPC - Released - 1987

A curse has turned you into a werewolf, which is surely bad news for your employment and relationship prospects. The only way to rid yourself of the curse is to kill all the relatives of those who inflicted it. The more you kill, the more the police want to capture and jail you, but with the right equipment you can get out and continue your murderous rampage. The game is an arcade adventure viewed at an angle. Collect as many objects as you can from people, including Underground tickets to get around London more quickly, torches and manhole cover removers to access and function in dark...

Wizard

Wizard

Commodore 64 - Released - 1984

Wizard is a puzzle game with arcade action elements. The premise of the game is to run around the screen collecting various treasures for points, avoiding monsters. The player character must find the key, which gives him the ability to cast magic spells such as fireballs or teleportation, and also unlocks the exit to the next level. Each level takes up the full screen and has its own unique hazards, such as arrows which transport the protagonist quickly, and blocks which are removed when stepped on. The game features six difficulty and nine speed settings. A level designer is included. The...

Yuppie's Revenge

Yuppie's Revenge

Commodore 64 - Released - 1988

In Yuppi's Revenge the player is assuming the position of a Harvard graduate, suddenly faced with typical managerial problems concerning the leadership of a multinational oil company. The goal is to earn as many monetary rewards and decorations as possible. Drilling for oil, dealing with oil tankers, or trading shares are just a few of the available chances. However, status in society also plays a significant role. Up to four players can compete with each other. Even certain unfair practices can be conducted in order to prevail over the opponents. Released as part of Die Ralf Glau...

Yuppi's Revenge

Yuppi's Revenge

Atari ST - Released - 1988

In Yuppi's Revenge the player is assuming the position of a Harvard graduate, suddenly faced with typical managerial problems concerning the leadership of a multinational oil company. The goal is to earn as many monetary rewards and decorations as possible. Drilling for oil, dealing with oil tankers, or trading shares are just a few of the available chances. However, status in society also plays a significant role. Up to four players can compete with each other. Even certain unfair practices can be conducted in order to prevail over the opponents.

Zarjaz

Zarjaz

Commodore 64 - Released - 1986

Fax McSheen blasts his way through space. A distant future date... a Zone of Space is discovered not obeying the normal laws of the Universe (tut!). Now you, as Fax McSheen, must investigate with your 3 attack Drones and destroy everything in your path - be it planet or alien... continued next week (or inside!). Special Features Fabby star effect! 15 levels of intense-action! Crazy flying skills needed! Brilliant music!

Zombies

Zombies

Atari 800 - Released - 1983

Zombies is a platform game in which the protagonist has to fight the titular monsters, snakes, spiders, and an array of other creatures in order to survive. The dungeons the hero must traverse make use of visual effects, similar to those found in M. C. Escher's work, to create physically impossible scenarios. These structures serve as a basis for puzzles which must be solved in-between the fighting in order to proceed. The game features a total of 13 dungeons with 129 different rooms. A cooperative mode with another player is also included. The game was re-released in 1984 by...

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