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Anter-Planter

Anter-Planter

Commodore 64 - Released - 1984

You are Pete and there you are happily watering your plants in your vegetable garden when your garden is invaded by a plague of ants, hellbent on eating everything your garden grows over various levels. Armed with a high-pressure hose fed from a back-pack your only hope is to drown the ants and seeing as it is also a hot day you have to keep the plants watered as well before they die. Anter-Planter is a single screen game where you must move around the garden with three plots, hitting as many ants as you can with your hose as a timer counts down. As the plants get smaller you must also hit...

Atom Smasher

Atom Smasher

Commodore VIC-20 - Released - 1983

Atom Smasher is a single screen shoot 'em up with multi directional movement that takes place in a nuclear reactor during a meltdown. In the middle of the screen are some neutrons and a single proton which one electron moves around. To delay the meltdown the player has to shoot the proton but avoid the electron since that will speed up the meltdown for a short time. For each proton that is shot, an extra electron is released. As the game goes on molten debris will start building up from the sides of the screen and if it reaches the nucleus the game ends. It is possible to destroy debris by...

Black Holes

Commodore 64 - Released - 1986

Released as part of the "Game Pack"

Blockbuster

Blockbuster

Commodore VIC-20 - Released - January 1, 1984

Often compared to Pengo, Blockbuster (Block Buster in Europe) has you exploring an alien ice planet in your multi-terrain vehicle. You fall into a labyrinth of ice rocks. When these rocks melt ice monsters are freed which you must crush by pushing rocks into them. Search out diamond ore, it's your only source of fuel!

Bugs

Commodore 64 - 1986

Deflectors!

Deflectors!

Commodore 64 - Released

An arcade style collect-em-up game where you traverse the dungeon, avoiding monsters and spiders.

Euchre

Commodore 64 - 1986

Forbidden Castle

Commodore 64 - 1985

Galactic Assault

Galactic Assault

Commodore 64 - Released - 1984

Good luck - the command vessel approaches! Use your extensive firepower to combat the waves of attacking alien creatures. Battle through each wave to reach the awesome command vessel. Eight levels of increasing speed and difficulty to challenge even the most experienced player.

Ghost Mansion II

Ghost Mansion II

Commodore 64 - Released - 1985

You are Kra, the fearless adventurer who has decided to risk all in an assault on Ghost Mansion. Inside are many, many diamonds guarded by a host of ghosts, spiders, snakes and other loathesome creatures. Beware of traps and evil magic! Each room have their unique dangers. Complete all 5 levels of Forbidden Castle by collecting all the diamonds. Passage to next screen given after all diamonds are collected from the current screen.

Ghost Mansion III

Ghost Mansion III

Commodore 64 - 1985

Hustler's Revenge

Hustler's Revenge

Commodore 64 - Released - 1983

Hustler's Revenge is a top-view single screen game for two players, played on a table with four pockets in each corner. On the table are the players balls (white or black) either side of a red ball, and the aim is to be the first player to reach 50 points by potting the red ball. Potting the red ball is worth two points but there are other ways to score and they are potting the opponents ball after the red ball is potted (two points), hitting the red ball after hitting the other players ball (one point), or receiving a point if the other player pots their ball. The ball can be moved around the...

Insector

Insector

Commodore VIC-20 - Released - 1983

The insect creatures from Terron are raining multitudes of varying bombs and bugs onto the humanoids on the planet's surface. The bugs are trying to feed on the humanoids. It is your job to stop them. Developed by Romik Software in 1983. Distributed in North America by Laing Marketing.

Merlin's Puzzle

Merlin's Puzzle

Commodore 64 - Released - 1984

Merlin's Puzzle is a single screen puzzle game viewed from an isometric perspective as you control Dexter, Merlin's assistant, in your attempt to turn all the red cubes into yellow over various screens. You move around the cubes and press the fire button when you want to change colour, and it also changes cubes around it. You are also able to change a cube back from yellow to red which also changes the colour of the cubes around it. Once all the cubes have been turned to yellow then you move to the next screen, but there are now spheres that move around and if touched loses one of six lives....

Mini Golf

Mini Golf

Commodore 64 - Released - 1985

The pressure is on - hit the ball around the sand trap, by a water hazard and through the rotating vanes. Par 4, you think incredulously! 18 challenging holes. Each completely different. Use walls to bank around hazards.

Robots

Robots

Commodore 64 - Released - 1984

The robots are coming! Kill the advancing robots while avoiding their skillfully planted menacing bombs. Carefully collect the valuable rubies as you advance through the increasingly difficult levels. Developed by Accelerated Software Inc. and distributed in North America by Laing Marketing.

The Santa Game

The Santa Game

Commodore 64 - Released - 1984

Also known as "Santa Claus", this very basic horizontal scrolling game has you guiding Santa on his sleigh delivering candy canes to the houses on Christmas eve. You drop the canes from above, hoping to have them be "delivered" to the houses below and you are scored according to that.

Sea Invasion

Sea Invasion

Commodore VIC-20 - Released - 1982

Sea Invasion is a Space Invaders variant set in the ocean. The player is a scuba diver who while down on the sea bed is being attacked by different sea creatures. The player moves left and right along the sea bed and has use his spear gun to shoot at the creatures above him while watching out for their projectiles. Some protection can be had from corals but these will disappear as they are hit by projectiles. There are three different sea creatures, octopi, crabs and starfish and the player gets points based on the position of each. Octopi are farthest away from the player and are therefore...

Secrets of the Pyramid of Light

Secrets of the Pyramid of Light

Commodore 64 - Released - 1986

A dedicated archeologist, you find yourself deep in the menacing, uncharted jungles of Mexico. To your surprise, you discover a village inhabited by the direct descendants of the Aztecs. To them you are the God that was to arrive from the outside world and fulfill a prophecy. They take you to the Sacred Pyramid of Light where you are forced to enter, thust confronting the Ancient secrets that lie deep in this mysterious structure. Find the secret to the Pyramid or perish.

Space Escort

Space Escort

Commodore VIC-20 - Released - 1983

In Space Escort you are from a doomed planet and your job as a space fighter pilot is to escort the 26 space liners carrying the people of your planet to the newly conquered world of Sistoria. Each space liner has seven shields, plus any shields left over from the safe passage of the previous liner. The color of the space liner will show the number of shields remaining: white equal no shields, purple equals one shield remaining, green equals two shields, blue equals three shields and red equals four or more shields remaining. A shield is lost any time a large object collides with a space liner...

Star Battles

Star Battles

Commodore 64 - Released - 1984

Experience full 3-D action in the deepest reaches of space while destroying the invading hordes, using your photon bombs. There are 6 increasingly challenging levels to test the skill of any player - from training to Kamikaze.

Turtle Jump

Turtle Jump

Commodore 64 - Released - 1984

Ekim, a giant ant, was discovered by Pirates in 1647, and has been trained by them to recover treasure. The quickest (but most dangerous) way of recovering it is by jumping on the backs of turtles. So make your way around the islands and grab as much treasure as possible.

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