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Arcade Games For Your VIC20 (GB)
Brett Hale
Corgi/Addison-Wesley, 1984

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Arcade Games VIC20.d64

20 programs

Program Author Requirements Files Info
Galaxy Robbers
(Starship Galaxy II)

Pages 1-6.
Brett Hale Unexpanded galaxy robbers.t64
Screenshot
You must shoot 15 Star Fighters. Your mission will fail if your damage reaches 100% or your fuel reaches 3000. Note that you haven't got any movement controls, fire your lasers when the ships enter your sights.
Controls:
Joystick or Space (fire).
Yackman

Pages 7-13.
Brett Hale Unexpanded yackman.t64
Screenshot
Pac Man-style game. Eat the dots while avoiding the monsters.
Controls:
Joystick or W (up), X (down), A (left), D (right).
Manoeuvre

Pages 14-20.
Brett Hale Unexpanded manoeuvre.t64
Screenshot
Dodgems-style game. Drive over all the dots while avoiding the other vehicle.
Controls:
Joystick or I (up), M (down), J (left), K (right).
Surface Lander

Pages 21-25.
Brett Hale Unexpanded surface lander.t64
Screenshot
Jupiter Lander-style game. Navigate through the rocky ledges to land softly on one of the green pads.
Controls:
Joystick or A (left), D (right), Space (thrust).
Freighter Patrol

Pages 26-31.
Brett Hale Unexpanded freighter patrol.t64
Screenshot
Use your submarine to destroy the fleet of ships that are invading your waters. Shoot 12 ships to win.
Controls:
Joystick or Z (left), M (right), Space (fire).
Bricklayer

Pages 32-39.
Brett Hale Unexpanded bricklayer.t64
Screenshot
Breakout-style game. Destroy the bricks with your bat & ball. There are 5 levels to complete.
Controls:
Joystick or A (left), L (right), S (faster left), K (faster right).
Leaper

Pages 40-45.
Brett Hale Unexpanded leaper.t64
Screenshot
Frogger-style game. Avoid the cars, and then jump onto the moving logs to return home.
Controls:
Joystick or I (up), M (down), J (left), K (right).
Encircle

Pages 46-52.
Brett Hale Unexpanded encircle.t64
Screenshot
Snake game. Collect the coloured blocks. Do not touch your own tail or the edges of the screen.
Controls:
Joystick or I (up), M (down), J (left), K (right).
Fantasy Pinball

Pages 53-59.
Brett Hale Unexpanded fantasy pinball.t64
Screenshot
Pinball game. Use the flippers to keep the ball in play for as long as possible.
Controls:
Joystick or Z (left), M (right).
Barrel Jumper

Pages 60-66.
Brett Hale Unexpanded barrel jumper.t64
Screenshot
Crazy Kong-style platform game. Climb ladders and jump over the barrels. On the top level, ensure the lever on the left is raised and then jump into the lizard's mouth when its tongue is not sticking out.
Controls:
Joystick or W (up), X (down), A (left), D (right), Space (jump).
Bullet Heads

Pages 67-73.
Brett Hale Unexpanded bullet heads.t64
Screenshot
Boot Hill-style game. You control the cowboy on the right. Try to shoot your opponent while avoiding their bullets. The first player to score 10 points wins.
Controls:
Joystick or I (up), M (down), Space (fire).
City Terror

Pages 74-77.
Brett Hale Unexpanded city terror.t64
Screenshot
Blitz-style game. Clear the runway by dropping bombs from your plane, so that you can land safely. In this version the bombs fall diagonally.
Controls:
Joystick or Space (drop bomb).
Sub Attack
(Battle-ships)

Pages 78-80.
Brett Hale Unexpanded sub attack.t64
Screenshot
Battleships game. Find nine submarines that are hidden somewhere in the vicinity of your destroyer.
Controls:
Joystick or type the X,Y coordinates for each guess.
Speed Racer

Pages 81-85.
Brett Hale Unexpanded speed racer.t64
Screenshot
Vertically scrolling car race. Try to drive 40 miles while avoiding the oil slicks and oncoming cars. There are four weather conditions: foggy, rain, sunny, dark.
Controls:
Joystick or Z (left), M (right).
Vad

Pages 86-90.
Brett Hale Unexpanded vad.t64
Screenshot
Shoot the invaders while dodging their bombs. The graphics change after each wave.
Controls:
Joystick or J (left), K (right), Space (fire).
Moon Lander

Pages 91-97.
Brett Hale Unexpanded moon lander.t64
Screenshot
Rescue people from the moon before it explodes. Dodge the asteroids, land on a landing pad, then return to your mothership avoiding the aliens.
Controls:
Joystick or J (left), K (right), Space (thrust/fire).
Tick

Pages 98-104.
Brett Hale Unexpanded tick.t64
Screenshot
Shoot the snakes and avoid being hit by their eggs. The number that you enter for 'skill level' is how many snakes need to be killed to win.
Controls:
Joystick or Z (left), M (right), Space (fire).
Speedy Boulders

Pages 105-110.
Brett Hale Unexpanded speedy boulders.t64
Screenshot
Asteroids-style game. Shoot the asteroids without getting hit. The number that you enter for 'skill level' is how many asteroids are in each wave.
Controls:
Joystick or I (thrust), J (rotate left), K (rotate right), Space (fire), H (hyperspace).
Nuclear Attack

Pages 111-116.
Brett Hale Unexpanded nuclear attack.t64
Screenshot
Missile Command-style game. Use your sights to destroy the incoming nuclear missiles. You get an extra life each time you clear the screen.
Controls:
Joystick or I (up), M (down), J (left), K (right), Space (fire).
Indi 2000

Pages 117-124.
Brett Hale Unexpanded indi 2000.t64
Screenshot
Car race. Complete the required number of laps before you run out of time.
Controls:
Joystick or I (up), M (down), J (left), K (right), 1, 2, 3, 4 (select gear).
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