You had to drop bombs on the skyscrapers to clear the way. I remember it having decent graphics and the game play was better than most. This is a 2D game with you as a human trying to return escaped Mogwais into their cage before they turned into Gremlins at the stroke of midnight. A single player could control a tall ship against a computer opponent or another player.
YOu would choice how much to buy of all the ingrediants. Also, you are the lord of your little fiefdom and you can ally with others, through marriage and gifts and such. Gladstone is the base of operations for all of the civilized areas. Similar to Quazitron, and just as enjoyable.
The purpose of the game is to collect circles before the time ran out and avoid the baddies at the same time. You played soccer in the streets with cars. Highlight of the game was to dunk and shatter the backboard to watch a little guy come out and sweep up the mess. You had to drop bombs on the skyscrapers to clear the way. Great golf game for the C, an the start of Links as it was made by Access. Commodore Vic 20 game.
It was actually sort of an action game and had a 'donkey kong' like interface. It loosely followed the film, consisting of quite a few scenes from the film. A natural game to put on a computer. You start a padded cell in an insane asylum and your mission is to escape.
Usually it was the guy with the shifty eyes. It had no plot but lots of cool special effects. You went from level to level collecting dinosaur eggs and avoiding spiders and a huge dino leg that would come down from the top of the screen to stomp on you unless you collected wood to create a fire to keep the mama dino away. Apologies for double send. I just remember looking at a games magazine when I was 12 and thinking Whoa!
The goal was to safely land the lunar module LEM on the moon with all astronauts surviving without running out of fuel. Every certain amount of levels this dude who looked like the hamburgler would pop up and shake 4 out of 5 cans of root beer and switch them all around. You have to evade the authorities and get out of the country. Those were the very first 4X space games for the 8-bit computers!
There was 3 game choices on this one. I dont know when this came out but I remember playing it when I was 5 The idea was to guide a little yellow guy around the screen collecting eggs and avoiding emus or something.
You could do things like visit Disneyland or California's wine country but not without consequences. This was basically a little plan flying over land and water that passed by underneath. I believe Devo did the soundtrack. Stymie other players with icy roads, wrong turns that loop endlessly, loop-the-loops immediately followed by slaloms, jumps that send them into the water, buildings in the middle of freaking nowhere or in the middle of a jump It is good for many laughs too!!! All the rhymes from all over the land have gotten mixed up, and it is up to the child to find the missing pieces and give them back to who needs them.
NSK - Three letters. Total Quality.
It was available on Atari 8-bit and Commodore, I played it on both. First in the Apshai series. Great for early SID music lovers of the time. Manic Miner was one of the absolutely best games played on the Spectrum 48K. If you don't remember this game, you didn't have a computer.
I don't remember the fifth. Outstanding hi-res graphics, challenging refueling sequence. I'm reaching way back here A Windham Classic Game where you are a tree dweller and must complete a mission to keep the evil forces from the underworld to take over your friendly villages.
These were five games for the Commodore Vic 20? I believe Devo did the soundtrack. Part of it took place in the sprawl of Chiba City, and part took place on the internet before there was the internet. It WILL make you pull your hair out! I don't remember the fifth.
Every certain amount of levels this dude who looked like the hamburgler would pop up and shake 4 out of 5 cans of root beer and switch them all around. It was the first golf game that used film to capture the motion of the golf swing. My friends and I gathered around the TV to play this one for hours at a time
You and a friend took the roles of 2 mercenaries from a top down view point. The game came in a large, classy black padded loose leaf binder that could fold out to become a stand also, to support the very hefty instruction manual and the numerous floopies. There were also bad guys that looked like little TV's. Players has the ability to pick classic monsters;Godzilla,Mothra,the Blob MULE allowed players to select from a group of races in order to colonizes the planet Irata. Although they were from the later 80's, the graphics were stunning at the time.