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Help one of my readers - what is this game?

Post by retrogarden » Thu Jul 29, 2010 4:58 am

Had this in an email through my website, and I'm not sure what game it is, can anybody help me?
hi when i was a lad we used to play a table top game it was
like a flying game where you flew this kind of rocket and every so
often you had to dock another rocket on to yours to give you better
fire power any idea what it was called ?
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Re: Help one of my readers - what is this game?

Post by Coopdevil » Thu Jul 29, 2010 5:03 am

Moon Cresta?

There's an SMS shooter game I played a few months ago with a similar mechanism, name of which I can't recall at the moment - came on one of those plug-n-play jobs from eBay.
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Post by Coopdevil » Thu Jul 29, 2010 5:08 am

Didn't notice the "tabletop" part.

Possibly Grandstand's Astrowars from 1981 - http://www.retro-games.co.uk/electronic ... dstand.htm
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Post by pantal00ns » Thu Jul 29, 2010 7:04 am

Coopdevil wrote:Moon Cresta?

There's an SMS shooter game I played a few months ago with a similar mechanism, name of which I can't recall at the moment - came on one of those plug-n-play jobs from eBay.
Not that it helps MR Retrogarden but I think the SMS game would be Astro Warrior.

I would go with Moon Cresta, the tabletop thing could have meant a Cocktail cabinet perhaps, in a round about kind of way? :?

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Post by Antiriad2097 » Thu Jul 29, 2010 8:17 am

I'm positive its a cocktail cab Moon Cresta. Quite common given the bootlegs around at the time.
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Post by retrogarden » Thu Jul 29, 2010 8:27 am

pantal00ns wrote: I would go with Moon Cresta, the tabletop thing could have meant a Cocktail cabinet perhaps, in a round about kind of way? :?
Yeah I think he means a cocktail cabinet :)

I've pointed him in the direction of this thread, so hopefully he'll chime in at some point...
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Re: Help one of my readers - what is this game?

Post by steve_01 » Thu Jul 29, 2010 10:34 am

hi thats it moon cresta fantastic thanks to everyone who posted

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