Name this Speccy shmup type thing

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Re: Name this Speccy shmup type thing

Post by Commander Jameson » Wed May 15, 2013 5:56 pm

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Re: Name this Speccy shmup type thing

Post by joefish » Thu May 16, 2013 6:46 am

Ah, the chocolate orange one was Road Wars:
http://gamesdbase.com/game/arcade/roadwars.aspx

Odd that the arcade game shots feature six-wheeled cannon tanks that can roll into balls for protection. All the home conversions show the top of the ball opening to reveal the canons then continuing to bob along the road upright. Although that's what you see on the original arcade game flyer:
http://flyers.arcade-museum.com/?page=f ... 16&image=2

Maybe it was an in-game power-up / option? Or a design change?

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Re: Name this Speccy shmup type thing

Post by joefish » Thu May 16, 2013 6:55 am

And the one I can never remember is Thunder Ceptor:
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