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s frampton
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what's the name of the game?

Post by s frampton » Thu Apr 06, 2006 5:21 am

Can anybody tell me the name of this game?

Arcade game from the early 80's. It was like Galaxian. you were a space ship at the bottom of the screen, only able to move L & R. Low fire rate, like Galaxian.

Enemies were not space ships. In any given round, they were all the same and descended in a pattern. Between rounds, they varied in shape and colour.

At the end of some rounds, your ship would rise up the screen. A mother ship would appear in the middle at the bottom. you would have to dock. if successful, you could continue firing 3 shots at a time.

finally, there was a button which would slow the action for a short while.

any ideas?

PS it isn't astro blaster, gaplus or mooncresta (or space invaders or pac man!), but thanks for trying.
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Post by Kai » Thu Apr 06, 2006 5:34 am

Sounds a bit like Space Invaders

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Post by Kaede » Thu Apr 06, 2006 5:51 am

Pacman?

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Post by michaelf » Thu Apr 06, 2006 6:21 am

Sounds more like Mooncresta, especially with the "docking" bit

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Post by paranoid marvin » Thu Apr 06, 2006 6:41 am

Definately NOT Moon Cresta
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Post by michaelf » Thu Apr 06, 2006 6:49 am

paranoid marvin wrote:Definately NOT Moon Cresta
lol :D

especially as the original poster has now put a "it isn't moon cresta" disclaimer on his message

ah well, back to work ...

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Post by Mayhem » Thu Apr 06, 2006 6:54 am

Gaplus?
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Post by yakmag » Thu Apr 06, 2006 1:39 pm

Satan of Saturn?

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Post by Elgin_McQueen » Thu Apr 06, 2006 7:23 pm

Possibly Galaga? We had Galaga 90 in the RS gaming League last season and it sounds kinda familiar.
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