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COSMIC CAMOUFLAGE

 

 

Professional, Originally Released On Cassette Only

 

Game Type          : Arcade; Shoot-'Em-Up; METEORS sequel

Author             : Dan Gallagher

Standalone Release(s)  : None

Compilation Release(s) : 1987: PLAY IT AGAIN SAM 4, Superior/Acornsoft, £9.95

                    1989: PRES GAMES DISC 5, PRES, £9.95

Stated compatibility    : Electron

Actual compatibility    : Electron, BBC B, B+ and Master 128

Supplier            : SUPERIOR/ACORNSOFT, 3 Manor Drive, Scawby, Brigg, NORTH

                    LINCOLNSHIRE DN20 9AX

Disc compatibility     : ADFS 1D00, CDFS 1D00, DFS 1D00

 

 

Instructions

Steer your Laser Ship through a hail of cosmic debris, defending yourself with Laser Belts and Radiation Bombs. Each sector is more difficult than the one before and after the initial zero gravity sectors, the gravitational force increases to low, medium and finally high. When the pace gets desperate, change position with the Warp Drive, or become invisible to the cosmic debris by using your Camouflage Cver, Can you beat the high scores? Can you reach Sector ninety-nine?

 

When you shoot the Asteroids, they will break up to give you two small Asterites or an Asterite and a Hermit Craft, or, rarely, two Hermit Craft. Shooting a Hermit Craft and collecting the residual canister will result in an increase in your supply in turn of Radiation Bombs, or Warp Drives or Camouflage Covers. The Starcraft, Octanoids and Decanoids will move towards you, unless you engage Camouflage Cover. When a Starcraft is destroyed, a Spore is produced: when a Decanoid is destroyed, four Spores are produced. The Spores will move rapidly towards you, unless you engage Camouflage Cover.

 

Scoring

 

     5 points ... Asteroid   20 points ... Octanoid   30 points .. Starcraft

    10 points ... Asterite   90 points ..... Hermit   50 points ... Decanoid

                                              Craft   90 points ...... Spore

 

Game Controls

<CTRL> - Rotate Left,   A - Rotate Right,   <RETURN> - Fire,   <SHIFT> - Thrust

<CAPS LK/FUNC> - Radiation Bomb,   Q - Warp Drive,   <DELETE> - Camouflage Cover

 

<SPACE> - Re-enter Sector,   E & <ESCAPE> - Quit Current Game

< - Lower Start Sector,   > - Raise Start Sector

f0/f1 - Pause On/Off,   S/Q - Sound On/Off

 

 

Instructions' Source   : PLAY IT AGAIN SAM 4 (Superior/Acornsoft) Inner Inlay

 

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