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STIX

 

 

Professional, Originally Released On Cassette Only

 

Game Type          : Arcade FRENZY Clone

Author             : Andrew Trott

Standalone Release(s)   : 1984: STIX, Supersoft, £6.95

Compilation Release(s) : 1987: ELECTRON POWER PACK 2, Audiogenic, £9.95

Stated compatibility    : Electron

Actual compatibility    : Electron

Supplier            : SUPERSOFT, Winchester House, Canning Road, Wealdstone,

                    Harrow, MIDDX HA3 7SJ

Disc compatibility     : CDFS E00, DFS E00

 

 

Instructions

The Stix is a bundle of energy that roams the universe destroying everything in its path. However, a freak cosmic storm has trapped the Stix in a warped hypersquare, giving you the opportunity to harness its evil power for the good of mankind. But to keep the Stix under control you must restrict its movement by constructing force fields inside the hyper square using your field synthesizers. There are four hazards to overcome...

 

1.  Above all, avoid being hit by the Stix - if it touches any part of an incompete force field, the field synthesizer will disintegrate.

2.  If you pause for more than an instant while constructing the field, the field stabilizer will disengage, destroying the field synthesizer unless you can complete the field in time. You will get warning of this by the field flashing red and green.

3.  There are two primitive particles of matter left over from the cosmic storm, a quark and an anti-quark. They move in opposite directions around the boundary and will destroy your synthesizer if they hit it.

4.  You must ensure that your energy cells do not discharge, otherwise your entire supply of field synthesizers will be lost.

 

Scoring

Score 20 points for each percent of the hypersquare that you manage to fill using slow mode. But if you use fast mode you only get 2 points.

 

When you have restricted the Stix by filling in more than 75% of the square, you will move to a new dimension, scoring 100 bonus points for each percent over the 75%. You start with four field synthesizers. To start a new game, press <RETURN>.

 

Game Controls

Use the following keyboard controls...

W - Up,   A - Left,   S - Right,   Z - Down

Hold down < to move slowly or > to move quickly.

 

 

Instructions' Source   : POWER PACK 2 (Audiogenic) Inner Inlay

 

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