March 21, 2021 by ST Graveyard
What an accomplishment this game is. Created with such a small team, the result is really amazing. The game oozes creative passion. While the gameplay is really well balanced, it is a tough cookie, very hard from time to time with its moments of sheer frustration. As of level 3, timing becomes key. You will need to practice and learn the levels to complete this game, there are so many bad guys on screen it sometimes gets a bit hard to take.
April 4, 2020 by Morcar
Graphically, it's also nice on the eyes with well-defined graphics and animation. You really get the feeling that the developers put some thought and love into the game. Remember what I said about the large levels? Well these are wonderful and are very different to each other, they also scroll fairly smooth in all four directions.
March 28, 2020 by Morcar
When you boot up the game you’re presented with a fantastic loading picture of your ship. It's detailed with bold colours and it tells you This is 16-bit, bitch. Then you get the wonderful rendition of the Cybernoid theme that's on all the 8-bit versions. It's not exact but the changes still make it noticeable to anyone who knows it.
In 1984, Atari posted losses of $536 million as a result of the videogame market crash.
Acopy (Utility) is present on 15 menudisks.
THE EVIL FORCE PROUDLY PRESENT EVIL DISK NUMBER 4 I AM IN THE MIDDLE OF ONE OF THOSE STAY UP ALL NIGHT AND HACK KINDA THINGS AGAIN, SO EXPECT QUITE A SCROLLER THIS TIME! DURING THIS SCROLL I WILL TALK ABOUT MANY DIFFERENT THINGS! THERE WONT BE A GREET LIST ON THIS ONE, AS THE LAST MENU HAD A VERY EXTENSIVE ONE!!! ANYWAY, FIRST ON THE LIST IS THE GREAT GAME ON THIS MENU WHICH IS CALLED MIDNIGHT RESISTANCE! THIS HAS GOT TO BE ONE OF THE MOST AMAZING GAMES I HAVE SEEN IN A LONG TIME! ITS ANOTHER ONE OF THOSE MINDLESS SHOOTEM UPS, BUT I REALLY LIKE THE GRAPHICS ON IT! DO YOU? ANYWAY, LETS TALK ABOUT THE ACTUAL MENU STATUS. I AM IN THE PROCESS OF ADDING AN EQUALIZER, OR PERHAPS AN UPPER BORDER SCROLL AS WELL. I HAVE THE SOURCE TO READ THE VOLUME, AND AM JUST WORKING ON GETTING IT TO WORK PROPERLY WITH OUR MENU. EXPECT TO SEE IT IN THE NEXT FEW DISKS, PERHAPS... TCC IS ON VACATION RIGHT NOW, SO ITS JUST ME AND M.O. FOR A WEEK OR TWO. AFTER THAT, I AM GOING ON VACATION FOR A MONTH, BUT TCC AND MO CAN SURELY KEEP THE DISKS FLOWING, I HAVE CONFIDENCE IN THEM... MY MEGA HERE THAT I AM USING TO WRITE THIS MENU IS ON THE BLINK AGAIN? IT ONLY BOOTS UP ONCE IN A WHILE, BUT AT LEAST ONCE YOU HAVE IT GOING, IT STAYS GOING AS LONG AS ITS ON.. OOPS SORRY ABOUT THAT!!! BACK TO NORMAL AGAIN... JUST SHOWS YOU HOW VERSATILE OUR MENU IS!! ALRIGHT, SO DO YOU HAVE ANYTHING TO SAY TO ME RIGHT NOW??? NO!? OH ALRIGHT ILL LET YOU HOLD YOUR PEACE FOR A WHILE LONGER I SUPPOSE. I REALLY LIKE THE NEW HOTLINE INTRO WITH THE BIG BOUNCING LOGO ON THE TOP! I WILL HAVE TO DESIGN SOMETHING SIMILAR TO THAT MYSELF FOR OUR MENUS IN THE FUTURE WHEN I GET A LITTLE BETTER AT CODING, ALTHOUGH WE ARE OFF TO A GREAT START ALREADY! ON THIS DISK YOU WILL FIND A WHOLE PILE OF UTILITIES AS WELL! MANY PACKERS FROM THE VARIOUS GROUPS HAVE BEEN INCLUDED ON THE DISK, AND I HOPE YOU FIND THEM OF USE! THE REASON FOR DOING THIS IS THAT THERE WERENT ANY OTHER QUALITY GAMES AT THE TIME, AND WE DIDNT WANT TO WAIT FOR PUTTING OUT THIS MENU AND KEEP YOU WAITING NOW WOULD WE? MAYBE I COULD USE OUR LITTLE BAND UP THERE IN THE PICTURE AS AN EQUALIZER SOMEDAY HAHAAHAAA THAT WOULD LOOK PRETTY COOL WOULDNT IT! OH YES, WHILE I AM AWAY A FRIEND WILL BE LEAVING HIS HD HERE FOR MY BBS TO USE, SO THERE WILL BE HUNDRED NINETY FIVE MEGS ONLINE AT THE AARDVARK! BE SURE TO GIVE IT A CALL CHECK THE OTHER MENUS FOR THE NUMBER IF YOU DONT HAVE IT ALREADY... HAS EVERYONE HEARD ABOUT CRS GOING DOWN YET? THE NINETY FIVE LINE, SIX GIGABYTE SYSTEM IS GOING DOWN IN JUST 7 DAYS! OH WELL, WHAT CAN YOU DO... THEY ARE SELLING ALL THEIR EQUIPMENT INCLUDING THE 100 IBMS FOR 100000 BUCKS CANADIAN! ANY BUYERS OUT THERE. HEH ANYWAY, I THOUGHT THIS WOULD BE A REALLY LONG SCROLL, BUT THINGS ARENT WORKING OUT THAT WAY. I UNFORTUNATELY WILL HAVE TO LET YOU GO, SO UNTIL NEXT TIME, TAKE CARE TIME TO WRAP ....................................
THE FLOPPY COPY CREW ARE VERY PROUD TO PRESENT %UTILITIES 1% MENU CREDITS:- NEIL C & THE HITCHIKER DISK INFORMATION: ARC 5.21 RUNS FROM THE LATEST VERSION OF ARC SHELL(.0) WE HAVE BEEN ASSURED THAT ACOPY 1.3F IS A TRUE VERSION!! PRO-COPY 1.50 - IS THE LATEST OFFICIAL UK RELEASE BOTH THE BLITZ COPIERS REQUIRE A BLITZ LEAD (IF YOU HAVEN'T GOT ONE, GET HOLD OF SEWER SOFTWARE'S EXCELLENT DOC DISKS 9 & 12 FOR INSTRUCTIONS ON HOW TO MAKE ONE) JAM PACKER IS V1.1 WITH JAMSHELL 1.4 FLOPPY COPY CREW MENUS IN THE FUTURE?? WE ARE CURRENTLY WORKING ON LOADS MORE MENUS INCLUDING: WORD PROCESSORS - DTP - SAMPLING - GRAPHICS - MIDI (ANYONE GOT PRO24??) - BASIC'S - C - OTHER LANGUAGES(PASCAL - M/C) - UTILS 2?? THESE MENUS WILL CONTAIN THE BEST AND LATEST ST SOFTWARE INCLUDING: CALAMUS!! QUARTET PAGESTREAM REPLAY 4 ETC...... IF YOU WANT TO GET IN TOUCH IT'S A MATTER OF GIVING THINGS TO THE PERSON YOU GOT THIS MENU OFF WHO SHOULD GIVE IT BACK TO THE PERSON THEY GOT IT FROM AND SO ON UNTIL WE RECIEVE IT (DIE SLOWLY FAST!) PLEASE ENCLOSE YOUR ADDRESS AND POSTAGE (ANYBODY SENDING US STUFF WILL AUTOMATICALLY RECIEVE THE NEXT RELEASE DIRECTLY). WE WOULD BE GRATEFUL FOR ANY **NEW** APPLICATION OR UTILITY SOFTWARE SOFTWARE ETC. MEMBERS ARE NEIL C - THE HITCHHICKER - ALEC R CAN'T THINK OF MUCH ELSE TO WRITE IN THIS SCROLLTEXT SO I SUPPOSE I BETTER DO THE GREETINGS: POMPEY PIRATES(ESP LAWZ) - TREV' - PETER - FAY (CAT FOOD!) - GREETINGS TO PEOPLE WE DON'T YET KNOW BUT WHOSE WORK WE RESPECT:- THE UNION (ESP TCB) AUTOMATION MEDWAY BOYS HOTLINE SEWER SOFTWARE (LOVE THE DOCS) MESSAGE TO NICK N(\]^): GOT ANYTHING NEW? (HA HA HA!!) START COLLECTING FLOPPY COPY CREW MENU'S, FOR THE BEST IN ST APPLICATION SOFTWARE(ON THE LEAST DISKS!!) THANXS MUST GO TO THE FOLLOWING PEOPLE WHO HELPED DISTRIBUTE THIS MENU: TREV'(HATFIELD VARIETY) - LAWZ - PETER - NIALL - ADRIAN - MO - GARY(DERBY) - PAUL(PUMP UP THE JAM!!) AND ALL OUR OTHER DISTRIBUTORS THAT'S IT FOR UTILS 1 NEIL C. SIGNING OFF SEE YOU ON DISK 2 (WORD PRO -OR- BASIC 1??) R-R-R-REP-REP-REPEAT SOON?? KNOW EITHER YOU HAVE BEEN TO MAKE A CUP OF COFFEE OR YOUR A SCROLL READING FREAK(:-)) WELL ANY WAY JUST FOR READING THIS FAR I'LL TELL SOME INTERESTING INFO - DID YOU KNOW THAT THIS MENU WORKS IN HI-RES!!! TRY IT AND SEE . . . . . . . OTHER PROGRAMS YOU PROBABLY WILL SEE ON FUTURE MENUS: VDU 4.0 - GFA BASIC V3.07 - FLEXIDUMP 2.0 - FIRSTWORD+ 3.20 (IF I CAN GET IT) - STOS(YUCK) 2.4 + COMPILER - PC DITTO 3.9 WELL THATS DEFINITLY IT THIS TIME. . . BYE..!
Notes: have the disk, but Vaccin 3 doesn't work.
Notes: disk repaired by Brume on November 11th, 2017 (Disktool didn't work).
Notes: disk repaired by Brume on November 11th, 2017 (Megamax Resource Construction Program didn't work).
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