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7 January 2007

Star Wars

 in 1986,Arcade — Marrsy

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You wanna know what makes Star Wars so popular? It’s that every god-danged person on this PLANET wants a light sabre. Don’t deny it because you know it’s true!

This game has no lightsabres (Jedi knight does though, so go buy that), instead it’s scope is limited to the assualt on the Death Star which took place at the end of A New Hope. Firstly you must take on a wave of Tie Fighters (how many ships depends on the difficulty level you have it on) and then fly down the Death Star trench to take out the exhaust port and win the day for the rebellion.

Repeat this over and over and over again.

Visually the game is nothing flash by todays standards (did you expect anything else?) consisting of 16 colour vector graphics. The game is fun to play for a while but gets boring quite fast. the main reason that I added it here is that I have fond memories of playing this game in the arcades, sitting in the cockpit blasting tie fighters and hearing the immortal “use the force luke!” (you wont hear this in the PC version so don’t get your hopes up).

Fun as hell the first few times you play it – providing you get it running at the correct speed. After that, somewhat dull.

But hell, i’m allowed to be nostalgic 🙂

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Star Wars

  • Designed by: Vektor grafix
  • Published by: Brøderbund

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Size: 44kb (1 mins on 56k dial-up)

2 Responses to “Star Wars”

  1. a gravatar Dawn Says:

    This is the first game I ever bought on my own with my own money, I still have the original box and disk.. This game rocked when I couldn’t get to the local arcade!

  2. a gravatar Wedge Says:

    Try the amiga version. There you can here Obi Wan’s “Use the force Luke” (Great)

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