Lunar Lander (Dragon 32 Cassette 50 Game 4)

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Here’s my hot-take for you – if you’re not an amazing space ship pilot, don’t try and land on a dangerous planet, especially when flying something that takes “a little time to react to the engines” (i.e. a really fucking long time to react to the engines, so much so that you’re dead before you know it).

See the Amstrad version of Lunar Lander
See the Atari 8-bit version of Lunar Lander
See the Acorn Electron & BBC Micro Version of Lunar Lander
See the Commodore 64 version of Lunar Lander
See the ZX Spectrum version of Lunar Lander
See the Vic-20 version of Lunar Lander
See the ZX81 Version of Lunar Lander

Lunar Lander (Acorn Electron Cassette 50 Game 4)

“Try to land on the flat surfaces” says the computer. Well I would if any of the keys actually worked. “Your craft takes a little time to react to the engines” says the computer. A little time? A LITTLE TIME? It doesn’t react at all! “Crash Crash …

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Note: The BBC Micro version is identical to the Acorn Electron version

“Try to land on the flat surfaces” says the computer.¬†

Well I would if any of the keys actually worked. 

“Your craft takes a little time to react to the engines” says the computer.

A little time? A LITTLE TIME? It doesn’t react at all!

“Crash Crash Crash” says the computer.

“Off Off Off” says me.

The video below shows how EVERY single one of my games of Lunar Lander ended up:

See the Amstrad version of Lunar Lander
See the Commodore 64 Version of Lunar Lander
See the ZX Spectrum version of Lunar Lander
See the Dragon 32 version of Lunar Lander
See the Atari 8-bit version of Lunar Lander
See the Vic-20 version of Lunar Lander
See the ZX81 Version of Lunar Lander