The Force (Atari 8-bit Cassette 50 Game 49)

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So there’s this Force Field, right, and it’s coming right towards you, and if you don’t step to the left or the right at the correct moment, then you’ll be a dead. A Dead. Why this has to be, I can’t tell you. It just is.

See the Commodore 64 version of The Force
See the Acorn Electron version of The Force
See the ZX81 version of The Force

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Galaxy Defence (ZX Spectrum Cassette 50 Game 45)

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You know when a load of aliens are beating on your forcefield begging to be let in so you shoot at them and that makes a hole in the forcefield and lets them in to kill you and it’s therefore your fault that everyone dies? That’s this game.

You can read an interview with the creator of Galaxy Defence, Matthew Lewis, on this website

Galaxy Defence is very similar to Force Field on the Acorn Electron Cassette 50.

Force Field (Acorn Electron Cassette 50 Game 21)

Hey everybody! Come and look what I got for Christmas! It’s a forcefield. A forcefield that will save our city in case any weird aliens might decide to come and try and invade. What’s that you say? The forecefield is actually fucking useless and d…

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Hey everybody! Come and look what I got for Christmas! It’s a forcefield. A forcefield that will save our city in case any weird aliens might decide to come and try and invade.

What’s that you say? The forecefield is actually fucking useless and doesn’t keep anything out? Shit.

I’d better use my exclamation mark shaped missiles to shoot them with as a back up plan.

What else is that you say? That the exclamation mark shaped missiles are fucking useless too? Shit.

SHIT.

(yes I added music to the video because I forgot to record the sound of the game and couldn’t be bothered doing it again…)

See the Vic-20 version of Force Field
See the ZX81 version of Force Field 
See the Commodore 64 version of Force Field
Also, this is very similar to Galaxy Defence on ZX Spectrum Cassette 50