Orbitter (Atari 8-bit Cassette 50 Game 19)

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Don’t hit the teeny-tiny planet with your equally teen-tiny (and flickery) spaceship. Or else. You hear me?

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Orbitter ( Vic-20 Casstte 50 Game 19)

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You can aim for the stars buddy, but don’t you dare crash into them.


See the Commodore 64 version of Orbitter
See the Atari 8-bit version of Orbitter
See the Acorn Electron version of Orbitter
See the ZX81 version of Orbitter

Orbitter (ZX81 Cassette 50 Game 19)

ZX81 Orbitter

Now, don’t get me wrong, I don’t really want to crash into a planet and kill everyone on board my spaceship, thankyouverymuch, but there is surely a problem with scale here, Cassette 50? The planet, my ship and the ship I’m supposed to be rendezvousing with are all the same size. Someone is going to get hurt no matter who I fly into.

It’s me that’s going to get hurt isn’t it?

Balls.

See the Vic-20 version of Orbitter
See the Commodore 64 version of Orbitter
See the Atari 8-bit version of Orbitter
See the Acorn Electron version of Orbitter

Orbitter (Acorn Electron Cassette 50 Game 19)

Cassette 50 takes us back into space so we can play chicken with a black hole. Er…or a red hole. Or a planet. Or a sun. Or something. I don’t know what it is, alright? So, stay in orbit and you get points. Crash into the big red circle and you d…

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Cassette 50 takes us back into space so we can play chicken with a black hole. Er…or a red hole. Or a planet. Or a sun. Or something. I don’t know what it is, alright?

So, stay in orbit and you get points. Crash into the big red circle and you die a horrible, painful, pointless and worthless death. You prick.

See the Vic-20 version of Orbitter
See the Commodore 64 version of Orbitter
See the Atari 8-bit version of Orbitter
See the ZX81 version of Orbitter