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Posted byTi-BOne
Posted on10/06/03 10:51 AM

the first one sound likes R-Type (which was ported to a handfull at the time.. from the Master System to the MSX iirc, maybe the Mac had a port too ?)

don't know about the second one.. sorry..

> There were two great shmups for mac.
> One was the first 256 color game I ever saw running on a personal computer, with
> no music but good sound effects. It ran on a Mac LC (first model), and had
> right-to-left scrolling. The ship and background was seen from the side [I know
> many meet this description but I assume there mustn't be much games like this
> from that era, this was 1988 or 89 IIRC].
> The second one was much more recent (1994 maybe), and was some kind of gyruss
> clone (i.e. the ship goes around the screen, like if it was in a tunnel). It's
> not tempest (very different graphical style), and not Maelstrom either. I
> remember that there was a level selection screen that reminds of Starfox (you
> choose which planets you travel to, and the levels are sections between the
> planets).
> Rings any bells? :-)
> [download a life]

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*looking for two Mac shmups  newsdee10/06/03 01:17 AM
..Re: looking for two Mac shmups  Ti-BOne10/06/03 10:51 AM
..*nope, it's not R-type...  newsdee10/06/03 11:19 AM