Amaurote

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This is an isometric arcade adventure, where the player controls a tripod walking machine that that can fire bombs in a straight line where it bounces along, until it hits an object.

Hopefully that object will be one of the huge insects that is terrorising the series of cities. If not the bomb will destroy one of the buildings in the landscape, causing far more damage than the insects.

In each city, there is also a queen, that there is high priority to kill, failure to do so will see more insects hatch and start eating everything in sight.

The game is a monochrome adventure, with striking, detailed graphics, but also a punishing difficulty level, as the bombs will often be launched as an insect changes direction.





Platform : Atari 8 Bit
Format : Cassette
Publisher : MAD
Authors : John & Steve Pickford, David Whittaker
Date : 1987
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Hero Of The Golden Talisman MAD Commodore 64 Cassette 1985
Bandits at Zero MAD Games Commodore C16 / Commodore Plus 4 Cassette 1985
Spellbound MAD Atari 8 Bit Cassette 1986
Knight Tyme (Signed) MAD Games Amstrad CPC464 Cassette 1986
Grand Prix Tennis MAD Commodore 64 Cassette 1987
Amaurote MAD Atari 8 Bit Cassette 1987
Audio Sampler and HighNote Software Armadillo Systems Inc Acorn Archimedes 3.5" Floppy Disk 1988

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This exhibit has a reference ID of CH18369. Please quote this reference ID in any communication with the Centre for Computing History.
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