Nightshade

Written by Ultimate Play The Game, and the first game using the Filmation 2 graphics engine

 The BBC version is quite a bit different from the other formats, firstly the game is totally monochrome, usually blue, secondly the ammunition bar is under the play screen instead of by the side of it, this is because the play area is considerably larger than any other port, it also plays faster, and has the annoying quirk of enemies materialising on top of the hero removed, on the negative side, there is no joystick control and no way to redefine the keys to the players liking.

 The town of Nightshade is under attack from 4 evil beings, the player must find the four weapons to send each one back to the underworld, while avoiding the many minions they have unleashed upon the land, potions can be collected and stored, but beware, using the different ones on the wrong creature, can cause them to multiply.


Platform : BBC Micro
Format : Cassette
Publisher : Ultimate Play The Game
Author(s) : Paul Proctor
Date : 1985

Other Software by Ultimate Play The Game:

Item Manufacturer Platform Format Date
Cookie Ultimate Play the Game ZX Spectrum Cassette 1982
Lunar Jetman Ultimate play the game` ZX Spectrum Cassette 1983
Jetpac Ultimate Play The Game Commodore VIC 20 Cassette 1983
Atic Atac Ultimate Play The Game ZX Spectrum Cassette 1983
JetPac Ultimate Play The Game Acorn BBC Micro Cassette 1983
Atic Atac Ultimate Play the Game Acorn BBC Micro Cassette 1983
JetPac Ultimate Play The Game ZX Spectrum Cassette 1983
PSSST Ultimate Play The Game ZX Spectrum Cassette 1983
Trans Am Ultimate Play The Game Sinclair Spectrum Cassette 1983
Cookie Ultimate Play The Game ZX Spectrum Cassette 1983
Knight Lore Ultimate Play The Game Amstrad CPC464 Cassette 1984
The Staff Of Karnath Ultimate Play The Game Commodore 64 Cassette 1984
Underwurlde Ultimate Play The Game ZX Spectrum Cassette 1984
Sabre Wulf Ultimate Play the Game Acorn BBC Micro Cassette 1984
Knight Lore Ultimate Play The Game Sinclair Spectrum Cassette 1984
Alien 8 Ultimate Play the Game Acorn BBC Micro Cassette 1984
Cosmic Battlezones Ultimate Play The Game Acorn BBC Micro Cassette 1984
Sabre Wulf Ultimate Play The Game Sinclair Spectrum Cassette Jul 1984
Underwurlde Ultimate Play The Game Commodore 64 Cassette 1985
Alien 8 Ultimate Play The Game Amstrad CPC464 Cassette 1985
Outlaws Ultimate Play the Game Commodore 64 Cassette 1985
Nightshade Ultimate Play The Game BBC Micro Cassette 1985
Entombed Ultimate Play The Game Commodore 64 Cassette 1985
Knight Lore Ultimate Play The Game Acorn BBC Micro Cassette 1985
Nightshade Ultimate Play The Game Amstrad CPC464 Cassette 1985
Alien 8 Ultimate Play The Game Amstrad CPC Cassette 1985
Master Games Ultimate Play The Game MSX Cassette 1986
Pentagram Ultimate Play The Game Sinclair Spectrum Cassette 1986
Gunfright Ultimate Play The Game Sinclair Spectrum Cassette 1986
Alien 8 Ultimate Play The Game MSX Cassette 1986
Bubbler Ultimate Play The Game Amstrad CPC464 Cassette 1987
Ultimate Play The Game: The Collected Works (Disk) Ultimate Play The Game Sinclair Spectrum Disk 1988

Information About Ultimate Play The Game:

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