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.

The Spectrum 128K version has better effecta and a very good title tune.





Platform : ZX Spectrum
Format : Cassette
Publisher : M.A.D.
Authors : Binary Design
Date : 1987
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Other Software by M.A.D.:

Item Manufacturer Platform Format Date
Master of Magic M.A.D. Commodore 64 Cassette 1985
Vector Ball M.A.D. ZX Spectrum Cassette 1986
Knight Tyme M.A.D. ZX Spectrum Cassette 1986
Zub M.A.D. ZX Spectrum Cassette 1986
Knight Tyme M.A.D. MSX Cassette 1986
Sport Of Kings M.A.D. Amstrad CPC464 Cassette 1986
Hero of the Talisman M.A.D. AmstradCPC 464 Cassette 1986
Flash Gordon M.A.D. ZX Spectrum Cassette 1987
On Cue M.A.D. Atari 8 Bit Cassette 1987
Energy Warrior M.A.D. ZX Spectrum Cassette 1987
Voidrunner M.A.D. Commodore 64 Cassette 1987
Revenge II M.A.D. Atari 8 Bit Cassette 1987
Amaurote M.A.D. ZX Spectrum Cassette 1987
Raw Recruit M.A.D. Commodore 64 Cassette 1988

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This exhibit has a reference ID of CH31928. Please quote this reference ID in any communication with the Centre for Computing History.
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