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Harrier Attack

No doubt inspired by the Falklands conflict the previous year, the game has the player take off from an aircraft carrier and fly over an island to knock out the enemy forces, while avoiding flak, ground fire and enemy aircraft.

The game plays similarly to the arcade game Scramble, where the player can fire forward to take out planes, or drop bombs on the targets below. After a lengthy period of flying over green hills anddips, the player will come to buildings, which many hits can be delivered to, then when coming out the other side, the aircraft carrier is waiting for the player to land on. A score will then be given for the amount of hits on the enemy.

Originally on the Oric, the game is one of the 16K games that is still playable today, and will regularly appear in all time lists for it's fast and challenging gameplay.

Platform : ZX Spectrum
Format : Cassette
Publisher : Durell Softwares
Authors : Mike Richardson
Date : 1983

Other Software by Durell Softwares :

Item Manufacturer Platform Format Date
Harrier Attack Durell Softwares ZX Spectrum Cassette 1983

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This exhibit has a reference ID of CH4552. Please quote this reference ID in any communication with the Centre for Computing History.
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