White Light by Sarah Walker
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IntroductionWhite Light is an unofficial sequel to Fire Track publisher Electric Dream's 1987 vertically scrolling shoot-'em-up classic by Orlando which was loosely based on Tehkan's 1984 arcade game Star Force
Firetrack has long been regarded as one of the most technically advanced games ever made for the BBC Micro.
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The galaxy is threatened by the industrial pirates! They have stolen the White Light - the greatest known source of energy. You have been dispatched to retrieve the light and destroy the industrial pirates once and for all. Are you skillful enough to save the galaxy? Using the incredible SDS game engine, White Light provides the most intense arcade action seen to date on the BBC Micro.
Loading & Controls
To load, hold down shift and tap the break key.
Controls: Z (left), X (right), * (Up), ? (Down), Return (Fire), Shift (Bomb).
Programming: Sarah Walker
The BBC 5.25" DFS Disc version is compatible with the BBC Micro Model B, B+ and Master Series.
Note: no forms of storage other than floppy drives are supported, though it has been tested on a BBC B/Master running from USB stick with Datacentre and also on a BBC Master with CF-Flash ADFS Hard Drive.
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