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Atomix (Amiga)

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Description

Atomix is a puzzle game. On each level, you are given a couple of atoms, and your task is to arrange them into a specific molecule.

You see all the atoms available for you to move in a top-down view. Down below on the left side is a small preview of what you must get. That picture represents a molecular structure that you must recreate by moving atoms horizontally and/or vertically. Once you move an atom, it won't stop unless it hits an obstacle, like a wall, or another atom, therefore you must use walls and other atoms creatively.

The game contains 30 levels, and you have a limited time for each level.

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Atomix Amiga Title Screen

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Critic Reviews

Amiga Joker Mar, 1990 79 out of 100 79
ASM (Aktueller Software Markt) Apr, 1990 9.4 out of 12 78
Power Play May, 1990 76 out of 100 76
Zzap! Oct, 1990 76 out of 100 76
The Games Machine (UK) May, 1990 73 out of 100 73
ACE (Advanced Computer Entertainment) Jun, 1990 680 out of 1000 68
Amiga Format May, 1990 61 out of 100 61

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Trivia

Boss key

Atomix has a boss key available during gameplay by pressing Ctrl-B. It merely displays the contents of boss.txt, so it could be customized to the particular work environment.

Cancelled version

A ZX Spectrum version was also in development, but was never released.

Companies

Two "company" names that are associated with the original Amiga version are Softtouch and RoSt Grafic. Those are not actual companies however, but monikers of Günter Krämer and Rolf Steffens respectively, who both worked together at TaleSoft.

Awards

  • ST Format
    • Issue 01/1991 - #8 Best Puzzle Game in 1990


Information also contributed by JudgeDeadd and Sciere
MAT (93503) added Atomix (Amiga) on Jul 01, 2003
Other platforms contributed by Quapil (4733), Martin Smith (63067) and MAT (93503)