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Leatherneck (Amiga)

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Description

A squad of four tough-guy soldiers have to take out some foes in a jungle. As the game starts, four soldiers are depicted, with any who are not present to play killed immediately - a joystick adaptor is required for 3 or 4 player games.

Leatherneck resembles Ikari Warriors - waves of soldiers move down the screen shooting at you, and you must shoot them before the bullets make contact. You are armed with grenades to take out mounted turrets, or kill a wide range of enemies at once, but watch out for enemy grenades. There are extra ammunition crates and improved weapons to pick up - waggle the joystick to toggle which one you are using.

Unusually, your shots are long-range and take effect instantly. You cannot change the direction you are facing, instead having the ability to strafe.

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User Reviews

Good for a few minutes, but... *Katakis* (37818) 3.17 Stars3.17 Stars3.17 Stars3.17 Stars3.17 Stars

The Press Says

Commodore User Jul, 1988 7 out of 10 70
Your Amiga Aug, 1988 68 out of 100 68
Amiga Computing Aug, 1988 57 out of 100 57
Power Play Jul, 1988 4 out of 10 40

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Trivia

Scoring oddity

This game can be played cooperatively with 2-4 players simultaneously, but weirdly shooting enemy infantry results in a 100 points scored when shooting a fellow player in the back results in earning the player a 1,000 points.

Awards

  • ACE
    • October 1988 (issue #13) - Included in the Top-100 list of 1987/1988 (editorial staff selection)

Martin Smith (63136) added Leatherneck (Amiga) on Jul 10, 2006
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