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Ancipital

Ancipital Commodore 64 Title

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Description

Ancipital is a typical Jeff Minter game with no storyline and an unusual setting. You play the role of what looks like a yak which can walk on two legs and shoots at enemies with bananas. At least in the first screen; the projectiles change in different levels. You can jump and flip upside down onto the ceiling to attack your foes.

The gameplay involves you shooting at enemies until the floor or walls change to let you move to the next screen which can be seen on the map in the corner of the screen. Each level has different themes ranging from skull and crossbones to cigarette papers and lighters.

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Ancipital Commodore 64 You can shoot at enemies upside-down, or from the sides
Ancipital Commodore 64 Level 1
Ancipital Commodore 64 Level 2
Ancipital Commodore 64 Level 3

User Reviews

The tactical beauty within this beast Commodore 64 René Pedersen (10)

Critic Reviews

Computer and Video Games (CVG) Commodore 64 Dec, 1984 10 out of 10 100

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Awards

  • Zzap!
    • May 1985 (Issue 1) - #10 It's the Zzap! 64 Top 64!

Contributed to by Kabushi (132109) and festershinetop (9477)