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Millipede (Atari 8-bit)

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Description

Millipedes, cousins of the Centipede, are all over the garden. This will ruin anything trying to grow there unless they are stopped. But there are other insects as well; spiders, bees, dragonflies and earwigs. Nature is dangerous. Luckily, there's a bug zapper that can shoot arrows at these insects and destroy them.

Millipede is the sequel to Centipede, and features similar gameplay, but with a new swarm of insects! The goal is to destroy the multi-segmented millipede as it traverses its way through the mushroom forest towards the bottom of the screen. When all millipede segments have been destroyed, the player will progress to the next, more difficult level. Millipedes and other creatures are all worth a different amount of points. Occasionally dynamite will appear on the screen, which will explode if shot by the bug zapper. With a well timed shot, numerous millipede segments (and other insects as well) can be taken out as they pass by.

Screenshots

Millipede Atari 8-bit Millipede features numerous types of bugs that attack you
Millipede Atari 8-bit Shot some dynamite
Millipede Atari 8-bit Here comes the millipede...
Millipede Atari 8-bit One of the occasional between level bug invasions

Alternate Titles

  • "Centipede Deluxe" -- Original title

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The Press Says

The Atari Times Jul 01, 2003 88 out of 100 88
The Video Game Critic May 27, 2004 C- 42

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References to the game

An arcade machine of Millipede can be seen in the 1988 movie Arthur 2: On the Rocks, and a play screen is in the 1983 movie Joysticks.
Servo (55764) added Millipede (Atari 8-bit) on Feb 02, 2006
Other platforms contributed by Kabushi (131967), skl (1138), Pseudo_Intellectual (44795), qwertyuiop (32517) and Servo (55764)