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Description

Marble Madness meets pinball. Ball rolling game with a simple goal: Move the ball to hit moving targets within time limit to win the level. On the higher levels feature hazards and bonus items, and you can score some big points if you hit them in the right sequence. Most targets are cutesy-looking aliens, and a big yellow arrow shows which one you must bounce at next.

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Helter Skelter Atari ST Bouncing on some platforms...
Helter Skelter Atari ST The arrow indicates your next target
Helter Skelter Atari ST Beginning the second level
Helter Skelter Atari ST The editor: you can add/remove monsters, backgrounds, bonus etc.

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Critic Reviews

Atari ST User Sep, 1988 9 out of 10 90
Génération 4 Dec, 1988 87 out of 100 87
The Games Machine (UK) Oct, 1988 87 out of 100 87
ACE (Advanced Computer Entertainment) Sep, 1988 856 out of 1000 86
ACE (Advanced Computer Entertainment) Oct, 1988 856 out of 1000 86
ST Action Oct, 1988 82 out of 100 82
ST Format Jan, 1991 75 out of 100 75
Computer and Video Games (CVG) Sep, 1988 7 out of 10 70
ASM (Aktueller Software Markt) Oct, 1990 8 out of 12 67
Power Play Oct, 1988 49 out of 100 49

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Awards

  • ACE
    • October 1988 (issue #13) - Included in the Top-100 list of 1987/1988 (editorial staff selection)
  • Amiga Power
    • May 1991 (Issue #00) - #56 in the "All Time Top 100 Amiga Games"

Martin Smith (62888) added Helter Skelter (Atari ST) on Jun 14, 2004
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