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Roadwars (Atari ST)

Roadwars Atari ST Title screen

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Description

In Road Wars you are set charging up a long hilly road, trying to make a road safe after a protection malfunction. Crucially, this involves shooting out the barriers at the side of the road (and avoiding falling into the gaps they create). You always play against another droid, who can be treated as friend or foe - pushing them into the gap at the side you've just created is a particularly neat trick, especially when playing a human opponent.

You are armed with a laser gun, which can be directed seperately from your main direction of motion. The roads include a range of hazards, including barriers and spikes, although bonus weaponry and a speed-up can be gained. Contact with these (or your opponent) will gradually drain your shields, and once these are gone you have little chance of surviving for long.

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Roadwars Atari ST Next level coming up.
Roadwars Atari ST Starting a new game.
Roadwars Atari ST Title screen
Roadwars Atari ST I'm on a roll.

Alternate Titles

  • "Road Wars" -- Alternate in-game title

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The Press Says

ST Action Jul, 1988 62 out of 100 62
ASM (Aktueller Software Markt) Mar, 1988 7.2 out of 12 60
The Games Machine (UK) Jun, 1988 53 out of 100 53
ACE (Advanced Computer Entertainment) Mar, 1990 300 out of 1000 30
Computer and Video Games (CVG) Jan, 1990 28 out of 100 28

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Martin Smith (63104) added Roadwars (Atari ST) on Jan 23, 2005
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