Typhoon (Atari ST)

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Typhoon is a vertically scrolling shooter in which the player uses a space ship to kill aliens. The game has about 50 levels in changing environments, e.g. an asteroid belt, a jungle or a futuristic city. Special symbols, available at the beginning of each level, grant an extra life or one of three special upgrades (like a better weapon or a shield). The latter are only temporary.

The game features two especially dangerous enemies: indestructible, rotating plates and skulls which grant instant death when shot. The game always shows how many points are missing before getting a better rank in the high score list.

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Typhoon Atari ST Booting logo
Typhoon Atari ST Zone 1: yellow bubbles contain extra weapons
Typhoon Atari ST Entering an asteroid field (which is just a background graphic)
Typhoon Atari ST Enemies are difficult to see on top of the rocks in zone 6

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ASM (Aktueller Software Markt) Mar, 1987 9.8 out of 12 82
Happy Computer 1986 73 out of 100 73
Computer and Video Games (CVG) Jun, 1987 7 out of 10 70
ATARImagazin Sep, 1987 3 out of 6 60
Tilt Jun, 1987 10 out of 20 50

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Patrick Bregger (163889) added Typhoon (Atari ST) on Sep 29, 2011
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