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Description

Atomix is a puzzle game. On each level, you are given a couple of atoms, and your task is to arrange them into a specific molecule.

You see all the atoms available for you to move in a top-down view. Down below on the left side is a small preview of what you must get. That picture represents a molecular structure that you must recreate by moving atoms horizontally and/or vertically. Once you move an atom, it won't stop unless it hits an obstacle, like a wall, or another atom, therefore you must use walls and other atoms creatively.

The game contains 30 levels, and you have a limited time for each level.

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Atomix Atari ST Not even close this time
Atomix Atari ST Level 4
Atomix Commodore 64 High Scores/Name Entry
Atomix Commodore 64 Get Ready

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Critic Reviews

ST Format Atari ST Aug, 1990 79 out of 100 79
Commodore Format Commodore 64 Oct, 1990 78 out of 100 78
ASM (Aktueller Software Markt) Atari ST May, 1990 9.4 out of 12 78
ASM (Aktueller Software Markt) DOS May, 1990 9.4 out of 12 78
Power Play Commodore 64 1990 76 out of 100 76
Power Play DOS 1990 76 out of 100 76
Power Play Amiga May, 1990 76 out of 100 76
Micro News Atari ST May, 1990 3 Stars3 Stars3 Stars3 Stars 75
100 aktuelle PC-Spiele DOS 1990 7 out of 10 70
ACE (Advanced Computer Entertainment) Amiga Jun, 1990 680 out of 1000 68

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Trivia

Boss key

Atomix has a boss key available during gameplay by pressing Ctrl-B. It merely displays the contents of boss.txt, so it could be customized to the particular work environment.

Cancelled version

A ZX Spectrum version was also in development, but was never released.

Companies

Two "company" names that are associated with the original Amiga version are Softtouch and RoSt Grafic. Those are not actual companies however, but monikers of Günter Krämer and Rolf Steffens respectively, who both worked together at TaleSoft.

Awards

  • ST Format
    • Issue 01/1991 - #8 Best Puzzle Game in 1990


Information also contributed by JudgeDeadd and Sciere
Contributed to by Quapil (4834), Martin Smith (66754) and MAT (174557)