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Ballistix (BBC Micro)

Ballistix BBC Micro Loading screen

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Description

Psygnosis' Ballistix is an arcade game in which you have to manipulate a ball in order to score a goal with your opponent. To do this, you will control an arrow that defines a direction, and pressing the fire key will launch a ball from this arrow in the direction the arrow points to; by launching balls at correct angles, you will manipulate the main ball and control the way it moves. Ballistix also keeps certain physics laws (namely gravity and friction), and will present you with varying obstacles in either one or two player mode.

Screenshots

Ballistix BBC Micro Title page
Ballistix BBC Micro A colour change and yet more obstacles
Ballistix BBC Micro Loading screen
Ballistix BBC Micro Nearly there

Alternate Titles

  • "כדור הרעם (Thunder Ball)" -- Israeli/Hebrew alternate title
  • "Ballistix!" -- BBC Micro / Electron in-game title

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Trivia

Cover art

The game's cover art is a painting by Melvyn Grant called Steel Tsar. It was originally used as the cover for Michael Moorcock's 1981 novel The Steel Tsar, and also appeared on the 1987 reissue of Rocka Rolla, the first album by British heavy metal band Judas Priest.
Kabushi (120747) added Ballistix (BBC Micro) on May 16, 2010
Other platforms contributed by Quapil (4742), fwibbler (838), Oyn (2707), Servo (55897) and Tomer Gabel (4394)