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Boxer (BBC Micro)

Boxer BBC Micro Standard Acornsoft loading screen


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You control the character of a boxer. Your task is to run around a gymnasium (not a boxing ring) competing against the computer controlled opponent for the affections of the lovely lady at the bottom of the screen. She releases helium filled balloons which float upwards and get caught in the rafters of the platforms. You must collect (or burst) five balloons by headbutting them, to progress to the next level. After a short time in the rafters, the balloons will free themselves and float to the top of the screen. These are then lost and awarded to your opponent. Your opponent doesn't just sit around doing nothing while all this is happening. No. He runs around trying to drop weights on you from above. There are also Boxing gloves, hammers and dumb-bells flying around to either avoid or punch.


Boxer BBC Micro Keyboard control layout with joystick option
Boxer BBC Micro Screen one complete. Ooh my hero!
Boxer BBC Micro Headbutting the punch bag for 1000 points.
Boxer BBC Micro  Beginning of level 1 with you on the left, your opponent on the right and the woman of your affections at the bottom. Gorgeous ain't she?

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fwibbler (838) added Boxer (BBC Micro) on Oct 29, 2010
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