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Kane (BBC Micro)

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Description

There are four fairly distinct sections to this Wild West themed action game, two involving shooting and two putting you on horseback.

The first level involves shooting at birds, with a minimum of 3 required to progress. You must aim in front of the birds, so as to allow for the distance they will cover as the bullet travels. In the third level you are now shooting at bad guys, who emerge from locations (bank, saloon, store) on an accurate Wild West layout.

The second level sees you attempting to jump over rocks and cacti, whereas level 4 involves jumping across a speeding train in order to wrestle control of it.

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There are 20 other screenshots on file for other versions of this game.


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References

The game's story is loosely based on the 1952's movie High Noon, hence the protagonist's name is Will Kane.

Sales

According to the magazine Retro Gamer (issue #1), the game was Mastertronic's #11 best selling game (262.829 copies).
Kabushi (121564) added Kane (BBC Micro) on Jan 24, 2012
Other platforms contributed by Trypticon (7184), Kabushi (121564) and Martin Smith (63155)