Advance of the Megacamel (Commodore 64)

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In this game you fly in your spaceship and shoot at gigantic mutant camels who are trying to attack your base. The gameplay is side-scrolling but with a difference in that you can turn round and fly left or right and you control the jet speed. The camels start off yellow but as you bombard them with laser fire they change colour until they are eventually destroyed. There is no hanging about however as the camels are stampeding towards your base and they must be stopped quickly.


Advance of the Megacamel Commodore 64 Main menu
Advance of the Megacamel Commodore 64 First level
Advance of the Megacamel Commodore 64 An early use of parallaxing here
Advance of the Megacamel Commodore 64 Game start

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Alternate Titles

  • "Attack of the Mutant Camels" -- UK title

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Home Computing Weekly May 10, 1983 5 Stars5 Stars5 Stars5 Stars5 Stars 100
Computer and Video Games (CVG) Mar, 1984 34 out of 40 85
Retrogaming History Sep 21, 2010 8 out of 10 80


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The game was featured in the Smithsonian Institution's "The Art of Video Games" exhibit in 2011.
festershinetop (9480) added Advance of the Megacamel (Commodore 64) on Mar 24, 2004
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