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Highlander (Commodore 64)

Highlander Commodore 64 Title screen.

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Description

The 1986 cult film Highlander is the basis of this adaptation, which reduces the film to its swordfighting scenes. Taking the role of the immortal Highlander Connor MacLeod, the player has to win three consecutive battles against increasingly skilled opponents: MacLeod's teacher Ramirez, a character named Fizir, and finally the mighty Kurgan, the main antagonist of the movie.

A battle is won by depleting the enemy of his energy. Energy is lost by being hit, or by attempting an attack that is blocked by the enemy. To win, a combination of attacking and parrying moves is necessary, of which several are available depending on the character's stance (standing or crouched) and the direction the joystick is pushed.

Two players can engage in a duel in two-player mode.

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Highlander Commodore 64 MacLeod is training his fencing skills with his friend Ramirez.
Highlander Commodore 64 I finally managed to win a battle, but it wasn't easy. And they couldn't spell Ramirez name.
Highlander Commodore 64 Suddenly he chops my head off. Nice training Ramirez!
Highlander Commodore 64 Title screen.

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Zzap! Feb, 1987 30 out of 100 30
Happy Computer Jan, 1987 25 out of 100 25
ASM (Aktueller Software Markt) Dec, 1986 0 out of 10 0

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Terok Nor (18433) added Highlander (Commodore 64) on Jan 13, 2008
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