The Vindicator! (Commodore 64)

The Vindicator! Commodore 64 Title screen.

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Description

In The Vindicator! aliens invaded earth and laid it into ruins. The rest of humanity had to flee underground and one sole hero, the vindicator, goes out on his quest to kill the Dark Overlord.

The game has three distinctive parts: the first is set in an underground complex where blueprints containing a way to destroy the aliens have to be found. To do so the vindicator has to navigate a maze, find keycards, kill aliens in the way and finally solve an anagram puzzle. After that stands a long way towards the alien base which plays out as a vertically scrolling shooter section. Here the player takes control over a plane or - after a life loss - a jeep with a regular weapon with unlimited ammo and a special weapon (bombs or grenades) for larger enemies. Inside the base the vindicator has to navigate side-scrolling platforms while using lifts and trap doors and shooting a lot of opposition.

Screenshots

The Vindicator! Commodore 64 Driving your jeep.
The Vindicator! Commodore 64 Title screen.
The Vindicator! Commodore 64 Exploring the Catacombs.
The Vindicator! Commodore 64 Walking through the maze of tunnels.

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The Vindicator! Concept Art
The Vindicator! Concept Art
The Vindicator! Concept Art
The Vindicator! Concept Art

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Critic Reviews

Commodore Disk User Jan, 1989 4 Stars4 Stars4 Stars4 Stars4 Stars 80
ACE (Advanced Computer Entertainment) Nov, 1988 600 out of 1000 60
The Games Machine (UK) Nov, 1988 59 out of 100 59
Power Play Oct, 1988 53 out of 100 53

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Patrick Bregger (160395) added The Vindicator! (Commodore 64) on Oct 29, 2011
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