And your craft takes off for its mission!
Selecting / equipping your craft
Stage 2 Boss - there's no indication of where to shoot it.
Stage 3 - Now with destructible terrain.
Stage 3 - The track leaving enemies could have been borrowed straight from R-Type.
Stage 3 Boss - Mutant grasshopper of doom?
Stage 4 - Trust me, it's a new stage even though it looks exactly like stage 3.
Stage 4 - This time with no enemies, maybe the designers got bored.
Stage 4 Boss - Mechanoid green thing with a teeny tiny head.
Stage 5 - Actually looks different!
Stage 5 Boss - Relentlessly crushes you against the border of the screen.
Stage 6 - Featuring the evil and near indestructible snails of indestructibleness.
Stage 6 - The little walker enemies are surprisingly well programmed.
Stage 6 Boss - Some sort of giant green angry guinea pig...
... which turns into an even unhappier angry green, um, thing.
Stage 7 - Dying so often now it's difficult to get a screenshot with the player ship on.
Stage 7 - I don't remember why I kept this screenshot, probably because the player is visible.
Stage 7 Boss a - Will kill you beyond dead...
... except when it gets bored and wanders off the top of the screen.
Stage 8 - I haven't the foggiest what those things are.
Stage 8 - An intermediate boss, haven't had one of those since stage 2.
Stage 8 Boss - Again I've no idea where to shoot it. Lots and lots of patience is required.
And with a everything destroyed it's time to leave the planet...
... and our name in volatile computer memory. So much for going down in the annals of history.