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Cosmic Pirate

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Platforms
MobyRank MobyScore
Atari ST
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4.0
Commodore 64
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ZX Spectrum
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2.5
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Description

In Cosmic Pirate the player takes the role of a criminal who works for The Council, a space pirate organization. It offers several missions to the player, all with the goal to hijack a space truck. During the course of the game the player will undertake increasingly more dangerous and difficult missions.

This game is a multi-directional shooter. For each mission the player gets transported to the estimated destination of the truck. However, the correct space sector has to be found first through the means of elimination. The player uses warp beacons to go to the next sector and when the correct one is found, the radar shows the way to the truck.

However, every usage of a beacon costs money which is earned by shooting alien ships in the current sector, which can be freely explored in all directions. Every killed enemy gives credits and probably leaves an extra behind which gives advantages if picked up, e.g. bonus credits, a protection shield or a smart bomb. Money left after finishing a mission can be reinvested into ship upgrades.

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Cosmic Pirate Atari ST I failed
Cosmic Pirate Atari ST Taking off
Cosmic Pirate Commodore 64 In the Simulation.
Cosmic Pirate ZX Spectrum Play a sim

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The Press Says

The One Amiga Feb, 1989 86 out of 100 86
The One Atari ST Jun, 1989 82 out of 100 82
The Games Machine (UK) Amiga Apr, 1989 82 out of 100 82
ST Format Atari ST Mar, 1991 80 out of 100 80
ACE (Advanced Computer Entertainment) Amiga Apr, 1989 786 out of 1000 79
ST/Amiga Format Amiga Feb, 1989 79 out of 100 79
The Games Machine (UK) Atari ST May, 1989 76 out of 100 76
Power Play Amiga Mar, 1989 75 out of 100 75
ASM (Aktueller Software Markt) Atari ST May, 1989 8.4 out of 12 70
Computer and Video Games (CVG) Commodore 64 Nov, 1989 69 out of 100 69

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