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FireTrap (Amstrad CPC)

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Description

A girl is trapped on the top floor of 16 burning skyscrapers, and as a firefighter, your mission is to climb up these skyscrapers and put out the flames that shoot through the building's windows, threatening every single floor. You'll also rescue other people trapped inside. Your mission becomes difficult by falling objects and fireballs, and even the flames shoot sparks in any direction at any time.

You can use the water spray on the flames to distinguish them. Doing so will occasionally reveal cash and other special items, which include: the 3-way water spray, which allow you to extinguish flames north, east, and west of you; invincibility, to make you invincible for a few seconds; and speed, which boosts you up several floors.

You start the game with four lives. You'll lose any one of these lives by coming in contact with fire and falling objects, running out of time before rescuing the girl, or getting the speed power-up when you are near the top of the building.

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FireTrap Amstrad CPC Title/Startup
FireTrap Amstrad CPC Rescued a woman
FireTrap Amstrad CPC That television set will make the firefighter fall if he doesn't get out of the way
FireTrap Amstrad CPC You need to climb your way to the top of this building

Alternate Titles

  • "Firetrap En Ilamas!" -- Spanish Title

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The Press Says

ASM (Aktueller Software Markt) Dec, 1987 6 out of 12 50
Happy Computer Feb, 1988 48 out of 100 48

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Kabushi (125839) added FireTrap (Amstrad CPC) on Nov 27, 2005
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