Deflektor

Genre
Perspective
Critic Score User Score
Amiga
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Commodore 64
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Amstrad CPC
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Description

There's plenty of reflection in this game, in both senses of the word. That's because this strategic puzzler involves using mirrors to direct a beam of light across a succession of 60 screens. Each mirror has 16 different angles it can be set at, each of which will send the beam around the screen in different ways.

Before the exit is activated, all the mines on a screen must be cleared by running the beam over them. There are other devices built into the levels, including teleports and random angle-changers, as well as hazards to avoid (they cause the beam to overheat) and droids which go around moving the mirrors' directions.

Screenshots

Deflektor ZX Spectrum Title screen
Deflektor Amstrad CPC Options.
Deflektor Commodore 64 Title screen and main menu
Deflektor Amiga There are different objects and surfaces to reflect the laser

Alternate Titles

  • "ディフレクター" -- Japanese spelling

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Critic Reviews

ACE (Advanced Computer Entertainment) Atari ST Jun, 1988 906 out of 1000 91
ACE (Advanced Computer Entertainment) ZX Spectrum Jan, 1988 906 out of 1000 91
ACE (Advanced Computer Entertainment) Commodore 64 Feb, 1988 906 out of 1000 91
Your Sinclair ZX Spectrum Jan, 1988 9 out of 10 90
The Games Machine (UK) Atari ST Jun, 1988 88 out of 100 88
ACE (Advanced Computer Entertainment) ZX Spectrum Oct, 1988 844 out of 1000 84
ASM (Aktueller Software Markt) Commodore 64 Jan, 1988 9.33 out of 12 78
Datormagazin Commodore 64 Feb, 1988 3.7 out of 5 74
Happy Computer Commodore 64 Feb, 1988 71 out of 100 71
Power Play Commodore 64 Feb, 1988 7 out of 10 70

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Trivia

Awards

  • ACE
    • October 1988 (issue #13) - Included in the Top-100 list of 1987/1988 (editorial staff selection)
    • February 1991 (issue #41) - Included in the list Greatest Games of all Time, section Puzzle Games (editorial staff choice)

Related Web Sites

  • Deflektor on the Game Boy Advance (On May 14, 2003, a programmer operating under the alias of "Foxy" released version 1 of a port of this game for the Game Boy Advance.)
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