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Disposable Hero

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Platforms
MobyRank MobyScore
Amiga
79
3.5
Amiga CD32
72
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Description

This horizontally scrolling R-Type-influenced shoot 'em up features 5 levels to blast through, with bosses at the end of each level as well as tough mini-bosses as you go through it. There are four difficulty levels, with the easiest acting as a trainer, as you can't reach the final level or complete the game properly with it. You can customize exactly how loud the music and sound effects are relative to each other, and there lots of subtle visual effects, such as a smoke haze coming off your ship as it incurs gradual damage.

The game's power-up system is worthy of note. Rather than simply picking up new weapons, or all-purpose tokens which can be traded in at the press of a button, you collect blueprints for a total of 32 different weapons as well as upgrades to the maximum amount of power your ship can unleash at a time. Once you reach a power-up bay (which are depicted as blue domes at the base of the level), you can add or remove weapons so as to maximize your attack capabilities.

Screenshots

Disposable Hero Amiga Reflections
Disposable Hero Amiga Let's go
Disposable Hero Amiga Ugly one
Disposable Hero Amiga Not any more :)

Alternate Titles

  • "Impulse" -- Working title

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The Press Says

Top Secret Amiga Jan, 1994 9 out of 10 90
Amiga User International Amiga Dec, 1993 86 out of 100 86
Power Unlimited Amiga CD32 Jul, 1994 8.5 out of 10 85
Amiga Power Amiga CD32 May, 1994 84 out of 100 84
ASM (Aktueller Software Markt) Amiga Feb, 1994 10 out of 12 83
Consoles Plus Amiga CD32 May, 1994 83 out of 100 83
Amiga Joker Amiga Dec, 1993 81 out of 100 81
Amiga Action Amiga Nov, 1993 80 out of 100 80
CU Amiga Amiga Oct, 1993 79 out of 100 79
High Score Amiga Feb, 1994 2 out of 5 40

Forums

Topic # Posts Last Post
What a BEAUTIFUL cover art! 6 lilalurl (778)
Apr 24, 2011

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Contributed to by Kabushi (116517) and Martin Smith (63197)