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How-Two Build a Robot! (DOS)

How-Two Build a Robot! DOS The game's title screen
After showing this for a little while the developer's name appears in the lower left.
This is then wiped and the bottom of the screen is used to ask configuration questions

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Description

How-Two Build A Robot! is a single player, shareware, platform game in which the player must collect all the parts needed to build a robot and take them to the laboratory where they are assembled. Naturally there obstacles to over come, in this case there are gates lifts and barriers to navigate around, switches to switch, a stock control robot that takes components to its stock room, and the whole game must be completed before the supply of battery power runs out.

The game is entirely keyboard controlled and has basic sound effects such as bleeps and whistles.

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How-Two Build a Robot! DOS This is the game in-progress.
The little man and the robot move alternately
The characters are moved by being drawn, erased, then redrawn which means they flicker a lot.
How-Two Build a Robot! DOS The game's title screen
After showing this for a little while the developer's name appears in the lower left.
This is then wiped and the bottom of the screen is used to ask configuration questions

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  • "HowTwo" -- Used in the game's documentation

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piltdown_man (118509) added How-Two Build a Robot! (DOS) on Jan 25, 2015