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If It Moves, Shoot It! (DOS)

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Description

It is up to you to combat the Korts and free the lost settlers in this classic-style top-down shooter. Newer and more advanced weapons are available the more waves of aliens you destroy. And remember the advice of your forefathers: If it moves, shoot it!

Screenshots

If It Moves, Shoot It! DOS The Hall of Fame
If It Moves, Shoot It! DOS Firing 'diagnols'!
If It Moves, Shoot It! DOS Title Screen (CGA)
If It Moves, Shoot It! DOS Title Screen (VGA)

Alternate Titles

  • "Phantom Fighter" -- European title

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Power Play Mar, 1989 34 out of 100 34

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Trivia

The title screen is stored on disk only once, in 16 colors with a custom palette. This itself is not trivia. What is trivia is how the program converts this single picture to the EGA forced-16 palette and the CGA 4-color red-green-yellow palette: It uses a Bayer dithering algorithm that, unlike most implementations of Bayer, takes color into full consideration. The end result is a surprisingly good looking EGA and CGA display of the title screen. Check the screenshots for examples.
Trixter (8743) added If It Moves, Shoot It! (DOS) on Dec 10, 1999
Other platforms contributed by Martin Smith (63198)