Krypton Egg (DOS)

Krypton Egg DOS Title screen from v1.0 shareware release.


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Krypton Egg is a Breakout clone. Like in all such games, your goal on each level is to break all the bricks with a ball, which you bounce with a paddle, and try to save it from falling out of the level.

Some bricks have a random power-up within them. There are many various power-ups (most beneficial, some of them harmful), such as: lengthening/shortening our paddle, enlarging or duplicating our ball, adding thrusters to the paddle so that it can fly, adding various weapons so that the paddle can shoot and destroy bricks, and many more.

Occasionally, various monsters will appear on the playfield and begin flying around. Most of those are harmless and do nothing except interfering with the ball (if it hits them, it bounces off). However, some monsters will destroy your paddle if they touch it.

Each few levels, there comes a special action sequence where you try to defend yourself from a horde of incoming monsters, or defeat a boss by shooting it and avoiding its missiles.


Krypton Egg DOS Main menu
Krypton Egg DOS Title screen from v1.0 shareware release.
Krypton Egg DOS Start of level 1
Krypton Egg DOS Some power-ups punish you; this one dims the level for a few moments.

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A classic! Tomer Gabel (4353) 5 Stars5 Stars5 Stars5 Stars5 Stars
A really great breakout game! Archagon (102) 4.25 Stars4.25 Stars4.25 Stars4.25 Stars4.25 Stars

Critic Reviews

PC Fun Nov, 1994 14 out of 20 70


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Archagon (102) added Krypton Egg (DOS) on Feb 07, 2001
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