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Menace (DOS)

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Six ruthless dictators have collaborated to create the planet Draconia, which contains some of the most gruesome and harmful life-forms imaginable, all indulging in some rather unsavoury actions. Thus, you must go in your spaceship to destroy them all.

The game is a side-scrolling R-Type-influenced shoot 'em up consisting of six visually-diverse levels. Waves of enemies come towards you to be shot, and reveal tokens, which when shot at will cycle through several available weapons. These include lasers, cannons, improved ship power and a shield.


Menace DOS Your ship is deployed
Menace DOS Main Menu
Menace DOS 1st Level Boss
Menace DOS Title Screen

Alternate Titles

  • "חיים או מוות" -- Hebrew spelling
  • "Draconia" -- Working title

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The Games Machine (UK) Nov, 1989 78 out of 100 78
ACE (Advanced Computer Entertainment) Nov, 1989 625 out of 1000 62
Power Play Nov, 1989 51 out of 100 51


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Harlequin Software was preparing an Atari 8-bit conversion in 1990, but serious illness to the programmer prevented it from being completed.
Tomer Gabel (4388) added Menace (DOS) on Aug 05, 1999
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