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Xyphr (DOS)

Xyphr DOS Title Screen

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Description

Xyphr is a sci-fi shooter reminiscent of Space Harrier. The player controls a space craft from a third-person perspective, adjusting the altitude while automatically moving through pseudo-3D environments. The gameplay is rather simple: many hostile ships and other enemies are there to stop the hero, and constantly shooting at them is the only way to survive.

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Xyphr DOS Ready to play?

Version 2.0
Xyphr DOS Xyphr (what the heck is that supposed to mean?)
Xyphr DOS Level One is called Pyros.
It's boss is a fire breathing Phoenix
Xyphr DOS The game's title screen

Version 2.0

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Windows Problems

Xyphr uses the system's internal clock for various timing purposes. Windows 3.0 (and probably other environments) alters the speed of this internal clock, thus, Xyphr should not be run under Windows. It won't cause any harm, but it WILL make the game unplayable on fast computers.

Source: The game's documentation
Derrick 'Knight' Steele (2132) added Xyphr (DOS) on Mar 05, 2000