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Description

Encounter! is a fast paced arcade game set in a sci-fi environment which features fast moving three dimensional graphics. You command a probe vehicle with which you have to shoot down enemy saucers and homing missiles. When you have shot down the required number of enemies on one level (usually around 10-20) you get the chance to go through a "stargate". In the stargate you have to navigate through a hail of spheres coming at you at high speed. If you succeed you get to a new planet in different color scheme, if you fail you'll have to replay the previous planet. There's eight levels in total.

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Encounter! Commodore 64 The sad result of using up all your shields
Encounter! Commodore 64 Level 1: Being shot at
Encounter! Commodore 64 Level 1: Hit by a homing missile
Encounter! Atari ST Loading screen.

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Alternate Titles

  • "Amiga Encounter" -- Amiga Updated Release

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Critic Reviews

Computer and Video Games (CVG) Commodore 64 Aug, 1989 89 out of 100 89
Your Commodore Commodore 64 Oct, 1984 4 Stars4 Stars4 Stars4 Stars4 Stars 80
Amiga Format Amiga Jul, 1991 79 out of 100 79
ASM (Aktueller Software Markt) Amiga May, 1991 7.2 out of 12 60
ASM (Aktueller Software Markt) Atari ST Jun, 1991 7.2 out of 12 60
TeleMatch Atari 8-bit Mar, 1984 3 out of 6 60
ST Format Atari ST Jul, 1991 58 out of 100 58
Amiga Joker Amiga Aug, 1991 57 out of 100 57
CU Amiga Amiga Jun, 1991 57 out of 100 57
Happy Computer Atari 8-bit Jun, 1984 Unscored Unscored

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  • Zzap!
    • May 1985 (Issue 1) - #46 'It's the Zzap! 64 Top 64!'

Contributed to by Kabushi (186642), sfzdk (172) and Martin Smith (66839)