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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 Stargate: Navigating through the spheres
Encounter! Atari ST Blasting action.
Encounter! Commodore 64 Stargate: At it again
Encounter! Atari 8-bit I lost all my lives. Game over.

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Alternate Titles

  • "Amiga Encounter" -- Amiga Updated Release

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Critic Reviews

Zzap! Commodore 64 Sep, 1985 90 out of 100 90
The One for Amiga Games Amiga Jun, 1991 80 out of 100 80
Your Commodore Commodore 64 Oct, 1984 4 Stars4 Stars4 Stars4 Stars4 Stars 80
Amiga Format Amiga Jul, 1991 79 out of 100 79
Amiga Power Amiga Jun, 1991 73 out of 100 73
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
ASM (Aktueller Software Markt) Amiga May, 1991 7.2 out of 12 60
ST Format Atari ST Jul, 1991 58 out of 100 58
Amiga Joker Amiga Aug, 1991 57 out of 100 57

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

Contributed to by Kabushi (165373), sfzdk (169) and Martin Smith (62888)