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Galaga '92 (Amiga)

Galaga '92 Amiga Title screen

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Galaga '92 is a full-featured Galaga clone for the Amiga. It makes no attempt to emulate the look of the original arcade game, which was already ten years old at the time, but does try to create an "arcade" feeling by using a tall, overscanned screenmode with the action taking place only on a part of the full screen width, thereby mimicking the look of a portrait monitor used in many arcade shooters.

Unlike the original, Galaga '92 has powerups — for firepower, speed, double bullets and an anti-powerup that removes all power ups from your ship. Enemies may also drop extra lives when shot. One special powerup is the tractor beam. Use it to capture one or two enemy ships, and they will turn into slave ships, doubling your firepower.

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Galaga '92 Amiga Title screen
Galaga '92 Amiga One alien drops an extra life
Galaga '92 Amiga Game over
Galaga '92 Amiga Tractor beam

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Programming

The main source of Galaga '92 consists of 8 135 lines of machine code, plus several smaller linked routines. The main source contains 1 941 move instructions, 352 LEAs, 921 branches, 363 local labels, 662 global labels and ca 50 constants. The animation consists of 296 different bobs, all in 16 colours. The game purportedly contains a hidden trainer.
Игги Друге (43652) added Galaga '92 (Amiga) on Mar 04, 2014