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I,Ball

Genre
Perspective
Theme
MobyRank MobyScore
Atari ST
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2.6
Amstrad CPC
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...
Commodore 64
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4.2
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Description

Terry Ball (terrible, geddit?) has kidnapped Lover Ball, No Ball, Eddy Ball and Glow Ball, and I,Ball must rescue them through 16 stages. The gameplay is shoot 'em up based, with the 16 levels scrolling vertically. They are full of hazards ranging from step-like sequences of blocks and metallic edges, to Terry Ball's unleashed devices including microwave ovens and crabs. The initial weapons is quite puny, but collecting discs allows upgrades to be obtained, including multi-directional fire and turbo boosts. You have four lives, but must complete each level within a time limit.

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I,Ball Amstrad CPC Made it to the end of level 1.
I,Ball Atari ST This should come in handy
I,Ball Amstrad CPC Got the turbo boost.
I,Ball Commodore 64 The second level

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The Press Says

Happy Computer Commodore 64 1986 63 out of 100 63
ST Action Atari ST Jun, 1988 48 out of 100 48
Power Play Atari ST May, 1988 2.5 out of 10 25

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Contributed to by Kabushi (119515) and Martin Smith (63153)