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Jupiter Lander

MobyRank MobyScore
Commodore 64
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VIC-20
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3.5
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Description

Use thruster control to land the spaceship on the surface of Jupiter. Fuel consumption and speed readings are important for the player to determine how to land the craft. Choose from three landing pads of varying difficulty. Easiest landing pad multiplies the player's score by 2, hardest by 10.

Screenshots

Jupiter Lander Commodore 64 Choose from 3 landing platforms
Jupiter Lander VIC-20 Game Beginning
Jupiter Lander Commodore 64 Title screen
Jupiter Lander VIC-20 Oh no! That mountain just jumped out in front of me. Thats going to scratch the fresh paint job.

Alternate Titles

  • "Débarquement sur Jupiter" -- Québec French title

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User Reviews

Pure and simple... VIC-20 WWWWolf (422)

The Press Says

Tilt VIC-20 Jan, 1983 5 out of 6 83
Tilt Commodore 64 Jan, 1983 5 out of 6 83

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Trivia

Commodore 64 version

The first game ever released for the Commodore 64.

Related Web Sites

  • Games for the Vic-20 (This article appeared in Creative Computing Vol. 9, no. 2, February 1983 and contains more information about the Vic-20 version of Jupiter Lander.)
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