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Koronis Rift

MobyRank MobyScore
Amstrad CPC
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3.5
TRS-80 CoCo
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MSX
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Description

You play as a techno scavenger in the year 2049, exploring the Koronis Rift, in one of Lucasfilms earliest games.

The Ancients abandoned the planet, leaving behind many different artifacts and ships, which you can loot. Send your droid to retrieve modules and try to figure out what the ancient technology is for. It could be batteries, shields or even weapons, to help you fight the trigger-happy saucers that want you dead.

The game uses fractal graphics, the terrain is vast and detailed, and the story behind it is quite complex, considering the type of game.

Screenshots

Koronis Rift ZX Spectrum Looting a hulk
Koronis Rift ZX Spectrum Ready to begin? Press fire button!
Koronis Rift Amstrad CPC Exploring a rift
Koronis Rift Amstrad CPC Ready to start? Push fire button!

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The Press Says

ASM (Aktueller Software Markt) Atari 8-bit Feb, 1986 9.25 out of 10 92
ASM (Aktueller Software Markt) Commodore 64 Feb, 1986 9.25 out of 10 92
Happy Computer Commodore 64 1986 91 out of 100 91
64'er Commodore 64 Feb, 1986 13 out of 15 87
Computer Gamer ZX Spectrum Jun, 1987 58 out of 100 58

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Trivia

Awards

  • Commodore Format
    • April 1991 (Issue 7) - listed in the A to Z of Classic Games article (Great)

Contributed to by tbuteler (3023), Kabushi (126602), Martin Smith (63136), Terok Nor (19023) and koffiepad (10010)