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Description

Major Stryker is another of Apogee's attempts to make a commercial-level shareware game. It's a rather typical shoot-'em-up vertical scroller with EGA graphics.

Screenshots

Major Stryker DOS Title screen
Major Stryker Windows I lost all my lives. Game over.
Major Stryker DOS Water Zone - Battleships
Major Stryker DOS Arctic Zone - Interesting structure built near the mountains

Promo Images

Major Stryker Screenshot
Major Stryker Screenshot
Major Stryker Screenshot
Major Stryker Screenshot

Alternate Titles

  • "Strike Force" -- Working title
  • "Dr. Proton's Revenge" -- Working title

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User Reviews

Good times...good times. DOS Archagon (102)

Critic Reviews

Examiner DOS May 27, 2014 3 out of 5 60
PC Joker DOS Oct, 1993 60 out of 100 60

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Trivia

Freeware release

Apogee released Major Stryker as freeware (without support) March 14th, 2006. The registered set can be downloaded at ftp://ftp.3drealms.com/freeware/strykerfw.zip.

Music

The first real appearance of the familiar "Apogee theme song" was in the game Major Stryker.

References

  • The hero, Harrison Stryker, is related to Duke Nukem, another character from Apogee games.
  • Several references to the movie Aliens are made in this game. Like the high score list is stocked by default with names of characters of this movie. And the line "Game over man" what the player will hear when he loses all his lives, is a direct lift from the same movie.
Information also contributed by Frenkel and Pseudo_Intellectual

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