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Menace

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Platforms
MobyRank MobyScore
Atari ST
...
4.2
Commodore 64
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4.3
DOS
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3.4
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Description

Six ruthless dictators have collaborated to create the planet Draconia, which contains some of the most gruesome and harmful life-forms imaginable, all indulging in some rather unsavoury actions. Thus, you must go in your spaceship to destroy them all.

The game is a side-scrolling R-Type-influenced shoot 'em up consisting of six visually-diverse levels. Waves of enemies come towards you to be shot, and reveal tokens, which when shot at will cycle through several available weapons. These include lasers, cannons, improved ship power and a shield.

Screenshots

Menace Amiga Main menu
Menace Commodore 64 Incoming jellyfish!
Menace Commodore 64 Title screen
Menace Atari ST The first level boss

Alternate Titles

  • "חיים או מוות" -- Hebrew spelling
  • "Draconia" -- Working title

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The Press Says

ST/Amiga Format Amiga Nov, 1988 90 out of 100 90
ASM (Aktueller Software Markt) Amiga Oct, 1988 10.2 out of 12 85
ASM (Aktueller Software Markt) DOS Sep, 1989 10 out of 12 83
The Games Machine (UK) DOS Nov, 1989 78 out of 100 78
Computer and Video Games (CVG) Atari ST Jan, 1989 73 out of 100 73
ACE (Advanced Computer Entertainment) Amiga Dec, 1988 678 out of 1000 68
ACE (Advanced Computer Entertainment) DOS Nov, 1989 625 out of 1000 62
Power Play Amiga Oct, 1988 52 out of 100 52
Power Play DOS Nov, 1989 51 out of 100 51
Zzap! (Italy) Commodore 64 Mar, 1989 49 out of 100 49

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Trivia

Harlequin Software was preparing an Atari 8-bit conversion in 1990, but serious illness to the programmer prevented it from being completed.
Contributed to by EboMike (3009), Servo (55766) and Tomer Gabel (4364)