Menace

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Atari ST
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Commodore 64
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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 Beginning the game
Menace DOS 1st Level Boss
Menace Atari ST The game begins
Menace Atari ST Psyclapse logo

Alternate Titles

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

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Critic Reviews

ST/Amiga Format Amiga Nov, 1988 90 out of 100 90
ASM (Aktueller Software Markt) DOS Sep, 1989 10 out of 12 83
Atari ST User Atari ST Feb, 1989 8 out of 10 80
The Games Machine (UK) Amiga Dec, 1988 78 out of 100 78
The Games Machine (UK) DOS Nov, 1989 78 out of 100 78
The Games Machine (UK) Atari ST Feb, 1989 75 out of 100 75
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
Zzap! (Italy) Commodore 64 Mar, 1989 49 out of 100 49

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Trivia

Originally, the levels in Draconia had names such as "Irem Battlestation", "Konamian Graveyard" and "Jungles of Capcom", in reference to the famous coin-op shoot'em'up makers. This was changed at the last minute, along with the title of the game, but not before the July 1988 issue of Commodore User had managed to review it.
Contributed to by EboMike (3008), Servo (55769) and Tomer Gabel (4353)