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Mercenary: Compendium Edition

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Amstrad CPC
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Description

A compilation of Paul Woakes's 3D exploration and flight game, and the Second City expansion pack. For some systems this was a compilation of previously-released titles, for others it was the only release for either part of the gameworld.

Screenshots

Mercenary: Compendium Edition Atari ST Flying it
Mercenary: Compendium Edition Atari ST Hurtling out of control
Mercenary: Compendium Edition Atari ST Crash landing
Mercenary: Compendium Edition Atari ST That's come in handy

Alternate Titles

  • "Paul Woakes' Mercenary Compendium" -- 8-bit title

Part of the Following Group

User Reviews

3D fun for the first time! Atari ST The Boss (4)

The Press Says

Computer and Video Games (CVG) Amstrad CPC Jul, 1987 9 out of 10 90
ACE (Advanced Computer Entertainment) Amiga May, 1988 894 out of 1000 89
The Games Machine (UK) Amiga Apr, 1988 89 out of 100 89
ACE (Advanced Computer Entertainment) Amiga Oct, 1988 823 out of 1000 82
Computer Gamer Amstrad CPC Jun, 1987 82 out of 100 82
ATARImagazin Atari ST Mar, 1987 2 out of 6 80

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Trivia

Survival Kit

Included with the two games was the 'Targ Survival kit' which included maps of Central City, and a novelette called 'Interlude on Targ' which included hints and clues.

Awards

  • ACE
    • October 1988 (issue #13) - Included in the Top-100 list of 1987/1988 (editorial staff selection)

Contributed to by FatherJack (55302), Martin Smith (63054) and Terok Nor (19486)