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The Survivors (MSX)

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Almost a thousand people have been trapped in a hibernation dome after a nuclear war. The player takes control over three droids and must use their abilities to rescue the survivors.

Seen from a top-down perspective, The Survivors plays somewhat similar to Boulder Dash as the levels are filled with sand and rocks. Droid 1 is the only droid that can dig through the earth, Droid 2 can beam survivors to safety (by moving over them) and Droid 3 can push rocks (only one at a time). The goal in each of the seven levels is to rescue all survivors within the time limit, while paying attention not to trap or damage any of the droids. Removing sand or pushing around rocks might cause other rocks to fall down and crash the droids. There are also Guardian Droids whose circuits have been damaged by the nuclear fall-out, causing them to run rampant. They damage the players droids on contact.

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The Survivors MSX These guys will hurt you.
The Survivors MSX Title screen and credits
The Survivors MSX Droid 2 (Tele droid) beamed some survivors to safety.
The Survivors MSX I lost all my lives. Game over.

Alternate Titles

  • "Survivors" -- MSX title

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Martin Smith (63197) added The Survivors (MSX) on Aug 12, 2008
Other platforms contributed by Kabushi (116517), Martin Smith (63197) and Mobygamesisreanimated (10793)