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LayLa (NES)

LayLa Screenshots

NES version

LayLa NES Title screen

Title screen

LayLa NES Each stage is called an Asteroid

Each stage is called an Asteroid

LayLa NES Starting out

Starting out

LayLa NES This ain't no dead-end, you need to press down at the spot and you will teleport to the floor below. Hang around too long and a mini tornado will show up and kill you

This ain't no dead-end, you need to press down at the spot and you will teleport to the floor below. Hang around too long and a mini tornado will show up and kill you

LayLa NES Stage 1 fortress

Stage 1 fortress

LayLa NES This is the first password disc, you need to find one in each asteroid. They act as the password/continue mechanism in the game, plus without them you won't be able to hurt the final boss

This is the first password disc, you need to find one in each asteroid. They act as the password/continue mechanism in the game, plus without them you won't be able to hurt the final boss

LayLa NES First boss - Bamoh (Bamo) must be allergic to axes as he goes down after a single throw. Notice the picture on the wall, that's the main villain Dr. Chinelkov Manitokha

First boss - Bamoh (Bamo) must be allergic to axes as he goes down after a single throw. Notice the picture on the wall, that's the main villain Dr. Chinelkov Manitokha

LayLa NES Second asteroid cave and two zombies walking on spikes... carry on

Second asteroid cave and two zombies walking on spikes... carry on

LayLa NES There's a secret room in every asteroid, most of them give you hints on where to find the password disc and also allow you to skip a bit of the stage

There's a secret room in every asteroid, most of them give you hints on where to find the password disc and also allow you to skip a bit of the stage

LayLa NES Stage 2 fortress, this robot  looks a lot tougher than it really is

Stage 2 fortress, this robot looks a lot tougher than it really is

LayLa NES Asteroid 2 boss is named, and I'm not making this up, Bat Ear... time to introduce him to the Axe

Asteroid 2 boss is named, and I'm not making this up, Bat Ear... time to introduce him to the Axe

LayLa NES Third asteroid cave, these jumping enemies are rather annoying

Third asteroid cave, these jumping enemies are rather annoying

LayLa NES But nowhere near as annoying as whatever the hell this is, use the Flame Thrower

But nowhere near as annoying as whatever the hell this is, use the Flame Thrower

LayLa NES Stage 3 fortress, these enemies will reflects your bullets back at you, so best way to take care of them is throw grenades at them

Stage 3 fortress, these enemies will reflects your bullets back at you, so best way to take care of them is throw grenades at them

LayLa NES Stage 3 boss is Espadra: some kind of metal dragon/snake thing. Machine Gun is your best bet here as Axes don't harm him at all

Stage 3 boss is Espadra: some kind of metal dragon/snake thing. Machine Gun is your best bet here as Axes don't harm him at all

LayLa NES Fourth asteroid cave, get ready to use the flame thrower here a lot

Fourth asteroid cave, get ready to use the flame thrower here a lot

LayLa NES Stage 4 fortress, the Beam Saber is likely going to be your least used weapon as it's slow firing and only harms a couple enemies but this is where you can use it

Stage 4 fortress, the Beam Saber is likely going to be your least used weapon as it's slow firing and only harms a couple enemies but this is where you can use it

LayLa NES Stage 4 boss is a palette swap of stage 2's Bat Ear

Stage 4 boss is a palette swap of stage 2's Bat Ear

LayLa NES Fifth asteroid cave, the fish don't shoot at you, but that green jumping thing does

Fifth asteroid cave, the fish don't shoot at you, but that green jumping thing does

LayLa NES Stage 5 fortress, the Bazooka is no good in the asteroid caverns but it's the go to weapon against these pesky robots

Stage 5 fortress, the Bazooka is no good in the asteroid caverns but it's the go to weapon against these pesky robots

LayLa NES Falling down a hole doesn't kills you, it just costs you a bit health and your ammo gets reduced in half, however falling down this hole is mandatory otherwise you won't get to Iris

Falling down a hole doesn't kills you, it just costs you a bit health and your ammo gets reduced in half, however falling down this hole is mandatory otherwise you won't get to Iris

LayLa NES Rescuing Iris, guarding her is Bamo the first boss, though it's wiser to just ignore him as you'll just waste ammo

Rescuing Iris, guarding her is Bamo the first boss, though it's wiser to just ignore him as you'll just waste ammo

LayLa NES Stage 5 boss is Taratabs. Shoot it with the Bazooka, Axes also work, but the tricky part is getting the timing right for the throw as they move up and down quickly

Stage 5 boss is Taratabs. Shoot it with the Bazooka, Axes also work, but the tricky part is getting the timing right for the throw as they move up and down quickly

LayLa NES Sixth asteroid cave

Sixth asteroid cave

LayLa NES Stage 6 fortress is a breeze compared to the diabolic maze in the previous stage, it's also very sparsely populated as there's only one floor which has enemies

Stage 6 fortress is a breeze compared to the diabolic maze in the previous stage, it's also very sparsely populated as there's only one floor which has enemies

LayLa NES Stage 6 boss is a palette swap of the very first boss Bamo. Purple Bamo behaves identically, though like the stage 5 mid-boss he is invulnerable to Axes so use the Machine Gun

Stage 6 boss is a palette swap of the very first boss Bamo. Purple Bamo behaves identically, though like the stage 5 mid-boss he is invulnerable to Axes so use the Machine Gun

LayLa NES Seventh asteroid cave features a lot of these sideways flying creatures that move in a wave and pass right through the walls and blocks of the stage, so don't rush it

Seventh asteroid cave features a lot of these sideways flying creatures that move in a wave and pass right through the walls and blocks of the stage, so don't rush it

LayLa NES Stage 7 fortress, the flying things don't pose a threat but if you want you can kill them with the Beam Saber

Stage 7 fortress, the flying things don't pose a threat but if you want you can kill them with the Beam Saber

LayLa NES Tough stage and a tough looking boss, right? Nope, he goes down after 4 measly Axes, meaning this fight is over in less than 5 seconds

Tough stage and a tough looking boss, right? Nope, he goes down after 4 measly Axes, meaning this fight is over in less than 5 seconds

LayLa NES Last asteroid cave is as expected - rather difficult

Last asteroid cave is as expected - rather difficult

LayLa NES Stage 8 fortress, at this point activate the Barrier item or you can end up stuck

Stage 8 fortress, at this point activate the Barrier item or you can end up stuck

LayLa NES Last boss has two forms, the first one is identical to the seventh fortress boss and is just as easy to defeat by using Axes

Last boss has two forms, the first one is identical to the seventh fortress boss and is just as easy to defeat by using Axes

LayLa NES Second form is quite a bit more difficult to beat

Second form is quite a bit more difficult to beat