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Commodore 64
ZX Spectrum
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Paratroopers is a single player shoot-em up game in which the aim is to achieve a high score.

The player mans a ground based gun. Helicopters and bombers fly overhead dropping paratroopers and bombs. The player must prevent these from landing as, when enough of them have made it to earth, they turn into a tank and destroy the players gun.
Every shot fired costs points but these can be regained by bringing down aircraft and paratroopers.


Paratroopers Commodore 64 Title screen and main menu
Paratroopers Commodore 64 The game begins
Paratroopers ZX Spectrum The paratroopers are your main target and need to be shot down before they land.
Paratroopers ZX Spectrum You are given a few second of clear skies to get used to the controls before the onslaught begins.

Alternate Titles

  • "Ground Snipe" -- Commodore 64 Public Domain release title

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Commodore Format Commodore 64 Feb, 1992 65 out of 100 65


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