Thrust Screenshots

User Screenshots

Amstrad CPC version

Loading screen
Title screen
Dropping into first level
Avoid the turret
Second level
You must descend into this cavern
And pick up the ball
Disappearing together with the ball
Trying to refuel
Top thrusters

Atari 2600 version

Title screen
Gameplay on the first level
Dragging a pod off into space
Mission complete!
Flying above the landscape...
Located a pod well guarded in a cave

Atari 8-bit version

Starting out
The effective title screen and high scores rolled into one
Picking up a load and refueling at the same time -- generally a bad idea, particularly in tight caverns
Maneuvering a load through tunnels
A wiser example of refueling, this time on the surface
Lifting off with the load
Hyperspace! Or, uh, something...
The mission completion screen
Things get trickier as you go along; three nasty gun emplacements that will have to be eliminated
A door, of sorts; shooting the blue half-circle in the wall opens it

Atari ST version

Loading screen
Title screen
High scores
Game start
A bit dangerously placed here
Taking a pod away

BBC Micro version

Title screen 1
Title screen 2
Beginning the first level
Captured a pod, ready to blast off!
Level complete
Bonus points
In the second level you'll need to navigate into a cave
Enemy fire can be troublesome here...

Commodore 16, Plus/4 version

Title Screen
Get the Pod
Got the Pod

Commodore 64 version

Loading screen
High scores and game demo mode
Gameplay on the first level
Hauling a pod into space...
Exploring the landscape
Don't crash into the walls in this cave!

Electron version

Standard Superior software loading screen
Main loading screen
Title page with keyboard controls
Level 1: The Electron version is entirely monochrome
Level 2: I've just destroyed a limpet gun on the right of the cavern
Level 3: On my way to outer space with the stolen pod
Level 4: In a dangerous place with lots of limpet guns and bullets flying everywhere
High score table

ZX Spectrum version

Title / Instructions
Game start
Limpet gun protecting pod
Turning to fire on Limpet gun power plant - not too many hits or we go boom!
Limpet gun destroyed
Hovering in to get pod
Using tractor beam to collect additional fuel for thrust
Pod attached via tractor beam tow bar
Warping out to next level
Level 2 start
Great two Limpet guns this time in a cave
One Limpet gun down and one to go
Gun number two gone
Hovering need more fuel quickly it is very low
Tractor beam tow bar attached to pod leaving cave
High Scores