Typhoon

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Amiga
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Atari ST
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Description

Typhoon is a vertically scrolling shooter in which the player uses a space ship to kill aliens. The game has about 50 levels in changing environments, e.g. an asteroid belt, a jungle or a futuristic city. Special symbols, available at the beginning of each level, grant an extra life or one of three special upgrades (like a better weapon or a shield). The latter are only temporary.

The game features two especially dangerous enemies: indestructible, rotating plates and skulls which grant instant death when shot. The game always shows how many points are missing before getting a better rank in the high score list.

Screenshots

Typhoon Atari ST Title screen
Typhoon Atari ST Multiple formations in zone 3
Typhoon Atari ST Zone 1: yellow bubbles contain extra weapons
Typhoon Atari ST Nice new shot - but extra weapons are usable only for a limited time (red bar)

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Critic Reviews

ASM (Aktueller Software Markt) Atari ST Mar, 1987 9.8 out of 12 82
Happy Computer Atari ST 1986 73 out of 100 73
Computer and Video Games (CVG) Atari ST Jun, 1987 7 out of 10 70
ATARImagazin Atari ST Sep, 1987 3 out of 6 60
Tilt Atari ST Jun, 1987 10 out of 20 50

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Contributed to by Patrick Bregger (134490)