Xyphr (DOS)

Xyphr DOS Title Screen


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Xyphr is a sci-fi shooter reminiscent of Space Harrier. The player controls a space craft from a third-person perspective, adjusting the altitude while automatically moving through pseudo-3D environments. The gameplay is rather simple: many hostile ships and other enemies are there to stop the hero, and constantly shooting at them is the only way to survive.


Xyphr DOS Level Two is called MOOT.
It promises towering robots, flying jellyfish and killer satellites. This level's boss is a dragon.
Xyphr DOS The end of level one

Version 2.0
Xyphr DOS Ready to play?

Version 2.0
Xyphr DOS Level One is called Pyros.
It's boss is a fire breathing Phoenix

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Windows Problems

Xyphr uses the system's internal clock for various timing purposes. Windows 3.0 (and probably other environments) alters the speed of this internal clock, thus, Xyphr should not be run under Windows. It won't cause any harm, but it WILL make the game unplayable on fast computers.

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Derrick 'Knight' Steele (2425) added Xyphr (DOS) on Mar 05, 2000