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1942 is a vertically scrolling shooter for one or two players. The year is 1942, and you are a daring fighter pilot "Super Ace". You begin and end each of the numerous levels on an aircraft carrier and then fly your plane into battle against the enemy over both sea and land. After destroying certain plane formations you can collect several different power ups to increase your fire power and chances of survival. You can also make your plane roll to avoid enemy attacks 3 times per life. There are 24 levels, the first being Midway and the last The Final Area.


1942 ZX Spectrum And you get twice the firepower
1942 ZX Spectrum Big planes can shoot in all directions
1942 ZX Spectrum Collect the pow ......
1942 ZX Spectrum Land on the boat for the next stage

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Sinclair User Oct, 1986 5 Stars5 Stars5 Stars5 Stars5 Stars 100
ASM (Aktueller Software Markt) Dec, 1986 9 out of 10 90
ACE (Advanced Computer Entertainment) Sep, 1989 4 Stars4 Stars4 Stars4 Stars4 Stars 80
Your Sinclair Nov, 1986 8 out of 10 80
Crash! Oct, 1986 63 out of 100 63
Tilt Jan, 1987 3 Stars3 Stars3 Stars3 Stars3 Stars3 Stars 50


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Terok Nor (23005) added 1942 (ZX Spectrum) on Aug 31, 2004
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