Solomon's Key for the NES was released in Japan on this day in 1986.
This screen displays as the game loads. This is the only colour in the game.
This is the main game menu. The manual says that the 'Into Flight' is called a Demo on other machines. Some menus such as Option, Eye, Zoom that are present on other machines are not available
The test flight has the plane weaving around four large blocks / buildings. Ahead is one of the buildings
There are three more ahead
Alternate views are available. This is the full forward view banking round building 2
This is the chase plane view
It is also possible to zoom in on the plane
This is the satellite view of the plane and its surroundings.
This is the view vertically down as the plane flies over a building. Its also possible to look up, left, right and back
This is flight instruction. The plane, a Cessna, starts in the air. messages about the controls are displayed along the bottom of the screen
Elevator setting 1/3 up, VR=Glareshield to horizon, IR=Airplane splits horizon on AI. are the last three messages
It is still possible to use other views such as satellite view shown here
The test flight can continue on its own or the player can take control, here the plane is in a bit of a dive
This is the chase plane view of an attempted landing
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