Destructo (ZX Spectrum)

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Description

You are leading a mission to destroy Dr. Destructo's array of ships, and ultimately his island hideout, over 21 levels. You do this by flying a plane over a limited area, and shooting his planes so that they fall and inflict damage on the target item, which is large at the bottom of the screen. Multiple shots on a particular spot will ultimately cause a water-spout; three waterspouts and the ship (or island) will sink.

Some enemy beings can be shot down, but others are indestructible and require evasive action. You are also armed with a bomb, which can be used to inflict precise damage once per level. One of the features of this game is that it uses a day/night cycle.

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Destructo ZX Spectrum Watch out for yellow bomber dropping altitude bombs
Destructo ZX Spectrum There is a blue flying saucer observing whole situation
Destructo ZX Spectrum One touch of blue or purple plane and you'll lost a life
Destructo ZX Spectrum This ship is 'guarded' by a lot of harmless spacecrafts

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Alternate Titles

  • "The Island of Dr. Destructo" -- In-game title
  • "The Island of Dr Destructo" -- C64 in-game title
  • "The Island of Doctor Destructo" -- ZX Spectrum & Amstrad CPC in-game title

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Critic Reviews

Sinclair User Sep, 1987 7 Stars7 Stars7 Stars7 Stars7 Stars7 Stars7 Stars7 Stars7 Stars7 Stars 70
Your Sinclair Oct, 1987 5 out of 10 50
Crash! Sep, 1987 38 out of 100 38

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Kabushi (206570) added Destructo (ZX Spectrum) on Nov 13, 2005
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