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Highway Encounter (ZX Spectrum)

Highway Encounter ZX Spectrum This screen displays as the screen loads

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Description

In this isometric 3D action-strategy game, the player uses a Vorton droid to push a bomb to the end of the highway into an alien base. There are 30 screens, most of them filled with hazards trying to block (like barrels) or destroy (mines and aliens) your bomb.

The perspective and guidance concept are not the game's only original features; there are 4 more bombs with you, representing your extra lives - pushing you forward on your mission. If these other Vortons are destroyed, one of your extra lives is lost without the player being able to use it.

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Highway Encounter ZX Spectrum Here there's a couple of obstacles in the way. Hidden between them is a travelling star that, once released will patrol the width of the road at this point
Highway Encounter ZX Spectrum There's a short animated sequence  at the start of the game. The white Vorton pushes the small pyramid/lasertron into the highway, then all its friends line up behind.
Highway Encounter ZX Spectrum The game's title screen follows. The game's name is built up slowly, one line of bricks at a time
Highway Encounter ZX Spectrum Back in line. The oil drums have been moved forwards but not out of the convoy's path. The periscope like baddies can be shot & killed. The other baddies on screen cannot

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Martin Smith (63162) added Highway Encounter (ZX Spectrum) on Nov 05, 2008
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