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Mercs (ZX Spectrum)

Mercs Screenshots

ZX Spectrum version

Mercs ZX Spectrum Load screen. Appears very briefly

Load screen. Appears very briefly

Mercs ZX Spectrum One or two players

One or two players

Mercs ZX Spectrum A kind of screen-saver appeared when I waited too long at the 1 or 2 player screen, pictures of the two 1 mercs.

A kind of screen-saver appeared when I waited too long at the 1 or 2 player screen, pictures of the two 1 mercs.

Mercs ZX Spectrum From here I get to define the control options of each player

From here I get to define the control options of each player

Mercs ZX Spectrum It is possible to define separate action keys for each player

It is possible to define separate action keys for each player

Mercs ZX Spectrum Start of a 1 player game

Start of a 1 player game

Mercs ZX Spectrum Took me a while to sort out the controls. Lots of the  enemy appeared. They did a lot of shooting but it was not focused. I'm still alive and I haven't worked out how to move or shoot yet.

Took me a while to sort out the controls. Lots of the enemy appeared. They did a lot of shooting but it was not focused. I'm still alive and I haven't worked out how to move or shoot yet.

Mercs ZX Spectrum I'm moving now. I seem to have a more powerful gun than anyone else, which is good.

I'm moving now. I seem to have a more powerful gun than anyone else, which is good.

Mercs ZX Spectrum Lost a life. That reset the score back to zero. Here I am in front of a building that is literally asking to be shot at.

Lost a life. That reset the score back to zero. Here I am in front of a building that is literally asking to be shot at.

Mercs ZX Spectrum hey presto it's gone and I can progress to a new area

hey presto it's gone and I can progress to a new area

Mercs ZX Spectrum I need to shoot the crate, kill the bad guys, and collect the contents

I need to shoot the crate, kill the bad guys, and collect the contents

Mercs ZX Spectrum Nearly there...

Nearly there...

Mercs ZX Spectrum I think this is the end of level boss. It's not an easy thing to kill. I came close but it chewed up my last life first

I think this is the end of level boss. It's not an easy thing to kill. I came close but it chewed up my last life first