Shadowfax (ZX Spectrum)

Shadowfax ZX Spectrum Title screen


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Aiee! An endless stream of Nazgul! Control Gandalf on his great white horse as you zap your way through them. Avoid being hit by those black riders, while racking up points by blasting with Gandalfs magic lightning bolts. The game never ends as you progress down through the rows of ring wraiths. The horse graphics are based on the famed photographic series of a galloping horse by Eadweard Muybridge.


Shadowfax ZX Spectrum After being shot, the riders immediately loose their powers and become inoffensive.
Shadowfax ZX Spectrum This one turned to magenta. One of the colours present in the Spectrum of their death. Doesn't matter at all because it's always the same but resembles a cave painting.
Shadowfax ZX Spectrum A Ringwraith touched me
Shadowfax ZX Spectrum This a traditional Roman triangular formation. It's random I know, and it's not Roman it's just me pretending... but it's a good strategy though.

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A good game, but nothing more than a time waster *Katakis* (38165) 2.67 Stars2.67 Stars2.67 Stars2.67 Stars2.67 Stars

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Kabushi (159388) added Shadowfax (ZX Spectrum) on Oct 17, 2004
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