Dan Dare: Pilot of the Future

Moby ID: 13238
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A licensed game based around the cult comic strip character, recreating his daring attempts to defeat Mekon and save the earth.

The Anastasia ship is attacked by the Treens as soon as Dan steps onto it, although fortunately he picks up a laser on board. From then on, he must act as fast as possible.

The main task is to find each of the 5 parts of a planetary-destruction mechanism to the control room, so that it can be safely diffused. He can only carry one at a time, and once he gets the back he must find the correct socket for each one. Lastly he must escape to the surface.

Contact with a Treen will see Dan kidnapped and placed in the prison area; he can get out easily enough, but will now be in a different place. Getting hit by gun blasts will weaken him gradually.

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  • Gang of Five
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This game is dedicated to the memory of
  • Frank Hampson (the creator of Dan Dare, who sadly died on 8th July 1985. We hope he would have approved of our treatment of his characters.)

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Game added by Martin Smith.

Game added May 12, 2004. Last modified January 18, 2024.