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DescriptionAstroFire is an Asteroids variant, but with a few twists: instead of asteroids there are monsters of sorts to shoot at, there are power-ups (two kinds of weapons) and shields (which means a single blow doesn't kill the player character), and players can also set whether or not they want momentum enabled.
Episode One: Into The Storm was released as shareware, on registration the player received two further episodes, 'Whirlpool of Death' and 'Heart of Fire' each of which has different background graphics and enemy craft.
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- "Astrofire" -- Alternate spelling
Part of the Following Group
|A decent and fun shareware shooter||Tomer Gabel (4643)|
|Computer and Video Games (CVG)||Aug, 1994||83 out of 100||83|
|CNET||Feb 27, 2009||80|
|PC Gamer||Oct, 1994||72 out of 100||72|
|The Retro Spirit||Dec 12, 2007||2 out of 6||33|
|PC Player (Germany)||Aug, 1994||Unscored||Unscored|
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ManualFrom the game manual, notice anything strange?
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Screenshot modeAstro Fire actually supports taking screenshots. If you run the game with the switch "-screenshot", it will not display a message during pause.
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Tomer Gabel (4643) added AstroFire (DOS) on May 23, 2000