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Badlands Pete Atari ST Title screen


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The gouvernor's daughters were kidnapped and he hires the desperado Badlands Pete to get them back. The player takes the role of Pete, walks through the side-scrolling levels and shoots everything that moves. This is to be taken literally because the enemies are not restricted to the usual bandits; there are also other people like old ladies which try to land a hit. To be fair, these are mostly encountered when Pete uncalled enters their houses by using the so-called "Strip-A-Motion" feature. This basically means that Pete can walk "inside" the screen to enter houses or walk behind obstacles.

To shoot the enemies, Pete needs to draw his gun, aim and shoot - for the player these are three different actions. He can't walk when the gun is drawn so it needs to be holstered, too. The amount of bullets (replenishment can be found in houses or at dead enemies) and health is limited. The latter is represented by a heart full of red liquid which drains when Pete is hit by bullets or touches enemies.


Badlands Pete Atari ST ...and are attacked by some guy.
Badlands Pete Atari ST We explore the first level...
Badlands Pete Atari ST Title screen
Badlands Pete Amiga Here is some bad person to fight!

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Badlands Pete Magazine Advertisement Page 61

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Atari ST User Atari ST Dec, 1990 76 out of 100 76
ASM (Aktueller Software Markt) Amiga Feb, 1991 8.6 out of 12 72
ASM (Aktueller Software Markt) Atari ST Feb, 1991 8.6 out of 12 72
Amiga Joker Amiga Feb, 1991 16 out of 100 16
Power Play Atari ST Mar, 1991 11 out of 100 11
Power Play Amiga Nov, 1991 10 out of 100 10


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