Deactivators (Commodore 64)

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Deactivators is an arcade-puzzle maze game which puts you in control of a squad of bomb disposal droids. You must pick them up and quickly throw them out of the building to safety - failure to do this costs you a droid and a room (occasionally blocking off other essential rooms). The game's levels have grid-like arrangements with doors, trapdoors and poles, and increase in size as the game goes on. For both these reasons, mapping is essential.

Security droids are on patrol, but these can be tricked into falling down holes. A computer room is the hub of your activities - this allows you to use teleports and turn off force fields, via the appropriate circuit boards which are hidden throughout the levels. On later levels the gravity isn't constant and you will find rooms with distorted directional senses, increasing the precision required significantly.


Deactivators Commodore 64 Are you prepared?
Deactivators Commodore 64 Loading screen.
Deactivators Commodore 64 Puzzles and rooms galore.
Deactivators Commodore 64 Title screen.

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Zzap! Nov, 1986 82 out of 100 82
Happy Computer 1987 75 out of 100 75
64'er Dec, 1986 10 out of 15 67


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Martin Smith (66869) added Deactivators (Commodore 64) on Jul 17, 2005
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