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Encounter! is a fast paced arcade game set in a sci-fi environment which features fast moving three dimensional graphics. You command a probe vehicle with which you have to shoot down enemy saucers and homing missiles. When you have shot down the required number of enemies on one level (usually around 10-20) you get the chance to go through a "stargate". In the stargate you have to navigate through a hail of spheres coming at you at high speed. If you succeed you get to a new planet in different color scheme, if you fail you'll have to replay the previous planet. There's eight levels in total.


Encounter! Commodore 64 Stargate: At it again
Encounter! Commodore 64 Level 2: Taking cover
Encounter! Commodore 64 Level 1: The stargate opens
Encounter! Commodore 64 Stargate: Arrived at level 2

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Alternate Titles

  • "Amiga Encounter" -- Amiga Updated Release

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Critic Reviews

Zzap! Sep, 1985 90 out of 100 90
Computer and Video Games (CVG) Aug, 1989 89 out of 100 89
Your Commodore Oct, 1984 4 Stars4 Stars4 Stars4 Stars4 Stars 80


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  • Zzap!
    • May 1985 (Issue 1) - #46 'It's the Zzap! 64 Top 64!'

sfzdk (172) added Encounter! (Commodore 64) on Dec 10, 2003
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