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In Custodian the player takes the role of the caretaker of an nuclear-powered alien cemetery. It was infested by parasites which drain the energy and the player's job is to fend them off.

There are three tombs, each of them are extensive environments which scroll in multiple directions. The player uses a jet pack for movement and searches for the pods which the parasites are using to extract the energy. They have to be brought to a special room to destroy them there. The goal is to get rid of all pods in a level, but the parasites have something against this. And so they actively try to kill the protagonist, but fortunately he has ten weapon systems at his disposal to shoot back. Well, at least if he bought them from special silos with earned points. The total energy reserves of the tomb act as time limit.


Custodian Amiga Title screen
Custodian Atari ST Title screen
Custodian Amiga Level 1
Custodian Atari ST Flying

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Alternate Titles

  • "Kalashnikov" -- Pre-release name

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Critic Reviews

ACE (Advanced Computer Entertainment) Amiga Mar, 1989 781 out of 1000 78
ST/Amiga Format Atari ST Mar, 1989 73 out of 100 73
ASM (Aktueller Software Markt) Amiga Feb, 1989 8.6 out of 12 72
The Games Machine (UK) Amiga Mar, 1989 70 out of 100 70
The One Amiga Feb, 1989 67 out of 100 67
The One Atari ST Feb, 1989 65 out of 100 65
Atari ST User Atari ST Jul, 1989 6 out of 10 60
Raze Atari ST Mar, 1991 55 out of 100 55
Raze Amiga Mar, 1991 54 out of 100 54
Power Play Amiga Feb, 1989 37 out of 100 37


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