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Paratroopers is a single player shoot-em up game in which the aim is to achieve a high score.

The player mans a ground based gun. Helicopters and bombers fly overhead dropping paratroopers and bombs. The player must prevent these from landing as, when enough of them have made it to earth, they turn into a tank and destroy the players gun.
Every shot fired costs points but these can be regained by bringing down aircraft and paratroopers.


Paratrooper VIC-20 Scoring.
Paratrooper ZX Spectrum Shooting a Helicopter results in a satisfying explosion.
Paratrooper VIC-20 Helicopters attack your anti-aircraft gun position and drop paratroopers.
Paratrooper ZX Spectrum Many helicopters relentlessly appear on the screen.

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Alternate Titles

  • "Paratroopers" -- UK title
  • "Ground Snipe" -- Commodore 64 Public Domain release title

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Critic Reviews

Commodore Format Commodore 64 Feb, 1992 65 out of 100 65
Crash! ZX Spectrum Mar, 1984 62 out of 100 62


Topic # Posts Last Post
error? 1 Silvano Ciccioli (53)
Sep 22, 2015


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Contributed to by piltdown_man (180094) and Kabushi (243819)