Jupiter Lander (VIC-20)

Jupiter Lander VIC-20 Start-up Screen


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Use thruster control to land the spaceship on the surface of Jupiter. Fuel consumption and speed readings are important for the player to determine how to land the craft. Choose from three landing pads of varying difficulty. Easiest landing pad multiplies the player's score by 2, hardest by 10.


Jupiter Lander VIC-20 Ka-boom! I need more practice with the controls.
Jupiter Lander VIC-20 Oh no! That mountain just jumped out in front of me. Thats going to scratch the fresh paint job.
Jupiter Lander VIC-20 Start-up Screen
Jupiter Lander VIC-20 Game Beginning

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Alternate Titles

  • "Landung auf Jupiter " -- German title
  • "Débarquement sur Jupiter" -- Québec French title

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Pure and simple... WWWWolf (453) 3.5 Stars3.5 Stars3.5 Stars3.5 Stars3.5 Stars

Critic Reviews

Electronic Fun with Computers & Games Nov, 1982 4 out of 4 100
Tilt Jan, 1983 5 out of 6 83


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Commodore 64 version

The first game ever released for the Commodore 64.

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  • Games for the Vic-20 (This article appeared in Creative Computing Vol. 9, no. 2, February 1983 and contains more information about the Vic-20 version of Jupiter Lander.)
Kabushi (215069) added Jupiter Lander (VIC-20) on Mar 21, 2006
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