A first look at some of the latest releases
A wargame between two fleets, English and French, as in the battle
of Trafalgar, for two players or one against the micro. Combat
is on the basis of ship to ship engagements with cannon broadsides
trying to take out the opposing guns.
When firing you have to take into consideration wind speed and
direction, deck height and distance. Victory goes to the first
to sink his enemy's fleet.
Chuckie Egg: (A & F)
Moving around a multi-level hen house by climbing ladders, jumping,
dropping through holes or taking convenient lifts, your task is
to collect 12 eggs and as much corn as you can.
Opposing you initially are three roving birds. As the game progresses
you encounter a vicious, intelligent flying duck, which takes
over and follows you relentlessly.
Space Shuttle: (Microdeal)
Your mission, as pilot of the US Space Shuttle, is to launch
it, retrieve a malfunctioning satellite and then make a safe landing.
Weather conditions are preset for each "run" and you
are debriefed at the end of your performance.
Missile Control: (Gemini)
By cunning use of your three missile batteries, you must defend
a city from showers of enemy missile attacks.
With each successive wave the attack strengthens, incorporating
planes, satellites and intelligent missiles. A game for up to