Glossary

AV-8B Harrier Assault

AV-8B Harrier Assault

Release date: 1992

Genres: Action, Combat, Flight, Real-time, Strategy, Simulation

Platforms: Atari ST, Amiga, Microsoft Windows

Publishers: Domark

AV-8B Harrier Assault is a combat flight simulator/realtime strategy game developed by Simis and first published by Domark in 1992.

Airball

Airball

Release date: 1987

Genres: Puzzle

Platforms: Atari ST, Amiga, Microsoft Dos

Publishers: Microdeal

Airball is a computer game released in 1987 by Microdeal. It was programmed by Ed Scio, with graphics by Pete Lyon, music by Paul Shields, and level design by Pete Scott. Lyon was the artist for other Microdeal games in the late 1980s, such as Goldrunner.. The game was originally released for the Dragon 32/64 and TRS-80 Color Computer, with ports following for the Atari ST, Amiga, MS-DOS, Atari 8-bit, and Game Boy Advance. Airball was ported to the Apple IIgs, but saw an extremely limited run w…

Anarchy

Anarchy

Release date: 1990

Genres: Shooter

Platforms: Atari ST, Amiga

Publishers: Psygnosis, http://www.mobygames.com/game/anarchy_

Anarchy is a horizontally-scrolling shooter released in 1990 for the Amiga and Atari ST.

A320 Airbus

A320 Airbus

Release date: 1991

Genres: Flight, Simulation

Platforms: Atari ST, Amiga, Microsoft Dos

Publishers: Thalion Software

A320 Airbus is a flight simulator personal computer game released in 1991 in which the player pilots an Airbus A320. The game was developed over three years, with cooperation from Lufthansa, Deutsche Airbus and Jeppesen. Originally the game was written by Rainer Bopf on Amiga and converted to the Atari ST by Christian Jungen. Last known version of the game is 1.44.In 1993 Thalion published two data disks which could be played as a separate game. They were based on the latest version of the game …

A Prehistoric Tale

A Prehistoric Tale

Release date: 1990

Genres: Platform, Puzzle

Platforms: Atari ST, Amiga

Publishers: Thalion

A Prehistoric Tale is a 1990 video game for the Amiga and Atari ST.

Archer Maclean's Pool

Archer Maclean's Pool

Release date: 1992

Genres: Sports

Platforms: Atari ST, Amiga, Microsoft Windows

Publishers: Virgin Games

Archer Maclean's Pool is a computer game by Archer MacLean, published by Virgin Games in 1992 for the Commodore Amiga Atari ST and PC.

Asterix and the Magic Carpet

Asterix and the Magic Carpet

Release date: 1987

Genres: Adventure, Arcade

Platforms: Amiga, Atari ST, Microsoft Dos, Amstrad CPC, Commodore 64

Publishers: Coktel Vision

Asterix and the Magic Carpet is a computer game for the Amstrad CPC, Thomson TO8, Commodore 64, Amiga, and Atari ST home computers and for PCs running MS-DOS. The game is based on the eponymous volume 28 of the popular French Asterix comic books and was released in 1987.

Amazon (video game)

Amazon (video game)

Release date: 1984

Genres: Adventure, Music

Platforms: Atari ST, Apple Mac, Microsoft Dos, Commodore 64

Publishers: Telarium

Amazon is an interactive fiction graphic adventure game. The game was published by Telarium (formerly known as Trillium) in 1984 and written by Michael Crichton.

Arctic Moves

Arctic Moves

Release date: 1995

Genres: Shooter

Platforms: Atari ST, Amiga, Microsoft Dos

Publishers: Imagine Software

Arctic Moves is a 2-dimensional action-adventure game shooter game being the third chapter of the Moves Trilogy and followed by Army Moves in 1986 and Navy Moves in 1987. The game was developed by Dinamic Software and designed to be published for the Atari ST, but this version was not released due to Dinamic's Software bankruptcy (1992). The game was later ported for the PC MS-DOS based computers and published in 1995 by Dinamic Multimedia (founded by a part of Dinamic Software owners). The Atar…

Austerlitz (video game)

Austerlitz (video game)

Release date: 1989

Genres: Strategy, Turn-based

Platforms: Atari ST, Amiga, Microsoft Dos

Publishers: Mirrorsoft

Austerlitz is a turn-based strategy video game developed by Personal Software Services and published by Mirrorsoft. It was released in the United Kingdom and Germany for the Amiga, Atari ST and MS-DOS home computers in 1989. It was also re-released in France for Amiga home computers by Mirror Image in 1991. The game is set during the Battle of Austerlitz of the Napoleonic Wars and revolves around Napoleon's forces defending the Austrian village of Austerlitz from the invading army of Alexander …

Axel's Magic Hammer

Axel's Magic Hammer

Release date: 1989

Genres: Platform

Platforms: Atari ST, Amiga

Publishers: Gremlin Graphics

Axel's Magic Hammer is a platform game developed by Core Design and published by Gremlin Graphics in 1989. The game was released for the Amiga and Atari ST.

Amberstar

Amberstar

Release date: 1992

Genres: Role-playing

Platforms: Atari ST, Amiga, Microsoft Dos

Publishers: Thalion Software

Amberstar was the first installment in Thalion Software's never-finished role-playing video game trilogy. Although considerably more advanced, the game has many similarities to Thalion's earlier game Dragonflight, and was by many fans thought to be a sequel. As with most of Thalion's other releases, the public interest was somewhat limited. A sequel, Ambermoon, was released in 1993.

Academy

Academy

Release date: 1986

Genres: Action, Simulation

Platforms: Amiga, Atari ST, Microsoft Dos, Amstrad CPC

Publishers: CRL Group

Academy is an action/simulation video game for the Commodore 64, MS-DOS, ZX Spectrum, Amstrad CPC, and Amiga It was released in 1986 by the CRL Group. It is the sequel to Tau Ceti and written by the same author, Pete Cooke.

Atomino

Atomino

Release date: 1990

Genres: Puzzle

Platforms: Atari ST, Amiga, Microsoft Dos, Commodore 64

Publishers: Psygnosis

Atomino is a 1990 puzzle video game originally for the Amiga, Atari ST and MS-DOS. A version was made for the Commodore 64 in 1991. The objective is to build molecules from atoms, with gradually increasing difficulty and speed.

Archipelagos

Archipelagos

Release date: 1989

Genres: Action, Strategy

Platforms: Atari ST, Amiga, Microsoft Dos

Publishers: Logotron

Archipelagos is a 1989 first person action and strategy video game developed by Astral Software and playable on Amiga, Atari ST, and MS-DOS.

Army Moves

Army Moves

Release date: 1986

Genres: Shooter

Platforms: Atari ST, Amiga, Microsoft Dos, Amstrad CPC, Commodore 64

Publishers: Imagine Software

Army Moves is a scrolling shooter game developed by Dinamic Software for the Amiga, Amstrad CPC, Atari ST, Commodore 64, MSX and ZX Spectrum. It is the first chapter of the Moves Trilogy and it was followed by Navy Moves in 1987 and Arctic Moves in 1995. It was first released in 1986 and published by Dinamic in Spain and by Imagine Software. Dinamic Software also developed a MS-DOS version of the game, published in 1989 in Spain.

Arkanoid

Arkanoid

Release date: 1986

Genres: Block breaker

Platforms: Atari ST, Apple Mac, Nintendo Nes, Microsoft Dos, Amstrad CPC, Commodore 64, Arcade

Publishers:

Arkanoid is a 1986 block breaker arcade game developed and published by Taito. In North America, it was published by Romstar. Controlling a paddle-like craft known as the Vaus, the player is tasked with clearing a formation of colorful blocks, accomplished by deflecting a ball towards it without letting the ball leave the playfield. Some blocks contain power-ups that have various effects on the player, such as increasing the length of the Vaus, creating several additional balls, or turning the V…

Alternate Reality: The City

Release date: 1985

Genres: Role-playing

Platforms: Atari ST, Amiga, Microsoft Dos, Commodore 64

Publishers: Datasoft

Alternate Reality: The City is a video game published by Datasoft, the first game in the Alternate Reality series. It was created by Philip Price, and was released in 1985. Gary Gilbertson created the music.

Advanced Dungeons & Dragons: Heroes of the Lance

Advanced Dungeons & Dragons: Heroes of the Lance

Release date: 1988

Genres: Action, Adventure

Platforms: Atari ST, Amiga, Sega Master System, Nintendo Nes, Microsoft Dos, Amstrad CPC

Publishers: Strategic Simulations, U.S. Gold Pony Canyon

Advanced Dungeons & Dragons: Heroes of the Lance is a video game released in January 1988 for various home computer systems and consoles. The game is based on the first Dragonlance campaign module for the Dungeons & Dragons fantasy role-playing game, Dragons of Despair, and the first Dragonlance novel Dragons of Autumn Twilight. Heroes of the Lance focuses on the journey of eight heroes through the ruined city of Xak Tsaroth, where they must face the ancient dragon Khisanth and retrieve the reli…

A Question of Sport

A Question of Sport

Release date: 1988

Genres: Card, Sports

Platforms: Amiga, Atari ST, Amstrad CPC, Commodore 64

Publishers: Elite SystemsSuperior Software

A Question of Sport is a 1988 video game based on the BBC quiz show of the same name. As in the show, the player has to answer questions about sports. The game uses the same engine as Mike Read's Computer Pop Quiz.