DOS - 1983
Description of Moon Bugs
If you haven't play Moon Bugs already, go ahead and download it now! Published in 1983 by Windmill Software, Moon Bugs features action in a arcade, shooter genre.
Yet another game by Windmill Software "inspired" by arcade originals, Moon Bugs is a blatant clone of Galaxian that unfortunately adds little to the tried-and-true "shoot all aliens in sight" concept.
Your goal is to defend earth against insect invaders who descend from the top of the screen. That's pretty much it-and there is no variety in gameplay to make things more interesting, either. It's just shoot, shoot, and shoot until you get bored of insects that are several pixels wide.
Quite a disappointment compared to similar games such as Cosmic Crusader or even Galaxian itself. Windmill's later games, most notably Digger, are much better at enhancing the original concepts. Even the 4-color CGA graphics of Cosmic Crusader is more detailed than EGA in this game.
My advice: try it out, and go play Galaxian instead :)
Review By HOTUD
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Comments and reviews
Joe added this comment on 2014-10-08 :
How do i fire? spacebar just pauses the game
Rex added this comment on 2014-06-01 :
Makes me feel nostalgic!
weldum added this comment on 2014-01-31 :
this game uses 160x100 "hidden" mode of CGA
WAQAR AHMED added this comment on 2013-06-29 :
MOON BUGS NOT RUN IN WINDOW XP????
netrider added this comment on 2013-01-24 :
i love old games
appu added this comment on 2012-12-26 :
i like it very much when i was three years old i played it
cb5online added this comment on 2012-06-06 :
waqar - there is only one file in this game - MOONBUGS.COM !!!
t1ger added this comment on 2012-02-17 :
It's not a special mode.... It's text-mode.
Blinddarm added this comment on 2011-10-07 :
this game use a special mode to display 16 colors
on a CGA Graphic Card...
billy7720 added this comment on 2011-09-12 :
Runs GREAT in DosBox through PCLinuxOS! :)
WAQAR added this comment on 2011-01-23 :
MOON BUGS IN NOT RUNNING IN MY COMPUTER.....WINDOW IS XP .....I THINK SOME FILES MISS IN THIS GAME
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