DOS - 1988
Description of Night Bomber
Night Bomber is a video game published in 1988 on DOS by Apogee Software Productions. It's an action and strategy game, set in an arcade, tank and artillery themes.
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DoubleDee 2017-04-27 0 point
Found NIGHT BOMBER in an Apogee freeware release pack.
Use DosBox to run game.
Use MoSlo through DosBox to reduce the computer speed until you can see your missile launch trajectory.
(My sample run line from DosBox "AutoExec" section: MOSLO.COM /2 BOMBER.COM) where MoSlo and the game are in the same directory)
If 1 is the left of the screen and 45 is the far right, guess the correct angle to launch and hit the city. Each success adds one to your score. Your final score determines your winning RANK.
The spaceship cannot be destroyed. If it hits the city, you gain a point. If it hits your launcher, you lose a point. If it hits either one, it makes another pass until it misses.
You have 12 missiles and there appear to be 12 successful ranks to earn. Unconfirmed but this seems to indicate the top score is Four Star General.
CHEAT!: Measure across your computer screen from launcher to right side. Then measure from launcher to centre of city. Distance to city divided by total screen distance times 45 should be pretty close to the kill zone every time...
Copyright (C) 1985 BORLAND Inc
Color display 80x25
"N I G H T B O M B E R An Apogee Software Production
Mission: Destoy the enemy cities.
Note: UFO's will occasionally fly over and will try to destroy either the city or your base! You cannot shoot them.
You must fire all 12 missles to finish the game. You can't quit this game!
Mission: Destroy the enemy cities! Enter any angle between 1 and 45 degrees, then press to fire bomb.
Your rank is:
DISHONORABLE RELEASE!!! (0)
PRIVATE FIRST CLASS (2)
SERGEANT MAJOR (5)
* GENERAL * (10)
** TWO STAR GENERAL ** (11)
**** FOUR STAR GENERAL **** (12+)
An Apogee Software Production
Have a nice day...
THIS GAME IS NOT IN THE PUBLIC DOMAIN OR SHAREWARE
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