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Powerdrome
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Powerdrome - Double Barrel Screenshot
Information 18 reviews 1 manual Cheatcode 3 weblinks
84 screenshots 4 boxscans 3 diskscans 2 miscshots 2 conversions Gamemap
Information
Year of the first release1989LicenseCommercial
Number of disks (or CD)1PublisherElectronic Arts - Worldwide
Number max of players2Budget publisherStar Performer (Electronic Arts) - Europe
Simultaneous max players2DeveloperMichael Powell
LanguageEnglish
ArtistsCoder : Michael Powell
Graphician : Michael Powell
Musician : Michael Powell
Misc : Michael Powell
Language in manualEnglish
German
HardwareOCS
Amiga original gameno
Have cheatcodeyes
Have SPS releaseyes
WHD installyesWHD information
AuthorGalahad
Updated  2003-05-22 22:21:07
HD installnoHD notes
Genre
CategoryRacing
SubcategoryRacing - Competitive
Dimension3D (Filled)
QuickmatchSerial/Null-Modem Multiplayer Support
ScrolltypeInto Screen
ThemeFuturistic
ThemeScience Fiction - Aliens
ThemeTransport - Flying Craft
ViewpointCockpit
ViewpointFirst Person
Conversion hardwareAtari ST/E
PC (DOS)
Tandy PC/IBM PCjr
Conversion notes

Based on 1988 Michael Powell/EA Atari ST version.
PC versions: Hercules, CGA, EGA, VGA, Tandy

N.B. Headed by Michael Powell, Argonaut Games released a PS2/Xbox/PC remake in 2004/05.

Classic compilationThrill of Winning, The: Volume II
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Rarity: One version is common, at least one other version is rare One version is common, at least one other version is rareOne version is common, at least one other version is rare
Notes:  

[1] Game design, coding, gfx, music & sound FX by Michael Powell.

[2] Two player simultaneous gameplay is supported via null modem/serial connection, even across different platforms. Instructions on how to build a suitable cable are provided in the manual.

[3] Compared to the original Atari ST release, the Amiga conversion of POWERDROME contains improved control and an extra race track.


TRIVIA: Coded by Michael Powell, POWERDROME was the first original game written in the UK for Electronic Arts. It was first released on the Atari ST in late 1988, with an enhanced Amiga conversion following in early '89 [Source: The Games Machine preview (Issue 10, Sept 88, p17), courtesy of the Amiga Magazine Rack].



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