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alias Recoil: Mega Mix
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Recoil - Double Barrel Screenshot
Information Review 1 manual Cheatcode 1 weblink
4 screenshots Boxscan 1 diskscan 2 miscshots Conversion Gamemap
Year of the first release2019LicenseReverse Engineered Modification
Number of disks (or CD)1PublisherZero (Dennis Publishing) - Worldwide
Number max of players1Budget publisher
Simultaneous max players1DeveloperSpecial FX
ArtistsCoder : Jonathan M. Smith (Joffa Smith, Smifff, Frobush)
Coder : Phill Boag-Butcher (Galahad/FLT^SCX)
Graphician : Jonathan M. Smith (Joffa Smith, Smifff, Frobush)
Musician : Alvaro Delgado Reinoso (ADRDesign, ADR Design/Suicidal Tendencies)
Musician : Jonathan M. Smith (Joffa Smith, Smifff, Frobush)
Musician : Keith Tinman
Misc : Jonathan M. Smith (Joffa Smith, Smifff, Frobush)
Language in manualEnglish
Amiga original gameno
Have cheatcodeno
Have SPS releaseno
WHD installnoWHD information
HD installyesHD notes

- Simply unpack/copy the HD exec to hard drive.

- Double click HD icon/exec to launch game.

SubcategoryShooter - Shoot 'Em Up
QuickmatchEnhanced Graphics - PAL/NTSC Screenmodes
ScrolltypeScrolling - Horizontal
ThemeDisaster - Alien Invasion / Abduction
ThemeScience Fiction - Aliens
ThemeSpace - Spaceship
Conversion hardwareAtari ST/E
Conversion notes
Classic compilation
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Rarity: Common as mud Common as mud

[1] Game design by Joffa Smith (Smifff). Amiga conversion reverse engineered from the Atari ST release by Phill Boag-Butcher (Galahad); original Atari ST coding & graphics by Joffa Smith (Smifff). Original music by Keith Tinman and Amiga music conversion/remix by Alvaro Delgado Reinoso (ADRDesign); sound FX by Joffa Smith (Smifff).

[2] Magazine Publisher: Zero #1, Nov 1989 [dual format (Amiga/ST) coverdisk].

[3] Game supports PAL/NTSC screenmodes.

[4] Brief instructions for the original Atari ST coverdisk release of RECOIL are available HERE. [Source: Zero #1, Nov 89, p18; courtesy of the Amiga Magazine Rack (AMR)]

[5] ***RECOIL V1.3 (full coverdisk conversion + scene intro)*** is available for download from these sources:

RECOIL V1.3 (disk version) [Source: Scoopex demoscene website]
RECOIL V1.3 (disk version) [Source: coder Phill Boag-Butcher (Galahad), via message posted on EAB]
RECOIL V1.3 (disk/HD versions) [Source: EAB FTP site]

TRIVIA: First appearing on Zero coverdisk #1 in November 1989 for the Atari ST, RECOIL is essentially a rejigged release of the 1988 Sinclair User covertape game HYPER ACTIVE (cf. the C64/128 conversion), which too was programmed by Spectrum coding virtuoso Joffa Smith.

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