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Year & Price
1984 - £2.50
Publisher
Firebird

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Description:
AHOY landlubbers! I see ye be eye'in me Booty and me barnacle-encrusted doubloons...arrrrrrr. Etc.

Ahem, so this is Booty; a budget seller from BT under the brand Firebird and no worse for it. Dispelling any myths that paying £2 - £3 for a budget release will amount to much woe and a waste of a few quid (or a lot of quids for nipper in 1985!)

At first glance with its big graphics and somewhat average and repetitive backdrops Booty does little to change your mind. However after a few games, its possible that you may come to the conclusion that is game is extremely well thought out and superbly executed. Where that characters may be large, they are well drawn and the very smooth animation is neat and consistent. You'll also realise that the connection doors and rooms are laid out methodically and placed at their respective levels in the bowels of your galleon. Some rooms require more thought than others to work out how to retrieve the key that allows you to collect booty or gives access to other keys or rooms.

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Publisher
Firebird
Year
1984 19841986
Author
John F. Cain
Model
Spectrum 48k/128k
Format
Arcade/Shooter
Price
£2.50
Controls
Keyboard, Joystick
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No. of Players
Up to One player
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Throughout your ship you will also have to contend with other pirates wielding huge (and rather pointy) cutlasses who won't think twice about doing you a mischief with them.


Object:

ADVENTURE through the levels of the ship and collect the booty. Not just a good platformer, but a real thinker too.


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Criticism:
MOST of the ship uses the same format such as doors, barrels and boxes, however the game is still highly enjoyable and has some nice surprises such as the multiple lifts and booby trapped devices.

Four star minimum for this budget jolly roger!


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