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Download: Orbyt (2K zipped PRG)


Code: T.M.R
Graphics: T.M.R
Released: 1988

The original idea for Orbyt was sort of evolved from the spinning "defense" weapons from games like Delta, except that I wanted to make it the primary weapon.

What you can download and play here is a very early preview of the game, the source is based on HyperZap and modified to run sideways. This preview was from the very first stages of development and therefore lacks a lot of the niceties, like raster timing, backgrounds and sound.

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