|Code Type:||Machine code|
|Game ending type:||Has an end, restarts (reward)|
|Released by:||Solar Software Ltd.|
|Created by:||Shay, John P.|
No turbo version:
Triple Decker 3 version:
User Rating: 4.3/10 (9 votes)
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|Six Titles Debut|
|Mission Mars has been arguably released at the same time with Alien Attack, Cruncher, Knock Out, Quick Draw and Suicide Run in the very beginning of Solar Software: all the titles show a loader screen in the respective no turbo versions where all the six names are displayed.|
As reported in Commodore Horizons 21, Brenda Shay talked about a routine coded by John P. Shay which was capable to convert the games straight from the VIC20 code, then she named exactly these six games.
All these titles have as original starting address $2100. All of the titles have been saved thru Novaload versions on Triple Decker series including some useless memory filled with garbage till $3FFF, although all these games occupy $1001-$3000 only, and starting from a code located in $2050 which awaits some seconds before jumping to the original starting address at $2100.
Mission Mars exists in three different releases: no turbo with loading screen, turbo, turbo (Triple Decker 3). The Triple Decker 3 version shows a glitch in the background scrolling which assigns white chars while moving.
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