Atari ST Games Starting with Le to Pl
In a Tetris/Mindsweeper twist, you must arrange different types of blocks, bearing symbols such as squares, circles and crosses. Use a small yellow object to direct a block across onto a particular section of a shaped wall with the intention of removing similar blocks it touches.
Set in the 1600s, you have received news that father is dying and so you are travel to the West Indies to care for him. However, you are soon attacked and carried off by pirates. This and many more dangers await your on your quest.
Pool of Radiance
You and and your party first helped the city of Phlan defeat many evils. Your mission is to create a party and manoeuvre it through 1st-perspective dungeons and overhead-view turn-based sequences.
You play a god, gaming against other gods in a celestial game of conquest. Help your chosen people take over the world and wipe out the vermin who worship that other gods. This game is very similar in concept to games like civilisation and rise of nations. The game starts with a single human dumped into the middle of the wilderness. To get win, change the landscape to allow your followers to build on.
You are Lieutenant Mike Harrington, an LA Cop caught up in the city’s worst nightmare. An alien species has come to town and he’s got some carnage to reign. Are you up to stopping him? Use power-ups to defeat your enemies and save the innocent civilians.
Prince of Persia
The Grand Vizier Jaffar has thrown you into a dark dungeon and plans to marry the girl of your dreams in an hour. You’re not going to let that happen are you? Try to escape from the dungeon, take out Jaffar’s guards, find your way through the sultan’s palace and defeat Jaffar himself. Now go, you’ve got 60 minutes!
Maneuvre a selection of blocks of the same design into place inorder to clear them all. Be careful in arranging the blocks to prevent them from being blockaded. The game structure is slightly unusual. After you complete a batch of four levels, you get a choice of 2 sets of levels. What all this means is that there are 220 screens in the game. Each screen is played against a time limit. Losing a level results in a life being lost.
You have a simple mission defeat the level-ending boss in order to obtain the key that will open the level exit. Your mission is made difficult by the planet’s inhabitants. Use your jet-pack to navigate the level, shooting any inhabitants in the way. The dead inhabitants leave behind items that will increase your score once collected. Keep moving as the inhabitants will regenerate and come after you again.
The R-9 comes equipped as standard fighting class craft and a small gun which can only take down the smallest of enemies without firing several shots. However, the game offers many chances to upgrade to more powerful weapons and more attachments to your ship. R-Type stages have an organic style to them which were inspired by H. R. Giger’s artwork for the Alien movies.
This is the sequel to Bubble Bobble. However, Bub and Bob now take on their human form. As the boys, you must clear each screen of the bad guys before proceeding to the next level. Game play is pretty much the same as the previous version with a bunch of new power-ups added. Oh yeah, you are now armed with, get this… umbrellas.
Rampage is another top arcade hit that was ported to many game consoles and home computers during the late 1980s. The story is that George, Lizzy and Ralph were just ordinary people, until an experiment went terribly, terribly wrong. The end result is that they turned into a Gorilla, a Lizard and a Werewolf respectively. Upset about the whole issue, they decide to go round destroying buildings.
Rampart occurs when one takes an equal part of tetris and adds an equal part of shoot-em-up play. Build your castle from Tetris-style pieces and place cannons in key places and then bombard the enemy while repairing your castle after attacks.
The game is set on the streets of Brooklyn. Rescue your girlfriend from her kidnappers. The five levels take you through the subway, the docks and various streets. Much of the game’s violence is depicted in a fairly tongue-in-cheek style action including head butts. The game also makes an attempt at humour along the way.
As a biker, you enjoy participating in street racing across the US. Annoyingly, you always start at the back of the pack and must make your way to first place. While you can play fair, this game is far more fun playing it dirty by knocking your opponents of their bikes using clubs, crowbars or your bare hands.
This game was ported from the Arcade by Atari. You play the the Road Runner and must run along the road, avoiding trucks, land mines, falling rocks and avoiding getting caught by Wile E. Coyote. You must also eat birdseed along the way or you will become faint and Wile E. will catch you. And unlike the cartoons, you will be caught if you are not careful.
In this popular and timeless game, robots and mankind are at war. Robots have taken over the earth and are bent on destroying the last surviving human family. Your mission is to destroy the robots and protect the last humans.
In the 1940s, the Nazis built a base on the moon and plan. They discovered a mysterious substance called Lunarium to reduce people’s intelligence. Due to new technologies developed in the 21st century, including time travel, you were sent back in time to change the result of the war and destroy the moon base.
As a member of Rolling Thunder, your mission is to stop an underground conspiracy that seeks out to conquer the world. Your secondary objective is to rescue agent Leila who was captured on a previous mission. Starting out armed with a handgun, make your way though heavily guarded hallways and secret passages to find Leila and stop the enemy.
Cyborg Monsters have taken over the galaxy, reducing race after race into slavery. They have superior firepower and attack capabilities. These creatures can only be beaten by their own weapons. You play St. Dragon and your job is to fight back against this tyranny is this shoot-em up. Play through five levels you don’t lose any of your power-up weaponry, but the restart points are quite far apart.
A futuristic version of Sega’s 1943. Your fighter plane is aged and under-powered, yet you must face down large planes, tanks and ground targets to achieve victory. Each level ends with a close-viewed section of particular intensity before finally facing a boss. Smart bombs are occasionally found lying around, and can destroy everything on the screen, although you can’t use them on the bosses.