Defender

(AKA Planetoid)

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Notes

This original release was withdrawn and re-launched under the title "Planetoid" due to copyright issues with Williams.

The later releases also cured the "clumping aliens" issue that could affect some machines.

Planetoid is a clone of the 1980 arcade game Defender from Williams.

Details

TitleDefender (AKA Planetoid)
Year1982
PublisherAcornsoft
AuthorNeil Raine
Release TypeCommercial Release
Primary genreSpace Shooter (Scrolling)
Secondary genreDefender
JoystickNot Supported
PlayersSingle Player
SaveNot Supported
CompatibilityA:✘ B:✔ Master: Untested
VersionV1.0

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Other Versions

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Title Publisher Year
Planetoid (AKA Defender) Acornsoft 1982