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Haze
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Re: Space Cyclone progress
05/03/17 08:05 PM



>
> When first seeing the flyer many years earlier, it gave appearance that it was a
> game with player flying a ship in space.....not shooting an anti-aircraft gun from
> the ground. The flyer doesn't appear to show grass/ground on bottom of the monitor.
>
> *flyer link*

maybe there are other versions, maybe the flyer is a mockup

>
> -
> http://flyers.arcade-museum.com/?page=flyer&db=videodb&id=1017&image=1
>
> When three Bems come down to earth, ....
> -
>
> Whoever designed the flyer did a deceptive job even though they did have one text
> description to find an escape in case vendors that purchased the game thought they
> were being misled.
>
> The name Space Cyclone should have been "Shoot the Bems" as a title instead. It
> might have piqued (ie: peeked) more interest, but marketing departments then thought
> all games need the word "space" in order for game to sell which was dumb. Asteroids
> did just fine without the "space" prefix.
>

It kinda makes sense, the enemies come down in a spinning pattern, moving from one cloud to another before reaching the ground, it also has the lightning so I guess there are meteorological themes at least.







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Subject Posted by Posted on
* Space Cyclone progress Haze 05/02/17 10:45 PM
. * Re: Space Cyclone progress gregf  05/03/17 07:45 PM
. * Re: Space Cyclone progress Haze  05/03/17 08:05 PM
. * Re: Space Cyclone progress gregf  05/03/17 11:28 PM
. * Re: Space Cyclone progress B2K24  05/03/17 08:49 AM
. * Re: Space Cyclone progress Brian Deuel  05/03/17 12:10 AM

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