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Lunar Rescue (1986 Ann Arbor version)

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[Main].se [Mirror].us (307.51 KB)
For System 1 - 5 - System 6.x
This game works with: Mini vMac

Not to be confused with a Taito arcade cabinet with the same name, this is a Mac-exclusive game featuring artwork by Mike Saenz.

The moon's defense system has been sabotaged, causing it to fire on all ships trying to cross the supply lines between cities. Your job is to trade goods (at a profit), battle the automated weapon platforms, and scour the lunar canyons for the stolen defense system components that will restore order.

The game seems to have been initially developed and published by Ann Arbor Softworks, and later published by PCAI (which itself seems to be an early name for XOR Corporation).

Architecture: 68k

Designed for the 512K through SE; does not run on SE/30 or any color Mac. Can be emulated with Mini vMac.


by atarikee - 2015, February 12 - 7:43am

Nice find! I lived not far from Ann Arbor Softworks as a kid. I never thought to dumpster dive there. I probably should have...

by GroupB - 2012, December 10 - 7:00am

Added a shot of the PCAI floppy.