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Neon Tango

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[www].se [ftp].se [mirror].us [mirror].de (92.88 MB)
MD5: 6b8f0a0d83bd407b71925f38ef33bedd
For Mac OS X
[www].se [ftp].se [mirror].us [mirror].de
NeonTango.dmg (95.26 MB)
MD5: 1cfecabcd762a89407e8fac692d7763c
For Mac OS X
[www].se [ftp].se [mirror].us [mirror].de
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Neon Tango is an original game for the Mac. Freeverse bills it as a "psychedelic arcade shooter" in which you pilot a "cybership into battle against the forces of chaos." The game features retro vector-style graphics and a techno soundtrack by Andrew "Digital Droo" Tokuda. Neon Tango plays out against 50 stages filled with enemies and bosses, and includes an online scoring component so you can compare your skills to other Neon Tango players. The game includes tricks like being able to bounce your shots off of walls and charging up your cannon to deliver extra-powerful shots; you can strafe and activate hyper-thrusters for a bit of extra power. (Macworld, Feb 7, 2008)

DL #1 is a cracked of version of Neon Tango 1.0, and requires neither a serial number nor a connection to Freeverse's now defunct servers.

In order to play Neon Tango, you must deselect 'Use Internet High Scores' when creating a new user profile.

DL #2 is the original demo version sourced from the old Freeverse web site via the Wayback Machine.

Architecture: PPC x86 (Intel:Mac)

Minimal Requirements
OS X 10.3.9 or higher
800 MHz G4, G5 or Intel
512 MB of RAM
32 MB of Video RAM
500 MB of hard drive space

Recommended Requirements
1.6 GHz G5 or any Intel Mac
1 GB of RAM
64 MB of Video RAM (or GMA)
1 GB of hard drive space


SkyCapt's picture
by SkyCapt - 2018, December 29 - 4:56am

correction, NT indeed works without Altivec hw on a G4 Mac. I needed to hold "Option" (Alt) key while launching, like how the pdf quickstart describes "troubleshooting", then fooled with screen resolution setting. Acid pH balanced, strong enough for a man; made for a woman.

electrocuter's picture
by electrocuter - 2018, October 29 - 2:31am

Awesome. It's like asteroids on acid.

scott Praed's picture
by scott Praed - 2018, September 19 - 11:17pm

I have found this on mac game store website about Neon Tango. It from reviewer you said this
It looks like a great game, judging by the demo. But ngmoco, which purchased Freeverse, has made the catastrophic decision to shut down the registration servers, rendering this and mountain ranges of other terrific work by Freeverse beyond the reach of new buyers. May ngmoco's fate be a terrible one.
The mac game store still sell this game but can't get the game to registration on server. I buy this game and found out it can't registration on the server. mac game store should have remove the game or use a pre-cracked version like you did fix this game. I am not angry at you. I am angry at mac game store. I thank you for upload this game. The only thing don't work is internet high scores. Rest of game will play in os x.

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by z970 - 2018, September 19 - 6:53pm

Graphics: 9/10

Music: 10/10

Replayability: 10/10

Overall Excellence: 10/10

This is what would happen if Asteroids merged with TRON and took the soundtrack out of F-Zero GX.

Conclusion? Download this game.

BryMD's picture
by BryMD - 2018, September 19 - 3:18pm

A brilliant game with an even more brilliant sound track by DigitalDroo. Highly recommended!

PS: Make sure to disable 'Use Internet High Scores' when creating a user profile.