Moon Patrol wasn’t the only game to grace our Commodore Amiga screens today, as I’ve been informed via our good friend Liqmatrix, that bwldrbst has released a demo of the work in progress turn based tactical combat and role playing game of ‘ECLIPTIC’. A game in which you play as a number of robots that must repair, clear out aliens, and deal with security systems on the space ship ECLIPTIC. To coincide with this news, we’ve also got some new footage of the game provided by Saberman.

Here’s the latest from the website. “Despite being badly damaged and infested with alien monsters, if it can be recovered, the technology contained on board will mean a fresh start and bright future for our world. Your team of three robots has been sent to the space ship Ecliptic. Guide them as they make repairs, clear out aliens and overcome the onboard security systems. They must reach the bridge, take control of the ship and bring it home”.

“Ecliptic is a mixture of turn based tactical combat and role playing for the Commodore Amiga. Some of its influences are Space Crusade, UFO: Enemy Unknown and the Gold Box Dungeons & Dragons games. Visually, it is intended to evoke the retro-futuristic science fiction of the 1970s and 1980s – think Aliens”.

Current State

  • Still in development.
  • No sound.
  • Only PAL displays are supported.
  • Requires 1MB of RAM.
  • Fast RAM and HD are recommended.
  • Amiga 1200 with HD and Fast RAM is ideal.
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