Pegasus and the Phantom Riders is a looser clone of the arcade hit Joust, and is also based on another Joust clone
done by the same company (Spectral Associates) a year earlier, but by a different author (although, I am sure some of the routines are the same).
Pegasus added in some neat twists, like your flying towards an island being your goal, and having the creatures
coming at you from the island, so that you can see them in the distance before you can attack them. There is also a sea serpent
patrolling the waters in the later levels, spitting fireballs at you. Playfull touches include the sharks swimming in the water (you and your opponents
die if either of you hit the water). The game is also divided into phases (sets of waves), and the waves themselves.
Like Lancer, it supports one or two players, and the players can (and, on some waves, are encouraged to) kill each other.
Title: Pegasus and the Phantom Riders
Author: David Figge (Spectral Associates)
Publisher: Radio Shack/Tandy
Released: late 1984
Requires: Color Computer 1,2,3, 64K RAM, disk, joystick(s).
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