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Information - Grinders

GenreArcade - SnakeYear1996
LanguageSTOS BASICPublisher[no publisher]
ControlsJoystick, KeyboardDistributor-
Players1 vs. 2DeveloperCunning & Devious Games
ResolutionLowLicensed from-

Gower, Andrew

CountryUnited Kingdom
Graphic Artist(s)


Game design

Gower, Andrew

Box / InstructionsEnglish


LicensePD / Freeware / Shareware
Sound FX


Cover Artist(s)ST TypeST, STe / 0.5MB
Dumpdownload atari Grinders Download / MSANumber of Disks1 / Single Sided

Instructions - Grinders

To load grinders double click on 'grinders.prg'
To run under PaCifiST I recommend version 0.45 and Tos 1.62

After loading the program you will be presented with the options screen.
Use the joystick to select different boxes, and press the fire button to toggle an option.
By moving the joystick over the player names, and you can use the keyboard to enter your name.

The optional extras do the following things:

Obstacles - Select how many obstacles you want per match.
Crushers - Use this to enable crushers, cycling through a crusher safely earns 1 bonus point.
Spinners - Like crushers, but harder to get through.
Flames - When this is enabled flame turret will be randomly placed along the walls making the game harder.
Cleaner Robot - This is a little robot which runs around the level wiping out the deadly trails your bikes leave behind.
Risk Bonus - When this is on you get extra points for going through crushers, and spinners.
Length Bonus - When this is on you get an extra points if your manage to get your trail long enough on a level.
Player 1..4 - Use these the keyboard to change these to the players names
2 Human Players - Currently only 2 player games are supported
Control - Select whether you want tradition staright controls, or curvy mode! Curvy is harder to master, but more fun!
Shieldblocks - Makes green blocks appear randomly - collecting one of these allows you to cross your trail once without dieing.
Switchblock - Moving over these switches the 2 players positions
Clearblock - Collecting this wipes everything from the screen.
Playgame - Once you've selected all your options press this to start.

Each player must use the joystick to steer around the screen, 
avoiding crashing into the obstacles or the trails the cycles leave behind.
If you crash your opponent gains 2 points.

The current score can be seen at the top of the screen.
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