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Apex Computer Productions

Unreleased Demos

Introduction

There where a few bits of unreleased code from the Apex dudes

Cyberdyne Warrior Intro

Original Cost: Never released
Players: none
Difficulty: N/A
Company: © 1989 Apex Computer Productions

Screen shots

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Review

Long lost intro to Cyberdyne Warrior that was never used due to space restraints.

Tthe Rowland Brothers were two of the most famous developers on the C64, churning out the classic like the Creatures series and then going out with a bang with their 100% rated Mayhem In Monsterland game.

Before the success of these games, Steve and John Rowlands had big success with other titles such as Retrograde, and Cyberdyne Warrior. Now the later title hit some serious distribution problems, and pretty much it came out at the same time as Retrograde even thought it was programmed years before.

When Cyberdyne Warrior was released a little chunk of the game was not put in, which is the very rare Introduction Sequence to the game. Why this never made it, we don't know but the sequence has been sitting on a disk for years until today.

It is a short but sweet introduction, featuring some very nice graphics and animation. The main ship is awesome, and an indication of what was to come from the talents of Apex in those days. Your ship flies through space, slowing to land on the planet. The ship goes into the surface and deep underground, where the ship then rests. The Cyberdyne Warrior jumps out, and ends by jumping down into the underground while avoiding guiding droids.

There is no sound in the introduction, though maybe Steve has composed a piece which sits in HVSC that was mean't for this.

I will try and find out why this never got mastered with the final game but I would say memory restraints as it may have had to be a multiloader if the intro was put in.

Music

No music or sound effects

Fuzzy Wuzzy

Original Cost: Never released
Players: One
Difficulty: N/A
Company: © 1989 Apex Computer Productions

Screen shots

  Fuzzy Wuzzy 1 Fuzzy Wuzzy 1

Review

Just a scrolling demo with some great music.

Music

Sounds like an early version of one of the Creatures tunes.

 

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