In the game's first screen, you must fend off waves of meteors from all four sides of the screen, pushing the joystick in the direction you want to fire. Coupled with diminishing time to extract life due to incoming meteorites, makes it more difficult to get even one life form off of a planet. When the mother ship is destroyed, though, as in the game Atlantis, the mini-saucer is seen escaping. DescriptionThe Alpha Ro solar system is in crisis! If you capture both beasties on a planet's surface before the warning klaxon sounds, your fuel will be topped off. And indeed, when you lose a game of Atlantis, the last thing you see is a small green shape flying off into the stars! Remember to play the game with the recommended game mode and difficulty settings as shown above so that your scores will be consistent with everyone else. A single hit will end the game. Once the danger is averted, the second stage begins.
This is one of those games that I'm not very good at, yet I keep coming back for more. Top Score Gets 5 Bonus Points Top 2-5 Gets 4 Bonus Points 5 — 20 Gets 3 Bonus Points 21-29 Gets 2 Bonus Points Just Post a score…. The player will have to get the creatures back on board quickly, because another meteor shower could happen at any moment. . Chart shows the price of Cosmic Ark at the end of each month going back as long as we have tracked the item. Vocelli Cosmic Ark Released By: Imagic Left Difficulty: B Right Difficulty: B Game Mode: Game 1 Post your scores right here in this thread, and we will add them to the list.
I did not write any of these games myself. Cosmic Ark does not give a set amount of lives. On either edge of the screen, there are laser turrets that move up and down, firing a beam across the whole screen hoping to blow the ship out of the sky. While you're near the surface, planetary defenses will be firing at you. The Ark descends low over one of Alpha Ro's planets.
If your ship is hit, a creature will be returned to the planet's surface from your shuttle, and you'll need to navigate the ship back to the surface again. The player will then have to guide a shuttle craft down and beam aboard two creatures, while avoiding any laser defense system that may be in operation. The instructions of Cosmic Ark even refer to the crew as being Atlanteans. Extract life from planets is the sole way to collect more fuel. Instead, the ark starts with 40 fuel units, which are lost when the ark is hit by a meteor as well as each time you fire, and gained by destroying a meteor and capturing a beastie on a planet.
The last section in the Atlantis manual reads: Atlantis, its last installation devastated, explodes in a fury of fire and radiation. If I could go back in time, I would travel back to 1982 and see what it was like to work for Imagic. Historic sales data are completed sales with a buyer and a seller agreeing on a price. All Copyrights are upheld with their respective game owners. Contributed by External Reviews by David Mrozek 85% by Brian C.
A satellite streaks into space! The other version has a permanent starfield that cannot be disabled. The objective is getting the highest score, or making it to the most planets. This, like most early games, has no end as long as the player survives. In order to destroy the meteors coming in each of four directions, the player must move the joystick toward the meteor. Then it's off to the next planet! Enjoy your stay and don't get into trouble. Luckily, though, the noble Atlanteans have heard of Alpha Ro's plight and have sent a vast Cosmic Ark thousands of light-years across the galaxy to try and save as many species as possible. The player controls two Atlantean space craft in a mission to save two of every alien on each world in the system, in a futuristic Noah's Ark scenario.
I just imagine drunk programmers and empty pizza boxes all over the place. No plugin is required, but a fast modern web browser will enhance the game play. Their sun is about to go supernova, meaning the death of all the many planets and the exotic lifeforms who call them home. But at least we got a temporarily 'fix'. This applies to most Imagic games.
If you run out of energy, the next hit on your ark will end the game. Overview In order to gather life from a planet, the player must survive the trip first. Has someone survived the Gorgon onslaught? As the captain of the Ark, the player will have to contend with deadly meteor storms and planetary defense systems to succeed the mission. The game is considered to be Cosmic Ark's predecessor, suggesting that the Ark is the source of further adventures of those Atlanteans who managed to escape the doomed underwater city. Cosmic Ark features two play screens: On the first, the player will have to blast meteors with four-way cannons. It will only take a few minutes of your time to do so. You might find some help at and look up the game you need assistance playing.