Klendathu

Klendathu intro screen 1 Klendathu intro screen 2
Klendathu intro screens
Klendathu game screen 1 Klendathu game screen 2
Klendathu game screens

Klendathu game screen 3

Klendathu game status screen

Klendathu is an original game based on Robert Heinlein's book Starship Troopers (which was also a movie fairly recently). In it, you are earning money by destroying the bugs with a torch. The author of the game, Leo Christopherson, was very famous in the TRS-80 Model I/II/III world for doing extremely detailed animation in his programs (some famous ones include the original Dancing Demon, and Ride of the Valkyries. This game was his first (and as far as I know, last) game for the Coco, which used a different CPU than he was used to (6809 vs. Z80). The game itself is a little strange for arcade quality games at the time... it was partly written in BASIC, with a large ML routine embedded into it.

Title: Klendathu

Author: Leo Christopherson

Publisher: Radio Shack/Tandy

Released: 1982

Requires: Color Computer 1,2,3, 16K RAM, tape, joystick optional.

Download KLENDATH.BAS. Type RUN "KLENDATH" to run. NOTE: This game is in tokenzied BASIC.

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