Figure 2: Elevatoring diagram drawn by your author. On higher levels, the enemy agents will shoot more frequently and their bullets will travel faster. Innovative in gameplay, the game was very popular for many years. The maximum number of players is two, alternating turns. The newest version of this game can be purchased on , or.
In the game, the player assumes the role of a spy who infiltrates a building filled with elevators. Besides ducking, bad guys may also drop themselves and lay flat on the floor. Just because the game is called Elevator Action doesn't mean that elevators are the only means of travel. Your humble historian was tempted to find, play and compare all of these versions with the original. It is a single game out of a variety of games that you can play on Arcade Spot. The ability to jump over the shaft is made possible by the absence of the elevator cables, which extend upward from the top of the car. He must collect secret documents from the building and traverse the 30 floors of the building using an increasingly complex series of elevators.
Each level contains a section in which the lights are out, making it difficult to see the enemy agents unless they are in an elevator. With each version, the graphics and gameplay improved dramatically. He must make his way cautiously down through the building by way of elevators and escalators and pick up all the files hidden behind the red doors in order to make it to the escape car in the garage below. The game was developed by the Taito Corp. Elevator Action is a classic 1983 arcade game where the player assumes the role of Agent 17, codename Otto. Additional elevators include one serving floors 10-12, one serving floors 13-15, one serving floors 15-17 and one serving floors 19-30 including the rooftop. The same holds true for hallways that are already dark.
A fixed version is available online via the World of Spectrum website. If you enjoyed playing the game, give it a thumbs up. Down arrow icon save , Up arrow icon load. In the lower floors of the building, the elevator systems are so complex that some puzzle-solving skills are needed. As Otto, the player enters a 30-story building from the roof and must collect a series of secret documents hidden inside. A limited run of about 200 cartridges containing the uncompleted game was sold by at Classic Gaming Expo 2001. The player must outwit them via force or evasion.
These agents must be dealt with via force or evasion. Innovative in gameplay, the game was very popular for many years. In this game, your goal is to infiltrate a 30-story building, collect all secret documents, and traverse from the roof of the building and down to the ground floor without getting caught. Innovative in gameplay, the game was very popular for many years. It is a single game out of a variety of games that you can play on Arcade Spot.
The arcade console included a plastic banner across the top that featured Agent 17 standing in front of closed elevator doors topped by a dial indicator Figure 3. . The player assumes the role of Agent 17, codename: 'Otto', a secret agent for an unspecified organization or government. No counterweight cables are depicted. The maximum number of players is two, alternating turns. He can defeat enemy agents in four ways: shooting them, getting close enough to jump at and kick them, shooting out an overhead light so that it falls on them which temporarily knocks out the building lights , or crushing them with a moving elevator.
However, the car openings do not have corresponding doors on either the cars or landings. In the lower floors of the building, the elevator systems are so complex that some puzzle-solving skills are needed. While Otto is in an elevator, he will have complete control of it by moving up or down. Also, Otto cannot duck when in an elevator. In addition, Otto can ride on top of an elevator car but not have control of it and, if the car is above him, jump across the empty shaft. For fans and collectors: Find this game on video server or.
The game is surprisingly hard to play: enemy agents constantly appear attempting to shoot Agent 17, and the placement of the elevators and escalators require skill in moving back and forth, as well as up and down. Your mission is to secure all top secret documents from a security building and escape in the getaway car, located in the basement of the building. Playing the game today serves as a reminder of how far computer graphics and computer games have come since 1983. The player is pursued by enemy agents who appear from behind closed doors. If Otto takes too much time to collect the documents, the alarm will go off, and he will have trouble controlling the elevators, which will take time to react. Enemy agents appear from behind closed doors, and Otto must outwit them via force or evasion.
They will drop to a knee or assume a prone position to avoid Otto's shots, but cannot jump over low bullets. He must collect secret documents from the building and traverse the 30 levels of the building using an increasingly complex series of elevators. On higher levels, the enemy agents will shoot more frequently and their bullets will travel faster. The player assumes the role of Agent 17, codename: 'Otto', a secret agent for an unspecified organization or government. These emulators differ not only in the technology they use to emulate old games, but also in support of various game controllers, multiplayer mode, mobile phone touchscreen, emulation speed, absence or presence of embedded ads and in many other parameters. Bad guys will be especially aggressive.