Our Amiga's had all its going to take from you and has decided to turn the tables. Using the home-made laser digitisation equipment that you recently interfaced it with, the computer 'somehow' sucks you into its binary by-ways and plonks you behind the handlebars of a light-wheel for a game of Atron 5000. What a good plot. It makes you wonder why no-one's made a film like this (IRONY WARNING).
Atron is a battle to the death between you and another rider, fought in a series of scrolling arenas, littered with obstacles. Each light-wheel moves around the arena at a fixed speed, leaving a wake of pure energy (deadly to the touch) with which he has to fence in his opponent. Both riders' positions are shown on separate scrolling displays allowing each to keep an eye on whatever traps the other might be laying.
Clever riders can make use of icons which appear in the arena. Each icon is one of two colours, corresponding to the colour of a light-
A red bomb, for example, erases the trail of the red rider, while a yellow bomb does the same for the yellow rider. An 'S' puts one light-
The fire button activates a weapon. The fact that you can collect icons of your opponent's colour means you can make life fun for him by giving his light-