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Thrust II, ZX Spectrum 48k

Thrust II Details

Posted: 24/03/18

Updated: 05/05/18

Title: Thrust II

Platform: ZX Spectrum 48k

Genre: Shooter

Publisher: Firebird

Year: 1986

Media Type: Cassette

Thrust II Description

Control your ships path by rotating it left or right and pressing the thrust key and search for the orbs. Orbs are located on the surface or inside the caverns of the planet.

When you have located an orb, carefully hover above it using just the right amount of thrust, and press the L key to attach it to your ship.

Transport the orb to the surface of the planet, and deposit the orb in to the atmospheric processor. You need to locate 16 orbs to complete the game, and build the complete atmospheric processor.

Orbs have different masses, so manoeuvrability of your ship will be reduced and will require just the right amount of thrust to safely transport it around the terrain.

Look out for other obstacles throughout the game including the androids. Androids can only be destroyed by firstly hovering over and activating the chemical agent boxes, located inside the caverns.

Certain chemicals will work against specific androids, so check the boxes. When you fly near to an android with the chemical agent activated it will be destroyed.

The game requires a steady hand and patience.

Thrust II Screenshots

Screenshots of the ZX Spectrum 48k version of Thrust II

How to play Thrust II

If your looking for the real retro experience, the best way to play Thrust II is to buy a used ZX Spectrum 48k from the sites below.

If you cannot afford a used ZX Spectrum 48k, you can always go down the emulator route.

Thrust II Video

Thrust II Cassette Covers

Cassette covers from the ZX Spectrum 48k version of Thrust II

Thrust II Other Screenshots

Selection of screenshots from other version of Thrust II

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