A great side scrolling 2D shoot em up from Apogee. This is one of a few arcade
class shooters available for the PC – short of emulation.
Pretty generic is generic as far as space shooters go; 1 ship against thousands.
The Zile are preparing to invade your planet of Ytima. In a heavily armed
Stargunner you set about destroying them before they destroy you.
Destroying the waves and waves of oncoming enemies, weapon turrets and sea
creatures gives you credits to buy various upgrades for your ship.
The best environment to play this game is under DOS with a VESA 2.0 video
card. For those of you who bother then this makes for a visual treat. The ships
are animated to great detail and explode in a shower of shrapnel all incredibly
A shareware version which contains the scout mission (about 7 levels) can be
downloaded from Fileshack