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Each game uses different controls, most DOS games use the keyboard arrows. Some will use the mouse.


This is the DOS Conversion of Knightmare originally a MSX vertical scrolling shooter computer game. The player is a knight, who has to fight his way through several levels.
Knightmare was an innovative upward-scrolling Shoot 'em up game on the MSX system. The top-view graphics were considered very sophisticated for its time, similar to other MSX games such as Nemesis and Penguin Adventure.

The graphics are also notable for being developed with a keen awareness of the Texas Instruments TMS9918 Video Display Controller that the MSX incorporated. The enemies (notably the bats) had additional shadow sprites that, being placed at a vertical offset, did not add further pressure on the max-4-sprites-per-scanline limit of the TMS9918.


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