The Swarm is Coming...
Hello Bremner...Welcome to Proxima Mining Co.
Since the colonisation of Proxima B in 2112, Humans have been mining Proxima Moon Alpha for the element Proximium.
Scientists have discovered that Proximium has a unique characteristic, being able to distort the space/time continuum.
Proximium has now been incorporated into the first successful experiments with teleportation, enabling small, non-living, items to be transported across space time in seconds. Scientists working at the Moon Base are working hard to improve the capabilities of the first ‘Materializer-ZX’ (Mat-ZX) aiming to get it to a point where humans can be teleported, which they hope will help to rapidly accelerate the colonisation of Proxima B and further human expansion across the galaxy.
You are Bremner, an engineer working at the Moon Base, generally fixing things that the scientists break or lose. One morning you are outside the Moon Base with your senior colleague Mortimer, inspecting some strange mineral deposits that have recently appeared on the surface.
You have a MAT-ZX with you, useful for the canteen to teleport your sandwiches to you...although it makes the cheese taste funny... when you hear the dulcet tones of Lt. Katie Swain in your ear....
All keys are re-definable. Default keys:
MOVEMENT: (8-Way directional)
K + Q,A,O or P STRAFE
1 WEAPON SELECT (up)
2 WEAPON SELECT (down)
I MAT-ZX Menu (request a supplies teleportation drop)
Also supports Kempston & Sinclair Joysticks (we recommend redfining keys first for the additional keys required that are not supported by single button Spectrum joysticks)
MELEE Rapidly Tap the FIRE key
Should you be caught is a fist-fight the MELEE icon will appear in the weapon slot in the HUD. Rapidly tap the FIRE key to win the fight by filling the MELEE meter beneath the icon
Get The Swarm is Coming...
CODE & GRAPHICS: BRUCE GROVES
TESTING: ANDRE LEAO, DAVEY SLOAN, QUANTUM SHEEP
SPECIAL THANKS: KEES VAN OSS, DAVID SAPHIER
Tools: MPAGD BY JONATHAN CAULDWELL, MPAGD MUSICIZER BY DAVID SAPHIER
Intro music: The Swarm is Coming... Mike Richmond
Mission 1: Bremner... real life superhero Yerzmyey
mission 2: the biosphere mt16 Yerzmyey
Mission 3: The Laboratory The Laboratory Mike Richmond
Mission 4: The Mine Tek Yerzmyey