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  • Publisher: Soft-Juice
  • Genre: Arcade
  • Device: Universal
  • Size: 9.1 MB
  • Version: 1.33
  • Price: Free
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App description: Zitrax,

In 2012 I got a facebook message from Sébastien Carbone on my Facebook. He asked me if I was the developer of the Amiga game Zitrax. That was for me a big suprise after 24 years I got this question.
I did answer, Yes I am the developer of the game Zitrax. After this, Sébastien asks if it is ok for me that he developed a remake of the original Zitrax game for iphone iOS. That's okey for me.

So he starts his development and within no time he finished the remake. And I like the results, it's exactly the same thing as back in the 80's.

The original version of zitrax I developed in 1988 , when I was at the age of 17. Before I had make commodore c64 games, but when I switched to Amiga I wanted to create a new shooting game. The Amiga has a special bitplane mode where two planes with 8c olors can move seperatly from each other.
This I used for the scrolling planes. For the music I created my own music player, where I used a sound samples from a roland D50 synthesizer of a friend.

Title song: "Say you, say me" by Lionel Richie
Game Over song: "Love of my Life" by Queen.

I never did a commercial release of the game. Game has always been freeware, but was spread around by the demo group Magnificient Force back then.

I like the result and I am happy to see reappear it on a new platform, thumbs up for Sébastien.

Zitrax was developed in 1988 by Dimmen Gestel.


WARNING! Hard game, only for confirmed players! ;)

Please note that this game is not working on old devices like iPhone 3GS or older.