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Zarch
also called !Lander

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  1. a computer game written by David Braben (better known as the co-author of Elite) in three months in 1987, for the release of the Acorn Archimedes computer

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  2. groundbreaking for the time, featuring a three-dimensional mouse-controlled craft (the "lander") flying over a tile-rendered landscape that dazzled reviewers in a primarily 2D-dominated game industry - ACE (Advanced Computer Entertainment) magazine l

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  3. started off as a demo called Lander and was bundled with almost all releases of the Acorn Archimedes

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  4. later renamed as Virus and ported to the Commodore Amiga, Atari ST, IBM PC compatible and ZX Spectrum

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  5. A few clones/games based on Zarch have also been created fairly recently, namely a version for Linux, also called Zarch, a remake for Windows (written in Blitz BASIC) called Z-Virus, and a version crossing Zarch with Pac-Man called ZarchMan (see Exte

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