Buzzard Bait

From The Dragon Archive
Buzzard Bait
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Company The Rugby Circle Inc
Publisher Tom Mix Software
Release 1983
Platform Dragon 32 or Dragon 64
Genre Action
Gamemode 1P or 2P
Operation Icon joystick 1.png Icon joystick 2.png
Media Icon Cassette.png
Language Language:english

Buzzard Bait is a highly original fighting game for one or two players. Two players will play the game simultaneously and can choose to be friendly and team up against the enemies or fight each other for additional points (and fun).

Your character sits on top of a giant bird and flies around the screen. You can knock other riders off their birds by hitting them from above. Similarly, computer controlled enemies or a second player can knock you off your bird. Enemies knicked off their bird will fall down as eggs, which can be collected for additional points. Uncollected eggs will eventually hatch and the character is reborn, waiting for a bird to come pick him up to join the fighting again.

Buzzard Bait is a version of the arcade game Joust.


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Buzzard Bait was packaged in an oversized (165 mm x 225 mm) box and included a "dongle" to prevent copying. The dongle had to be inserted into the left joystick port during loading.

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Buzzard Bait was sold in an oversized box.The Buzzard Bait copy protection dongle.
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