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Active Lancer

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Active Lancer

Developer: de software
Publisher: Freeverse
Platforms: Mac OS Classic, Mac OS X
Released internationally: October 20, 2003

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This vertical scroller sends you flying over an alien planet in a powered exoskeleton, equipped with tri-mode guns, power bombs, and rapid-fire techno beats.


Read about prerelease information and/or media for this game.
Prerelease Info


From the version 1.0.1 release notes:

  • Adjusted difficulty to have an easier learning curve
  • Included the new enhanced levels with extra powerups
  • Fixed bug that made the final boss too difficult
  • Rage mode now lasts a little longer
  • Miscellaneous bug fixes
  • Miscellaneous gameplay changes to make game more enjoyable

Easter Egg

Option-clicking "Credits" is meant to bring up this photo of the game's creator at age 3½, but due to a misplaced resource, version 1.0 crashes to the Finder instead. The Easter egg displays correctly in version 1.0.1.

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