History VideoGame / BattleGirl

1st Mar '15 1:50:05 PM MarkLungo
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James "{{Kibo}}" Parry [[http://web.archive.org/web/19981206180619/http://www.ultra-united.com/highscore.html once held the game's world high score]].
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James "{{Kibo}}" "Creator/{{Kibo}}" Parry [[http://web.archive.org/web/19981206180619/http://www.ultra-united.com/highscore.html once held the game's world high score]].
1st Mar '15 1:49:34 PM MarkLungo
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A 1997 {{Mac}}/[[IBMPersonalComputer Windows]] ShootEmUp, '''''battle-girl''''' is a [[GenreThrowback loving homage]] to arcade classics like ''VideoGame/{{Defender}}'', ''VideoGame/{{Sinistar}}'', and ''VideoGame/{{Robotron|2084}}''. Players pilot [[ActionGirl battle-girl]]'s Soyuz 1183-A Attack Craft against the forces of [[HumongousMecha Terminus]], [[ChaosIsEvil Weapon of Chaos]].
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A 1997 {{Mac}}/[[IBMPersonalComputer [[UsefulNotes/AppleMacintosh Mac]]/[[UsefulNotes/IBMPersonalComputer Windows]] ShootEmUp, '''''battle-girl''''' is a [[GenreThrowback loving homage]] to arcade classics like ''VideoGame/{{Defender}}'', ''VideoGame/{{Sinistar}}'', and ''VideoGame/{{Robotron|2084}}''. Players pilot [[ActionGirl battle-girl]]'s Soyuz 1183-A Attack Craft against the forces of [[HumongousMecha Terminus]], [[ChaosIsEvil Weapon of Chaos]].
28th Oct '14 9:06:32 PM KamenRiderOokalf
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* InspirationForTheWork: The authors credit ''[[VideoGame/{{Tempest}} Tempest 2000]]'' on the UsefulNotes/AtariJaguar for showing what a VectorGame could be in TheNineties.

* {{Vaporware}}: A sequel called ''hyper-girl'' was announced but never completed.
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* {{Vaporware}}: A sequel called ''hyper-girl'' was announced but never completed.
22nd Oct '14 9:45:05 AM Korodzik
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* CyberpunkIsTechno: Your struggles inside the Machine are set to a sampling of classic UsefulNote/{{MOD}} beats.
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* CyberpunkIsTechno: Your struggles inside the Machine are set to a sampling of classic UsefulNote/{{MOD}} UsefulNotes/{{MOD}} beats.
22nd Oct '14 5:26:06 AM Korodzik
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* CyberpunkIsTechno: Your struggles inside the Machine are set to a sampling of classic {{MOD}} beats.
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* CyberpunkIsTechno: Your struggles inside the Machine are set to a sampling of classic {{MOD}} UsefulNote/{{MOD}} beats.
9th Oct '14 9:43:31 AM rexpensive
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* InspirationForTheWork: The authors credit ''[[VideoGame/{{Tempest}} Tempest 2000]]'' on the AtariJaguar for showing what a VectorGame could be in TheNineties.
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* InspirationForTheWork: The authors credit ''[[VideoGame/{{Tempest}} Tempest 2000]]'' on the AtariJaguar UsefulNotes/AtariJaguar for showing what a VectorGame could be in TheNineties.
23rd Sep '14 3:52:26 AM Thexder
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A 1997 {{Mac}}/[[IBMPersonalComputer Windows]] ShootEmUp, '''''battle-girl''''' is a [[GenreThrowback loving homage]] to {{Vector Game}}s like ''VideoGame/{{Defender}}'', ''VideoGame/{{Sinistar}}'', and ''VideoGame/{{Robotron|2084}}''. Players pilot [[ActionGirl battle-girl]]'s Soyuz 1183-A Attack Craft against the forces of Terminus, [[ChaosIsEvil Weapon of Chaos]]. James "{{Kibo}}" Parry [[http://web.archive.org/web/19981206180619/http://www.ultra-united.com/highscore.html briefly held the game's world high score]]. !! battle-girl's Tropes:
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A 1997 {{Mac}}/[[IBMPersonalComputer Windows]] ShootEmUp, '''''battle-girl''''' is a [[GenreThrowback loving homage]] to {{Vector Game}}s arcade classics like ''VideoGame/{{Defender}}'', ''VideoGame/{{Sinistar}}'', and ''VideoGame/{{Robotron|2084}}''. Players pilot [[ActionGirl battle-girl]]'s Soyuz 1183-A Attack Craft against the forces of Terminus, [[HumongousMecha Terminus]], [[ChaosIsEvil Weapon of Chaos]]. James "{{Kibo}}" Parry [[http://web.archive.org/web/19981206180619/http://www.ultra-united.com/highscore.html briefly once held the game's world high score]]. !! :: battle-girl's Tropes: tropes ::

* CyberPunkIsTechno: Your struggles inside the Machine are set to a sampling of classic {{MOD}} beats.
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* CyberPunkIsTechno: CyberpunkIsTechno: Your struggles inside the Machine are set to a sampling of classic {{MOD}} beats.

* CyberPunkIsTechno: HackYourEnemy: Your struggles inside the Machine are set objective is to a sampling of classic {{MOD}} beats.stop Terminus' programmers from hacking function pods. You yourself have no ability to hack, only blast.

* InspirationForTheWork: The authors credit ''[[VideoGame/{{Tempest}} Tempest 2000]]'' on the AtariJaguar as a major influence.
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* InspirationForTheWork: The authors credit ''[[VideoGame/{{Tempest}} Tempest 2000]]'' on the AtariJaguar as for showing what a major influence.VectorGame could be in TheNineties. * IShallTauntYou -->'''Terminus:''' ''You can't save them all!''

* PersonalityBloodTypes: battle-girl's is B, unsurprisingly. * PowerUp: Weapons, energy orbs, and [[PhlebotinumPills "power capsules"]].
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* PersonalityBloodTypes: battle-girl's is B, unsurprisingly. unsurprisingly B: strong, wild, and unforgiving. * PowerUp: Weapons, [[EssenceDrop energy orbs, orbs]], and [[PhlebotinumPills "power capsules"]].capsules"]]. * ScreenShake: The camera bucks when you collide with an agent of Terminus.
22nd Sep '14 5:01:58 AM Thexder
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->''"No one can stop me from destroying the Great Machine and paving the way for the armies of Chaos. [[TemptingFate No one, not even]] [[SmallGirlBigGun skinny, loud-mouthed girls with big guns.]]"'' -->-- '''Terminus''' A 1997 {{Mac}}/[[IBMPersonalComputer Windows]] ShootEmUp, '''''battle-girl''''' is a [[GenreThrowback loving homage]] to {{Vector Game}}s like ''VideoGame/{{Defender}}'', ''VideoGame/{{Sinistar}}'', and ''VideoGame/{{Robotron|2084}}''. Players pilot [[ActionGirl battle-girl]]'s Soyuz 1183-A Attack Craft against the forces of Terminus, [[ChaosIsEvil Weapon of Chaos]]. James "{{Kibo}}" Parry [[http://web.archive.org/web/19981206180619/http://www.ultra-united.com/highscore.html briefly held the game's world high score]]. !! battle-girl's Tropes: * AllLowercaseLetters: The title is always written this way, as is the character's name. * AncientOrderOfProtectors: For millennia prior to the game, priests have guarded the hibernating battle-girl. * AttackItsWeakPoint: If Terminus manages to reprogram four function pods, he'll enter the program to fight you directly. Kicking him out requires shooting him five times in the face. * CosmicKeystone: The Great Machine, "source of cosmic order and enforcer of natural law," which sits at the center of the universe. * CyberPunkIsTechno: Your struggles inside the Machine are set to a sampling of classic {{MOD}} beats. * EnemyDetectingRadar: Arrows point to pods under attack, while less prominent indicators point to programmers lurking offscreen. * EveryTenThousandPoints: ExtraLives are bestowed at 50,000, 150,000, 300,000, 600,000, 1,000,000, 1,500,000, and every million points thereafter. * FieryRedhead: battle-girl. * ForeignLookingFont: The title lettering looks like English filtered through Japanese. * GenericDoomsdayVillain: Terminus wants to [[OrderVersusChaos replace order with chaos]]. That's all there is to him. * IdleAnimation: battle-girl taps her foot on the level select screen. * InspirationForTheWork: The authors credit ''[[VideoGame/{{Tempest}} Tempest 2000]]'' on the AtariJaguar as a major influence. * LifeMeter: It starts out red at 100%, and shades toward yellow as you lose health. * MercyInvincibility * PersonalityBloodTypes: battle-girl's is B, unsurprisingly. * PowerUp: Weapons, energy orbs, and [[PhlebotinumPills "power capsules"]]. * {{Vaporware}}: A sequel called ''hyper-girl'' was announced but never completed. ----
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