BLAM - quality uMIA game recovered

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Ralf
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Re: BLAM - quality uMIA game recovered

Post by Ralf » Sun Jun 24, 2018 9:48 pm

And now you can watch my rzx recording of Blam at Rzx Archive

http://www.rzxarchive.co.uk/b.php#blam



At first I believed that the game is not finished as I played and played and there was no end of level so I started to fear that the first level is looped forever. But it has 3 distinct levels , just quite long, as well as final bosses.

As I said the quality seems really good for a MIA to me. I treat MIAs with different scale than big hits. If a game is MIA then it probably sold very badly in only few copies. And if it sold badly then it was probably nothing special. So this game is a nice surprise.
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Re: BLAM - quality uMIA game recovered

Post by R-Tape » Sun Jun 24, 2018 10:06 pm

Ralf wrote:
Sun Jun 24, 2018 9:48 pm
As I said the quality seems really good for a MIA to me. I treat MIAs with different scale than big hits. If a game is MIA then it probably sold very badly in only few copies. And if it sold badly then it was probably nothing special. So this game is a nice surprise.
Nice one Ralf!

If it did sell badly I wouldn't be surprised. It's a very nice game but it was released in 1991, covering ground that Darius+ and Dominator did better a few years before.

Still a very cool thing to appear in 2018 :D
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Re: BLAM - quality uMIA game recovered

Post by Andre Leao » Mon Jun 25, 2018 8:21 am

I´m not much of a shooter, but I really liked this game. Here goes the review, and kudos for Michael for recovering the game and the sleeve... :)

https://planetasinclair.blogspot.com/2018/06/blam.html
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