In this challenging and addictive twist on the classic arcade shooter, originally published for the ZX Spectrum in 1983, try to survive for six days and six nights against the ruthless onslaught of the Terror-Daktils, with only 3 primitive cannons for protection.
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Jun 10, 2022

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Includes 7 items: Penetrator, Terror-Daktil 4D, Mugsy & Mugsy's Revenge, Doc the Destroyer, Hellfire, The Horace Trilogy, Castle of Terror



“The perfect arcade game is a combination of superb graphics and a challenging game. Terror Daktil from Melbourne House, the people who brought you the Hobbit, is half perfect. The graphics are among the best that I have ever seen on a micro”
78% – Computer and Video Games (October 1983)

About This Game

Originally released in 1983 for the ZX Spectrum, Terror-Daktil 4D gave players a unique twist on the traditional arcade shooter, as they must carefully aim arcing shots at flocks of enemies. The game also contains an opening cinematic cutscene - a rarity for early 80s computer games. Now, relive those days in this remastered emulated version.


Survive for six days and six nights by firing arcing shots from your cannon at the fearsome Terror-Daktils.

This enhanced version introduces a number of modern features to this retro classic, including:

  • Saving/loading the game at any point
  • Support for most modern game controllers
  • Full control remapping
  • Image scaling and smoothing options

System Requirements

    • Memory: 40 MB RAM
    • Storage: 20 MB available space

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