Killapede (BBC/Electron) -
Killapede (1987) (BBC/Electron, Cassette) United Kingdom
Publisher: Players

Genre: Centipede

Cover Art Language(s): English

Machine Compatibility: BBC Model B, BBC Model B+, BBC Master 128, Acorn Electron

Release: Professionally released On Cassette (Side 1


Available For:
Amstrad CPC464, BBC/Electron & Commodore 16/Plus 4

Compatible Emulators: BeebEm (PC (Windows))
Model B Emulator (PC (Windows))
Elkulator 1.0 (PC (Windows))

How To Play

A clone of the arcade coin-op Centipede, this is very similar to Bug Blaster but not quite as good.

Game Information

Original Release Date: 1st Jan 1987
Original Release Price: £1.99
Market Valuation: £2.50 (How Is This Calculated?)
Weight Boxed: 64g
Box Type: Cassette Single Plastic Clear
Author(s): Philip Blenkinsopp & Richard Paul-Jones  

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"The Electron version is more impressive than the BBC one - faster for once!" (Read Full Review)
... Computer Gamer

Critic Score

50%based on 1 review(s)

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A digital version of Killapede suitable for BeebEm (PC (Windows)), PcBBC (PC (MS-DOS)), Model B Emulator (PC (Windows)), Elkulator 1.0 (PC (Windows))
A digital version of Killapede suitable for BeebEm (PC (Windows)), PcBBC (PC (MS-DOS)), Model B Emulator (PC (Windows)), Elkulator 1.0 (PC (Windows))
A digital version of Killapede suitable for BeebEm (PC (Windows)), PcBBC (PC (MS-DOS)), Model B Emulator (PC (Windows)), Elkulator 1.0 (PC (Windows))



The Killapede and a whole gang of creepy crawlies are out to get you. Dodge the fleas and the spiders from Mars to shoot at the multi-segmented beast. You must be quick though, as a fate of almost certain death awaits you.

Destroy the Killapede with your deadly laser beam. Hitting a body section splits the Killapede in two, thus there will be two heads. Hitting a head scores 100 points.

The Killapede will make its way down the screen by moving left and right, dropping down a line each time it meets a mushroom or the edge of the screen.

Mushrooms may be shot away by hitting them four times with your laser base.

Other Nasties

Fleas will drop down the screen leaving trails of mushrooms.
Snails and snakes will run across the screen; if these are shot you will be awarded 200 points.
A spider will bounce across the screen and you must be careful to avoid it.
An ant will dash across the screen in pursuit of you. Be careful to avoid it.
All the above may be shot and score extra points.
A bonus life is awarded every 10,000 points scored.

Game Controls

Z - Left, X - Right, : - Up, / - Down, RETURN - Fire

Killapede is Item ID 766 in our database. Last modified on Wednesday 12th May 2021 at 07:20:18 PM.

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