Plan B (BBC/Electron) -
Plan B (1987) (BBC/Electron, Cassette) United Kingdom
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Publisher: Bug Byte
Bug Bitten Ltd | Bug Byte | Bug Generators

Genre: Arcade Adventure Cross Monocromatic Shoot-'Em-Up

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:
Atari 400/800 & BBC/Electron

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

How To Play

A highly-charged monochrome graphic adventure where you must find your way through the complex and try not to collide with mutant droids.

Game Information

Original Release Date: 2nd Apr 1987
Original Release Price: £1.99
Market Valuation: £11.72 (How Is This Calculated?)
Weight Boxed: 64g
Box Type: Cassette Single Plastic Clear
Author(s): Andrew Foord  

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What They Said

"Plan B is a good little game that makes you think." (Read Full Review)
... Acorn User
"A lightweight game that's fun to play, and very classy compared to previous Bug-Byte offerings." (Read Full Review)
... Computer & Video Games
"A game the intelligent gamer will play over a long period - there is a lot to return to. Well done, Bug-Byte!" (Read Full Review)
... Computer Gamer
"Bug Byte has given us some very good games for the Electron in the past but this one is a real blockbuster." (Read Full Review)
... Electron User
"You not only have a first-class game here, but one at a bargain price." (Read Full Review)
... The Micro User

Reviewed in the annual Models Games Guides: Acorn Electron.

Critic Score

85%based on 5 review(s)

Audience Score

100%based on 13 vote(s)

Game Help

Solution (Show Solution... Electron User Group

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Cover Art

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



54 all action screens

Plan A, to bomb the rogue central computer has failed. The next step is Plan B ... you control a single war drone teleported inside the complex. Defeating the security system is enough but getting out again...?

You are in charge of a single war drone. The job, explore the Togrian Computer Complex. Destroy the computer parts, fight off the security robots and escape. To get out you will need to find other keys to open doors within the complex. You start at the arrival lounge in the complex.

On-Screen Information

You will see the following on the screen:

  1. Number of keys collected and not used (1 key per door)
  2. Energy level. This is depleted by guards and increased by collecting spanners and oil cans
  3. Ammo. This can be collected around the building
  4. Number of computer parts undamaged. On reaching zero, run for it!
  5. Score

Game Controls

Z - Left, X - Right, SHIFT - Up, RETURN - Open Door
P/O - Pause Off/On, Q/S - Sound Off/On

Plan B is Item ID 382 in our database. Last modified on Monday 21st June 2021 at 05:09:07 PM.

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