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Loony Loco

Loony Loco

Loony Loco

"A Grade A, guaranteed turkey with all the appeal of a broken ZX81."
A&B Computing

"Loony Loco is the best program I have seen from Kansas City Systems."
Electron User

"The whole package is nothing more than a collection of type-ins strung together in a very artificial way."
Electron User Group


In this game you must help to save a railway from the Evil Baron Bodneik who uses any methods, foul or foul, to try and destroy the line.

On the first screen you must guide a train to its destination switching lines firing smoke and harpoons and avoiding bombs.

The longer you hold RETURN down the higher the smoke rises, you can have up to three pieces of smoke on the screen at 1 time but once all three have been fired you cannot fire again until all three have left the screen.

On the second screen you are on top of a runaway train and you must get to the buffet car by running along the top of the carriages jumping over the gaps and cannon balls whilst ducking the arrows.

The third screen finds you inside the buffet car where you must catch the spinning cups before they slide of the end of the three serving tables, there are forty to catch and you can only drop three.

The fourth and last screen is set in the main control room of the engine where you are trying to put all the train's eight brakes on.

However the Baron has set up the brake levers in such a way that moving one will result in locking most of the other levers and at the same releasing one or two.

All eight brakes must be placed in the on position, i.e. all switches up, for the train to stop. To move a switch up or down move under it and press RETURN. You have a maximum of 300 moves to solve the puzzle.

Game Controls

Z - Left, X - Right, * - Up, ? - Down, SPACE - Jump/Shoot Harpoon, RETURN - Duck/Fire Smoke


Cover Art Language(s): English
Compatibility: BBC Model B, BBC Model B+, BBC Master 128, Acorn Electron
Release: Professionally released On Cassette
Original Release Date: 1st Aug 1986
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Loony Loco (Cassette)
Loony Loco (5.25" Disc)
Loony Loco (3.5" Disc)