Welcome to Lunar Rover Patrol. The object of the game is to successfully drive the Lunar buggy over the landscape of the Moon, avoiding or destroying craters, boulders, land-mines, spacecraft and numerous other obstacles.
The high score and the game score are recorded in the top left corner of the screen. Your point on the landscape is recorded on the scale E, J, O, T, Z and the number of buggies you have left is recorded in the top right hand corner of the screen.
The movement of the buggy is controlled by the right joystick. Moving it to the left and right alters the speed of the buggy, whilst moving it up makes the buggy jump over craters and other obstructions. The fire button controls the horizontal and vertical lasers.
BREAK/CLEAR - Pause/Resume
Q - Quit Program
|Jumping a Crater||...||50 points|
|Shooting a falling Bomb||...||50 points|
|Jumping Land-Mines||...||50 points|
|Shooting/Jumping purple boulders||...||100 points|
|Shooting Green space craft||...||100 points|
|Shooting Yellow space craft||...||100 points|
|Shooting Tank shells||...||100 points|
|Shooting/Jumping blue spheres||...||150 points|
|Shooting a Tank||...||200 points|
|Shooting a Yellow/Green Spacecraft||...||200 points|
|Shooting an alien "Hover-bug"||...||1000 points|
|Reaching points E, J, O, T, Z||...||1000 points|
If a time record is broken then an additional 10 points are awarded for each second below the average time.
Upon reaching points E, J, O, T, Z, a screen which displays your time taken to reach that particular point. The screen gives your time, the average time and the top record time. Bonus points are awarded according to these times.