Hydra [Model PA2073]

A 26-year-old Atari Lynx Game by Atari

Emulated in MAME !

Information for the following ROM(s): hydra


Hydra © 1992 Atari Corp.

Hydra is an aquatic racing adventure in which your goal is to deliver a series of treasures, weapons, and other cargo without getting toasted by enemy warriors or crashing into one of the many hazards along the river.

Enemy thieves are trying to stealk the greatest treasures in Hydra. These are no ordinary museum pieces. Each of these valuable artifacts hides an important piece of the secret weapon needed to defeat the enemy. So the government issued you an experimental speed boat. You must use this powerful craft to navigate the treacherous rivers of Hydra and collect the treasures from the secret checkpoints before the enemy thieves get them first. If you succeed, you will be a very popular guy. Fail and you'll be all wet.
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Cartridge ID: PA2073


[FR] July/August 1992 - Consoles + N.11: 40/100
[FR] July 1992 - Joypad N.10: 70/100

Average note: 55/100


Small Money Bags: $2500
Large Money Bags: $5000
Fire Ring (Bonus Dome Only): $5000

Deliver Cargo: 10,000
Landing on disc in Bonus Dome: 1000 to 20,000
Collect Fire Ring: 200 to 10,000
Sink Ship: 5000
Destroy Flying Jet: 3000
Destroy Punk Island: 2000
Sink Gray Shooting Boat: 2000
Blast Helicopter: 1000
Shoot Halftrack: 500
Blast Hovercraft: 500
Shoot Tug Boat: 400
Sink Armored Boat: 300
Blow Up Jet Ski: 200
Shoot Down Zeppelin: 200
Blast Police Boat: 100
Destroy Black Shawdon Boat: 100


* Learn to recognize cargo as it float in the water. Otherwise, you will not get paid. Without money, you cannot strengthen your craft. That means you will probably be creamed by enemy missiles.

* Get as much fuel as possible. Without it, you don't stand a chance.

* Know when to fly, and when to stay low. There are a few things in life more frustrating than missing all the money bags because you are in the wrong place at the wrong time.

* Shoot enemy craft whenever possible. The rewards are great.


Programmer: Ed Schneider

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