& Reviewed by Vinny Mainolfi
I stumbled on this game because I realised that I
didn't have that many game endings left to add starting
with the letter 'X', and so I decided to look through
the GameBase64 database to see what I could find...
Xain'D Shleena is a Public
Domain platform game that looks like it may have been
set for release back in 1986, but didn't quite make it.
In the game you play the main character, Xain, who is a
galactic bounty-hunter and must defeat evil forces who
oppress three (five in the original game) different
planet is played with right horizontal scrolling,
shooting enemies and dodging natural hazards. Xain can
crouch, and jump. On the final planer the player will
need to kill a sub-boss to resume.
appears to be an unfinished/incomplete version of the
game because it's missing a few elements that appear in
the arcade version - such as double jump, double crouch,
vertical scrolling, more planets... But then again, it
may be a complete version due to the limitations of the
It's a nice enough game,
but a little too quick and simple. Saying that, I'd be
proud of myself if I'd coded it :-)
Time to kick some
Time to take off...
...and fly away...
...from the planet...
...and head home...
HOW WAS IT COMPLETED?:
I played the game with the collision turned off, and
also the game speeded up to 1000%. It took about 20
seconds to go through!
SO WHAT HAPPENS?:
Once you've defeated the boss at the end of the third
planet, we see our hero's ship flying off into space and
away from the planet. The words 'MISSION OVER!'
appear and the game is over.