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  • Sparkster


    All games are custom made with all new boards, chips and labels . These are not imports from China. With todays technology they are made even stronger than the originals and may even be heavier than the originals.

    Sparkster's gameplay is very similar to its precursor. The game largely functions as a 2D sidescrolling platformer, with an autoscrolling airship stage being the lone exception. The player is able to jump, attack with Sparkster's sword, or use his rocket pack to fly.

    The primary gameplay difference is how the use of the rocket pack changed. In Rocket Knight Adventures, it had to be charged manually, and took a relatively long time to do so; its use was primarily strategic and planned, and sustained flight was generally not possible. In Sparkster, the pack charges quickly and automatically, allowing the player to use it more conventionally and remain airborne indefinitely.

    A duel with Sparkster's arch rival Axel Gear occurs, much like in the first game.