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Mystic Riders V2

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You take the role of two child witches riding on their broomsticks in this horizontal scrolling six-level shooter.
You aim at finding the nasty witch and to get rid of her to protect the world from evil forces.
Your broomstick is an important and powerful weapon as it can be fired off in any of eight directions as a massive power-up.
Between phases occuring high up in the sky and others taking place in long cramped corridors, you will need to be well trained in the driving of your broomsticks.


[ Start ] : Enter
[ Space ] : Insert Coin
[ Arrows ] : Move
[ X ] : Attack
[ C ] : Special Attack

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I like this game, one of the best I have played and takes me back to the old Neo-Geo cabinets! I love the little touches like walking on the roof tops and the things in the background.

But... I don't get why you would go as far as using "coins" but then interrupt the game with a aesthetically unappealing continue screen. I mean I loaded X amount of coins, I expect that arcade instant continue or even a countdown screen- not something that makes me use a mouse for whatever reason to continue my game. It is a small thing that kills the over experience and nostalgia of the game, immediate reminds me I am on a game site on a laptop...

Also, whats with the reverse direction on the broom throwing...

THIS IS INCREDIBLE. It takes me all the way back to the SNES day. It feels right, it looks right, it plays right, down to the fact that you die in one hit. That's a classic too.
I do wish though that I could survive more than one hit or had a way or power-up to defend myself as there is a huge array of shots an enemy debris that put you in uncomfortable situations where you HAVE to lose a life. Having infinite continues is cool but I lose all my powers in one shot. Other than that, it's an incredible game.

Does it even load?!

EasyRetro responds:


No mouse control. Great game completely ruined with crap controls.

EasyRetro responds:

This game is designed to be played with a keyboard or pad. Making it playable with a mouse would make the game easier but would ruin the gameplay.