MSX 2 title
The first ALESTE, direct continuation of ZANAC, is released in
1988 in ROM cartridge for MSX 2 (by COMPILE) and in ROM cartridge
MARK III (by SEGA). The game re-use all the main elements of ZANAC,
so if you have read what is ZANAC in this homepage, you know what
are the great advantages of ALESTE.
scenario tells of an hybrid plant/artificial intelligence, DIA
51, which decided to rebel against human kind and planned its
destruction. The hybrid computer is spreading as plants, with
its vegetable tentacles. In the general chaos, YURI, the beloved
one of our hero, RAY WAIZEN, get hurted and sent to hospital.
So RAY got all the reasons in the world to wish the plague DIA
51 to be dead.
Thus begins the battle on a vertical scrolling one more time,
for a hard mission but so exciting mission.
2 versions are excellents and are references of the kind on the
2 machines, production is almost similar, but MSX version has
2 stages that MASTER SYSTEM has not (here a picture of the first
MSX stage, not available on MASTER SYTEM/MARK III).
is no MSX gallery but instead, the whole MASTER SYSTEM / MARK
III version is exposed in the galleries below (and
for the ALESTE specifications, just click here) :
music, you can discover some remake extracts of ALESTE in MIDI
in the following page
stage : To enter the famous stage 0, continue the game after having
finished it, it works as well on MSX than on MASTER SYSTEM.
SYSTEM / MARK III
with 9 lives : At title screen, push down, right, down, down,
left, right, up, right, then start or continue the game with your
test : At title screen, push up, down, up, left, left, down, right,
up, and press a button to access the sound test.
Sound test : During introduction press "S" and "T"
and spacebar of your keyboard and you will enter the sound test.