Quartet (Sega Master System, 1987)
|Quartet is an arcade game by Sega ported to the Master System. Quartet allows one or two players to guide a set of characters through a base taken over by an army of robots. Players control either Mary (red) or Edger (green) across a number of sideways-scrolling levels. The object of the game is to advance through the level, fighting opponents that come out of portals in the walls, and eventually defeat a boss that carries the door key used to open the "exit door" for the level.
Players can find various power-ups during play, such as a jet pack that allowed characters to stay airborne, springs to jump higher, speed boots, and point bonuses. Each character has a separate characteristic weapon type, which can be upgraded by picking up a coloured bouncing orb that bounced across the screen occasionally. Picking up the orb when it is a player's colour gives a weapon power up, while picking up the orb when it is another player's color gives a point bonus (but deprives the other player the chance to upgrade).
|Publisher||Sega of America, Inc.|
|Platform||Sega Master System|
|Number of Players||1 or 2|
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