Typhoon 2001 Free Arcade Game


Typhoon 2001 is a Free arcade game that was originally inspired by Tempest and Tempest 2000 an Atari Jaguar Game. It was designed using the same concepts but with improved graphics and sound. System requirements are minimal, so it can run on almost anything.

Typhoon 2001 | Free Arcade Game

Typhoon 2001 Game
This Atari like remake of the Tempest arcade game starts out easy and the difficulty slowly rises per level. There are over 100 levels of gameplay, seven different enemies, starting level is selectable and the game can be controlled via the mouse/Keyboard or gamepad. It uses OpenGL and Allegro. It remains one of my favorite freeplay arcade games to play when I just want to zone out and kill time.

Typhoon 2001 Requirements

  • IBM Compatible PC with at least a 500Mhz+ Processor
  • A minimum of 128+ MB of RAM
  • Linux 2.6.x requires X11 and hardware accelerated OpenGL drivers
  • OpenGL capable 3D Accelerator card

Game Controls

  • Cursor Left: Move left
  • Cursor Right: Move right
  • Space: Fire
  • Tab: Jump (only available if jump powerup has been collected)
  • Enter: Superzapper (only once per level)
  • PageUp: Zoom in
  • PageDown: Zoom out
  • Esc: Exit
  • P: Pause
  • F1: Turn on camera movement
  • F4: Turn off camera movement
  • F5: Web based camera rotation
  • F6: Center based camera rotation
  • F8: Turn off camera rotation

Typhoon 2001 Specification |Official Site | Download

  • Authors Website: Archived Project Page
    It appears that this game is no longer in active development. An archived link is being provided.
  • Developer: Originally created by Thorsten Kuphaldt
  • File Size: 4.5 MB
  • License: Freeware
  • Supported OS: Microsoft Windows (all), Linux
  • Downloading: You can get this freeplay arcade game here:
    Typhoon 2001 Download

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