Paratrooper under Virtual PC

Ah…  The one, the original Paratrooper.  There are many times when you fall in love with a game – only to find out that it is a clone of a more revered.  Thankfully – in the case of Paratrooper – this was the first version of this style of game that I came across.  Originally released in 1982 (in all of its four color, CGA glory) this game runs surprisingly well under Virtual PC:Paratrooper under Virtual PC

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In fact – it is preferable to run under Virtual PC – because (as I remembered) this game does not provide anyway to exit other than to reset your computer (or virtual machine).  You can download this game from: http://www.dosgames.com/files/ptrooper.zip

Cheers,
Ben