Bob O Astronaut
This strange loner had been seen roaming the countryside, anywhere from Florida to New Mexico. Some said that the first sightings of the lunar rover coincided with the mysterious destruction of NASA's Space Defense Labs at Cape Canaveral in the fall of 1977. While no one ever heard the astronaut speak or saw his face, always hidden behind a helmet, he was known as Bob O., as embroidered on his spacesuit nametag.
Bob appeared to favor remote farmer's markets and gas station marts, and had an obvious weakness for oatmeal and fruit. Always eager to assault the curious onlooker, he quickly became infamous for his anti-social behavior.
When new auto skirmishes first began in the fall of 1977, Bob's rover was often reported seen amidst the action. The extent of his involvement, however, was unknown?
[all as tape-recorded messages...]
Houston, we have a go...
Main engine, start
So I've got longer arms...so what?
What d'you expect? This thing is made of foil!
- Speed -- 64 / 400
- Armour-- 134 / 400
- Avoidance -- 308 / 400
- Average -- 276 / 400
As the Moon Trekker has 6 wheels, is has a distinct advantage over other vehicles in that it is extremely useful off-road and it has a very tight turning circle. Manoeuvers like coming to a sharp halt, then turning quickly 180 degrees before zooming off are made relatively easy, and this allows the Trekker to get out of tricky situations without bother.
Two arms appear from the front of the Buggy and grab anyone directly in front, hacking away at their chassis, which also causes them to drop weapons and powerups. As the enemy is trapped directly in front of you at this point, it's a good idea to lay into them with other weapons like the stampede. For a really devastating move, fire some intercepptors, then a buckshot (at this range, all buckshots will probably hit) - in a lot of cases, this is enough to total an enemy!