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"If you enjoy this stlye of game, Spy Mission ticks all the boxes and is highly recommended." - The Icon Bar

"the game features high quality original music," - Riscository

"Spy Mission: The Ice Caves of Dr. Atom is a brilliant title. I like a good title." - Vince Hudd

It's a "Good Game" - David Feugey

Available to Buy for £ 9.99

We are pleased to announce that as of the 24th of April 2021 Spy Mission: The Ice Caves of Dr Atom version 3.39 os available for download from the PlingStore and is priced at £ 9.99.

Spy Mission was released at the RISC OS Virtual Wakefield show..

See the news section for more information.

Back Story

You are an MI7 spy that was sent to investigate the notorious Dr. Atom and what he was doing in his Antarctic base. You found that he was developing a miniature nuclear engine that has energy shielding capability as well as autonomous robots. Unfortunately, he captured you and was planning to drop you into a shark infested tank. However, given all Dr. Atom's goons are robots with pretty low intelligence, you were able to escape.

Desperate to get back to your personal submarine, you ran into Dr. Atom's store room and found a modified experimental car that was powered by one of Dr. Atom's miniature reactors. You decided that this could provide a means of escape and also could be taken for study. However, whilst you discovered the car was armoured and weaponised, it also seemed to be fairly slow as well as lacking a reverse gear. Crashing the car or being shot at doesn't damage the car at all, due to the special shielding capability. However, when the shield was operating you noticed the reactor pressure increased. After a short while the pressure dropped back again. The siren worried you slightly - "Could this mini nuclear reactor explode if the pressure got too high due to the energy demands of the force shield?".

Can you escape through the caves, blasting past Dr. Atom's robots?

Summary of Game Play

Spy Mission: The Ice Caves of Dr. Atom is a new RISC OS arcade game developed using AMCOG Developent Kit.

The objective of the game is to escape the ice caves of Dr. Atom.

To reach your objective you must:

  • Blast holes through ice and concrete.
  • Collect ammunition, laser energy and shells for your car's weapons
  • Avoid and destroy Dr. Atom's robots
  • Avoid radioative contaminated oil
  • Flight the master robots
  • Escape to your personal submarine


1) If the reactor pressure gets too high then wait somewhere safe to let it cool down

2) Make sure you save some ammo for the boss

3) Repeatedly firing is recommended when you get a clear shot at the boss. Unlike most of my games, firing requires repeated key presses.

3) Different weapons have different advantages e.g. the laser has the greatest range and will not stop on the first hit

4) The mine-bots are indestructible and cause a high level of damage if hit.

5) You can blast through most of the cave walls.

6) The car can still move sideways when not moving forward

7) Watch out for oil


  • Original music tracks played on guitar and classic 1980s snythesisers
  • 9 Levels
  • Joystick support on RISC OS 5
  • Procedural caves that are consistet for each level with pre-programmed stages
  • Sound effects via RDSP
  • Software scrolling with destroyable backgrounds
  • Free updates!
  • Full source code


Spy Mission: The Ice Caves of Dr. Atom is compatible with RISC OS 4 on Virtual Acorn and RISC OS 5 on Raspberry Pi 0, 1,2 & 3,4,400 Beagleboard and Pandaboard based systems, ARM X6, Titanium and RPCEmu.

Please note that for Raspberry Pi users, a minimum of the Raspberry Pi 2 is recommended, however the game is playable on the Raspberry Pi 1.

Updates to Soy Mission:The Ice Caves of Dr. Atom are free.

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