Downloads for Tyrian 2000
The origins of Tyrian began as an experiment in 1991, with a young Jason Emery showing his friend Alexander Brandon the preliminary workings of a scrolling background. The two continued developing, and eventually decided the work could be shown to a game company.
In 1999, Tyrian was re-released as Tyrian 2000, which includes an additional fifth episode and bug fixes.
Sprites from Tyrian were used in AI War: Fleet Command.
The data cubes found in the Full Mode contains various references to its parent publisher(s), including One Must Fall 2097, Jazz Jackrabbit, Pretzel Pete (Tyrian 2000).
players: single player, multiplayer (LAN / local, co-op, Modem)
input: joystick, keyboard, mouse, gamepad
sound: Sound Blaster, MIDI, Gravis Ultrasound
Abandonware DOS popularity: below average