Touching a checkpoint causes the gun's power level to drop down back to zero. The original Electro Body release contains a copy protection measure, forcing the player to find the right letter in the manual in order to continue from one level to the next. The development took nine months.
The protagonist was given a face-covering helmet, as drawing a convincing face proved too difficult. Electro Body was released in professional packaging, comparable to games released by Western publishers.
The box contained an instruction manual, reference card with controls and a cassette tape containing the game soundtrack, thus allowing even players without sound cards to enjoy the music. The back of the box was decorated with screenshots made with a photo camera.
Advertising material created for the game included posters and radio advertisements. Electro Body was noted for its low system requirements. Hoping to get the game picked up by a Western distributor, the developers sent a copy of the game on floppy disk by mail to the American company Epic MegaGames. Epic expressed interest, and xLand representatives met in Rotterdam with Mark Rein ; the negotiations were successful, and the game was released in the United States under the title Electro Man.
This release was a modified version of the original; the changes included removal of copy protection measures, and removing support for all video modes other than VGA.
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Planned features of this "military 2D platform game" included 3D rendered sprites , as well as a new game engine allowing for nine separate planes of scrolling and special effects. However, the game never saw the light of day. Electro Body met with critical acclaim in Poland. The reviewer in Top Secret praised its graphics and music, calling it "the best Polish PC game so far. The game received more mixed reviews in Germany. PC Games praised its graphics and compared it favorably to games by Apogee Software. The game was reviewed in in the Dragon magazine by Sandy Petersen , as part of the Epic Puzzle Pack a compilation which also included Robbo and Heartlight.
Petersen gave the compilation 3 out of 5 stars. Years after its release, Electro Body was retrospectively considered an important step in the history of Polish computer games. An article on the website GameZilla. In the Polish indie game website 1ndie World held a competition named "The Jam", with the objective of creating a game inspired by Electro Body.
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