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Meteorite Space is the second stage in Salamander and Life Force (referred to as the "Kidney Zone" in this game), and is the first stage to take place vertically.



Also known as the "Asteroid Belt Zone 1", while the Vic Viper was flying through outer space, it landed in an asteroid belt, and has to navigate past it while various enemies try to shoot it down. Eventually, you run into Tetran, and after defeating it, the game goes back to being horizontal for the third stage.

Life Force

In Life Force, the background has been changed to make it appear as organic, and the enemies are changed into organic beings instead of mechanical ones as well. Instead of asteroids crashing down, chunks of pink growth will fall. And finally, the boss of the stage, Tetran, has of course, been converted into an organic being, known as Zylon.




Description Audio
Theme of Meteorite Space - Fly High (Arcade)
Theme of Boss - Poison of Snake (Arcade)
Characters and ships Vic ViperLord British (Lord British)• Saber Tiger and Thrasher (Iggy Rock and Zowie Scott) • Van Landroth FrehleyLars XVIIISuper CobraGalaxyPurple EmperorRed Devil
Salamander stages Bionic GermMeteorite SpaceBurning ChaosVolcano AreaSalamander Planetoid
Salamander (MSX) stages Top Flight Speed to LatisConduct to Space Station ZotSet the Crush Blow System - Planet EioneusSet the Crush Blow System - Planet LaviniaSet the Crush Blow System - Planet KierkeWrath of VenomCrush Salamander
Life Force-only stages Organic Speed ZoneTemple Zone
Salamander 2 stages Sub-life SpaceProminence FortressBio HazardHuge BattleshipAsteroidDoom Fortress
Salamander bosses GolemTetranIntruderFortress ValisDeathBig Core X3Jumping MoaiZelos Force
Port exclusive bosses ZylomGawGigaTutankhamonDead EndEnigmaTrue VenomMetal SlaveZelos Barrier
Salamander 2 bosses BiterHydraAbadonTenny RopPlate CoreCerberusDoom