Genre: Action, Combat
The Bilestoad is a computer game by Marc Goodman (credited as "Mangrove Earthshoe") for the Apple II, released in 1982 by Datamost.
In The Bilestoad, players control "meatlings" that hack and battle with axes and shields from a top-view perspective. The name is derived from the German words Beil (axe) and Tod (death). The odd spelling reflects Goodman's idea of a future language similar to A Clockwork Orange's Nadsat in which English has been modified by the borrowing of foreign words. Although …