Sky Shadow

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Sky Shadow
Sky Shadow cover art
(MacSoft CD-ROM release)
Developer(s) Patrick Buckland[1]
Publisher(s) Casady & Greene
Release date(s) 1990
Genre(s) Arcade

Sky Shadow is a 1990 Defender clone for the Mac OS, published by Casady & Greene.[2] It was programmed by Patrick Buckland, author of the classic Mac Game Crystal Quest.[1] In 1994 it was licensed from Casady & Greene by MacSoft and re-released for System 7 on CD-ROM.

It was critically acclaimed when originally released, featuring detailed graphics and fast-paced gameplay. It received the top score of five mice from MacUser magazine and was inducted into the MacWorld magazine "Game Hall of Fame".[citation needed]

Sky Shadow is also the companion of Mon-Star in the Silverhawks toy line and fiction.


  1. ^ a b Breen, Christopher (1999-01-01). "The Game Room: It's a Wrap". MacWorld. Retrieved 2015-09-27. 
  2. ^ McCornack, Jamie; et al. (1995). Tricks of the Mac Game Programming Gurus. Hayden Books. p. 266. ISBN 978-1-56830-183-9. 

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