Stuart J. Ruecroft

2112 AD

2112 AD

Sinclair ZX Spectrum - Released - 1985

The old city of London in the year 2112 is now one giant complex containing a computer which now runs Britain, controlling law, production, finances and other tasks required to run a country. Problem is, Hackers have messed with the programming and now the computer has become a Dictator and the people of Britain have become oppressed by the machine servants the computer has given power to. The hope is for someone to enter the complex and find nine pieces of a Switching Code and placed inside the computer in the right order to hopefully make the computer think more sensibly. You have been...

Attack of the Killer Tomatoes

Attack of the Killer Tomatoes

Sinclair ZX Spectrum - Released - 1986

There's Wimp in at 9, and just about to begin another day's work, when he discovers that the tomatoes have mutated. In his fight against the clock Wimp must nab the Killer Tomatoes and hole them before they pip him to the post. Then there's the Pizza Parlours who have to be supplied regularly with puree from the bouncing ones; and it's a long trek to those crushers. Being a wimp though, there are several objects scattered around to help him in his bloody fight. As a bit of a cheat, he can gain more time by finding some punch cards and clocking in, if he can remember where to find the...

Backpackers Guide to the Universe

Backpackers Guide to the Universe

Sinclair ZX Spectrum - Released - 1984

Backpackers Guide to the Universe Part 1 is a sci-fi platform game which combines puzzle-solving elements and the management of life systems and resources. The main goal is to capture the biggest amount of these creatures and keep them alive. To be successful the player has to study the encyclopaedia and become aware about the features of each species, their habitats and what they eat.

Nemesis

Nemesis

Sinclair ZX Spectrum - Released - 1987

The Planet Nemesis, a peaceful Earth-like world, is now under an all-out space attack from its old enemies, being from the sub-space star cluster of Bacterion. The people of Nemesis are in danger of being completely destroyed by the amoeboid Bacterions. To save them, you have just launched the prototype hyper-space fighter, the Warp Rattler. The entire galaxy awaits your duel to the death with the evil Bacterions. Your objective is the Bacterion superfortress, Xaerous. To reach this, you must steal the enemy power capsules along your route and boost the Warp Rattler's...

On the Run

On the Run

Sinclair ZX Spectrum - Released - 1985

Your name is Rick Swift, a troubleshooter hired by the Defence Department for dangerous missions. In your latest mission you must enter a deadly area which has been affected by an unfortunate accident involving experiments in chemical warfare. Strange and weird mutations of the plant and animal life in the area have occurred, the animals becoming deadly to the touch. Contained within the mazes are still six flasks of the dangerous chemicals which will become active in one hour. Your mission is to collect all the flasks before this happens. Because of the lethal nature of the chemicals you...

The Race Against Time

The Race Against Time

Sinclair ZX Spectrum - Released - 1988

The Race Against Time is a game based on Sport Aid '88, a global program of sport, music, and carnival, cultivating in the simultaneous 10KM world-wide run that took place on September 11, 1988. Millions of people around the world joined the campaign to help children worldwide by fighting hunger, poverty, and disease. Players take on the role of Omer Khalifa, the legendary Sudanese athlete who has decided to participate. Starting from the El Mowheli relief camp in Sudan, he has limited time to raise a flag and light a flame in each of the six continents. Khalifa's journey has him pass...

Salamander

Salamander

Sinclair ZX Spectrum - Released - 1987

Salamander (沙羅曼蛇 / サラマンダ Saramanda), retitled Life Force (ライフフォース Raifu Fōsu) in North America and in the Japanese arcade re-release, in Europe known as Life Force: Salamander, is a scrolling shooter arcade game by Konami. Released in 1986 as a spin-off of Gradius, Salamander introduced a simplified power-up system, two-player cooperative gameplay and both horizontally and vertically scrolling stages. Some of these later became the norm for future Gradius games. Salamander was followed with a sequel in 1996 entitled Salamander 2. The first player controls Vic Viper and the second player...

The Young Ones

The Young Ones

Sinclair ZX Spectrum - Released - 1986

The Young Ones is a video game based on the British comedy television series, The Young Ones. The game takes place in the students' home. The player can choose to play as either Mike, Neil, Vyvyan or Rick to explore the house and enter different rooms. The other characters become computer-controlled players. All characters can move around the house, pick up and drop objects, as well as break and fix things. The characters often talk, giving the player clues as to what the character is intended to do. The aim of the game is to try and move out of the house with all the character's...

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