Gem Software

Alex Higgins' World Snooker

Alex Higgins' World Snooker

Amstrad CPC - Released - 1985

Presented by the name of snooker's World Champion Alex Higgins, the game is a snooker simulator with top-down view of the table. In the beginning of the game, the player places the cue ball in fixed position on the table. To give it a direction, the cue ball's image is placed in the desired destination's position. Adjusting the force and spin, the player gives a movement to the cue ball. The coloured and/or numbered balls should be put in pockets in a predefined order according to the rules of snooker. The one with the most points at the end of a game wins. The packs of red balls come in...

Floyds Bank

Floyds Bank

Camputers Lynx - Released - 1983

Monster Mine

Monster Mine

Camputers Lynx - Released - 1983

Outwit the monsters of the mine which guard enough gold to make you rich forever. Monster Mine is a maze game viewed from above with the whole maze on the screen and you have to move about the maze collecting gold nuggets. You start at the the bottom of the mine and you need to reach one of the exits at the top of the mine. The maze is the Eldorado Gold Mine full of the nuggets but there are monsters moving about the mine that need avoiding. Each row of the mine has a monster moving along it and if you enter one of the rows then the monster will head towards you at a faster speed. If you...

Oh Mummy

Oh Mummy

Camputers Lynx - Released - 1984

The pyramids of ancient Egypt are known to be full of treasure, but it will take a brave man to uncover them, as the spirits have sent guardians to protect them. In this game you play an archaeologist, and mummies are after you. You have to run through a matrix (inside a pyramid), and make sure you unveil every treasure by walking around all 4 sides of each square. It's presented in a 2D top down view.

Oh Mummy

Oh Mummy

Amstrad CPC - 1984

Oh Mummy is a computer game for the Amstrad CPC models of home computer. It was developed by Gem Software and published by Amsoft in 1984. It was often included in the free bundles of software that came with the computer. The gameplay is similar to that of the 1981 arcade game Amidar

Roland in Time

Roland in Time

Amstrad CPC - Released - 1985

In this game Roland has been stranded on Earth by his evil nemesis Maestro. His intergalactic time travelling vehicle, the Anti-Matter Space-Time Run-ArounD', which looks a lot like a police box is powered by special crystals and these have been scattered throughout Earth's past and Earth's future. The game's objective is to travel through all fifty three scenes / levels searching for these crystals and avoiding the baddies. The player has at their disposal nine regeneration tanks, aka lives. It can be played with either the keyboard or joystick.

Snooker

Amstrad CPC

Snooker allows you to play a game of Snooker on your own or against a friend following the rules of the game. Before you start a game you can select one or two players (The C64 version allows you to watch the computer play) and if you want a 10 ball or 15 ball game. When you play an actual game the whole table is shown on screen and is viewed from above. To take a shot you position a cross to where you want to hit the ball and when your happy with your position you hold down the fire button and a power bar grows. As the bar is growing you can adjust the spin of the ball. When the bar reaches...

Spannerman

Spannerman

Camputers Lynx - Released - 1983

Sultan's Maze

Sultan's Maze

Camputers Lynx - Unreleased - 1983

The game starts with the legend that the Sultan was visiting Hampton Court and was robbed of his jewels while in the maze. His bodyguard tried to recover them but was murdered by the group of thieves. In the present day setting of the game, the player must enter the maze and recover the jewels bringing them back outside. Aside from making it though the maze with out getting lost or tired the player must also be on the look out for the ghost of the Sultan's bodyguard.

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