Memotech MTX512

Like many of the other computers at the time, including the Sinclair ZX range, Memotech computers were based on the Zilog Z80 8-bit microprocessor. The computers were originally available in two models, the MTX500 with 32KBytes of RAM and the MTX512...

3D Tachyon Fighter

3D Tachyon Fighter

Memotech MTX512 - Released - 1994

3D Tachyon Fighter is a video game published by Continental Software and released on the Memotech MTX in 1984. It was created by Andy Key. 3D Tachyon Fighter is a chase view shooter that is directly based on the arcade game Buck Rogers: Planet of Zoom. As such it is played from a third person perspective where the player's craft is automatically moving forward while the player can move left and right as well as up and down. Like the arcade game it is based on, the game is split into different sections with different screen layouts.

Alice in Wonderland

Alice in Wonderland

Memotech MTX512 - Released - 1983

Alice in Wonderland is a text adventure game written by Ed Hollingshead and released by Continental Software for the Memotech home computer.

Astro Pac

Astro Pac

Memotech MTX512 - 1984

Astro-Pac is a video game published by Continental Software and released on the Memotech MTX in 1984.

Astromilon

Astromilon

Memotech MTX512 - 1984

Astromilon is a video game published by Continental Software and released on the Memotech MTX in 1984. It was created by Andy Southgate. Astromilon is a fixed screen shoot 'em up where the player has to blast down squadrons of alien fighters. Each wave consists of fifteen aliens that descends from the top of the screen down towards the player. They will fire at the player and some of them will turn into mutants that dive and home in on the player's ship. The player can move left and right like in any other shooter but can also use thrust to move upwards which might be necessary to avoid the...

Attack of the Killer Tomatoes

Attack of the Killer Tomatoes

Memotech MTX512 - 1996

Attack of the Killer Tomatoes is similar in style to Sepulcri Scelerati. It was published by Orion Software (a label used by Syntax Software) for the Memotech home computer.

Blobbo

Blobbo

Memotech MTX512 - 1984

Blobbo is a video game published by Continental Software and released on the Memotech MTX in 1984. It was a Pac-Man style game created by Ed Hollingshead.

Brun Word

Brun Word

Memotech MTX512 - Released

A word processor for the MTX series of computers.

The Caves of Orb

The Caves of Orb

Memotech MTX512 - Released

You find yourself in a land where magic forces prevail. You must battle through the trials that await, encountering strange people and objects on your quest fot the fabled Orb.

Chamberoids

Chamberoids

Memotech MTX512 - 1985

Chamberoids is a video game published by Megastar games and released on the Memotech MTX500/512 and RS128 in 1985. It was created by Chris Sawyer.

Chess

Chess

Memotech MTX512 - Released - 1983

A chess simulation where the player plays against the computer. It includes ten levels of play, from novice to championship standard. Features include user defined piece and board colours, mistake detection facility, standard board notation, analytic mode, next move computer generated suggestions plus fast machine move execution times.

Cobra

Cobra

Memotech MTX512 - 1984

Cobra is a Snake style game, published by XAP for the Memotech MTX home computer.

Continental Raiders

Continental Raiders

Memotech MTX512 - 1984

Continental Raiders (aka Cosmic Raiders) is a variant of Space Invaders. It was written by P J Green and published by Continental Software for the Memotech MTX in 1984. The game is labelled as Continental Raiders on it's cassette box cover, but is called Cosmic Raiders on the title screen.

The Designer

The Designer

Memotech MTX512 - Released

A graphics designer for the Memotech MTX512 computer allowing the creation of loading screens, backdrop planes, sprites, multi-colour UDGs and character sets.

Downstream Danger

Downstream Danger

Memotech MTX512 - 1985

Downstream Danger was programmed by A. Butterfield and released by Megastar Games for the Memotech MTX in 1985. This game was the follow up to Son Of Pete which saw Pete having a spell cast on him for rescuing his father from the Meanies. He was turned into either a Fish or a Bee, changing from a Bee when he hit the water. He would need to jump out of the water and touch a smaller Bee to turn back into the Bee and fly around the other areas of the game.

Draughts

Draughts

Memotech MTX512 - Released - 1983

A draughts simulation where you play against the computer, with ten levels of difficulty.

Dungeon Adventure

Dungeon Adventure

Memotech MTX512 - 1984

Dungeon Adventure is a text adventure video game developed and published by Level 9 Computing and released on the Memotech MTX in 1982. It was created by Pete, Mike and Nick Austin, and James Horsler. It is the final game in the Jewels of Darkness (formerly the Middle Earth) trilogy published by Rainbird.

Emerald Isle

Emerald Isle

Memotech MTX512 - Released - 1985

You have been hired to deliver important documents across the Caribbean. Heavy winds take hold of your plane across the Bermuda Triangle. At the last moment, you parachute out, landing on a mysterious island known as Emerald Isle. It is said that no one ever returns from that place, but legend has that one person may be allowed to leave - the ruler of the island. The way to freedom is fraught with problems, of course, deadly predators and peculiar natives the least of them. The game is a text adventure utilizing Level 9's adventure system. The parser expects two- or three-word commands. On...

Escape from Zarkos

Escape from Zarkos

Memotech MTX512 - 1985

Escape from Zarkos is a video game released in 1985 by Megastar Games for the Memotech MTX 500/512 and the RS128 home computers.

Fathoms Deep

Fathoms Deep

Memotech MTX512 - Released - 1985

An underwater action game in which you must collect keys to unlock and get diamonds and pearls, while avoiding things like sharks and galleons.

Felix in the Factory

Felix in the Factory

Memotech MTX512 - 1984

Felix in the Factory is a platform game for home computers published by Micro Power (a.k.a. Program Power). The game was first released in 1982 for the BBC Micro. It was ported to the Acorn Electron (1983), Commodore 64 (1984) and Memotech MTX (1984) It was programmed by John Chayter.

Goldmine

Goldmine

Memotech MTX512 - 1984

Goldmine was written by Ed Hollingshead and published by Continental Software for the Memotech MTX. Goldmine is a variant of the arcade platform game Bagman. Like the arcade game the player's task is to enter a mine and collect bags of gold and carry them back to a bin at the surface. There are five levels each consisting of three interconnected screens. The screens consist of tunnels, pit-shafts, lift-shafts and ladders and the player can pick up and use pick axes to dig through some barriers. While exploring the mines the player has to avoid ghosts and fireballs since any contact with...

Jet Set Willy

Jet Set Willy

Memotech MTX512 - Released - 1985

Willy owns a lavish mansion with over 60 rooms linked in a 3D plane, and must tidy it all before his housekeeper will let him sleep. Each room has its own hazards, such as spikes, revolving razors and ropes. The route through the house must be navigated carefully, due to the multiple entrances to some rooms.

Johnny Reb

Johnny Reb

Memotech MTX512 - 1983

Johnny Reb is a game of strategy based on the American Civil War. It was released by Lothlorien in 1983 for the Memotech MTX.

Karate King

Karate King

Memotech MTX512

Karate King is a fighting platformer written by Mike and Chris Bayne and published by Megastar Games for the Memotech MTX.

Kilopede

Kilopede

Memotech MTX512 - 1983

A Centipede variant published by Continental Software for the Memotech MTX home computer.

Knuckles

Knuckles

Memotech MTX512 - 1983

Published by Continental Software for the Memotech MTX home computer.

Lords of Time

Lords of Time

Memotech MTX512 - 1984

Lords of Time is the first adventure in the Time and Magik Trilogy. It was developed and published by Level 9. The Memotech MTX version was released in 1984.

Maxima

Maxima

Memotech MTX512 - 1984

Maxima is a Space Invaders type game, written by D Ritchie and published by PSS (Personal Software Services) for the Memotech MTX home computer in 1984.

Miner Dick

Miner Dick

Memotech MTX512 - 1985

Miner Dick is similar to Manic Miner. It was programmed by Richard Aplin and published for the Memotech MTX by XAP (Xaviersine Audio Products).

Mission Alphatron

Mission Alphatron

Memotech MTX512 - 1983

Written by Andy Key and released for the Memotech MTX by Continental Software.

Murder at the Manor

Murder at the Manor

Memotech MTX512 - 1984

Murder at the Manor is a text adventure produced by Microcell and published by Lumpsoft in 1984 for the Memotech MTX home computer.

Nemo

Nemo

Memotech MTX512 - 1983

Nemo was published by Continental Software for the Memotech MTX home computer.

Obliteration Zone

Obliteration Zone

Memotech MTX512 - Released - 1995

You must neutralise the power nodes before you get obliterated. When all nodes have been neutralised you advance to the next screen. Defences consist of Drones, Neutron Runners, Gamma Tracers and Geddon Riders. You start with five lives and gain an extra one every four screens. When bombs are present the border changes colour, and a warning sound is heard whenever a Geddon Rider is about to explode.

Obloids

Obloids

Memotech MTX512

Obloids was programmed by Andy Key and published by Continental Software for the Memotech MTX home computer.

Phaid

Phaid

Memotech MTX512 - 1984

Phaid is a video game published by Continental Software and released on the Memotech MTX in 1984. It is a fixed screen shooter similar to Galaxian and was created by Keith Hook.

Pothole Pete

Pothole Pete

Memotech MTX512 - 1984

Pothole Pete is a video game developed and published by Megastar Games and released on the Memotech MTX500/512 and RS128 in 1984. It was created by A. Butterfield and J. Willis.

Qogo

Qogo

Memotech MTX512 - 1984

Written by Chris Sawyer and published by Oxford Data for the Memotech MTX in 1984. It is a Q*Bert clone. It was followed a year later by Qogo 2, published by Megastar Games.

Qogo 2

Qogo 2

Memotech MTX512 - 1985

Qogo 2 is the follow up to Qogo. It was developed by Chris Sawyer and published by Megastar Games.

Quazzia

Quazzia

Memotech MTX512 - 1985

Quazzia was developed by Chris Sawyer and published in 1985 by Megastar Games for the Memotech MTX home computer.

Return to Eden

Return to Eden

Memotech MTX512 - Released - 1984

This is part 2 of the Silicon Dreams Trilogy. The command robots of Snowball have found the colonisable planet Eden, and already set about colonising this lush verdant planet. Not easy though - native plants and animals have adapted and fought back at the threat to their territory. A walled area now encloses the city, which is crumbling around you. When Snowball 9 reaches the planet, Commander Kim Kimberley is filmed apparently committing a murder. As Kim, you must escape from the 'justice' of crazed robot droids. Snowball 9's landing is made dangerous due to the robots malfunctioning. Return...

Reversi

Reversi

Memotech MTX512 - Released - 1983

A simulation of the board game where you play against the computer. There are four levels of difficulty. Features include board, piece and background colour selection, suggest a move and a help page.

Roller Bearing

Roller Bearing

Memotech MTX512 - 1985

Roller Bearing (aka Rolla Bearing) was written by A Butterfield and released by Megastar Games for the Memotech MTX home computer in 1985.

Sepulcri Scelerati

Sepulcri Scelerati

Memotech MTX512 - 1985

Sepulcri Scelerati was developed by Chris Sawyer and released by Megastar Games in 1985 for the Memotech MTX512. It is a 3-d isometric adventure game similar to Ultimate's Knightlore game.

SMG

SMG

Memotech MTX512 - 1984

SMG (Scrolling Maze Game) was programmed by Andy Key and released by Megastar Games in 1984. This game came in two versions. One for the 32k MTX500 and one for the MTX512. This was a large 4-way scrolling game which had you looking around for gold pots and keys.

Snappo

Snappo

Memotech MTX512 - 1984

Snappo is a Pac-Man clone. It was written by D Charlton and published by Oxford Data in 1984 for the Memotech MTX.

Son of Pete

Son of Pete

Memotech MTX512 - 1985

Son of Pete is the sequel to Pothole Pete and is an arcade adventure video game developed and published by Megastar Games and released on the Memotech MTX500/512 and RS128 in 1985. It was created by A. Butterfield and J. Wills.

Star Command

Star Command

Memotech MTX512 - 1984

Star Command was developed by Andy Key and published by Continental Software for the Memotech MTX in 1984.

Super Minefield

Super Minefield

Memotech MTX512 - 1984

This is a minesweeper type game developed by Ed Hollingshead and published by Continental Software for the Memotech MTX.

Surface Scanner

Surface Scanner

Memotech MTX512 - 1985

Surface Scanner was written by Andy Key and released by Megastar Games in 1985 for the Memotech MTX home computer. It is a game in the style of Defender.

Tapeworm

Tapeworm

Memotech MTX512 - Released - 1984

A Snake type program written by Keith Clatworthy.

Toado

Toado

Memotech MTX512 - 1983

Toado is a Frogger clone, developed by Ed Hollingshead and published by Continental Software in 1983 for the Memotech MTX.

Turbo

Turbo

Memotech MTX512 - 1984

Turbo was developed by Andy Key and published for the Memotech MTX by Continental Software.

The Wall

The Wall

Memotech MTX512 - 1985

The Wall is a Breakout type game, published for the Memotech MTX home computer by Syntaxsoft.

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