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19 Part One: Boot Camp

19 Part One: Boot Camp

Commodore 64 - Released - September 7, 1988

IN 1965 VIETNAM SEEMED LIKE JUST ANOTHER FOREIGN WAR ... BUT IT WASN'T ... Imagine it's 1965 and you're 19... an American kid in an American town. Your family and friends. College. Girl friends. The people and things you know. Comfortable... And then one morning your world is shattered. You're young... You're content... You're comfortable... but you're drafted. At the start of 1965 there were 23,000 United States service personnel in Vietnam. By December there were 184,000 and the figure was still rising. To each and every one, Vietnam was a turning point in their life and each would...

19 Part One: Boot Camp

19 Part One: Boot Camp

Sinclair ZX Spectrum - Released - July 4, 1988

Imagine it's 1965 and you're 19... an American kid in an American town. Your family and friends. College. Girl friends. The people and things you know. Comfortable... And then one morning your world is shattered. You're young... You're content... You're comfortable... but you're drafted. At the start of 1965 there were 23,000 United States service personnel in Vietnam. By December there were 184,000 and the figure was still rising. To each and every one, Vietnam was a turning point in their life and each would deal with it in a different way. In 19 Part 1 - Boot Camp we take you through the...

Airbase Invader

Airbase Invader

Sinclair ZX Spectrum - Released - 1984

Airbase Invader is a 2D top-down shooter game. The player controls Annie, a girl with a peace sign flag, who must stop President Raygun before he hits red nuclear button. Annie must find Raygun in maze - she fights against various soldiers. She uses small hearts as weapons - but she can shoot horizontally only. Game has little jokes - one of enemies is Iron Lady (a.k.a. Margaret Thatcher), etc.

The A-Team

The A-Team

Amstrad CPC

Your assignment consists in guiding The A-Team through two dangerous missions. On the first operation you will have to travel to the Morania desert in order to reduce a dangerous group of Arab terrorists who have met in an abandoned town. On the second one, you will have to destroy a military base located in Tirania, where an invasion of the neighboring countries is being prepared. In order to carry out so difficult missions you count with a modern N-16 A2 rifle gunner with telescope sight, 2 shippers of 50 bullets each one and 2 long-reach pumps, although in the course of the combat you will...

Atrog

Atrog

Sinclair ZX Spectrum - Released - 1988

After the time of great rains, the Khun people settled in a vast extension of territory of the great plains, where, after a great collective effort managed to establish and prosper thanks to the fertile lands and the abundance of game provided by an extensive forest next to snowy mountains. As the years passed, the Khun people attained great power, and He was even respected by all the tribes in the nearby territories. As usual, with winter approaching, the warriors of the Khun people head to the Holy Mountain in order to make offerings to the God Irkal, guardian of his people. Near...

Bobsleigh

Bobsleigh

Sinclair ZX Spectrum - Released - 1987

Ever wanted to go to the Winter Olympics? If you've always wanted to operate a bobsleigh team and even participate in the races, then this is the game for you. The game starts off with the management side of things including training the team, buying equipment, and keeping those finances from the red. If you go bankrupt then it's game over. Going bankrupt can happen from spending too much money, crashing, or poor finishes. When you start the race or season then it's time to start racing. The game is viewed from inside the bob behind the driver and brakeman. You steer the bob left and...

Commando

Commando

Sinclair ZX Spectrum - Released - 1985

The player takes control of a soldier named Super Joe, who starts by being dropped off in a jungle by a helicopter, and has to fight his way out singlehandedly, fending off a massive assault of enemy soldiers. Super Joe is armed with a sub-machine gun (which has unlimited ammunition) as well as a limited supply of hand grenades. While Joe can fire his gun in any of the eight directions that he faces, his grenades can only be thrown vertically towards the top of the screen, irrespective of the direction Joe is facing. Unlike his SMG bullets, grenades can be thrown to clear obstacles, and...

Cops'n'Robbers

Cops'n'Robbers

Commodore 64 - Released - 1985

You are a robber whose target is the Acme Diamond Co. and the old mine, both which are full of jewels. Once collected, the jewels need to be returned to your getaway vehicle. Making your job hard are cops who are very smart, choppers who are dangerously low to the ground, and ghosts that can kill you if you come in contact with them. You have one weapon to deal with these enemies, but it has limited ammo. If you get killed by cops or ghosts, you can enter the jail and release one of your captured men. Published in Commodore Format 1993/12 (Issue #39) and in SYS PD Diskett#15 (1991).

El Equipo A

El Equipo A

Sinclair ZX Spectrum - Released - 1988

Your assignment consists in guiding The A-Team through two dangerous missions. On the first operation you will have to travel to the Morania desert in order to reduce a dangerous group of Arab terrorists who have met in an abandoned town. On the second one, you will have to destroy a military base located in Tirania, where an invasion of the neighboring countries is being prepared. In order to carry out so difficult missions you count with a modern N-16 A2 rifle gunner with telescope sight, 2 shippers of 50 bullets each one and 2 long-reach pumps, although in the course of the combat you will...

El juego de la Oca

El juego de la Oca

Sinclair ZX Spectrum - Released - 1989

Fighter Pilot (Darrell D.)

Fighter Pilot (Darrell D.)

Commodore 64 - Released - 1984

An area of 15000 square miles is incorporated into this combat flight simulation from specialists Digital Integration. A full cockpit view is recreated, including gauges for airspeed and vertical speed. You can take off, land and shoot it out, with full practice modes on offer. Blind flying, cross winds and air turbulence are modeled accurately and can be used for a more advanced flying experience. A map is built in, as is full recreation of the targeting facilities of a F15.

Flunky

Flunky

Commodore 64 - Released - 1987

A Flunky is a male servant who must do routine jobs for his masters; in this game you are a Flunky and your masters are the British Royal Family. There are five tasks to be undertaken – light all the fires, fetching a toy boat from the bath for Prince Andrew, some freckles for Fergie, a wig for Diana, and a mystery task for the Queen. To gain access to each room, you need the signatures of particular royals along the way. Flunky is an arcade adventure using the same game system as other Don Priestley's Trapdoor license – large sprites overlaid onto block objects, seemingly designed around...

Frank Bruno's Boxing

Frank Bruno's Boxing

Commodore 64 - Released - 1985

Former boxing World Champion Frank Bruno, famed for his catchphrase "you know what I mean, Harry?" and more recently his heroic battle with depression, put his name to this boxing game which replicates Super Punch-Out!!. As Frank, you must take on 8 progressively tough boxers (3 on C16) to win the title. The action is viewed from right behind Frank in 3D, meaning that you can see and feel the full impact of punches. A full range of moves is provided, with the standard jabs complimented by body punches and the ability to dodge, duck or raise your guard. Each punch weakens your opponent's...

Frontiers

Frontiers

Sinclair ZX Spectrum - Released - 1988

To understand the current situation in the world of Epsilon it is necessary to travel back in time. Year 12 of the radial age: The world of Epsilon is at war, the expansion of the empire of intelligent machines has collided with its limits, and now they claim stellar hegemony. 20th year of the radial era: The last vestige of Epsilon's power falls, the empire is riddled with androids with a single order in their electronic brains ... annihilate all life forms they find on the rebel planets. XXV year of the radial era and II year since the occupation: The practically all forms of life formerly...

Highnoon

Highnoon

Commodore 64 - Released - October 5, 1984

A sheriff must defend his town against outlaws, who are about to abduct women from "Saucy Sue's Saloon" or rob the local bank. To defend it, the sheriff is equipped with his gun, which is used to shoot one of the outlaws. Shooting can be done in a horizontal, vertical, or diagonal direction. There are five waves to complete, and the outlaws get tougher after each level, with outlaws riding horses, blowing up sticks of dynamite, and hiding behind windows. In Wave 5, the sheriff is out of town and finds himself outside the entrance of the cave where outlaws emerge from. In Waves 1 through 4,...

Hunchback

Hunchback

Commodore 64 - Released - 1983

Hunchback is an arcade game developed by Century Electronics in 1983. The player controls Quasimodo from the Victor Hugo novel The Hunchback of Notre Dame. The game is set on a castle wall. The player must cross the screen from left to right avoiding obstacles in order to ring the bell at the far right. Obstacles include pits which must be swung over on a long rope, ramparts which must be jumped (some of which contain knights with spears) and flying fireballs and arrows (to be ducked or jumped). Eventually, after completing a number of screens, the player must rescue Esmeralda. If this final...

International Soccer

International Soccer

Commodore 64 - Released - 1983

International Soccer is a soccer videogame for Commodore 64. It can be played by two players or one player against an AI opponent. Each team can select one of a number of colored shirts, and the AI opponent is graded into 9 different difficulty levels. The game itself is a relatively simple game of football - there is no offside rule and no possibility to foul opponents. Each game is divided into two 200-second halves. There are no overtimes or shootouts. There are also six colors a person can chose from for play: red, yellow, blue, grey, white, and orange. The winning team is presented a gold...

Jonah Barrington's Squash

Jonah Barrington's Squash

Commodore 64 - Released - 1985

For many years this was the only squash game in existence, and it's licensed by one of the top stars of the 80s. Jonah calls the score, and claimed that the program could boost a player's squash skills, as well as provide entertainment. Jonah Barrington's Squash features one and two player modes, with 4 difficulty levels. Accurate rebounds are implemented, and the ball's bounce is visible from its shadow. Realistic tactics appear to produce the correct effects, in terms of playing attacking or defensive.

Kong Strikes Back!

Kong Strikes Back!

Commodore 64 - Released - 1985

Kong Strikes Back! is a single screen platformer inspired by the arcade game Mr. Do's Wild Ride and uses the characters from the game Donkey Kong as you control your hero to rescue a girl in the top right of the screen from a giant ape over various levels. Each level is played on a rollercoaster and you must run along the track until you reach the girl while avoiding bumper cars and other obstacles. You are armed with a limited supply of bombs (unlimited on the ZX Spectrum) and these can be used to destroy the cars. Ladders are also spread over the tracks and these can be climbed to avoid the...

Olympic Skier

Olympic Skier

Commodore 64 - Released - 1984

Olympic Skier is a game where you control a skier over three events trying to get the biggest score you can before receiving a rating from the computer. The three events are Slalom, Ski-Jump and Downhill and the events don't have to be completed to move to the next one. Slalom is viewed from above at an elevated angle and you ski down the screen which scrolls constantly avoiding obstacles like rocks, logs and trees, while skiing between flags to get to the finish line in the quickest time. You can control your speed but if you miss three gates or crash then the event is over. Ski-Jump is...

Peter Beardsley's International Football

Peter Beardsley's International Football

Sinclair ZX Spectrum - Released - 1988

Licensed around former England player Peter Beardsley, this football (soccer) game is viewed side-on. The only playing option is the European Championship tournament of the day, although you can choose the 8 teams from the 26 major European footballing nations of the time (so the USSR, Czechoslovakia and Yugoslavia are all still complete). Two players can compete in these groups, but there's no guarantee of getting straight to a 2-player game, especially as tournaments (and individual matches) can't be quit out of. The gameplay features variable strength kicks, determined by how long you...

Peter Shilton's Handball Maradona

Peter Shilton's Handball Maradona

Sinclair ZX Spectrum - Released - 1986

Rather than attempting to simulate the whole game of football, this title concentrated on the goalkeeper's task of saving shots. In each match you will face a succession of shots from different distances and angles, and aim to save as many as possible. 16 teams were included for you to select your team and opposition from. There's a practice mode, and a skill challenge, where you move up through the game by saving 4 successive shots. The C64 version has a little sampled speech and extra sound.

Peter Shilton's Handball Maradona!

Peter Shilton's Handball Maradona!

Commodore 64 - Released - 1986

Rather than attempting to simulate the whole game of football, this title concentrated on the goalkeeper's task of saving shots. In each match you will face a succession of shots from different distances and angles, and aim to save as many as possible. 16 teams were included for you to select your team and opposition from. There's a practice mode, and a skill challenge, where you move up through the game by saving 4 successive shots. The C64 version has a little sampled speech and extra sound.

Table Soccer

Table Soccer

Commodore 64 - Released - 1986

Play table soccer or Foosball without straining your wrists in this game. Block, pass, shoot and SCORE!

Time Fighter

Time Fighter

Commodore 64 - Released - 1988

There are seven time zones that are troubled by hostile opponents. These time zones are prehistoric, Middle Ages, Wild West, Prohibition Era, World War II, 1980's New York and the space age. You are a trans-temporal mercenary sent into these time zones to sort things out. You must defeat the hostiles as well as the creatures. The game is a side-ways scrolling platform game. You can control your character with the joystick to run left or right, jump, duck, punch and kick, and use whatever weapon you are holding. You begin with three lives which are lost when your energy is depleted. Your...

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