Monday, June 22, 2020

Game Covers - Paperboy (Commodore 16 and Plus 4)

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Instructions 1

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Game Covers - P.O.D. (Commodore 16 and Plus 4)

P.O.D. has no pretentious storyline and no planets to be saved!  It is quite simply the most exciting and addictive shoot-em-up EVER!  Each level is superbly balanced for playability and challenging action.

It may be too much for you.

Joystick and Keyboard
WRITTEN BY SHAUN SOUTHERN

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Game Covers - Powerball (Commodore 16 and Plus 4)

So you thought you could play ball-games?  Wrong.  Powerball will beat you.  No chance.  Fiendishly addictive and cunningly designed to be as infuriating as possible it will have you avoiding meanies and planning the quick bounces well into the night!

Joystick Only
Program by Patrick Strassen

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Game Covers - Prospector Pete (Commodore 16 and Plus 4)

A game you can dig.  Literally.  Get in there and wave that shovel through 16 levels of exciting arcade action.  Pick up the minerals and gold but don't miss the bonus - beware the meanies and the roaring floodwaters!

Joystick only
Program by British Software

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Sunday, June 21, 2020

Game Covers - Reach for the Sky (Commodore 16 and Plus 4)

REACH FOR THE SKY

"Read Leader to Red 1 ...  Watch out Reggie old man, bandits at 4 o'clock"  "Red 1 to Red Leader ...  Jolly good show, Bertie, looking forward to a spot of action before tiffin.  Happy hunting"

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Game Covers - Rescue from Zylon (Commodore 16 and Plus 4)

An underground maze of caverns.  A subterranean river flooding its banks.  A team of the world's most brilliant geologists doomed to a watery grave.  All that is available is your airship.  Dare you take this unusual craft into unknown territories or do you chicken out and stick to joyriding in open spaces?  Surely there can be no doubt?

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Game Covers - Rockman (Commodore 16)

Ricky Rockman is his name, collecting diamonds is his aim, beating the baddies on the way, to become very rich in a day.

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Game Covers - Runner (Commodore 16 and Plus 4)

Fire up your Jet-Pac, and enter the chase for the Silver Keys.

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Game Covers - Shark (Commodore 16 and Plus 4)

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Game Covers - Spectipede (Commodore 16 and Plus 4)

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Game Covers - Speed King (Commodore 16 and Plus 4)

The motorcycling racing game with thrilling high speed, wheel-to-wheel action against 19 other determined riders.  Put on your helmet and enjoy the exhilarating challenge of high performance bike racing at 250mph!

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Game Covers - Squirm (Commodore 16 and Plus 4)

Race around the hive collecting the eggs laid by the Queen.  Avoid the worms who protect her and try to find 250 eggs before the lights go out.


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Game Covers - Steve Davis Snooker (Commodore 16 and Plus 4)

FEATURES INCLUDE:

Infinitely variable speed
Keyboard/Joystick Option
Spin Control
Foul Shot Ruling
Black table choice
Green table choice

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The tape (Green Screen)

The tape (Black Screen)

Game Covers - Storm (Commodore 16 and Plus 4)

A thrilling, highly addictive arcade adventure.  1 or 2 players (Storm and Agravain Undead) must pit their wits against the traps laid by Una Cum and fearfully battle against his evil minions.

Joystick only.
Written by : M.J. Talbot
K.D. Shrapnell
S.E. Martin

Conversion by Binary Design

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Game Covers - The Chip Factory (Commodore 16 and Plus 4)

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Game Covers - Torpedo Alley (Commodore 16 and Plus 4)

Become a U-boat commander and sink the convoy.

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Saturday, June 20, 2020

Game Covers - Trailblazer (Commodore 16 and Plus 4)

Thunder into the unknown at breakneck speed, pushing your reflexes to their limits in this definitely exhilarating journey that's not one for the fainthearted. Roll left, roll right avoiding the endless chasms of doom that lay in and around the squares of mystery.  Squares that will sometimes slow your progress, on occasion with fatal consequences and sometimes speed up unexpectedly or make you jump automatically.  Keep a keen eye on the clock as the quicker you complete your task the higher will be your bonus.

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Inlay, complete with hand written cheats!

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