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Software Library: C64: Games
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Cobra Force (1989)(Players Software) Released 1989 Also For Amstrad CPC, ZX Spectrum Published by Players Premier Perspective Side view Genre Action Setting Sci-Fi / Futuristic Gameplay Shooter Description Cobra Force is a side view horizontal scrolling shooter where the screen scrolls left or right when you move your helicopter, and the aim is to save your country from an enemy invasion force by helping blowing up their various bases. The bases can be destroyed by a B2 Stealth Bomber but the...
Software Library: C64: Games
by Players Software
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Clean Up Service (1987)(Players Software)[t +2 + cr The Sir] Platform Commodore 64 Released 1987 Published by Players Software Perspective Side view Genre Action Gameplay Platform Visual Fixed / Flip-screen Description In this sequel to It's Clean-Up Time , Bobban and Otto are once again two wacky cleaners who have managed to get the contract to clean the Addle Hotel. One or two players can play this platform game with each level showing a large part of the hotel. They must run around each...
ZX Spectrum Library: Games
by Players Software
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Cagara (1986)(Players Software) Platform ZX Spectrum Released 1986 Published by Players Software Perspective Top-down Genre Action Description A Gypsy has placed a curse on you, shutting you out of your castle and trapping you in a sphere. To get back to your normal self you must find the Chalice of Cagara and return home with it. The game is viewed from above, and sees you move through various maze-like sections in order to find the chalice. Contact with enemies is fatal, but your hamster Eric...
ZX Spectrum Library: Games
by Players Software
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European Soccer Challenge (1990)(Players Software) Released 1990 Also For Amiga, Amstrad CPC, Atari ST, Commodore 64 Published by Players Software Perspective Top-down Genre Sports Sport Football (European) / Soccer Description European Soccer Challenge allows you to play as one of fourteen European football teams (including the mighty Wrexham) against another player or the computer. Options include the number of players, your skill level and the team you want to play as. The match is viewed...
ZX Spectrum Library: Games
by Players Software
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Joe Blade II (1988)(Players Software)[128K] Released 1988 Also For Amiga, Amstrad CPC, Atari 8-bit, Atari ST, BBC Micro, Commodore 16, Plus/4, Commodore 64, DOS, Electron Published by Players Software Perspective Side view Genre Action Gameplay Fighting, Puzzle elements Visual Fixed / Flip-screen Description As Players Software correctly predicted, London in 1995 is an unfriendly unsafe city ran by thugs. Innocent civilians who leave the house will almost certainly face violence. An acclaimed...
ZX Spectrum Library: Games
by Players Software
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LA Drugs Bust (1990)(Players Software) Released 1990 Also For Commodore 64 Published by Players Software Perspective 1st-person Genre Action Gameplay Rail Shooter Description L.A. Drugs Bust (or ' Los Angeles Police Department ') is a simple rail shooter like Operation Wolf . The player plays the role of a Los Angeles police officer, and shoots enemy gangsters. The camera moves automatically, the player only moves an UZI's viewfinder. The uzi has very limited ammunition, but ammo and body armor...
ZX Spectrum Library: Games
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Miami Cobra GT (1991)(Players Software)[128K]
ZX Spectrum Library: Games
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Psycho City (1989)(Players Software)
Topic: Isometric graphics
ZX Spectrum Library: Games
by Players Software
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Shanghai Karate (1988)(Players Software)[128K]
ZX Spectrum Library: Games
by Players Software
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Xanthius (1987)(Players Software) Platform ZX Spectrum Released 1987 Published by Players Software Gameplay Platform Genre Action Setting Sci-Fi / Futuristic Description Xanthius is 2D platform game. Far future, action takes place on planetoid Xanthius - selected to human colonisation. Construction robots built a several Atmosphere Processing Stations (APs), but one from them is malfunctioning. The player controls the "Protopod Maintenance droid" (this droid looks like ball on legs),...
ZX Spectrum Library: Games
by Players Software
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Zacaron Mystery, The (1986)(Players Software)(Part 1 of 2) Released 1986 Also For Commodore 64 Published by Players Software Genre Adventure Setting Sci-Fi / Futuristic Gameplay Interactive Fiction / Text Adventure, Puzzle elements Perspective Text-based / Spreadsheet Visual Fixed / Flip-screen Interface Text Parser Description The Zacaron Mystery is a traditional text adventure made using the Quill adventure generation software from Gilsoft . You tell the game what you want to do via a textual...
Topics: Quill games, Quill games, Text adventures
Software Library: C64: Games
by Players Software
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Clean Up Time (1986)(Players Software)
Software Library: C64: Games
by Players Software
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Matt Lucas Florida Private Investigator (1987)(Players Software) Released 1987 Also For ZX Spectrum Published by Players Software Genre Adventure Setting North America Gameplay Interactive Fiction / Text Adventure, Puzzle elements Perspective Text-based / Spreadsheet Visual Fixed / Flip-screen Narrative Detective / Mystery Description Matt Lucas is a classic text adventure with static graphics, created using the Graphics Adventure Creator (GAC). The game puts you in the shoes of the eponymous...
ZX Spectrum Library: Games
by Players Software
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Riding the Rapids (1987)(Players Software)[a]
ZX Spectrum Library: Games
by Players Software
software

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Xanthius (1987)(Players Software)[a] Platform ZX Spectrum Released 1987 Published by Players Software Gameplay Platform Genre Action Setting Sci-Fi / Futuristic Description Xanthius is 2D platform game. Far future, action takes place on planetoid Xanthius - selected to human colonisation. Construction robots built a several Atmosphere Processing Stations (APs), but one from them is malfunctioning. The player controls the "Protopod Maintenance droid" (this droid looks like ball on...
ZX Spectrum Library: Games
by Players Software
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Sword Slayer (1988)(Players Software) Released 1988 Also For Amstrad CPC, Commodore 64 Published by Players Software Gameplay Fighting Genre Action Description You are Spartacus and you are a Gladiator planning to rebel against the Roman Empire by escaping from slavery and releasing all the other slaves from the Roman Crassus. Sword Slayer is a fighting game where the game is viewed from the side and you must fight various opponents one at a time with your sword and shield as well as face an...
Software Library: C64: Games
by Players Software
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Elektrix (1986)(Players Software) Platform Commodore 64 Released 1986 Published by Players Software Gameplay Platform Genre Action Description Electrix is a flick-screen platformer where you are an electrician tasked to fix the underground cables of a Powerstation in Los Angeles, sabotaged by vandals over 20 levels against the clock. Each level is made up of various screens with three rows underground and a row above ground connected by ladders and on the rows underground are broken wires that...
Software Library: C64: Games
by Players Software
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Swamp Fever (1987)(Players Software) Platform Commodore 64 Released 1987 Published by Players Software Perspective Side view Genre Action Gameplay Arcade, Shooter Visual 2D scrolling Description In the swamps of Florida a leak of nuclear waste has led to the mutation of a previously unknown plant species called the Aisuru Flower. Now scientists have launched an expedition to locate these flowers so that experiments can be made on them. The task has been given to one Professor Oddbod who must...
ZX Spectrum Library: Games
by Players Software
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Claws of Despair, The (1986)(Players Software) Released 1986 Also For Commodore 64 Published by Players Software Genre Adventure Setting Fantasy Gameplay Interactive Fiction / Text Adventure, Puzzle elements Perspective Text-based / Spreadsheet Visual Fixed / Flip-screen Interface Text Parser Description Claws of Despair is a traditional text adventure made using the Quill adventure generation software from Gilsoft with some graphics. You tell the game what you want to do via a textual...
Topics: Quill games, Quill games, Text adventures
ZX Spectrum Library: Games
by Players Software
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Miami Cobra GT (1991)(Players Software)
ZX Spectrum Library: Games
by Players Software
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Shrewsbury Key (1986)(Players Software) Platform ZX Spectrum Released Sep, 1986 Published by Players Software Genre Adventure Setting Contemporary Gameplay Interactive Fiction / Text Adventure Perspective Text-based / Spreadsheet Visual Fixed / Flip-screen Interface Text Parser Description Shrewsbury Key is a traditional text adventure where you tell the game what you want to do via a textual interface and the parser is based on verb / noun input. The premise of this game is somewhat unusual,...
Topic: Text adventures
Software Library: C64: Games
by Players Software
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Velocipede II (1986)(Players Software) Platform Commodore 64 Released 1986 Published by Players Software Perspective Side view Vehicular Bike / Bicycling Genre Action Gameplay Arcade Visual 2D scrolling Description Velocipede II is a sequel to Velocipede . In this action-dexterity game you find yourselves on the advanced Velocipede II firing unicycle, once again invented by Mr. Megafat, with four levels to complete within time limits. The game scrolls sidewards from left to right, with the...
Software Library: C64: Games
by Players Software
software

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Velocipede II (1986)(Players Software)[h Trigsoft] Platform Commodore 64 Released 1986 Published by Players Software Perspective Side view Vehicular Bike / Bicycling Genre Action Gameplay Arcade Visual 2D scrolling Description Velocipede II is a sequel to Velocipede . In this action-dexterity game you find yourselves on the advanced Velocipede II firing unicycle, once again invented by Mr. Megafat, with four levels to complete within time limits. The game scrolls sidewards from left to right,...
Software Library: C64: Games
by Players Software
software

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War Machine (1989)(Players Software)[h Dynamix] Released 1989 Also For Amiga, Amstrad CPC, Atari ST, ZX Spectrum Published by Players Premier Gameplay Platform, Shooter Genre Action Setting Sci-Fi / Futuristic Description Only you can save the world from destruction, by finding four parts of the weapon to use against the Alien Syndicate's evil leader. This task must be completed within 80 minutes, although you have five lives available. Gameplay mainly involves propelling your jumpsuit-backed...
Software Library: C64: Games
by Players Software
software

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Clean Up Service (1987)(Players Software)[h Triad] Platform Commodore 64 Released 1987 Published by Players Software Perspective Side view Genre Action Gameplay Platform Visual Fixed / Flip-screen Description In this sequel to It's Clean-Up Time , Bobban and Otto are once again two wacky cleaners who have managed to get the contract to clean the Addle Hotel. One or two players can play this platform game with each level showing a large part of the hotel. They must run around each level to clean...
ZX Spectrum Library: Games
by Players Software
software

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Lop Ears (1991)(Players Software)[a]
ZX Spectrum Library: Games
by Players Software
software

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Crime Busters (1988)(Players Software)[a]
ZX Spectrum Library: Games
by Players Software
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Denizen (1988)(Players Software)[a][128K]
ZX Spectrum Library: Games
by Players Software
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Claws of Despair, The (1986)(Players Software)[a2] Released 1986 Also For Commodore 64 Published by Players Software Genre Adventure Setting Fantasy Gameplay Interactive Fiction / Text Adventure, Puzzle elements Perspective Text-based / Spreadsheet Visual Fixed / Flip-screen Interface Text Parser Description Claws of Despair is a traditional text adventure made using the Quill adventure generation software from Gilsoft with some graphics. You tell the game what you want to do via a textual...
Topics: Quill games, Quill games, Text adventures
ZX Spectrum Library: Games
by Players Software
software

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Dizzy Dice (1986)(Players Software) Released 1986 Also For Amiga, Amstrad CPC, Atari 8-bit, Atari ST, Commodore 16, Plus/4, Commodore 64, DOS, MSX Published by Players Software Perspective 1st-person Genre Simulation Gameplay Casino / Gambling Description Dizzy Dice is a gambling game simulating a fruit machine. You start with a fixed amount of cash. As you play and get winning combinations, you'll have to choose whether to collect or gamble what you've won. After completing the fruit machine...
ZX Spectrum Library: Games
by Players Software
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Serf's Tale, The (1986)(Players Software) Developed by Smart Egg Software Released 1986 Platform ZX Spectrum Published by Players Software Genre Adventure Setting Fantasy Gameplay Interactive Fiction / Text Adventure, Puzzle elements Perspective Text-based / Spreadsheet Visual Fixed / Flip-screen Interface Text Parser Description The Serf's Tale is a traditional text adventure made using a modified verison of the Quill adventure generation software from Gilsoft . You tell the game what you want...
Topic: Text adventures
ZX Spectrum Library: Games
by Players Software
software

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Serf's Tale, The (1986)(Players Software)[128K] Developed by Smart Egg Software Released 1986 Platform ZX Spectrum Published by Players Software Genre Adventure Setting Fantasy Gameplay Interactive Fiction / Text Adventure, Puzzle elements Perspective Text-based / Spreadsheet Visual Fixed / Flip-screen Interface Text Parser Description The Serf's Tale is a traditional text adventure made using a modified verison of the Quill adventure generation software from Gilsoft . You tell the game what...
Topic: Text adventures
ZX Spectrum Library: Games
by Players Software
software

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Zacaron Mystery, The (1986)(Players Software)(Part 2 of 2) Released 1986 Also For Commodore 64 Published by Players Software Genre Adventure Setting Sci-Fi / Futuristic Gameplay Interactive Fiction / Text Adventure, Puzzle elements Perspective Text-based / Spreadsheet Visual Fixed / Flip-screen Interface Text Parser Description The Zacaron Mystery is a traditional text adventure made using the Quill adventure generation software from Gilsoft . You tell the game what you want to do via a textual...
Topics: Quill games, Quill games, Text adventures
ZX Spectrum Library: Games
by Players Software
software

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Zacaron Mystery, The (1986)(Players Software)(Part 2 of 2)[a] Released 1986 Also For Commodore 64 Published by Players Software Genre Adventure Setting Sci-Fi / Futuristic Gameplay Interactive Fiction / Text Adventure, Puzzle elements Perspective Text-based / Spreadsheet Visual Fixed / Flip-screen Interface Text Parser Description The Zacaron Mystery is a traditional text adventure made using the Quill adventure generation software from Gilsoft . You tell the game what you want to do via a...
Topics: Quill games, Quill games, Text adventures
Software Library: C64: Games
by Players Software
software

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Tomcat (1989)(Players Software)[h BB] Released 1989 Also For Amstrad CPC, BBC Micro, Commodore 16, Plus/4, Electron, ZX Spectrum Published by Players Software Perspective Top-down Setting Sci-Fi / Futuristic Genre Action Gameplay Arcade, Shooter Visual 2D scrolling Description In the first half of 21st century technological advances allowed for construction of artificial islands. One of such military installations, ARTROCK 6, had turned rogue after being hit by a violent storm, its...
Software Library: C64: Games
by Players Software
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Fungus (1986)(Players Software) Platform Commodore 64 Released 1986 Published by Players Software Perspective Side view Genre Action Setting Sci-Fi / Futuristic Description Fungus lives on a floating island in space living a peaceful life with one problem, the only food he eats is mushrooms and they are found on other islands nearby. The problems with these islands is that they are full of various creatures who don't like their mushrooms being taken and the fact that Fungus can't stop running...
Software Library: C64: Games
by Players Software
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Zacaron Mystery, The Prutor (1986)(Players Software)
ZX Spectrum Library: Games
by Players Software
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Anfractuos (1987)(Players Software)[a] Platform ZX Spectrum Released 1987 Published by Players Software Perspective Side view Genre Action Setting Sci-Fi / Futuristic Gameplay Puzzle elements, Shooter Description The planet Anfractuos is about to reach the end of its life, due to its sun evolving into a Supernova. All that remains is a mining droid under your control, which is stocked with resources and ideally needs to escape. Viewed from the side with flick-screen scrolling, the game features...
ZX Spectrum Library: Games
by Players Software
software

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Crime Busters (1988)(Players Software)
ZX Spectrum Library: Games
by Players Software
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Joe Blade II (1988)(Players Software) Released 1988 Also For Amiga, Amstrad CPC, Atari 8-bit, Atari ST, BBC Micro, Commodore 16, Plus/4, Commodore 64, DOS, Electron Published by Players Software Perspective Side view Genre Action Gameplay Fighting, Puzzle elements Visual Fixed / Flip-screen Description As Players Software correctly predicted, London in 1995 is an unfriendly unsafe city ran by thugs. Innocent civilians who leave the house will almost certainly face violence. An acclaimed hero...
ZX Spectrum Library: Games
by Players Software
software

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LA Drugs Bust (1990)(Players Software)[128K] Released 1990 Also For Commodore 64 Published by Players Software Perspective 1st-person Genre Action Gameplay Rail Shooter Description L.A. Drugs Bust (or ' Los Angeles Police Department ') is a simple rail shooter like Operation Wolf . The player plays the role of a Los Angeles police officer, and shoots enemy gangsters. The camera moves automatically, the player only moves an UZI's viewfinder. The uzi has very limited ammunition, but ammo and body...
ZX Spectrum Library: Games
by Players Software
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Street Gang (1989)(Players Software) Developed by Time Warp Productions Released 1989 Also For Amiga, Amstrad CPC, Atari ST, Commodore 64 Published by Players Software Perspective Side view Genre Action Gameplay Beat 'em up / Brawler Visual Fixed / Flip-screen Description In Street Gang the player takes the role of Mickey who just moved from the country to New York. Now he wants to become one of the big boys and join the street gang. But they set him a challenge: cutting off a curl of hair from...
ZX Spectrum Library: Games
by Players Software
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Thing! (1988)(Players Software)[a] Released 1988 Also For Amstrad CPC Published by Players Software Genre Action, Adventure Setting Sci-Fi / Futuristic Gameplay Arcade, Graphic Adventure, Puzzle elements Perspective Side view Visual 2D scrolling Interface Direct Control, Menu Structures Narrative Comedy Description THING! is a side view game combining the genres puzzle-solving and shoot'em up. It has also adventure and RPG elements and it has a cartoon and comical tone. Both characters, the...
ZX Spectrum Library: Games
by Players Software
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Zacaron Mystery, The (1986)(Players Software)(Part 1 of 2)[a] Released 1986 Also For Commodore 64 Published by Players Software Genre Adventure Setting Sci-Fi / Futuristic Gameplay Interactive Fiction / Text Adventure, Puzzle elements Perspective Text-based / Spreadsheet Visual Fixed / Flip-screen Interface Text Parser Description The Zacaron Mystery is a traditional text adventure made using the Quill adventure generation software from Gilsoft . You tell the game what you want to do via a...
Topics: Quill games, Quill games, Text adventures
ZX Spectrum Library: Games
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Deviants (1987)(Players Software)[128K] Released 1987 Also For Commodore 64 Published by Players Software Gameplay Platform, Puzzle elements, Shooter Genre Action Setting Sci-Fi / Futuristic Description 100,000 years ago, the planet Krauze belonged to a race called Deviants and they had conquered the surrounding planets but their thirst for power ended up causing a civil war between themselves. This nearly wiped out the race so the handful of survivors left the planet never to be seen again....
Software Library: C64: Games
by Players Software
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Velocipede 2 (1986)(Players Software) Platform Commodore 64 Released 1986 Published by Players Software Perspective Side view Vehicular Bike / Bicycling Genre Action Gameplay Arcade Visual 2D scrolling Description Velocipede II is a sequel to Velocipede . In this action-dexterity game you find yourselves on the advanced Velocipede II firing unicycle, once again invented by Mr. Megafat, with four levels to complete within time limits. The game scrolls sidewards from left to right, with the...
Software Library: C64: Games
by Players Software
software

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Velocipede (1986)(Players Software) Platform Commodore 64 Released 1986 Published by Players Software Perspective Side view Vehicular Bike / Bicycling Genre Action Gameplay Arcade Visual 2D scrolling Description Velocipede is a side-view scrolling game where the screen scrolls from left to right constantly as you play the role of Mr Megafat who loves going to the beach to swim in the summer months, but it is half a mile away and he doesn't like walking. To get there, Mr Megafat has invented a...
ZX Spectrum Library: Games
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Metal Army (1988)(Players Software) Developed by Delos Software Released 1988 Also For Amstrad CPC Published by Players Software Perspective Side view Genre Action Setting Sci-Fi / Futuristic Gameplay Shooter Description General Ironside's Metal Army of thuggish louts has invaded a nuclear power station in Slough and are threatening to blow it up. As Joe Blade is busy (cross-references to other Players releases were common in their inlays), freelance heavy Harry Chainsaw is brought in to...
Software Library: C64: Games
by Players Software
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Shanghai Warriors (1989)(Players Software) Developed by Imperial Software Designs Released 1989 Also For Amstrad CPC, BBC Micro, Electron, ZX Spectrum Published by Players Software Perspective Side view Genre Action Gameplay Fighting Description Shanghai Warriors is a side-scrolling fighting game featuring three levels: an airport, a military base, and a harbor. The main character can jump, punch, and kick, just like the enemies. While the kick has a slightly longer range, the punch is a little...
Software Library: C64: Games
by Players Software
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Crazy Coaster (1987)(Players Software) Developed by Mad Inc Released 1985 Platform Commodore 64 Published by Interceptor Software Perspective Side view Genre Action Gameplay Arcade Visual Fixed / Flip-screen Description You are a clown and it is your job to try to stop a crazy bomber from blowing up and destroying a local fairground's rollercoaster. The game is flick-screen and viewed from the side as you move left or right on top of the rollercoaster. Below the rollercoaster is a scanner and...
Software Library: C64: Games
by Players Software
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Desert Hawk (1986)(Players Software) Released 1986 Also For ZX Spectrum Published by Players Software Perspective Side view Vehicular Helicopter Genre Action Gameplay Arcade, Shooter Visual 2D scrolling Description Desert Hawk is a 2D-side-scroller shoot-em-up similar to Choplifter! - The player's mission is to fly a military helicopter behind enemy lines. Search for comrades and rescue them by landing close to them to pick them up. Three can be collected at a time, and must be returned to your...
Software Library: C64: Games
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Claws of Despair, The (1986)(Players Software)
Community Software
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Joe Blade for the Sinclair ZX Spectrum 48k TAP & TZX 128k TAP
Topics: Joe Blade, Sinclair ZX Spectrum
ZX Spectrum Library: Games
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Matt Lucas (1986)(Players Software) Released 1987 Also For Commodore 64 Published by Players Software Genre Adventure Setting North America Gameplay Interactive Fiction / Text Adventure, Puzzle elements Perspective Text-based / Spreadsheet Visual Fixed / Flip-screen Narrative Detective / Mystery Description Matt Lucas is a classic text adventure with static graphics, created using the Graphics Adventure Creator (GAC). The game puts you in the shoes of the eponymous private investigator in the...
Topics: GAC Graphic Adventure Creator games, GAC Graphic Adventure Creator games, Text adventures
ZX Spectrum Library: Games
by Players Software
software

eye 161

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Sword Slayer (1988)(Players Software)[128K] Released 1988 Also For Amstrad CPC, Commodore 64 Published by Players Software Gameplay Fighting Genre Action Description You are Spartacus and you are a Gladiator planning to rebel against the Roman Empire by escaping from slavery and releasing all the other slaves from the Roman Crassus. Sword Slayer is a fighting game where the game is viewed from the side and you must fight various opponents one at a time with your sword and shield as well as face...
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by Players Software
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Joe Blade II (1988)(Players Software)[a] Released 1988 Also For Amiga, Amstrad CPC, Atari 8-bit, Atari ST, BBC Micro, Commodore 16, Plus/4, Commodore 64, DOS, Electron Published by Players Software Perspective Side view Genre Action Gameplay Fighting, Puzzle elements Visual Fixed / Flip-screen Description As Players Software correctly predicted, London in 1995 is an unfriendly unsafe city ran by thugs. Innocent civilians who leave the house will almost certainly face violence. An acclaimed hero...
ZX Spectrum Library: Games
by Players Software
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Joe Blade (1987)(Players Software)[a] Released 1987 Also For Amiga, Amstrad CPC, Atari 8-bit, Atari ST, BBC Micro, Commodore 64, DOS, Electron, MSX Published by Players Software Perspective Side view Genre Action Gameplay Platform, Shooter Visual Fixed / Flip-screen Description Tough guy Joe Blade must rescue six respected leaders from the madcap Crax Bloodfinger, who has kidnapped them in different areas of his base. Along the way he will find six bombs which must be activated, leaving him...
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Crime Busters (1988)(Players Software)[128K]
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Matt Lucas (1986)(Players Software)[a] Released 1987 Also For Commodore 64 Published by Players Software Genre Adventure Setting North America Gameplay Interactive Fiction / Text Adventure, Puzzle elements Perspective Text-based / Spreadsheet Visual Fixed / Flip-screen Narrative Detective / Mystery Description Matt Lucas is a classic text adventure with static graphics, created using the Graphics Adventure Creator (GAC). The game puts you in the shoes of the eponymous private investigator in...
Topics: GAC Graphic Adventure Creator games, GAC Graphic Adventure Creator games, Text adventures
Software Workbench: C64
by Players Software
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Fruity (1985)(Players Software) Platform Commodore 64 Released 1986 Published by Players Software Perspective Side view Genre Action Gameplay Arcade Visual Fixed / Flip-screen Description Fruity is a side view single screen game where you have to collect fruit from the trees using your 'Ultra Powerful' trampoline to reach the high parts of the trees to collect the fruit. You move the trampoline left or right on the bottom of the screen and you press fire to bounce higher. As you collect fruit a...
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Desert Hawk (1986)(Players Software) Released 1986 Also For Commodore 64 Published by Players Software Perspective Side view Vehicular Helicopter Genre Action Gameplay Arcade, Shooter Visual 2D scrolling Description Desert Hawk is a 2D-side-scroller shoot-em-up similar to Choplifter! - The player's mission is to fly a military helicopter behind enemy lines. Search for comrades and rescue them by landing close to them to pick them up. Three can be collected at a time, and must be returned to...
ZX Spectrum Library: Games
by Players Software
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Thing! (1988)(Players Software) Released 1988 Also For Amstrad CPC Published by Players Software Genre Action, Adventure Setting Sci-Fi / Futuristic Gameplay Arcade, Graphic Adventure, Puzzle elements Perspective Side view Visual 2D scrolling Interface Direct Control, Menu Structures Narrative Comedy Description THING! is a side view game combining the genres puzzle-solving and shoot'em up. It has also adventure and RPG elements and it has a cartoon and comical tone. Both characters, the Thing...
ZX Spectrum Library: Games
by Players Software
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Deviants (1987)(Players Software) Released 1987 Also For Commodore 64 Published by Players Software Gameplay Platform, Puzzle elements, Shooter Genre Action Setting Sci-Fi / Futuristic Description 100,000 years ago, the planet Krauze belonged to a race called Deviants and they had conquered the surrounding planets but their thirst for power ended up causing a civil war between themselves. This nearly wiped out the race so the handful of survivors left the planet never to be seen again. Now in...
ZX Spectrum Library: Games
by Players Software
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Journey to the Centre of Eddie Smith's Head (1986)(Players Software) Platform ZX Spectrum Released 1986 Published by Players Software Perspective Text-based / Spreadsheet Genre Adventure Setting Cold War Gameplay Interactive Fiction / Text Adventure, Puzzle elements Description Journey to the Centre of Eddie Smith's Head is a traditional text adventure made using the Quill adventure generation software from Gilsoft . You tell the game what you want to do via a textual interface and the parser...
Topics: Quill games, Quill games, Text adventures
ZX Spectrum Library: Games
by Players Software
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Journey to the Centre of Eddie Smith's Head (1986)(Players Software)[a] Platform ZX Spectrum Released 1986 Published by Players Software Perspective Text-based / Spreadsheet Genre Adventure Setting Cold War Gameplay Interactive Fiction / Text Adventure, Puzzle elements Description Journey to the Centre of Eddie Smith's Head is a traditional text adventure made using the Quill adventure generation software from Gilsoft . You tell the game what you want to do via a textual interface and the...
Topics: Quill games, Quill games, Text adventures
ZX Spectrum Library: Games
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Turbo Kart Racer (1991)(Players Software) Released 1991 Also For Amstrad CPC Published by Players Software Perspective Top-down Vehicular Automobile, Track Racing Genre Racing / Driving Gameplay Vehicle Simulator Visual 2D scrolling Description Grab a Go-Kart and race it against three other racers to become champion over four tracks. To progress to the next track, the player must win each race. As well as normal acceleration, the Go-Kart is also fitted with a turbo which is limited so use it...
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Elektrix (1986)(Players Software)[h Mr. Software] Platform Commodore 64 Released 1986 Published by Players Software Gameplay Platform Genre Action Description Electrix is a flick-screen platformer where you are an electrician tasked to fix the underground cables of a Powerstation in Los Angeles, sabotaged by vandals over 20 levels against the clock. Each level is made up of various screens with three rows underground and a row above ground connected by ladders and on the rows underground are...
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Claws of Despair, The (1986)(Players Software)[a] Released 1986 Also For Commodore 64 Published by Players Software Genre Adventure Setting Fantasy Gameplay Interactive Fiction / Text Adventure, Puzzle elements Perspective Text-based / Spreadsheet Visual Fixed / Flip-screen Interface Text Parser Description Claws of Despair is a traditional text adventure made using the Quill adventure generation software from Gilsoft with some graphics. You tell the game what you want to do via a textual...
Topics: Quill games, Quill games, Text adventures
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Dizzy Dice (1986)(Players Software)[a] Released 1986 Also For Amiga, Amstrad CPC, Atari 8-bit, Atari ST, Commodore 16, Plus/4, Commodore 64, DOS, MSX Published by Players Software Perspective 1st-person Genre Simulation Gameplay Casino / Gambling Description Dizzy Dice is a gambling game simulating a fruit machine. You start with a fixed amount of cash. As you play and get winning combinations, you'll have to choose whether to collect or gamble what you've won. After completing the fruit...
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Joe Blade (1987)(Players Software) Released 1987 Also For Amiga, Amstrad CPC, Atari 8-bit, Atari ST, BBC Micro, Commodore 64, DOS, Electron, MSX Published by Players Software Perspective Side view Genre Action Gameplay Platform, Shooter Visual Fixed / Flip-screen Description Tough guy Joe Blade must rescue six respected leaders from the madcap Crax Bloodfinger, who has kidnapped them in different areas of his base. Along the way he will find six bombs which must be activated, leaving him with...
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Powerplay - Game of the Gods (1988)(Players Software)[128K] Developed by Arcana Software Limited Released 1988 Also For Amiga, Amstrad CPC, Atari ST, Commodore 64 Published by Players Software Gameplay Board Game Genre Strategy/Tactics Visual Isometric Description As one of the four great Gods Apollo, Hermes, Hecate and Aphrodite, choose a team of four mighty warriors to fight for you in the Powerplay tournament to prove who is the greatest. This battle will be fought out not using swords or...
Topic: Isometric graphics
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Shanghai Karate (1988)(Players Software)
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Super Nova (1987)(Players Software)[a]
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Super Nova (1987)(Players Software)
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Denizen (1988)(Players Software)[128K]