What was the best version of Chuckie Egg?
Back in the 80's my friend Jason and I would share time playing between my humble ZX Spectrum and his much more powerful (and expensive) BBC Micro. Many of the games that we played were exclusives to that platform, with few titles spanning both computers. At my house … Continue Reading ››
Back in 1983 the choice of Spectrum
games was pretty limited, but one that stood out for me was this game - Bugaboo! Written by two (probably) Spanish zoologists (Paco & Paco) and it shows, with the game premise seeming somehow European...
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Games every ZX Spectrum owner should play
Every ZX Spectrum owner will have had their own personal favourites on Sinclair's popular home computer, and I have drawn up a list of what I believe to be the best. My Top 10 is based on my experiences of innovative games, that even 30 years later will spark … Continue Reading ››
One of the less lauded games from Ultimate, PSSST! was one of my first experiences of a really slick and addictive Spectrum game. It was launched around the time of Jet-Pac, prior to the later and more popular isometric games. I remember cutting out the coupon in Sinclair User to order the game, paid for … Continue Reading ››
Atic Atac for ZX Spectrum
Well before I discovered Atic Atac, my first experience of Spectrum gaming was from Sinclair's own game label. It was a fairly lumpy product called Horace Goes Skiing. Whilst a world away from the silent black and white ZX81 which I had just graduated from, I soon got bored of these … Continue Reading ››