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Fruity Frank (1984)(Kuma Computers) Released 1984 Published by Kuma Computers Ltd. Also For MSX Genre Action Gameplay Arcade, Puzzle elements Visual Fixed / Flip-screen Perspective Side view Description You control Fruity Frank as he tries to harvest all of the fruits on the screen. However, there are numerous bad guys out to get him! Frank can defend himself from the bad guys in two ways: he can push the apples located throughout the play field on top of the enemies and crush them or Frank can...
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Barbarian (1987)(Palace Software) Also For Amiga, Atari ST, Commodore 64, DOS, iPad, iPhone, MSX, ZX Spectrum Released 1988 Published by Melbourne House Developed by Psygnosis Limited Genre Action Gameplay Platform Description In this game you play the role of a barbarian who must navigate his way through dangerous dungeons. The game is played from a third person side scrolling perspective and also has platform jumping parts to it. The barbarian is controlled by using left and right on the...
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Oh Mummy!! (1984)(Amsoft) Also For Camputers Lynx, MSX, Tatung Einstein, ZX Spectrum Released 1984 Published by Amsoft Developed by Gem Software Genre Action, Puzzle Setting Egypt (Ancient) Interface Direct Control Visual Fixed / Flip-screen Perspective Top-down Description The pyramids of ancient Egypt are known to be full of treasure, but it will take a brave man to uncover them, as the spirits have sent guardians to protect them. In this game you play an archaeologist, and mummies are after...
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This is a community translation of Opera Soft's 1987 game La abadía del crimen . More details are on the CPCWiki forum release page La abadia del crimen / The abbey of crime finally in English!
Topics: Amstrad CPC, Amstrad, Paco Menéndez, Juan Delcán
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Elite (1985)(Firebird Software)
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Abadia del Crimen, La (1988)(Opera Soft)(es)
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Bruce Lee (1984)(US Gold) Also For Apple II, Atari 8-bit, BBC Micro, Commodore 64, DOS, FM-7, iPad, iPhone, MSX, PC-88, PC Booter, Sharp X1, ZX Spectrum Released 1986 Published by U.S. Gold Ltd. Developed by Datasoft, Inc. Misc Licensed Visual Fixed / Flip-screen Genre Action Narrative Martial Arts Gameplay Platform Perspective Side view Description The late martial arts hero features in this platform game, with the aim of reaching a wizard in an underground lair, defeat of whom can offer him...
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Renegade II Target Renegade (1988)(Imagine Software)
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Spindizzy (1986)(Electric Dreams Software) Released 1986 Published by Electric Dreams Software Also For Apple II, Atari 8-bit, Commodore 64, ZX Spectrum Genre Action, Puzzle Setting Sci-Fi / Futuristic Interface Direct Control Visual Isometric Perspective Bird's-eye view Description As GERALD (Gyroscopic ExploRAtion Landing Device) you must explore 385 screens of Hangworld, using limited fuel. The game is viewed isometrically, which means that the controls are rotated through 90 degrees - this,...
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Gryzor (1987)(Ocean Software)
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Chuckie Egg (1985)(A & F Software) Also For Amiga, Android, Atari 8-bit, Atari ST, BBC Micro, Commodore 64, DOS, Dragon 32/64, Electron, J2ME, MSX, Tatung Einstein, ZX Spectrum Released 1985 Published by A&F; Software Ltd. Developed by A&F; Software Ltd. Genre Action Gameplay Arcade, Platform Visual Fixed / Flip-screen Perspective Side view Description In the game you play Hen House Harry who has to collect 12 (a dozen) eggs from each level, while avoiding the ducklings. The levels...
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Sorcery+ (1985)(Virgin Games Amsoft)(fr)
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Bumpy (1989)(Loriciels)(fr) Also For Atari ST, DOS, MSX, ZX Spectrum Released 1989 Published by Loriciels Developed by Loriciels Genre Action Gameplay Platform Description The first game in the Bumpy series is, just like its sequels, about a head that can bump a lot. You control whether the head shall bump left or right, and how far up it will bounce, in a similar fashion to Mappy . You have to move across a series of bouncy platforms and pick up all items on the screen. Once all items are...
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Manic Miner (1985)(Software Projects Amsoft) Released 1985 Published by Software Projects Ltd. Also For Amiga, bada, BBC Micro, Commodore 16, Plus/4, Commodore 64, Dragon 32/64, Game Boy Advance, iPad, iPhone, Memotech MTX, MSX, Oric, Tatung Einstein, Windows Phone, ZX Spectrum Genre Action Gameplay Platform Visual Fixed / Flip-screen Perspective Side view Description You play the role of Miner Willy, a bold explorer and adventurer. He discovers a network of underground caverns used by an...
L'Armure Sacrée D'Antiriad  (1986)(Palace Software)(fr)[t]
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International Karate+ (1988)(System 3 Software)[t]
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Harvey Headbanger (1986)(Firebird Software) Released 1986 Published by Firebird Software Also For Commodore 16, Plus/4, Commodore 64, ZX Spectrum Genre Action, Strategy/Tactics Perspective Top-down Description Rotund drinkers Harvey Headbanger and Hamish Highball are at war in this single-screen action duel with a strategic edge. Walking across each of the 64 squares will turn them to your colour. Create a 3x3 box of these squares to release cocktails (of your own colour, so only you can use...
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Arkanoid II Revenge of Doh (1988)(Imagine Software)
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Cauldron (1985)(Palace Software) Also For Commodore 64, ZX Spectrum Released 1985 Published by Palace Software, Ltd. Developed by Palace Software, Ltd. Genre Action Setting Fantasy Gameplay Platform, Shooter Perspective Side view Description Playing a witch, you must assemble the six ingredients required to kill off your arch-rival, an evil pumpkin. The ingredients are all located in underground buildings, each of which can only be entered once you've found the appropriate key. The keys are...
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Head over Heels (1987)(Ocean Software)[t +4]
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Sorcery+ (1985)(Virgin Games Amsoft) Released 1985 Published by Virgin Games, Ltd. Also For Commodore 64, MSX, Thomson MO, Thomson TO, ZX Spectrum Genre Action Setting Fantasy Gameplay Platform, Puzzle elements Visual Fixed / Flip-screen Perspective Side view Description You are one of the last four remaining great sorcerers. When Necromancer kidnaps the other three, it is your task to rescue them within a time limit in this action adventure hybrid. The player must fly through 17 screens...
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3D Fight (1985)(Loriciels)(fr)
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Get Dexter 2 (1988)(ERE Informatique) Also For Atari ST Released 1988 Published by ERE International Developed by ERE Informatique Genre Action Gameplay Puzzle elements Visual Isometric Setting Sci-Fi / Futuristic Description In this sequel to Get Dexter , android Dexter and his sidekick Scooter return. Dexter has been asked to go to the planet Kef and help the Swapi race. The Swapis have, until recently, been on good terms with their neighbors, the Stiffiens. But now, a new religious cult has...
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Barbarian Part 2 (1988)(Georgessoft)
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Crazy Fruit (19xx)(Wendos PDS)
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Savage (1988)(Firebird Software)[cr NPS] Also For Amiga, Atari ST, Commodore 64, DOS, ZX Spectrum Released 1988 Published by Firebird Software Developed by Probe Software Ltd. Genre Action Gameplay Arcade, Platform, Shooter Visual 2D scrolling Perspective 1st-person, Side view Description Savage contains three different parts, each with its own style. You can play all three, but to get more than one life on levels 2 or 3, you must first input the code earned on completing the previous level....
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Zombi (1990)(Ubi Soft)(fr)[464 version] Released 1986 Published by Ubi Soft Entertainment Software Also For Amiga, Atari ST, Commodore 64, DOS, ZX Spectrum Genre Adventure Setting Sci-Fi / Futuristic Interface Multiple Units/Characters Control, Point and Select Gameplay Puzzle elements, Survival Horror Perspective 1st-person Description In Zombi you control a team of four intrepid travelers, who have landed their helicopter on the roof of a shopping centre in the hope of finding fuel. The...
Cybernoid The Fighting Machine (1988)(Hewson Consultants)[cr Aragorn][t +3 Aragorn]
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Saboteur (1986)(Durell Software)[cr XOR][t +2 XOR] Also For Commodore 16, Plus/4, Commodore 64, ZX Spectrum Released 1986 Published by Durell Software Ltd. Developed by Durell Software Ltd. Genre Action Narrative Martial Arts Gameplay Platform, Shooter, Stealth Description Saboteur combines platform, beat 'em up and stealth elements, setting you as a lone samurai trying to infiltrate an enemy complex. You are capable of all manner of ninja-style moves including kicks and punches, as well as...
Game Over II (1988)(Dinamic Software)[cr ACE][t ACE][re release of Phantis]
Cybernoid II The Revenge (1988)(Hewson Consultants)[cr Aragorn][t +3 Aragorn]
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Trailblazer (1986)(Gremlin Graphics Software) Also For Atari 8-bit, Atari ST, Commodore 16, Plus/4, Commodore 64, MSX, ZX Spectrum Released 1986 Published by Gremlin Graphics Software Limited Developed by Mr Chip Software Genre Action Gameplay Arcade Perspective Behind view Description An imaginative action game in which you must guide a ball-shaped craft through a succession of levels. These have a patchwork-quilt type display, with holes to avoid, and squares of various colors, which affect...
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Island of Dr. Destructo, The (1987)(Bulldog) Released 1987 Published by Bulldog Software Also For Commodore 64, ZX Spectrum Pacing Real-Time Visual Fixed / Flip-screen Vehicular Naval / Watercraft Genre Action Gameplay Arcade, Shooter Perspective Side view Description You are leading a mission to destroy Dr. Destructo's array of ships, and ultimately his island hideout, over 21 levels. You do this by flying a plane over a limited area, and shooting his planes so that they fall and inflict...
Cauldron II The Pumpkin Strikes Back (1986)(Palace Software)(es)[t] Also For Commodore 64, ZX Spectrum Released 1985 Published by Palace Software, Ltd. Developed by Palace Software, Ltd. Genre Action Setting Fantasy Gameplay Platform, Shooter Perspective Side view Description Playing a witch, you must assemble the six ingredients required to kill off your arch-rival, an evil pumpkin. The ingredients are all located in underground buildings, each of which can only be entered once you've found...
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Werewolves of London (1988)(Mastertronic) Released 1987 Published by Viz Design Also For Commodore 64, ZX Spectrum Genre Action Setting Fantasy Gameplay Puzzle elements Visual Fixed / Flip-screen Perspective Side view Description A curse has turned you into a werewolf, which is surely bad news for your employment and relationship prospects. The only way to rid yourself of the curse is to kill all the relatives of those who inflicted it. The more you kill, the more the police want to capture and...
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Mission Genocide (1987)(Rotovision) Also For Atari ST, Commodore 64 Released 1987 Published by Firebird Software Developed by Drinksoft Genre Action Setting Sci-Fi / Futuristic Gameplay Shooter Perspective Top-down Description Your mission is to fly over the Bad Star Empire in your star fighter and destroy as much of their world as you can in response to them attacking and devastating your planet CRYS-CIT. The more damage you inflict on their fighters and installations means the less chance...
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Asphalt (1987)(Ubi Soft)(fr)[cr The Crack'ers Beuh L'1] Platform Amstrad CPC Released 1987 Published by Ubi Soft Entertainment Software Genre Action Gameplay Arcade, Shooter Perspective Top-down Description In the world of Asphalt, roads and highways have become a playground for violent criminals. Only heavily armed vehicles dare travel between cities. It is your job as a truck driver to deliver your cargo despite all dangers. Asphalt is a top-down shooter, you don't have to worry about driving...
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Spherical (1989)(Rainbow Arts)[cr GPA][t GPA] Also For Amiga, Atari ST, Commodore 64, ZX Spectrum Released 1990 Published by Erbe Software, S.A. Developed by Rainbow Arts Software GmbH Genre Action, Puzzle Interface Direct Control Gameplay Arcade, Platform Perspective Side view Description Solomon's Key is a clear conceptual influence for this action puzzler. Our hero must guide a ball through a level to the spot marked 'In', by creating and removing blocks to alter its path. The game is...
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Prohibition (1987)(Infogrames)(fr)[t] Also For Atari ST, Commodore 64, DOS, Thomson MO, Thomson TO, ZX Spectrum Released 1987 Published by Infogrames Multimedia SA Developed by Infogrames Multimedia SA Genre Action Setting Interwar Gameplay Arcade, Shooter Perspective Side view Description Prohibition is a shoot'em up taking place in New York in 1930. The town is overrun by gangsters and you're hired by the police to rid the town of them. The gameplay is simple: you're facing a row of...
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Sapiens (1986)(Loriciels)(fr) Also For Atari ST, DOS, Thomson MO, Thomson TO, Windows Released Jun, 1986 Published by Loriciels Developed by Myriad Pacing Real-Time Genre Action, Adventure Gameplay Fighting Perspective 1st-person, Side view Description Sapiens is an adventure/arcade game that brings you back 100,000 years ago for discovering the everyday life of the Homo Sapiens Neandertalensis. You play as a young hunter from the Light-Foot tribe, and as such you'll have to explore your...
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Trantor The Last Stormtrooper (1987)(Go!) Also For Atari ST, Commodore 64, DOS, MSX, ZX Spectrum Released 1987 Published by GO! Media Holdings Ltd. Developed by Probe Software Ltd. Genre Action Setting Sci-Fi / Futuristic Gameplay Arcade, Platform, Shooter Visual 2D scrolling Perspective Side view Description In this game you play the role of a man who has been stranded on an alien planet after his space ship explodes and you must find pieces of it to rebuild it. The gameplay involves you...
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Mr. Heli (1989)(Firebird Software)
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Diamant de l'Ile Maudite, Le (1985)(Loriciels)(fr)