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The Dukes of Hazzard

In the eighties everyone liked ‘The Dukes of Hazzard’… well apart from my parents, they thought it was crap.
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The Fall Guy

Wasn’t eighties television great? You had the A-Team, Knight Rider, The Dukes of Hazard, Airwolf, Blue Thunder and The Fall Guy……

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Athena

If, like me, you are of a certain age. You’ll no doubt recall some of the more saucy adverts adorning our favourite computer magazines back in the day (1987 in this case).
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Fahrenheit 3000

A decent budget platformer, JSW lookey like (but by no means clone), with requisite hard to time jumps, strange moving sprites to avoid and creative room names!
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Treasure Island

Avast, me hearties! Long before Captain Jack Sparrow, metal band Alestorm and pirate memory games (that are a little too piratey) there be Treasure Island Dizzy. But what would happen if you dropped the egg (squelsh!) and added a little more pirate activity? Why you’d have much earlier game Treasure Island of course!
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Dekorating Blues

First thing you notice about this game when it has loaded is the digitized speech sample 'dekorating blues' and the title screen music!  Almost like an early 90's rave tune, amazing for a 48k speccy machine!

In this game you control a paint brush around a variety of maze type levels, painting and scoring points as you go…

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Jasper

Derek Brewster was ace! He wrote an adventure column for Crash magazine… without Derek I’d still be stuck in the Goblin’s dungeon to this day.
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Planetoids

Psion made some great games for the ZX Spectrum… Horace Goes Skiing, Flight Simulator, Chess, Thro’ the Wall and many more…

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Defenda

With respect to the great ipmarks, Defenda was a truly great game! Here’s why:
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I, Ball

I, Ball was a fantastic budget shoot 'em up, and one of the few games I actually completed…

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Marsport

Commander John Marsh must enter the City of Marsport and retrieve plans to save the earth against hordes of insectoid Sect…

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Crystal Kingdom Dizzy

Crystal Kingdom Dizzy is an adventure video game featuring the character Dizzy released in December 1992 by Codemasters…

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Dizzy: Prince of the Yolkfolk

6th in the adventure series, this was probably the smallest Dizzy adventure game in terms of the number of rooms, but this meant that it was maybe the game with most critical acclaim…

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Spellbound Dizzy

During development of Spellbound Dizzy, the 5th Dizzy adventure game, The Oliver Twins had little involvement and was mainly developed by Big Red Software…

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Magicland Dizzy

Magicland Dizzy is the 4th Dizzy adventure, but the 6th outing for our eggcellent adventurer…

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Fantasy World Dizzy

Fantasty World Dizzy is regognised as the 3rd in the Dizzy series, although Codemasters released 'Fast Food' which features Dizzy as the main playable character between releasing Treasure Island Dizzy and this one…

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Classic Muncher

“Wakka wakka wakka! It's Pac-Man!” said the stupid Atari advert and so it came to pass that every single computer that followed must have at least ten Pac-Man clones…

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Rescue

Computer games at their best can be the ultimate virtual reality but you don’t need a reality synthesizer for that form of electronic trickery (whatever that is, Mr Sony)…

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Driller

Driller (also known as Space Station Oblivion in the United States) is a 1987 computer game written by British developers Major Developments and published by Incentive Software…

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720º

You're a skateboarder in Skate City, one of the largest skateparks ever built…

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Black Hawk

You are piloting the Black Hawk plane through a series of island bases, each of which has hardware such as tanks, missile launchers and planes…

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Grand National

Having watched the grand national on BBC from as far back as i could remember this game allowed me to hack around Aintree on some of the famous horses of the 80's…

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Son of Blagger

Son of Blagger has often been lauded as being an absolute classic of the genre so much so that one would think that it was built by the gods themselves not good old, and clearly mortal, Elliot Gay…

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Astronut

With a dogged desire to play every low-fi platform game I can get my quivering little mitts on I now bring you a review of Astronut by Software Projects…

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