Zapped to the Past Episode 69 December 1987

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In the month of December 1987 many games were released for the Commodore 64. In episode sixty-nine of Zapped to the Past, we look at some of those games, including the bouncy Buggy Boy, the slappy Street Hassle and the shonky Super Sprint and wonder just what made Lion-O’s hair turn grey…

Games covered in this episode:

  • Buggy Boy
  • Captain America
  • Thundercats
  • Indiana Jones and the Temple of Doom
  • Yogi Bear
  • Action Force
  • Street Hassle
  • Computer Scrabble Deluxe
  • How to be a Complete Bastard
  • Super Sprint
  • Microball
  • Shoot-em-up Construction Kit

Find us here:

https://zappedtothepast.com/

Please visit the website of David Hearne Writer – our amazing show sponsor:

https://www.davidhearnewriter.com/

If you would like to help us out and join our Patreon, find it here:

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Additional links mentioned in the Podcast:

https://www.gamesthatwerent.com/gtw64/wolf/

http://www.gamebase64.com/game.php?id=7916&d=18&h=0

https://thundercats.fandom.com/wiki/ThunderCats_Wiki

https://youtu.be/JAI30MC36hk?t=224

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=dUn6uEKdfT4

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=nA5y6iHb-Qg

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=5iXvTzEsoiI

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=hygqfTXwM0k

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=T9M_bqIB6EU

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=CiQx7XlsFLA

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=wgwWPGWCFoo

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=VtK2AlUQ0Jc

http://www.seuck.retrogaming64.com/index.html

http://www.seuck.retrogaming64.com/tips.html

Zapped to the Past Episode 68 November 1987

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In the month of November 1987 many games were released for the Commodore 64. In episode sixty-eight of Zapped to the Past, we conclude our look at some of those games, including the adroit Quedex, the spellcasting Enlightenment: Druid II and the sneaky Joe Blade and wonder if a flute with no holes is not a flute, is an invisible maze still a maze?

Games covered in this episode:

  • Quedex
  • Scary Monsters
  • Blazer
  • Joe Blade
  • Starfox
  • Enlightenment – Druid II
  • Tunnel Vision
  • Tai-Pan
  • Special Agent
  • Solomon’s Key 

Find us here:

https://zappedtothepast.com/

Please visit the website of David Hearne Writer – our amazing show sponsor:

https://www.davidhearnewriter.com/

If you would like to help us out and join our Patreon, find it here:

https://www.patreon.com/zappedtothepast

Additional links mentioned in the Podcast:

https://www.gamesthatwerent.com/gtw64/pyramid-of-time/

http://famouspoetsandpoems.com/poets/tony_harrison/poems/12693

http://famouspoetsandpoems.com/poets/philip_larkin/poems/14515

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/List_of_Fireman_Sam_episodes#Series_overview

http://www.warpedfactor.com/2016/03/10-things-you-might-not-know-about_9.html

Zapped to the Past Episode 67 November 1987

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In the month of November 1987 many games were released for the Commodore 64. In episode sixty-seven of Zapped to the Past, we look at some of those games, including the puzzling Pi-r-Squared, the rambunctious Renegade and the mysterious Morpheus and wonder what exactly happened with the sharks in Canada…

Games covered in this episode:

  • International Karate + 
  • On Cue
  • Land of Neverwhere
  • Athena
  • Pi-r(squared)
  • Renegade
  • Mean City
  • Water Polo
  • Anarchy
  • Morpheus

Find us here:

https://zappedtothepast.com/

Please visit the website of David Hearne Writer – our amazing show sponsor:

https://www.davidhearnewriter.com/

If you would like to help us out and join our Patreon, find it here:

https://www.patreon.com/zappedtothepast

Additional links mentioned in the Podcast:

https://www.pinterest.co.uk/pin/542402348853513890/

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Hvlv5qrhDUM

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=E7t8eoA_1jQ

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=PNIaeCHjZtk

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=MZaJUfgCLww

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=KYps5LfOaGg

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=7s6tufofYrg

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=sh019yDd5mg

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=dFIMeyTK-sU

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=kaYsfCs1FZw

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=fazyao5bGUg

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Wgid1me8POs

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Z9IKBqv3cbk

http://www.c64sets.com/set.html?id=76&title=Morpheus

Zapped to the Past Episode 66 October 1987

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In the month of October 1987 many games were released for the Commodore 64. In episode sixty-six of Zapped to the Past, we conclude our look at some of those games, including the shouty Mega Apocalypse, the troublesome Toadforce and the flippant Flunky and wonder if the queen does indeed have an egg chamber and how many eggs it might contain…

Games covered in this episode:

  • Mega-Apocalypse
  • Lazer Force
  • Last Mission
  • The Tube
  • Flunky
  • Toad Force
  • Arcade Classics
  • Jackle and Wide
  • Prohibition
  • Pirates of the Barbary Coast
  • Enforcer
  • Black Magic

Find us here:

https://zappedtothepast.com/

Please visit the website of David Hearne Writer – our amazing show sponsor:

https://www.davidhearnewriter.com/

If you would like to help us out and join our Patreon, find it here:

https://www.patreon.com/zappedtothepast

Additional links mentioned in the Podcast:

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=OwUOpjvha8M&list=PLD89196B9056D804A

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=F3MTFJz50qc

https://archive.org/details/agm_Pirates_of_the_Barbary_Coast/page/n1/mode/2up

https://soundcloud.com/deviationsociale/the-equalizer-free-audio-track

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Z18vpf0kODo

https://youtu.be/0mMl5rgpHMs

Zapped to the Past Episode 65 October 1987

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In the month of October 1987 many games were released for the Commodore 64. In episode sixty-five of Zapped to the Past, we continue our look at some of those games, including the stinky Swamp Fever, the messy Morphicle: The Transforming Car and the Robotic Red L.E.D and wonder what pleathered bacon would taste like…

Games covered in this episode:

  • Red L.E.D.
  • Laurel and Hardy
  • Cosmonut
  • Swamp Fever
  • Revenge of the Mutant Camels 2
  • Ace 2
  • Death Race
  • Starforce Nova
  • Evening Star
  • Morphicle The Transforming Car
  • Night on the Tiles

Find us here:

https://zappedtothepast.com/

Please visit the website of David Hearne Writer – our amazing show sponsor:

https://www.davidhearnewriter.com/

If you would like to help us out and join our Patreon, find it here:

https://www.patreon.com/zappedtothepast

Additional links mentioned in the Podcast:

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=RDsctFBs91U

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=t2mU6USTBRE

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=M4K7XZGeHTE

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=OlmKCj03fHw

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ofaaz9uGPu4

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=8D6pPgwafq0

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=eU84ORB-Y9k

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=IW0OrDQs77Y

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=__MUf2Qv6_U

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=WyF8RHM1OCg

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=mYX1-K3y-n8

Zapped to the Past Episode 64 October 1987

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In the month of October 1987 many games were released for the Commodore 64. In episode sixty-four of Zapped to the Past, we look at some of those games, including the brilliant Bubble Bobble, the claggy Clean Up Service, and the freaky Frenesis and wonder who would set up a cafe and service station at the ass end of the Universe?

Games covered in this episode:

  • Bubble Bobble
  • The Further Adventures of Alice in Videoland
  • Deliverance
  • Destructo
  • Clean Up Service
  • Hysteria
  • Frenesis 
  • Centurions
  • Gun Runner
  • Pile-Up

Find us here:

https://zappedtothepast.com/

Please visit the website of David Hearne Writer – our amazing show sponsor:

https://www.davidhearnewriter.com/

If you would like to help us out and join our Patreon, find it here:

https://www.patreon.com/zappedtothepast

Thanks to our amazing Episode 64 Contributors:

Daz and Brendan from The Hands on Gaming Podcast

Steve Erickson from the Retro Asylum Podcast

Our special Patreon Contributors, RodgerDodger, 2000DC and Dr Goggles

… and our amazing show sponsor, David Hearne. 

Special Episode 64 offers:

Escape from the Commodore 64 by David Hearne is available on Amazon Kindle for 99p for 7 days only from Monday 23rd May 2022

Visit Amazon in your region!!

Thanks to Chris Abbott at https://www.c64audio.com – you can use code zttp64 at the checkout for £10 off your shopping!!

Zapped to the Past Episode 63 September 1987

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In the month of September 1987 many games were released for the Commodore 64. In episode sixty-three of Zapped to the Past, we continue our look at some of those games, including the dubious Death Wish 3, the Swashbuckling Pirates! And the energetic Star Paws and wonder, how does a dog go to the toilet in a space suit?

Games covered in this episode:

  • Zynaps
  • Deceptor
  • Mr Weems and the She Vampires
  • Death Wish 3
  • Thunderbolt
  • Star Paws
  • Convoy Raider
  • Pirates
  • Rebel
  • Denarius
  • Kikstart 2

Find us here:

https://zappedtothepast.com/

Please visit the website of David Hearne Writer – our amazing show sponsor:

https://www.davidhearnewriter.com/

If you would like to help us out and join our Patreon, find it here:

https://www.patreon.com/zappedtothepast

Additional links mentioned in the Podcast:

https://archive.org/details/Deceptor_1986_Artech/page/n3/mode/2up

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=9uwrfRAEinY

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=3JkoG_-1j_w

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=NN5i2p3HBxQ

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=fioKEjZKXc8

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=4mmvgbk3r8Y

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=eU5pdZOA9vc

http://www.c64sets.com/pirates/manual.pdf

Zapped to the Past Episode 62 September 1987

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In the month of September 1987 many games were released for the Commodore 64. In episode sixty-two of Zapped to the Past, we look at some of those games, including the clement California Games, the gregarious Game Over and the transient Transatlantic Balloon Challenge and wonder, why does an eagle need to recharge its energy on a giant balloon?

Games covered in this episode:

  • California Games
  • Realm
  • Game Over
  • Trans-Atlantic Balloon Challenge
  • Mystery of the Nile
  • The Living Daylights
  • Road Runner
  • Exolon
  • Street Sports Baseball
  • Snapdragon
  • Re-Bounder

Find us here:

https://zappedtothepast.com/

Please visit the website of David Hearne Writer – our amazing show sponsor:

https://www.davidhearnewriter.com/

If you would like to help us out and join our Patreon, find it here:

https://www.patreon.com/zappedtothepast

Additional links mentioned in the Podcast:

https://comicvine.gamespot.com/heavy-metal-magazine-198405-vol-8-no-2/4000-146378

https://www.heavymetal.com/news/luis-royo-game-over-cover/

https://www.guinnessworldrecords.com/news/60at60/2015/8/1987-first-people-to-cross-the-atlantic-in-a-hot-air-balloon-392904

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=WkUU3kAWEyQ

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=0UIB9Y4OFPs

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=7_L7vQV9tMg

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=voY_sgD0BXc

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=YP7y89lfTIM

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=E7t8eoA_1jQ  https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=6N3fHjTu3nI

Zapped to the Past Episode 61 August 1987

https://www.podbean.com/media/share/pb-k99gk-120e33e

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In the month of August 1987 many games were released for the Commodore 64. In episode sixty-one of Zapped to the Past, we conclude our look at some of those games, including the squawky Slap Fight, the monotone Max Torque and the revolutionary Head over Heels and wonder what adventures a Spider Egg should get up to when not bombing bees…

Games covered in this episode:

  • Head Over Heels
  • Quartet
  • Challenge of the Gobots
  • Hades Nebula
  • Max Torque
  • Oink
  • Amaurote
  • Metrocross
  • Rasterscan
  • Slap Fight

Find us here:

https://zappedtothepast.com/

Please visit the website of David Hearne Writer – our amazing show sponsor:

https://www.davidhearnewriter.com/

If you would like to help us out and join our Patreon, find it here:

https://www.patreon.com/zappedtothepast

Oink – Janet and John and the Parachute Jump

https://oink.blog/2021/07/26/oink-7-summer-cool/

Additional links mentioned in the Podcast:

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Gobots

https://youtube.com/clip/UgkxjrAi2Qjrcdfotm58hKQ3XPSTtWKdII_h

http://www.zee-3.com/pickfordbros/softography/index.php?game=23

https://elysium64.itch.io/amaurote

http://www.zee-3.com/pickfordbros/softography/index.php?game=22

Zapped to the Past Episode 60 August 1987

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In the month of August1987 many games were released for the Commodore 64. In episode sixty of Zapped to the Past, we continue our look at some of those games, including the delightful Defender of the Crown, the fearful Frankenstein, and the maudlin Mag Max and wonder when up is down and left is backwards, how the hell do you navigate a boring brown maze? 

Games covered in this episode:

  • Defender of the Crown
  • Colony
  • Spellseeker
  • Plasmatron
  • Frankenstein
  • Mag Max
  • Wonder Boy
  • Election
  • Twin Tornado

Find us here:

https://zappedtothepast.com/

Please visit the website of David Hearne Writer – our amazing show sponsor:

https://www.davidhearnewriter.com/

If you would like to help us out and join our Patreon, find it here:

https://www.patreon.com/zappedtothepast

Additional links mentioned in the Podcast:

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Ivanhoe_(1952_film)

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Playbox_(1987_TV_series)

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Shane_Black