Zapped to the Past Episode 88 May 1988

https://www.podbean.com/media/share/pb-2vbdp-132227b

Usagi Yojimbo reviewed by Zapped to the Past

In the month of May 1988 many games were released for the Commodore 64. In episode eighty-eight of Zapped to the Past, we continue our look at some of those games, including the sublime Samurai Warrior, the grimy GunSmoke and the crafty Card Sharks and wonder who thought the NR button on old stereos was a good idea…?

Games covered in this episode:

  • Samurai Warrior: The Battles of Usagi Yojimbo
  • Gunsmoke
  • UCM
  • Geebee Air Rally
  • Card Sharks
  • Rockford
  • ATF
  • Rolling Thunder

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Additional links mentioned in the Podcast:

https://www.retrogamer.net/retro_games80/the-making-of-samurai-warrior-the-battles-of-usagi-yojimbo/

https://archive.org/details/Gee_Bee_Air_Rally_1987_Activision

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=BJ02nAt1G6U&ab_channel=garret

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=rQ2fKyGFk-U&ab_channel=Metaldog38%27sHomeOfMetal

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=PR1HUSA3ws8

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=QN2twsnAXAs

Zapped to the Past Episode 87 May 1988

https://www.podbean.com/media/share/pb-88ktj-131a298

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In the month of May 1988 many games were released for the Commodore 64. In episode eighty-seven of Zapped to the Past, we start our look at some of those games, including the cataclysmic The Chernobyl Syndrome, the shoddy Sabotage, and the festering Frightmare, and wonder how do you keep score in a game of Jai Alai…

Games covered in this episode:

  • Cybernoid
  • Time Fighter
  • Frightmare
  • The Chernobyl Syndrome
  • The Revenge of Doh (Arkanoid 2)
  • Sabotage
  • Bedlam
  • Professional BMX Simulator

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Additional links mentioned in the Podcast:

https://www.gamesdatabase.org/Media/SYSTEM/Commodore_64/manual/Formated/Cybernoid-_The_Fighting_Machine_-_1988_-_Hewson_Consultants.pdf

https://www.gamesdatabase.org/Media/SYSTEM/Microsoft_DOS/manual/Formated/Frightmare.pdf

https://www.c64copyprotection.com/chernobyl-manual-code/

https://www.c64copyprotection.com/wp-content/uploads/2016/02/Chernobyl.pdf

https://www.avclub.com/in-a-1987-video-game-chernobyl-s-nuclear-reactor-was-n-1838124865

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

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=QHyjXEuyqX4

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Sgt._Pepper_Knew_My_Father

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=zdrav2VVkGY&ab_channel=MireilleQuesnel

https://www.theguardian.com/music/2009/nov/17/derek-b-obituary

https://www.whosampled.com/sample/331133/Derek-B-Bad-Young-Brother-Beastie-Boys-Rhymin-%26-Stealin/

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=IUMXQgy0sas&ab_channel=fritz51315

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=KE5GGMhmo-M&ab_channel=HeartVEVO

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=qlQfSlbeNas&ab_channel=KimWildeVEVO

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=pXEN57rFnIM

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=fu1-wx7Wao0&ab_channel=LetThereBeRock31

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=x1lvnbTZE-Q

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=OVXgPH0XiaE&ab_channel=LiSSONPRODUCTION

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=DYweHGwASKU&ab_channel=GloriaEstefanVEVO

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=kIt3OGra3Lo

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=qghRdMpoVOE&ab_channel=whitneyhoustonVEVO

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=aEFZ2hHn40w

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=YKdQPDZ63DA

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=KfKIq1Pmc8Q&ab_channel=BruceHornsbyVEVO

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=OTUlg__sVYo&ab_channel=DepecheMode

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

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=l6hLGXBsk6o

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=S4ZWD_0VRK8

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=rJWsDpA909c&ab_channel=TheArkive

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=vFAf_29KYTs

Zapped to the Past Episode 86 April 1988

https://www.podbean.com/media/share/pb-dir6x-1310516

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In the month of April 1988 many games were released for the Commodore 64. In episode eighty-six of Zapped to the Past, we conclude our look at some of those games, including the thrilling The Train, the runaround Rollaround and the flashy Firefly, and wonder how much of a princess you get when granted their hand in marriage…

Games covered in this episode:

  • The Train
  • Magnetron
  • Rollaround
  • Black Lamp
  • Stratton
  • BMX Hyper Biker Simulator
  • Firefly

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Additional links mentioned in the Podcast:

https://archive.org/details/Train_The_Escape_to_Normandy_1988_Accolade

https://www.gamesdatabase.org/Media/SYSTEM/Commodore_64//Manual/formated/The_Train-_Escape_to_Normandy_-_1987_-_Accolade.pdf

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

https://retro-commodore.eu/files/downloads/amigamanuals-xiik.net/Games/Black%20Lamp%20-%20Manual-ENG.pdf

https://archive.org/details/Firefly_1988_Ocean_Software/mode/2up

Zapped to the Past Episode 85 April 1988

https://www.podbean.com/media/share/pb-fuvpm-1305ac5

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In the month of April 1988 many games were released for the Commodore 64. In episode eighty-five of Zapped to the Past, we start our look at some of those games, including the turgid Thundercross, the double featured Dan Dare II, and torturous Task III, and wonder if we can have a P please, Bob.

Games covered in this episode:

  • 4th & Inches
  • Thundercross
  • Blockbusters
  • Dan Dare II
  • Snooker And Pool
  • Task III
  • Soko-Ban

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Additional links mentioned in the Podcast:

http://www.digitpress.com/library/manuals/c64/4th_inches.pdf

https://www.digitpress.com/library/interviews/interview_bob_whitehead.html

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

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=bYr3OJOXk60

https://archive.org/details/dandare2_manual/page/n1/mode/2up

https://www.6581-8580.com/socse/index.php?field=title&sorting=title&view=ASC&page=1&wildcard=off&add_fields=&query=task+III&term_counts=0

Zapped to the Past Episode 84 April 1988

https://www.podbean.com/media/share/pb-f6zsw-12fc729

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In the month of April 1988 many games were released for the Commodore 64. In episode eighty-four of Zapped to the Past, we start our look at some of those games, including the spacefaring Skyfox II, the haunting Heli Drop, and the seaward Strike Fleet, and wonder what exactly is the difference between a Mandroid and a Cyborg…

Games covered in this episode:

  • Strike Fleet
  • Knight Games 2
  • Skyfox II
  • …Traz
  • Mandroid
  • Heli Drop 
  • Scumball 

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Additional links mentioned in the Podcast:

https://archive.org/details/Strike_Fleet_1987_Electronic_Arts/page/n3/mode/2up

https://www.gamesdatabase.org/Media/SYSTEM/Commodore_64//Manual/formated/Strike_Fleet_-_1987_-_Electronic_Arts.pdf

https://datassette.nyc3.cdn.digitaloceanspaces.com/manuais/knight_games2-_space_trilogy1987english_software.pdf

http://www.digitpress.com/library/manuals/c64/skyfox2.txt

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=wTkfK2g4pKI&ab_channel=PetShopBoysParlophone

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=W1AL2oTiTU0&ab_channel=pojk_tant

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=PnMlYM0V-uU&ab_channel=LondonRecordings

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=mL1kQQbhmY8&ab_channel=AliceCooperVEVO

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=sWSi5MMEIOA&ab_channel=DeaconBlueVEVO

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=96bsUwvoHxc

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ZIe1R8cAOUQ

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=YlH9Ijor2k4

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=c6OkWq1noKM&ab_channel=TheMission-Topic

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Gnbl7JISK_g&ab_channel=BigDaddyAEL1964

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

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Ka_ALgG9hqY

Zapped to the Past Episode 83 March 1988

https://www.podbean.com/media/share/pb-2we9h-12f4192

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In the month of March 1988 many games were released for the Commodore 64. In episode eighty-three of Zapped to the Past, we conclude our look at some of those games, including the bouncy BMX Kidz, the blocky Bravestarr, and the clever Code Hunter, and wonder what kind of acting school a barbarian would go to…

Games covered in this episode:

  • Predator
  • Bmx Kidz
  • Bravestarr
  • Jetboys
  • Code Hunter
  • Droid Dreams
  • Mach
  • Rastan Saga
  • Apollo 18

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Additional links mentioned in the Podcast:

https://archive.org/details/Predator_1987_Activision

https://www.vintageisthenewold.com/shattered-dreams-broken-c64-games

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=UaMo4k7iG7s&ab_channel=Excelsior%27sDomain

https://batteriesnotincluded.fandom.com/wiki/Batteries_not_included#The_Fix-Its

https://www.saltypopcorn.co.uk/charts/box-office.php?chart=19880318

https://remix64.com/track/glyn-r-brown/rastan/

https://www.vintageisthenewold.com/shattered-dreams-broken-c64-games

Zapped to the Past Episode 82 March 1988

https://www.podbean.com/media/share/pb-5czwc-12ea6f3

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In the month of March 1988 many games were released for the Commodore 64. In episode eighty-two of Zapped to the Past, we continue our look at some of those games, including the impressive Ikari Warriors, the slippery Slaine, and the sub-par Sub Battle Simulator, and wonder who on earth thought moving options was a good idea…?

Games covered in this episode:

  • Ikari Warriors
  • Sub Battle Simulator
  • Mini-Putt
  • World Tour Golf
  • The Hunt for Red October
  • Test Drive
  • Slaine
  • Gauntlet 2

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Additional links mentioned in the Podcast:

https://archive.org/details/Sub_Battle_Simulator_1987_Epyx/mode/2up

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=C3aJgvqSUuY

https://www.karaoke-lyrics.net/lyrics/soundtrack-willy-fog/around-the-world-with-willy-fog-486845

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=FqgxkiJGDmc&t=2s

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=6u0EySV4coY

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=G0SA1gXgkWA

https://youtu.be/4Lxk_K-ceag?t=282

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=GdOZDfQDw6A

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=TbGrqvdSLtc&list=PLG4XYwGlLoam3s5rWxPzvifMU1OHRhVb5

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=JrG45Vm3P34&ab_channel=MikeRoden

https://www.mobygames.com/game/c64/hunt-for-red-october

https://retro-commodore.eu/files/downloads/amigamanuals-xiik.net/Games/Hunt%20for%20Red%20October%20-%20Manual-ENG.pdf

Zapped to the Past Episode 81 March 1988

https://www.podbean.com/media/share/pb-p3nqb-12e0d17

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In the month of March 1988 many games were released for the Commodore 64. In episode eighty-one of Zapped to the Past, we continue our look at some of those games, including the impossible IO, the blasty Battle Valley, and the maudlin Masters of the Universe – The Movie, and wonder… Why did He-Man prefer to wear furry underpants – even after he arrived in 80s USA?

Games covered in this episode:

  • IO
  • Masters of the Universe – The Movie
  • Fruit Machine Simulator
  • Sidewalk
  • Zybex
  • Point X
  • A Question of Scruples
  • Battle Valley

Find us here:

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Additional links mentioned in the Podcast:

https://nowmusic.com/*/CD/NOW-That-s-What-I-Call-Music-11/7CJ01QPU000

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=tXcI7YROuHE&ab_channel=Contraflow

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=yQHhqDRn4_c&ab_channel=LiliCi

https://www.discogs.com/release/57769-Various-Hip-Hop-20

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=8ut5tHfbaJA&ab_channel=TalkingHeads

https://www.discogs.com/release/7657669-Various-The-Chart-Show-Rock-The-Nation

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=uz-4AUt9C8s&list=RDEMyrqvZxBbd0CGvStOOjPWOA&start_radio=1

https://www.discogs.com/release/349367-Various-Hip-Hop-And-Rapping-In-The-House

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=NVeF1rwZcrE

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ofL-ePVAshs

Zapped to the Past Episode 80 March 1988

https://www.podbean.com/media/share/pb-qmc35-12d8290

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In the month of March 1988 many games were released for the Commodore 64. In episode eighty of Zapped to the Past, we start our look at some of those games, including the protected Project Stealth Fighter, the limp Little Green Man, and the Greedy Garfield, and wonder how much a first class return to Osmium costs…?

Games covered in this episode:

  • Project Stealth Fighter
  • Demon Stalkers
  • Zip
  • Side Arms
  • I, Ball II 
  • Little Green Man
  • Osmium
  • Garfield – Big Fat Hairy Deal

Find us here:

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https://www.davidhearnewriter.com/

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Additional links mentioned in the Podcast:

https://openretro.org/file/5a5e3c01340299e3eb079ec5c7389d9d0cdcaef1

https://archive.org/details/Project_Stealth_Fighter_1987_Microprose_Software

https://www.c64-wiki.com/wiki/Project_Stealth_Fighter

https://www.myabandonware.com/game/retrograde-52a

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=xhkNb3XXats&ab_channel=AswadVEVO

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=N_Shn9vTPTs&ab_channel=GlenGoldsmithVEVO

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=xhEwUqnAtbU&ab_channel=ohnoitisnathan78

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=LfqrL3SNKtg&ab_channel=lijger22

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=sW8cKJRkAnE

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=AGm0rDIg050

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=K1SlecJKbTE&ab_channel=Ludvigsen1

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=pFUrvfulrgs&ab_channel=xxxtitanheadroomxxx

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=NMI81yIlT0Q

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=fHlUE6kLBng&ab_channel=Jean-PierreChartrand

Zapped to the Past Episode 79 February 1988

https://www.podbean.com/media/share/pb-rf4jk-12cea0f

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In the month of February 1988 many games were released for the Commodore 64. In episode seventy-nine of Zapped to the Past, we conclude our look at some of those games, including the destructive Deflektor, the grim Galactic Games and the awful ATV Simulator, and wonder what a night out at Butlins listening to Digital Persuasion would be like.

Games covered in this episode:

  • 720
  • Ninja Hamster
  • I, Alien
  • Jinks
  • Deflektor
  • ATV Simulator
  • Grand Prix Simulator
  • Ramparts
  • Galactic Games

Find us here:

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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.bbfc.co.uk/education/case-studies/robocop-1987

https://thedissolve.com/features/movie-of-the-week/413-robocop-forum-satire-violence-and-state-of-the-art/

https://headstuff.org/entertainment/film/robocop-turns-30/