Zapped to the Past Episode 80 March 1988

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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

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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

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

https://www.davidhearnewriter.com/

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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/

Zapped to the Past Episode 78 February 1988

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In the month of February1988 many games were released for the Commodore 64. In episode seventy-eight of Zapped to the Past, we continue our look at some of those games, including the turgid Through the Trap Door, the BBC styled Bone Cruncher, and the fiery Firetrap, and wonder where in the world is Gary Lineker?

Games covered in this episode:

  • Matchday 2
  • Eye
  • Bone Cruncher
  • Out Run
  • Firetrap
  • Freddy Hardest
  • Through the Trap Door
  • Gary Lineker’s Superstar Soccer

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.eurogamer.net/the-boy-behind-the-biggest-coin-op-conversion-of-the-80s

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=YjsKmlR5sxI

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/1988_Winter_Olympics

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=0JiA5pMqbfY&ab_channel=FoxMulder

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=n8ENzmIQao8&ab_channel=UzumakiPlayroom

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=BdDJlgEqKLY&list=PLZGhb4y8Y9l1CxaLrrmlqp6FKLU_mv2qv

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=F5wSPh1Yuts&ab_channel=cyberchips

 

Zapped to the Past Episode 77 February 1988

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In the month of February 1988 many games were released for the Commodore 64. In episode seventy-seven of Zapped to the Past, we continue our look at some of those games, including the vapid Vengeance, the heroic Hunter’s Moon, and the knapsack wearing Knightmare, and wonder where would a man taking a dump keep a spade?

Games covered in this episode:

  • Hunter’s Moon
  • Clever and Smart
  • Psycho Soldier
  • Knightmare
  • Inside Outing
  • Bad Cat
  • Flying Shark
  • Vengeance

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=tofY0pNdlxg

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=684yGJRre0A

https://youtu.be/y4y13vnGXec

https://archive.org/details/Commodore64Manuals/Vengeanceeurope/

Zapped to the Past Episode 76 February 1988

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In the month of February 1988 many games were released for the Commodore 64. In episode seventy-six of Zapped to the Past, we look at some of those games, including the awful Andy Capp, the painful Platoon and the woeful Winter Olympiad 88 and wonder if we should at least try and say a friendly hello before we kill every alien on their own planet.

Games covered in this episode:

  • Platoon
  • Super G-Man
  • Andy Capp
  • Lifeforce
  • Beat It 
  • Mask II
  • Out of this World
  • Winter Olympiad 88

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://ia800907.us.archive.org/31/items/uta_Andy_Capp_1987_Mirrorsoft_5614/Extras/Inlay_back.jpg

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=cyDNdoLrqxo&ab_channel=Kylie%26Dannii

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=v-icrGMp3uk&ab_channel=CliffRichard

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=jEJdfDD4dVg&ab_channel=PrefabSproutVEVO

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=7kGX3TvwYQk&ab_channel=fritz5135

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=k23W7–8DgQ

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=p0E9urVs-2o

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=IQYzDU7RJEg&ab_channel=JohnnyHatesJazzVEVO

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=J-3do6PA8T0

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=R-r_X3kuQrw&list=OLAK5uy_lh9Y6a2tFBVzR1BYUarIVk-cx5_5fCqsg

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=I4qh_9vH1Ww

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=a5TXy488OMU

https://archive.org/details/winter-olympiad-88/Winter%20Olympiad%2088%20intro/mode/2up

Zapped to the Past Presents – Battle of the Pilots Episode 2

https://www.podbean.com/media/share/pb-xbv9y-12aaba8

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In episode two of Battle of the Pilots, Adrian and Graham from the Zapped to the Past podcast reach into the massive back catalogue of TV shows from over the last 50 years and pluck out a couple of pilot episodes for a head to head battle. For episode two, we have chosen two classic wheel based vehicular action shows from the 80s – the crusading Knight Rider vs the speedy Streethawk… let battle commence!

Zapped to the Past Episode 75 January 1988

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In the month of January 1988 many games were released for the Commodore 64. In episode seventy-five of Zapped to the Past, we conclude our look at some of those games, including the spacey Star Wars, the risky R.I.S.K., and the scabby Sky Twice, and wonder who exactly would want a certificate and badge to prove they are a Master of Xor…?

Games covered in this episode:

  • Spore
  • Western Games
  • Madballs
  • Kromazone
  • Star Wars
  • Sky Twice
  • Rampage
  • Xor
  • Risk

Find us here:

https://zappedtothepast.com/

Please visit the Manscaped website – our fabulous new show sponsor:

https://www.manscaped.com

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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://archive.org/details/western-games/Western%20Games%20en/page/n1/mode/2up

https://www.the-numbers.com/movie/Predator#tab=summary

Zapped to the Past Episode 74 January 1988

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In the month of January 1988 many games were released for the Commodore 64. In episode seventy-four of Zapped to the Past, we continue our look at some of those games, including the rough Rygar, the ignominious Inspector Gadget, and the summery Skate or Die, and wonder what the hell happened to our Smashy Yo-Yo!?

Games covered in this episode:

  • Cosmic Causeway
  • PHM Pegasus
  • Rygar
  • Superstar Ice Hockey
  • Bobsleigh
  • Mean Streak
  • Airborne Ranger
  • Inspector Gadget
  • Skate or Die

Find us here:

https://zappedtothepast.com/

Please visit the Manscaped website – our fabulous new show sponsor:

https://www.manscaped.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:

http://www.c64sets.com/details_db.html?id=7894

https://archive.org/details/Airborne_Ranger_1987_MicroProse_a2

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=TKCegLO4vhs&ab_channel=JessieConran

https://www.gamesthatwerent.com/gtw64/inspector-gadget/

https://archive.org/details/c64man_skate-or-die/page/n3/mode/2up

Zapped to the Past Episode 73 January 1988

https://www.podbean.com/media/share/pb-3vqtp-128b396

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In the month of January 1988 many games were released for the Commodore 64. In episode seventy-three of Zapped to the Past, we continue our look at some of those games, including the tiring Track & Field, the terse Trantor: The Last Stormtrooper and the testing Trivial Fruit, and wonder at what point running up a wall became any kind of sporting event…

Games covered in this episode:

  • Chuck Yaeger’s Advanced Flight Trainer
  • Radius
  • Alternative World Games
  • Survivors
  • Tetris
  • Thunderchopper
  • Trivial Fruit
  • Trantor: The Last Stormtrooper
  • Track & Field

Find us here:

https://zappedtothepast.com/

Please visit the Manscaped website – our fabulous new show sponsor – enter ZAPPED20 for 20% off your order and free worldwide shipping:

https://www.manscaped.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=kgh0KK7wHXQ&ab_channel=Finerfeelings123

https://www.discogs.com/release/5866-Various-The-House-Sound-Of-Chicago-Vol-III-Acid-Tracks

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=feT1w-Ac5J0&ab_channel=QueenOfficial

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=z84rj6-glh4

Zapped to the Past Presents – Battle of the Pilots Episode 1

https://www.podbean.com/media/share/pb-h49m5-128c745

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In episode one of Battle of the Pilots, Adrian and Graham from the Zapped to the Past podcast reach into the massive back catalogue of TV shows from over the last 50 years and pluck out a couple of pilot episodes for a head to head battle. For this inaugural episode, we have chosen two blockbuster TV Sci-Fi shows from the late 70s/early 80s – the mighty Battlestar Galactica vs the saucy Buck Rogers in the 25th Century… let battle commence!