Zapped to the Past Episode 47 March 1987

In the month of March 1987 many games were released for the Commodore 64. In episode forty-seven of Zapped to the Past, we look at some of those games, including the mesmerising Mutants, the rotational Raid 2000 and the fiery Falcon Patrol 2 and wonder how many toilets were ruined doing the research for Tracker…

Games covered in this episode:

  • Mutants
  • Star Soldier
  • Future Knight
  • The Double 
  • Tracker 
  • Pneumatic Hammers
  • Raid 2000
  • Tomahawk
  • Falcon Patrol 2

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Floy Joy:

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Text for Terence Trent D’Arby speech:

Sweetheart listen, I know the last few pages haven’t been good for the both of us and I’ve caused you a lot of grief. But put those bags down, o.k.? Before you make a decision like that, please just listen to me ‘Cos I don’t want you to leave. I definitely don’t want you to leave. Just hear me out.

Speech Synthesis tools: or

The Genesis Effect:

Magnum Pan Pipes:

Slowed down Jolene:

Message from Mark King:


Zzz-tp. Beedop pl-me tum ta-to poom. Da-dun-q-tngggg. Do-di-naaaag mob-ib p-ing-smannng dor-de-meng. Ang, de-fang-me-ting-de-chibmmm.


ZTTP, please stop implying my thumbs are too powerful. They are just quite strong. Though this is the 9th mobile phone I’ve smashed for this message. Also, my favourite meal is chips.

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