Zapped to the Past Episode 22 March 1986

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In the miserable month of March 1986, many games were released for the Commodore 64. In episode twenty-two of Zapped to the Past, we conclude our look at some of those games, including the home-run Hardball, the kicking Kung-Fu Master and the yawnsome Yabba-Dabba-Do and wonder… should we have yabadabbabothered?

Games covered in this episode:

  • Hardball
  • Quake Minus One
  • Kung-Fu Master
  • Arc of Yesod
  • Deathwake
  • Critical Mass
  • Yabba-Dabba-Do

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Zapped to the Past Episode 21 March 1986

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In the miserable month of March 1986, many games were released for the Commodore 64. In episode twenty-one of Zapped to the Past, we look at some of those games, including the mysterious Mercenary, the dreary Dragonskulle and the unflinching Uridium and wonder what it would take to be a successful Mayor of Targ…

Games covered in this episode:

  • Mercenary
  • Nightshade
  • DragonSkulle
  • Uridium
  • One Man and his Droid
  • Kane
  • Enigma Force

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Zapped to the Past Episode 20 February 1986

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In the frozen month of February 1986, many games were released for the Commodore 64. In episode twenty of Zapped to the Past, we conclude our look at some of those games, including the epic Eidolon, the fearful Friday the 13th and the dastardly Desert Fox and wonder… is a film soundtrack enough source material for a game?

Games covered in this episode:

  • The Eidolon
  • Friday the 13th
  • Revs
  • Blade Runner
  • Desert Fox
  • One Bite too Deep
  • Space Pilot 2
  • Zorro

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Zapped to the Past Episode 19 February 1986

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In the frozen month of February 1986, many games were released for the Commodore 64. In episode nineteen of Zapped to the Past, we look at some of those games, including the bouncy Bounder, the raucous Rambo and the gravitational Gyroscope and wonder why anyone thought collecting vector letters in space would be fun… 

Games covered in this episode:

  • Bounder
  • Rambo
  • Outlaws
  • Starion
  • Fight Night
  • Gyroscope
  • Gertie Goose
  • Commando

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Zapped to the Past Episode 18 January 1986

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In the unending month of January 1986, many games were released for the Commodore 64. In episode eighteen of Zapped to the Past, we conclude our look at some of those games, including the balletic Ballblazer, the detonating Dynamite Dan and the winsome Willow Pattern and wonder if games should ever be based on crockery patterns?

Games covered in this episode:

  • Ballblazer
  • Underwurlde
  • Imhotep
  • Thunderbirds
  • Dynamite Dan
  • Willow Pattern
  • The Last V8
  • Scalextric

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Zapped to the Past Episode 17 January 1986

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In the unending month of January 1986, many games were released for the Commodore 64. In episode seventeen of Zapped to the Past, we look at some of those games, including the chatty Chimera, the fearsome Fighting Warrior and the roving Robin of the Wood, and wonder…how many sprites would it have taken to add Friar Tuck?

Games covered in this episode:

  • Koronis Rift
  • Goonies
  • Fighting Warrior
  • Skooldaze
  • Robin of the Wood
  • Chimera
  • Metabolis
  • Hero of the Golden Talisman

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Zapped to the Past Episode 16 Pilot Episode Zero – Part 2

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In the second part of this special episode of Zapped to the Past, we look at a selection of games from 1984 including the ghostly Ghostbusters, the alarming Alien, and the infallible Impossible Mission and wondered if there was any mileage in a Commodore 64 podcast. Turns out… there was!

Games covered in this episode:

  • Alien
  • Black Hawk
  • Boulder Dash
  • Daley Thompson’s Decathlon / Activision’s Decathlon
  • Ghostbusters
  • Football Manager
  • Impossible Mission
  • Monty Mole
  • Pitstop 2
  • Raid Over Moscow
  • Spy Vs Spy
  • Summer Games
  • Zaxxon
  • Tapper

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Zapped to the Past Episode 16 Pilot Episode Zero – Part 1

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In the first part of this special episode of Zapped to the Past, we look at a selection of games from the years 1982 and 1983, including the frightening Forbidden Forest, the athletic Aztec Challenge, and the blasting Beach Head and wondered if there was any mileage in a Commodore 64 podcast. Turns out… there was!

Games covered in this episode:

  • Choplifter
  • Attack of the Mutant Camels
  • Aztec Challenge
  • Beach Head
  • Blue Max
  • Forbidden Forest
  • Hunchback
  • Pitstop
  • Manic Miner
  • International Soccer
  • The A-Team

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Zapped to the Past Episode 15 1985 Awards – Part 2

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As a final farewell to 1985, we look back over the year and the games from the first eight issues of Zzap, selecting some of the titles we have played for our prestigious Zapped to the Past awards. Which game will be heralded as the ‘Best Game of 1985’ or win the ‘Craziest Concept’ award and what were some of our listener’s favourites of the year? There is only one way to find out!

Awards in this episode:

  • Craziest Concept
  • Best Game
  • Crappest Crapvert
  • Listener’s Awards

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Zapped to the Past Episode 14 December 1985

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In the festive month of December 1985, many games were released for the Commodore 64. In episode Fourteen of Zapped to the Past, we conclude our look at some of those games, including the warmongering Who Dares Wins 2, the cosmic Crazy Comets and the blackbeardy Blackwyche, and wonder… will our Electric Dreams ever be the same again?

Games covered in this episode:

  • Who Dares Wins 2
  • Spy’s Demise/Spy Strikes Back
  • Rupert and the Ice Palace
  • Ace
  • Blackwyche
  • Codename Mat II
  • Crazy Comets

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