Zapped to the Past Episode 33 September 1986

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In the month of September 1986, many games were released for the Commodore 64. In episode thirty-three of Zapped to the Past, we explore some of those games, including the ghoulish Ghosts ‘n Goblins, the atypical Arac and the knockabout Knight Games, and wonder…  How many other evil villains hide their secrets in their household and office furniture? 

Games covered in this episode:

  • Ghosts ‘n Goblins
  • Mission AD
  • Caverns of Eriban
  • Knight Games
  • Ninja Master
  • Jet Strike Mission
  • Floyd the Droid
  • Arac
  • Danger Mouse in Double Trouble
  • Warhawk
  • Galaxibirds
  • Night Walker
  • Beer Belly Burt’s Brew Biz

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Zapped to the Past Episode 32 August 1986

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In the month of August 1986, many games were released for the Commodore 64. In episode thirty-two of Zapped to the Past, we conclude our look at some of those games, including the impressive Infiltrator, the spectrum-esque Saboteur and the laborious Legend of the Amazon women, and wonder… Do ninjas use black coloured toilet paper?

Games covered in this episode:

  • Tau Ceti
  • ICUPS
  • Ollo 1 & Ollo 2
  • Legend of the Amazon Women
  • Infiltrator
  • Nexus
  • Time Trax
  • Saboteur
  • Murder on the Mississippi

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Zapped to the Past Episode 31 August 1986

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In the month of August 1986, many games were released for the Commodore 64. In episode thirty-one of Zapped to the Past, we explore some of those games, including the sexless Sam Fox Strip Poker, the gouging Green Beret and the colourless Core and wonder… exactly how many Green Berets would make for a good henchman’s breakfast?

Games covered in this episode:

  • Kik Start II (C128k Mention)
  • Superstar Ping Pong
  • Sam Fox Strip Poker
  • Touchdown Football
  • Core
  • Groovy Garden
  • Tubular Bells
  • Shogun
  • Green Beret

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Zapped to the Past Episode 30 July 1986

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In the month of July 1986, many games were released for the Commodore 64. In episode thirty of Zapped to the Past, we conclude our look at some of those games, including the bumbling Bombo, the starfaring Sentinel and the meandering Max Headroom and wonder… How many times does the word ‘egg’ appear in this episode?

Games covered in this episode:

  • Boulderdash 3
  • Bombo
  • Biggles
  • Solo Flight Plus
  • Acro Jet
  • Max Headroom

Cheapers Creepers

  • Slamball
  • Neutral Zone
  • Breakdance
  • Return of the Space Warriors
  • Shamus
  • Sentinel

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Zapped to the Past Episode 29 July 1986

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In the month of July 1986, many games were released for the Commodore 64. In episode twenty-nine of Zapped to the Past, we explore some of those games, including the leisurely Leaderboard, the pugilistic Popeye and woeful World Cup Carnival and ponder the power of Madonna and her ability to get us to open our hearts to each other…

Games covered in this episode:

  • Leaderboard
  • Popeye
  • World Cup Carnival
  • Southern Belle
  • Mermaid Madness

Cheapers Creepers

  • HES Games
  • New York City
  • Booty
  • Ollies Follies
  • Moon Shuttle
  • Scrolls of Abadon
  • Raging Beast

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Zapped to the Past Episode 28 June 1986

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In the month of June 1986, many games were released for the Commodore 64. In episode twenty-eight of Zapped to the Past, we conclude our look at some of those games, including the insatiable International Karate, the bumbling Bomb Jack and the slick Starquake and wonder if the Rovers Return is the most cursed pub in the world…

Games covered in this episode:

  • Spellbound 
  • International Karate 
  • Bomb Jack 
  • Bounces 
  • Ping Pong
  • Starquake

Strategy Street Games:

  • Doomdark’s Revenge
  • The Force
  • Archon 2: Adept

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Zapped to the Past Episode 27 June 1986

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In the month of June 1986, many games were released for the Commodore 64. In episode twenty-seven of Zapped to the Past, we explore some of those games, including the vexatious V, the floundering Fairlight and the cackling Cauldron II and wonder just how much burl and hair can you fit in one room at the same time…

Games covered in this episode:

  • V
  • Spindizzy
  • Empire
  • Fairlight
  • Cauldron II: The Pumpkin Strikes Back
  • The Comet 
  • Raise the Titanic 

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Zapped to the Past Episode 26 May 1986

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In the dandy month of May 1986, many games were released for the Commodore 64. In episode twenty-six of Zapped to the Past, we conclude our look at some of those games, including the sci-fi PSI 5 Trading Company, the maudlin Mugsy’s Revenge and stateside Super Bowl XX the and wonder if Pat McGroyne prefers to be called Patrick for obvious reasons…

Games covered in this episode:

  • PSI 5 Trading Company
  • Mugsy’s Revenge 
  • Ark Pandora 
  • Mr Mephisto 
  • Dr Who and the Mines of Terror 
  • Super Bowl XX

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Zapped to the Past Episode 25 May 1986

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In the dandy month of May 1986, many games were released for the Commodore 64. In episode twenty-five of Zapped to the Past, we explore some of those games, including the gargantuan Geoff Capes Strongman Challenge, the hackneyed Hocus Focus and the therapeutic Thrust and wonder if a Geoff Capes bred super-budgie could take down a Tyrannosaurus Rex?

Games covered in this episode:

  • Geoff Capes Strongman Challenge 
  • Alter Ego 
  • Captain Kidd 
  • Hocus Focus 
  • Elektra Glide 
  • Thrust

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