Zapped to the Past Episode 9 October 1985

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In the occult month of October 1985, many games were released for the Commodore 64. In episode nine of Zapped to the Past, we look at some of those games, including the musical Monty on the Run, the nebulous Nodes of Yesod and the vexing Vortron and realise that every gaming problem can be solved with a Mr. Miyagi crane kick!

Games covered in this episode:

  • Monty on the Run
  • Speed King
  • Super Zaxxon
  • Shoot-em-Up
  • Nodes of Yesod
  • Rocket Roger
  • Vortron
  • Mad Doctor

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Zapped to the Past Episode 8 September 1985

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In the slow month of September 1985, many games were released for the Commodore 64. In episode eight of Zapped to the Past, we conclude our look at some of those games, including the fanciful Frankie Goes to Hollywood, the ignominious Ian Botham’s Test Cricket and the miserable Merlin and ponder just who made Steve Guttenberg a star…

Games covered in this episode:

  • Nick Faldo Plays the Open
  • Frankie Goes to Hollywood
  • Merlin
  • Ian Botham’s Test Cricket
  • Graham Gooch’s Test Cricket
  • Rescue on Fractalus
  • Out on a Limb
  • The Great American Cross Country Road Race
  • Finders Keepers

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Zapped to the Past Episode 7 September 1985

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In the slow month of September 1985, many games were released for the Commodore 64. In episode seven of Zapped to the Past, we look at some of those games, including the soaring Skyfox, the sumptuous Summer Games 2 and the monstrous Monster Trivia and ponder just how terrifying it would be to be a real air traffic controller…

Games covered in this episode:

  • Skyfox
  • Rupert and the Toymaker’s Party
  • Five-a-Side Football
  • Kennedy Approach
  • Summer Games 2
  • Monster Trivia
  • Mig Alley Ace
  • Hyper Sports
  • Kayak

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Zapped to the Past Episode 6 August 1985

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In the arid month of August 1985, many games were released for the Commodore 64. In episode six of Zapped to the Past, we conclude our look at some of those games, including the furtive The Fourth Protocol, the cracking Confuzion and the ethereal Elidon and ponder the ramifications of software that seems nothing more than just a cash grab…

Game covered in this episode:

  • The Fourth Protocol
  • Jump Jet
  • Brian Bloodaxe
  • Confuzion
  • Captive
  • Jet Set Willy 2
  • Lands of Havoc
  • Elidon
  • International Tennis

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Jump Jet Video on Youtube

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Zapped to the Past Episode 5 August 1985

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In the arid month of August 1985, many games were released for the Commodore 64. In episode five of Zapped to the Past, we look at some of those games, including the bombastic Beach Head 2, the wondrous Way of the Exploding Fist and the abominable A View to a Kill and ponder if Paris is really as brown as James Bond’s jacket…

Games covered in the episode:

  • Beach Head 2
  • Clumsy Colin – Action Biker
  • Jack Charlton’s Match Fishing
  • The Rocky Horror Picture Show
  • Nutcracka
  • Way of the Exploding Fist
  • Thing on a Spring
  • A View to a Kill
  • Stop The Express

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Zapped to the Past Episode 4

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In the jazzy month of July 1985, many games were released for the Commodore 64. In episode four of Zapped to the Past, we conclude our look at some of those games, including the enticing Entombed, the weird Whirlinurd and the torturous Taskmaster and ponder the allure of the colour purple in the world of Conan…

Games covered in this episode:

  • Entombed
  • TaskMaster
  • Whirlinurd
  • Gribbly’s Day Out
  • Hunchback At The Olympics
  • GhettoBlaster
  • Conan
  • Operation Swordfish
  • Boulderdash 2

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Zapped to the Past Episode 3

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In the jazzy month of July 1985, many games were released for the Commodore 64. In episode three of Zapped to the Past, we look at some of those games, including the dynamic Dropzone, the awful Amazon Warrior and the calamitous Circus Circus and wonder just how many chickens you actually chase in Chicken Chase…

Games covered in this episode:

  • Dropzone
  • Roland Ratrace
  • Cyphoid 9
  • Kikstart
  • Knockout
  • Chicken Chase
  • Strangeloop
  • Amazon Warrior
  • Circus Circus

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Zapped to the Past Episode 2 Part 2

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In the jaunty month of June 1985, many games were released for the Commodore 64. In episode two – part two of Zapped to the Past, we conclude our look at some of those games, including the Dreary Dambusters, the bewildering Blagger Goes to Hollywood and the hypnotic Hypercircuit and wonder just what the fascination with Quasimodo was…

Games covered in this episode:

  • Hypercircuit
  • Quasimodo
  • BC II – Grogs Revenge
  • Big Mac
  • Dambusters
  • Blagger Goes to Hollywood
  • Glider Pilot
  • StarFire/Fire One
  • ESTRA

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Episode 2 Crapverts are available here:

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Zapped to the Past Episode 2 Part 1

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In the jaunty month of June 1985, many games were released for the Commodore 64. In episode two – part one of Zapped to the Past, we look at some of those games, including the terrifying Theatre Europe, the exasperating Everyone’s a Wally and the splendid Super Pipeline 2 and wonder just who exactly Richard Petty was.

Games covered in this episode:

  • Theatre Europe
  • On Court Tennis
  • M.U.L.E
  • Super Pipeline 2
  • Loderunner
  • International Basketball
  • Everyones a wally
  • World Series Baseball
  • Richard Petty’s Talladega

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Zapped to the Past Episode 1 Part 2

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In the misty month of May 1985, many games were released for the Commodore 64. In episode one part two of Zapped to the Past, we conclude our look at some of those games, including the perplexing Pathfinder, the slothful Shades and the bland Buck Rogers and wonder just how invigorated the Lords of Midnight really were…

Games covered in the episode:

  • Give My Regards to Broad Street
  • Pathfinder
  • Lords of Midnight
  • Dark Tower
  • Penetrator
  • Shades
  • Web Dimension
  • Buck Rogers

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