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Ad Astra

[Cassette inlay] [Loading screen]
[In-game screen]
Full titleAd Astra
Year of release1984
PublisherGargoyle Games (UK)
Re-released byIveson Software S.A. (Spain)
Rebound (UK)
Author(s)Carter Follis Software Associates (Roy Carter, Greg Follis)
Machine typeZX Spectrum 48K
Number of players2 - alternating
ControlsKempston, Interface 2 (left), Interface 2 (right), Cursor and Keyboard
TypeArcade: Shoot-em-up
Message languageEnglish
Original publicationCommercial
Original price£5.95
1500 ptas.
AvailabilityAvailable as both Perfect TZX and non-TZX
Protection schemeNone
Additional infoAppeared on side A of the compilation Off the Hook (Electric Dreams Software)
Appeared on side B of covertape YS issue 67: Magnificent Seven 4 (Your Sinclair)
Also listed on Freebase
SPOT commentsYour Sinclair cover game
Score 7.30 (44 votes)   See scores and vote!

Download and play links
Run on-line with a 48K Java Spectrum emulator AdAstra.tzx.zip23,608(Perfect TZX tape image)Original release
Run on-line with a 48K Java Spectrum emulator AdAstra.tap.zip27,030((non-TZX) TAP tape image)
Run on-line with a 48K Java Spectrum emulator AdAstra(Rebound).tzx.zip23,645(Perfect TZX tape image)Re-release5012635010571

Additional material
AdAstra.gif3,693(Loading screen)
AdAstra.scr6,912(Loading screen dump)
AdAstra.gif2,413(In-game screen)
AdAstra.txt1,254(English instructions)
AdAstra.jpg50,826(Cassette inlay)
AdAstra(Rebound).jpg40,817(Re-release cassette inlay)

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Magazine references
Personal Computer News4.84page 207(News/Note)
Popular Computing Weekly4.84page 266(Review) [full page]
Crash5.84page 14(Review) [full page]
Crash5.84page 45(News/Note) [full page]
Home Computing Weekly5.84page 313(Review) [full page]
Computer & Video Games6.84page 25(Review) [full page]
Personal Computer Games6.84page 56(Review) [full page]
Sinclair User6.84page 903(Review) [full page]
Your Computer6.84page 55(Review) [full page]
Computer Choice7.84page 21(Review)
Crash7.84page 68(Feature - Ad Astra compo) [full page]
Big K8.84page 15(Review) [full page]
Your Spectrum8.84page 41(Review) [full page]
ZX Computing8.84page 37(News/Note) [full page]
Games Computing9.84page 73(Review)
Sinclair Answers9.84page 34(Review) [full page]
Crash10.84page 86(Tips) [full page]
Crash11.84page 77(Tips) [full page]
Computer & Video Games11.84page 6(Tips) [full page]
Personal Computer Games12.84page 126(Tips) [full page]
Crash1.85page 96(Feature - Crash Readers Awards)[full page]
Your Spectrum9.85page 11(Hack/Poke) [full page]
Sinclair User11.85page 112(Feature - The Gargoyle speaks)[full page]
Crash1.86page 104(Hack/Poke) [full page]
Popular Computing Weekly1.86page 526(Hack/Poke) [full page]
Your Sinclair2.86page 76(Hack/Poke) [full page]
Sinclair User7.86page 18(Hack/Poke) [full page]
Crash5.87page 65(Hack/Poke) [full page]
YS Smash Tips8.88page 1(Hack/Poke) [full page]
Crash12.88page 44(Hack/Poke) [full page]
Your Sinclair7.91page 7(CoverGame) [full page]
Your Sinclair9.91page 37(Hack/Poke) [full page]
MicroHobby1.85page 14(Nuevo)[full page]

Magazine adverts
Home Computing Weekly5.84page 303(Advert) [full page]
Home Computing Weekly5.84page 403(Advert) [full page]
Popular Computing Weekly5.84page 519(Full-page ad) [full page]
Home Computing Weekly6.84page 103(Advert) [full page]
Home Computing Weekly6.84page 303(Advert) [full page]
Crash7.84page 67(Full-page ad) [full page]
Crash7.84page 68(CompoEntry) [full page]
Computer & Video Games7.84page 43(Full-page ad) [full page]
Personal Computer Games7.84page 44(Full-page ad) [full page]
Crash8.84page 30(Full-page ad) [full page]
Computer & Video Games8.84page 76(Full-page ad) [full page]
Your Spectrum8.84page 27(Full-page ad) [full page]
Crash9.84page 59(CompoResult) [full page]
Games Computing9.84page 17(Full-page ad)
Your Spectrum9.84page 42(Full-page ad) [full page]
Crash12.84page 55(Full-page ad) [full page]
Crash1.85page 103(Full-page ad) [full page]

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