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Chubby Gristle

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Full titleChubby Gristle
Year of release1988
PublisherGrandslam Entertainments Ltd (UK)
Re-released byBug-Byte Premier (UK)
Zafiro Software Division (Spain)
Author(s)Teque Software Development Ltd (Bill Caunt, Peter Hickinson, Mark Edwards, Ben Daglish)
Machine typeZX Spectrum 48K/128K
Number of players1
ControlsKempston, Interface 2 and Keyboard
TypeArcade: Platform
Message languageEnglish
Original publicationCommercial
Original price£8.95
AvailabilityAvailable as both Perfect TZX and non-TZX
Protection schemeMultiple schemes (see individual downloads)
Additional infoAppeared on side A of covertape YS issue 61: Christmas Collection 1 (Your Sinclair)
RemarksBill Caunt remembers: Chubby Gristle was "named after a pump car park attendent whose favourite line was, 'you can't park 'ere'."
SPOT commentsYour Sinclair cover game
Other systemsThis title was also advertised for and/or published on the Amstrad CPC, Commodore 64 and MSX
Score 7.69 (37 votes)   See scores and vote!

Download and play links
FilenameSizeTypeOriginCodeBarcodeD.L.Encoding scheme
Run on-line with a 48K Java Spectrum emulator Run on-line with a 128K Java Spectrum emulator ChubbyGristle.tzx.zip28,274(Perfect TZX tape image)Original releaseNone
Run on-line with a 48K Java Spectrum emulator Run on-line with a 128K Java Spectrum emulator ChubbyGristle.tap.zip33,523((non-TZX) TAP tape image)
Run on-line with a 48K Java Spectrum emulator Run on-line with a 128K Java Spectrum emulator ChubbyGristle(Bug-BytePremier).tzx.zip28,168(Perfect TZX tape image)Re-release5013248002250None
ChubbyGristle(ZafiroSoftwareDivision).tzx.zip28,314(Perfect TZX tape image)Re-release60110473M-21221-1988Unspecified custom loader

Additional material
ChubbyGristle.gif8,368(Loading screen)
ChubbyGristle.scr6,912(Loading screen dump)
ChubbyGristle.gif4,857(In-game screen)
ChubbyGristle.txt1,867(English instructions)
ChubbyGristle(ZafiroSoftwareDivision).pdf12,072(Spanish instructions)
ChubbyGristle(ZafiroSoftwareDivision).txt2,095(Spanish instructions)
ChubbyGristle.png49,015(Game map)
ChubbyGristle.jpg46,281(Cassette inlay)
ChubbyGristle(Bug-BytePremier).jpg82,105(Re-release cassette inlay)
ChubbyGristle(ZafiroSoftwareDivision).jpg140,527(Re-release cassette inlay)
ChubbyGristle.ay.zip2,274(Ripped in-game and theme music in AY format)

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Magazine references
Games Machine6.88page 18(Preview) [full page]
Sinclair User6.88page 101(Preview) [full page]
Your Sinclair6.88page 9(Preview) [full page]
Computer & Video Games7.88page 14(News/Note) [full page]
Computer & Video Games8.88page 37(Review) [full page]
ACE9.88page 56(Review) [full page]
Games Machine9.88page 73(Review - not a Spectrum article) [full page]
Your Sinclair9.88page 84(Review) [full page]
Computer & Video Games2.89page 91(Tips) [full page]
Sinclair User5.89page 48(Tips) [full page]
Your Sinclair1.91page 7(CoverGame) [full page]
Sinclair User3.91page 20(Hack/Poke) [full page]
Your Sinclair3.91page 41(Tips) [full page]
Your Sinclair2.92page 37(Tips) [full page]
Your Sinclair4.92page 38(Tips) [full page]

Magazine adverts
ACE8.88page 20(Advert) [full page]
Crash8.88page 6(Full-page ad - coming soon ...) [full page]
Computer & Video Games9.88page 68(Advert) [full page]
Sinclair User9.88page 39(CompoEntry) [full page]
Sinclair User9.88page 41(Advert) [full page]
Your Sinclair9.88page 85(Advert) [full page]
Computer & Video Games10.88page 52(Advert) [full page]

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