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Crystal Castles

Full titleCrystal Castles
Also known asCrystal Castles Diamond Plateaus in Space
Year of release1986
PublisherUS Gold Ltd (UK)
Re-released byErbe Software S.A. (Spain)
Kixx (UK)
Author(s)Andromeda Software [1]
Tie-in licenceAtari Games Ltd (UK) (arcade coin-op: Crystal Castles)
Machine typeZX Spectrum 48K
Number of players1
ControlsKempston, Interface 2, Cursor, Redefineable keys
TypeArcade: Adventure
Message languageEnglish
Original publicationCommercial
Original price£8.99
Budget price£2.99
AvailabilityAvailable as both Perfect TZX and non-TZX
Protection schemeMultiple schemes (see individual downloads)
Additional infoAppeared on the compilation 3 Coin Op Classics (US Gold Ltd)
Appeared on the compilation Coin-Op Connexion (US Gold Ltd)
Appeared on tape 1, side B of the compilation Gold Collection III, The (US Gold Ltd)
Appeared on side A of covertape SU issue 106: Six of the Best 2 (Sinclair User)
Features Isometric 3D Graphics
Also listed on Wikipedia, Freebase and Lost in Translation
SPOT commentsSinclair User cover game
Other systemsThis title was also advertised for and/or published on the Amstrad CPC, BBC Micro and Commodore 64
Score 6.52 (25 votes)   See scores and vote!

Download and play links
FilenameSizeTypeOriginCodeBarcodeD.L.YearEncoding scheme
CrystalCastles.tzx.zip53,457(Perfect TZX tape image)Original release50134425342361986Alkatraz Protection System
Run on-line with a 48K Java Spectrum emulator CrystalCastles.tap.zip23,090((non-TZX) TAP tape image)1986
CrystalCastles(Kixx).tzx.zip49,449(Perfect TZX tape image)Re-release50134425446001989Alkatraz Protection System

Additional material
CrystalCastles.gif4,818(Loading screen)
CrystalCastles.scr6,912(Loading screen dump)
CrystalCastles.gif3,643(In-game screen)
CrystalCastles.txt2,724(English instructions)
CrystalCastles.png258,811(Game map)
CrystalCastles.jpg187,284(Cassette inlay)
CrystalCastles(Kixx).jpg115,306(Re-release cassette inlay)

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Magazine references
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ACE11.89page 114(Review) [full page]
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Computer & Video Games11.89page 75(Review) [full page]
Your Sinclair12.89page 30(Review) [full page]
Sinclair User1.90page 61(Review) [full page]
Sinclair User12.90page 10(CoverGame) [full page]
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Sinclair User2.92page 13(Hack/Poke) [full page]
Your Sinclair9.93page 9(Feature - The Games that Time Forgot)[full page]
MicroHobby12.86page 19(Nuevo)[full page]

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