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Forbidden Planet

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Full titleForbidden Planet
Year of release1986
PublisherDesign Design Software (UK)
Re-released byZeppelin Games Ltd (UK)
Author(s)Simon Brattel, Simon Jackson, Keith Jordan, Jon Ritman
Inspired byJack H. Harris Enterprises (USA) (movie: Dark Star)
Machine typeZX Spectrum 48K/128K
Number of players1
TypeArcade: Shoot-em-up
Message languageEnglish
Original publicationCommercial
Original price£7.95
AvailabilityAvailable as both Perfect TZX and non-TZX
Protection schemeMultiple schemes (see individual downloads)
Additional infoAppeared on tape 1, side A of the compilation 10 Computer Hits 3 (Beau-Jolly Ltd)
Appeared on the compilation 2112 AD + Forbidden Planet (Design Design Software)
Appeared on side B of covertape YS issue 80: Magnificent Seven (Your Sinclair)
Features Vector Graphics
Features In-game Mini-game(s)
RemarksCame with Halls of the Things Remix and Spectacle 2 as bonus on the B-side.
SPOT commentsYour Sinclair cover game; plus: Halls of the Things, Spectacle 2, Space Invaders, Whino Hunt.
SeriesThis game belongs in the following series:
1. Dark Star
2. Forbidden Planet
Other systemsThis title was also advertised for and/or published on the Amstrad CPC
Score 7.58 (19 votes)   See scores and vote!

Download and play links
FilenameSizeTypeOriginCodeBarcodeD.L.Encoding scheme
ForbiddenPlanet.tzx.zip58,284(Perfect TZX tape image)Original releaseUnspecified custom loader
ForbiddenPlanetV1.tzx.zip48,671(Perfect TZX tape image)Original releaseUnspecified custom loader
ForbiddenPlanetV2.tzx.zip114,630(Perfect TZX tape image)Original releaseUnspecified custom loader
Run on-line with a 48K Java Spectrum emulator Run on-line with a 128K Java Spectrum emulator ForbiddenPlanet.tap.zip28,865((non-TZX) TAP tape image)
Run on-line with a 48K Java Spectrum emulator Run on-line with a 128K Java Spectrum emulator ForbiddenPlanet(ZeppelinGamesLtd).tzx.zip25,665(Perfect TZX tape image)Re-releaseNone
Run on-line with a 48K Java Spectrum emulator Run on-line with a 128K Java Spectrum emulator ForbiddenPlanet(MasterTape)(ZeppelinGamesLtd).tzx.zip26,028(Perfect TZX tape image)Re-releaseZ26None

Additional material
ForbiddenPlanet.gif6,501(Loading screen)
ForbiddenPlanet.scr6,912(Loading screen dump)
ForbiddenPlanet.gif2,204(In-game screen)
ForbiddenPlanet.txt2,557(English instructions)
ForbiddenPlanet.jpg32,765(Cassette inlay)
ForbiddenPlanet_SourceCode.zip51,516(Source code (Assembly))

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Magazine references
Your Spectrum9.85page 3(News/Note) [full page]
Crash12.85page 144(Feature - Design Design - The Final Panic)[full page]
Crash3.86page 30(Review) [full page]
Sinclair User3.86page 46(Review) [full page]
Your Sinclair3.86page 21(Review) [full page]
Computer & Video Games4.86page 26(Review) [full page]
Popular Computing Weekly7.86page 219(News/Note) [full page]
Your Sinclair12.87page 24(Tips) [full page]
YS Smash Tips8.88page 18(Tips) [full page]
Your Sinclair8.92page 5(CoverGame) [full page]
Your Sinclair1.93page 26(Tips) [full page]
MicroHobby5.86page 16(Nuevo)[full page]

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Crash12.85page 160(Advert) [full page]
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