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Full titleGyroscope
Year of release1985
PublisherMelbourne House (UK)
Re-released byErbe Software S.A. (Spain)
Author(s)Catalyst Coders (Steve Lamb, Tony Mack, Dave Dew), Mark Alexander
Machine typeZX Spectrum 48K
Number of players1
ControlsKempston, Interface 2, Cursor and Keyboard
TypeArcade: Maze
Message languageEnglish
Original publicationCommercial
Original price£7.95
AvailabilityAvailable as both Perfect TZX and non-TZX
Protection schemeMultiple schemes (see individual downloads)
Additional infoParticipant in the Game of the Year Awards 1985
Features Isometric 3D Graphics
Also listed on Wikipedia and Freebase
Remarks2nd place in the Game of the Year Awards 1985 - Best Arcade Game.
Other systemsThis title was also advertised for and/or published on the Amstrad CPC, BBC Micro and Commodore 64
Score 8.00 (60 votes)   See scores and vote!

Download and play links
FilenameSizeTypeOriginCodeBarcodeD.L.Encoding scheme
Run on-line with a 48K Java Spectrum emulator Gyroscope.tzx.zip15,715(Perfect TZX tape image)Original releaseMH2379780861616565None
Run on-line with a 48K Java Spectrum emulator Gyroscope.tap.zip19,942((non-TZX) TAP tape image)
Gyroscope(ErbeSoftwareS.A.).tzx.zip16,028(Perfect TZX tape image)Re-releaseM-37723-1985Unspecified custom loader

Additional material
Gyroscope.gif4,358(Loading screen)
Gyroscope.scr6,912(Loading screen dump)
Gyroscope.gif4,757(In-game screen)
Gyroscope.txt2,350(English instructions)
Gyroscope(ErbeSoftwareS.A.).pdf21,524(Spanish instructions)
Gyroscope.png67,519(Game map)
Gyroscope.jpg46,094(Cassette inlay)
Gyroscope(ErbeSoftwareS.A.).jpg109,090(Re-release cassette inlay)
Gyroscope.ay.zip2,297(Ripped in-game and theme music in AY format)

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Magazine references
Popular Computing Weekly11.85page 248(Review) [full page]
Computer Gamer12.85page 63(Review) [full page]
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Computer & Video Games12.85page 23(Review) [full page]
Popular Computing Weekly12.85page 311(Feature - Popular's Xmas Crackers) [full page]
Sinclair User12.85page 20(Review) [full page]
Crash1.86page 104(Hack/Poke) [full page]
Popular Computing Weekly1.86page 227(Hack/Poke) [full page]
Popular Computing Weekly1.86page 526(Hack/Poke) [full page]
Your Sinclair1.86page 38(Review) [full page]
Computer Gamer2.86page 18(Review) [full page]
Computer & Video Games2.86page 45(Tips) [full page]
Sinclair User2.86page 26(Hack/Poke) [full page]
Your Sinclair2.86page 77(Hack/Poke) [full page]
ZX Computing2.86page 41(Review) [full page]
Crash3.86page 112(Hack/Poke) [full page]
Computer & Video Games3.86page 36(Tips) [full page]
Your Sinclair3.86page 54(Hack/Poke) [full page]
Your Sinclair3.86page 66(Tips) [full page]
Your Sinclair4.86page 32(Hack/Poke) [full page]
Computer & Video Games7.86page 92(Hack/Poke) [full page]
Your Sinclair9.86page 19(Feature - It's All In The Wrist Action) [full page]
YS Smash Tips8.88page 22(Hack/Poke) [full page]
Crash12.88page 45(Hack/Poke) [full page]
MicroHobby12.85page 12(Nuevo)[full page]
MicroHobby2.86page 30(Micromania)[full page]

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