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Highway Encounter

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Full titleHighway Encounter
Year of release1985
PublisherVortex Software (UK)
Re-released byABC Soft (Spain)
Author(s)Costa Panayi
Machine typeZX Spectrum 48K
Number of players1
ControlsKempston, Interface 2, Cursor and Keyboard
TypeArcade: Shoot-em-up
Message languageEnglish
Original publicationCommercial
Original price£7.95
1900 ptas.
AvailabilityAvailable as both Perfect TZX and non-TZX
Protection schemeMultiple schemes (see individual downloads)
Additional infoAppeared on tape 2, side A of the compilation 10 Great Games (Gremlin Graphics Software Ltd)
Appeared on tape 1, side B of the compilation Best of 3D, The (Vortex Software)
Appeared on tape 2, side B of the compilation Pack Monstruo (Dinamic Software)
Appeared on side B of the compilation Star Games II (Gremlin Graphics Software Ltd)
Appeared on side A of covertape SU issue 112: Twelve Pack 1 (Sinclair User)
Features Isometric 3D Graphics
Also listed on Wikipedia and Freebase
SPOT commentsSinclair User cover game
SeriesThis game belongs in the following series:
1. Highway Encounter
2. Alien Highway
Other systemsThis title was also advertised for and/or published on the Amstrad CPC, Commodore 64 and MSX
Score 8.39 (232 votes)   See scores and vote!

Download and play links
FilenameSizeTypeOriginCodeBarcodeD.L.Encoding scheme
HighwayEncounter.tzx.zip22,245(Perfect TZX tape image)Original release50986187SpeedLock 1
Run on-line with a 48K Java Spectrum emulator HighwayEncounter.tap.zip30,936((non-TZX) TAP tape image)

Additional material
HighwayEncounter.gif4,610(Loading screen)
HighwayEncounter.scr6,912(Loading screen dump)
HighwayEncounter.gif6,828(In-game screen)
HighwayEncounter.txt1,842(English instructions)
HighwayEncounter.jpg1,137,774(Game map)
HighwayEncounter_2.png105,763(Game map)
HighwayEncounter.jpg74,150(Cassette inlay)

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Vorton Highway Devs (Chui, Race8086, Yota, Mortimor, Nacho, Etece, Xenon, DJ Syto) 2004 PC/Windows, Linux, Dreamcast in progress
Highway Encounter Urban Interactive Software 2006 PC/Windows available
Highway Encounter - The Remake Bankie 2006 PC/Windows available

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Magazine references
Crash7.85page 9(Preview) [full page]
Popular Computing Weekly7.85page 444(Review) [full page]
Home Computing Weekly8.85page 312(Review) [full page]
Sinclair Programs8.85page 36(Feature) [full page]
Sinclair User8.85page 16(Review) [full page]
Computer Gamer9.85page 72(Review) [full page]
Crash9.85page 122(Review) [full page]
Computer & Video Games9.85page 26(Review) [full page]
Your Computer9.85page 31(Review) [full page]
Popular Computing Weekly10.85page 127(News/Note) [full page]
Sinclair User10.85page 15(Tips) [full page]
Your Spectrum10.85page 32(Feature - Road Runner)[full page]
Computer & Video Games11.85page 17(Review) [full page]
Your Spectrum11.85page 72(Tips) [full page]
Computer & Video Games12.85page 58(Solution) [full page]
Computer & Video Games12.85page 58(Map) [full page]
ACE1.88page 139(News/Note) [full page]
ACE3.88page 104(News/Note) [full page]
ACE4.88page 113(News/Note) [full page]
Crash4.88page 83(Feature - Run It Again: 3D isometric games)[full page]
ACE5.88page 105(News/Note) [full page]
ACE6.88page 82(Feature - The Third Dimension - Isometric 3D Games) [full page]
Sinclair User6.91page 6(CoverGame) [full page]
MicroHobby11.85page 14(Nuevo)[full page]
MicroHobby Especial11.85page 17(Supercincuenta)[full page]

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Computer & Video Games8.85page 49(Full-page ad) [full page]
Sinclair Programs8.85page 4(Full-page ad) [full page]
Sinclair User8.85page 63(Full-page ad) [full page]
Your Computer8.85page 36(Full-page ad) [full page]
Your Spectrum8.85page 4(Full-page ad) [full page]
Crash9.85page 120(CompoEntry) [full page]
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