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Horace & the Spiders

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Full titleHorace & the Spiders
Also known asHorace and the Spiders
Horace and the Spider
Year of release1983
PublisherSinclair Research Ltd (UK)
Re-released byInvestronica S.A. (Spain) (as 'Horacio y las Aranas')
Ventamatic (Spain)
Author(s)Psion Software Ltd (William Tang)
Machine typeZX Spectrum 16K
Number of players1
TypeArcade: Action
Message languageMultiple languages (see individual downloads)
Original publicationCommercial
Original price£5.95 (£14.95 for disk version)
2150 ptas.
AvailabilityAvailable as both Perfect TZX and non-TZX
Protection schemeNone
Additional infoAppeared on side B of the compilation WOW Games (War On Want)
This title is a member of this group of titles
Also listed on Wikipedia and Freebase
SPOT commentsavailable on ROM cartridge
SeriesThis game belongs in the following series:
1. Hungry Horace
2. Horace Goes Skiing
3. Horace & the Spiders
4. Horace to the Rescue
Other systemsThis title was also advertised for and/or published on the Timex
Score 7.22 (58 votes)   See scores and vote!

Download and play links
Run on-line with a 48K Java Spectrum emulator HoraceTheSpiders.tzx.zip8,952(Perfect TZX tape image)Original releaseG24/SEnglish
HoraceTheSpiders.rom.zip7,072(ZX Interface 2 cartridge ROM image dump)Original releaseG24/REnglish
Run on-line with a 48K Java Spectrum emulator HoraceTheSpiders_2.tap.zip11,188((non-TZX) TAP tape image)English
Run on-line with a 48K Java Spectrum emulator HoraceTheSpiders(HoracioYLasAranas)(InvestronicaS.A.).tzx.zip9,022(Perfect TZX tape image)Re-releaseSP117Spanish

Additional material
HoraceTheSpiders.gif3,060(Loading screen)
HoraceTheSpiders.scr6,912(Loading screen dump)
HoraceTheSpiders.gif1,988(In-game screen)
HoraceTheSpiders.txt3,085(English instructions)
HoraceTheSpiders(HoracioYLasAranas)(InvestronicaS.A.).pdf15,556(Spanish instructions)
HoraceTheSpiders.png22,407(Game map)
HoraceTheSpiders.jpg49,984(Cassette inlay)
HoraceTheSpiders(HoracioYLasAranas)(InvestronicaS.A.).jpg91,538(Re-release cassette inlay)
HoraceTheSpiders.jpg88,110(ZX Interface 2 cartridge box scan)
HoraceTheSpiders.rom.zip7,059(ZX Interface 2 cartridge ROM image dump)

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Horace and the Spiders Chris Roper 2005 PC/Windows available

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Magazine references
Popular Computing Weekly5.83page 453(Review) [full page]
Home Computing Weekly6.83page 315(Review) [full page]
ZX Computing8.83page 65(News/Note) [full page]
ZX Computing10.83page 19(Review) [full page]
Computer & Video Games12.83page 183(Tips) [full page]
Sinclair User3.84page 54(Feature - Interface games are fast but not furious)[full page]
Your Spectrum6.85page 6(Hack/Poke) [full page]
MicroHobby11.85page 28(Micromania)[full page]

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