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Joe Blade

[Cassette inlay] [Loading screen]
[In-game screen]
Full titleJoe Blade
Year of release1987
PublisherPlayers Software (UK)
Re-released bySerma Software (Spain)
Author(s)Colin Swinbourne, Martin Severn, Gari Biasillo
Machine typeZX Spectrum 48K/128K
Number of players1
ControlsKempston, Interface 2 and Keyboard
TypeArcade: Adventure
Message languageEnglish
Original publicationCommercial
Original price£1.99
650 ptas.
AvailabilityAvailable as both Perfect TZX and non-TZX
Protection schemeMultiple schemes (see individual downloads)
Additional infoAppeared on side B of the compilation Zap-Pak (Players Premier)
Features In-game Mini-game(s)
Also listed on Wikipedia and Freebase
RemarksAlso came as bonus with Azimuth Head Alignment Kit.
There were 2 versions of this game; the second version was released in 1988 (barcode 5013728000868) and also contained a demo version of Joe Blade II.
SeriesThis game belongs in the following series:
1. Joe Blade
2. Joe Blade II
3. Joe Blade III
4. Joe Blade IV
Other systemsThis title was also advertised for and/or published on the Amstrad CPC, Atari 8-bit, BBC Micro, Commodore 64 and MSX
Score 6.85 (36 votes)   See scores and vote!

Download and play links
FilenameSizeTypeOriginCodeBarcodeD.L.YearEncoding scheme
JoeBlade.tzx.zip23,699(Perfect TZX tape image)Original release50137280008991987Unspecified custom loader
JoeBladeV2.tzx.zip34,162(Perfect TZX tape image)Original release50137280008991988Unspecified custom loader
Run on-line with a 128K Java Spectrum emulator JoeBlade128.tap.zip24,612((non-TZX) TAP tape image)1987
Run on-line with a 48K Java Spectrum emulator JoeBlade48.tap.zip24,831((non-TZX) TAP tape image)1987

Additional material
JoeBlade.gif3,277(Loading screen)
JoeBlade.scr6,912(Loading screen dump)
JoeBlade.gif3,913(In-game screen)
JoeBlade.txt1,490(English instructions)
JoeBlade.jpg246,753(Game map)
JoeBlade_2.png119,406(Game map)
JoeBlade.jpg93,943(Cassette inlay)
JoeBladeV2.jpg63,311(Cassette inlay)
JoeBlade.ay.zip1,967(Ripped in-game and theme music in AY format)

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Player reviews
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Magazine references
Crash9.87page 30(Review) [full page]
Sinclair User10.87page 38(Review) [full page]
Your Sinclair11.87page 50(Review) [full page]
Crash2.88page 40(Hack/Poke) [full page]
Your Sinclair3.88page 46(Hack/Poke) [full page]
Computer & Video Games5.88page 112(Tips) [full page]
Crash6.88page 39(Hack/Poke) [full page]
Sinclair User7.88page 95(Preview) [full page]
Computer & Video Games8.88page 86(Map) [full page]
YS Smash Tips8.88page 27(Hack/Poke) [full page]
Crash12.88page 45(Hack/Poke) [full page]
MicroHobby10.88page 44(Nuevo)[full page]

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