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Monty on the Run

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Full titleMonty on the Run
Year of release1985
PublisherGremlin Graphics Software Ltd (UK)
Re-released byKixx (UK)
Serma Software (Spain)
Author(s)Peter M. Harrap
Machine typeZX Spectrum 48K
Number of players1
ControlsInterface 2 and Keyboard
TypeArcade: Platform
Message languageEnglish
Original publicationCommercial
Original price£7.95
2200 ptas.
Budget price£2.99
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 side B of the compilation 4 Crash Smashes II (Gremlin Graphics Software Ltd)
Appeared on side A of the compilation Grumpy Gumphrey Supersleuth + Monty on the Run (Gremlin Graphics Software Ltd)
Appeared on the compilation Kidsplay (Activision Inc)
Appeared on side A of the compilation Multimixx 5 (Kixx)
Participant in the Game of the Year Awards 1985
Also listed on Wikipedia and Freebase
Remarks2nd place in the Game of the Year Awards 1985 - Best Platform Game.
SeriesThis game belongs in the following series:
1. Wanted: Monty Mole
2. Monty is Innocent
3. Monty on the Run
4. Auf Wiedersehen Monty
-- Moley Christmas
5. Impossamole
Other systemsThis title was also advertised for and/or published on the Amstrad CPC, Commodore 64 and Commodore Plus/4
Score 7.88 (41 votes)   See scores and vote!

Download and play links
FilenameSizeTypeOriginCodeBarcodeD.L.Encoding scheme
MontyOnTheRun.tzx.zip58,800(Perfect TZX tape image)Original release5013658190011Unspecified custom loader
Run on-line with a 48K Java Spectrum emulator MontyOnTheRun.tap.zip29,688((non-TZX) TAP tape image)
MontyOnTheRun(Kixx).tzx.zip29,268(Perfect TZX tape image)Re-release5013442544532Unspecified custom loader

Additional material
MontyOnTheRun.gif4,927(Loading screen)
MontyOnTheRun.scr6,912(Loading screen dump)
MontyOnTheRun_1.gif4,952(Loading screen)
MontyOnTheRun_1.scr6,912(Loading screen dump)
MontyOnTheRun.gif3,850(In-game screen)
MontyOnTheRun.jpg554,012(Scanned Multi-language instructions - please help typing this up!)
MontyOnTheRun.txt3,821(English instructions)
MontyOnTheRun_German.txt7,808(German instructions)
MontyOnTheRun.jpg1,072,210(Game map)
MontyOnTheRun_2.gif174,462(Game map)
MontyOnTheRun_3.png186,907(Game map)
MontyOnTheRun.jpg205,305(Cassette inlay)
MontyOnTheRun(Kixx).jpg91,727(Re-release cassette inlay)
MontyOnTheRun_GremlinGangOffer-Back.jpg138,030(Gremlin Gang offer)
MontyOnTheRun_GremlinGangOffer-Front.jpg188,846(Gremlin Gang offer)
MontyOnTheRun.ay.zip756(Ripped in-game and theme music in AY format)

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Monty on the Run PC Dan Richardson 2001 PC/Windows available
Monty on the Run Scottigsoft and Smila 2004 PC/Windows available
Monty on the Run Space-Time Productions Ltd (Steve Watson) 2005 PC/Windows available

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