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[Cassette inlay] [Loading screen]
[In-game screen]
Full titleSilkworm
Year of release1989
PublisherVirgin Games Ltd (UK)
Re-released byEDOS (UK)
Erbe Software S.A. (Spain)
Mastertronic Plus (UK)
Tronix (UK)
Author(s)Random Access (Nigel Brown, Ned Langman, Barry Leitch)
Tie-in licenceTecmo Ltd (Japan) (arcade coin-op: Silkworm)
Machine typeZX Spectrum 48K/128K
Number of players2 - simultaneous
ControlsKempston, Interface 2 (left), Interface 2 (right) and Keyboard
TypeArcade: Shoot-em-up
Message languageEnglish
Original publicationCommercial
Original price£9.99 (£14.99 for disk version)
875 ptas.
Budget price£2.99
AvailabilityAvailable as both Perfect TZX and non-TZX
Protection schemeMultiple schemes (see individual downloads)
Additional infoAppeared on the compilation Edition One (Virgin Games Ltd)
A demo version appeared on side A of covertape MicroHobby issue 190: Tape 9 (MicroHobby)
A soundtrack for this game appeared on side A of covertape SU issue 92: 6 Amazing Coin-Op Tracks (Sinclair User)
Also listed on Wikipedia, Freebase and Lost in Translation
SeriesThis game belongs in the following series:
1. Silkworm
Other systemsThis title was also advertised for and/or published on the Amstrad CPC, Commodore 64 and NES
Score 8.17 (53 votes)   See scores and vote!

Download and play links
FilenameSizeTypeOriginCodeBarcodeD.L.Encoding scheme
Silkworm.tzx.zip27,621(Perfect TZX tape image)Original releaseSpeedLock 7
Silkworm.dsk.zip24,595(+3 disk image)Original release
Silkworm(ErbeSoftwareS.A.).tzx.zip27,609(Perfect TZX tape image)Re-releaseSE539M-25532-1989SpeedLock 7
Silkworm(ErbeSoftwareS.A.).dsk.zip22,034(+3 disk image)Re-releaseSK060M-22580-1989
Silkworm(MastertronicPlus).tzx.zip27,662(Perfect TZX tape image)Re-release5012967210755SpeedLock 7
Run on-line with a 48K Java Spectrum emulator Run on-line with a 128K Java Spectrum emulator Silkworm(MastertronicPlus).tap.zip24,019((non-TZX) TAP tape image)Re-release
Silkworm(Tronix).tzx.zip27,779(Perfect TZX tape image)Re-release5012967210830SpeedLock 7

Additional material
Silkworm.gif1,537(Loading screen)
Silkworm.scr6,912(Loading screen dump)
Silkworm.gif3,601(In-game screen)
Silkworm.txt4,371(English instructions)
Silkworm(ErbeSoftwareS.A.).pdf38,883(Spanish instructions)
Silkworm(ErbeSoftwareS.A.).txt4,650(Spanish instructions)
Silkworm.png37,793(Game map)
Silkworm.jpg157,879(Cassette inlay)
Silkworm(ErbeSoftwareS.A.).jpg104,083(Re-release cassette inlay)
Silkworm(ErbeSoftwareS.A.)_2.jpg292,220(Re-release cassette inlay)
Silkworm(MastertronicPlus).jpg80,179(Re-release cassette inlay)
Silkworm(Tronix).jpg103,027(Re-release cassette inlay)
Silkworm_Poster.jpg699,798(Sinclair User magazine poster)
Silkworm.ay.zip2,403(Ripped in-game and theme music in AY format)
Silkworm.mp3.zip4,499,360(Sampled in-game and theme music in MP3 format)

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Magazine references
New Computer Express1.89page 120(Preview)
Games Machine3.89page 14(Preview) [full page]
New Computer Express3.89page 150(Preview)
Games Machine4.89page 44(Review - not a Spectrum article) [full page]
Your Sinclair4.89page 7(News/Note) [full page]
Crash6.89page 11(Preview) [full page]
Computer & Video Games6.89page 100(Preview) [full page]
Sinclair User6.89page 58(Feature) [full page]
Crash7.89page 24(Review) [full page]
Computer & Video Games7.89page 36(Review) [full page]
Games Machine7.89page 43(Review) [full page]
Sinclair User7.89page 26(Review) [full page]
Your Sinclair7.89page 54(Review) [full page]
Crash9.89page 31(Hack/Poke) [full page]
New Computer Express9.89page 256(Tips)
New Computer Express9.89page 256(Hack/Poke)
Sinclair User9.89page 14(Tips) [full page]
Crash10.89page 32(Tips) [full page]
Crash11.89page 35(Hack/Poke) [full page]
Your Sinclair11.89page 37(Tips) [full page]
Your Sinclair1.90page 41(Tips) [full page]
Your Sinclair2.90page 40(Hack/Poke) [full page]
Your Sinclair7.90page 35(Feature - Complete Guide to Shoot-em-ups)[full page]
Sinclair User1.91page 55(Review) [full page]
Your Sinclair2.91page 50(Review) [full page]
Computer & Video Games4.91page 72(Review) [full page]
Sinclair User4.91page 34(Review) [full page]
Crash9.91page 42(Tips) [full page]
Sinclair User11.91page 19(Tips) [full page]
Sinclair User1.92page 40(Review) [full page]
MicroHobby7.89page 14(Premiere)[full page]
MicroHobby9.89page 28(Nuevo)[full page]
MicroHobby10.89page 59(Justicieros)[full page]

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Sinclair User11.89page 73(Offer) [full page]
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