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Winter Games

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Full titleWinter Games
Year of release1986
PublisherUS Gold Ltd (UK)
Re-released byCompulogical S.A. (Spain)
Erbe Software S.A. (Spain)
Kixx (UK)
Author(s)Sentient Software Ltd (Geoff Brown, F. David Thorpe), Mark Alexander
Tie-in licenceEpyx Inc (USA) (original game: Winter Games)
Machine typeZX Spectrum 48K/128K
Number of players4 - turn based
ControlsKempston, Interface 2, Cursor, Redefineable keys
TypeSport: Action
Message languageEnglish
Original publicationCommercial
Original price£7.95
2300 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 B of the compilation Crash Collection Vol 1, The (US Gold Ltd)
Appeared on tape 1, side B of the compilation Epyx 21 (US Gold Ltd)
Appeared on tape 3 of the compilation Gold, Silver, Bronze (US Gold Ltd)
Appeared on the compilation Lingote, El (Erbe Software S.A.)
Appeared on the compilation Mega Sports (US Gold Ltd)
Appeared on tape 2, side A of the compilation Solid Gold (US Gold Ltd)
Appeared on the compilation Sport 88 (Proein Soft Line)
Participant in the Game of the Year Awards 1985
Also listed on Wikipedia and Freebase
Remarks3rd place in the Game of the Year Awards 1985 - Game of the Year.
2nd place in the Game of the Year Awards 1985 - Best Sports Game.
SPOT comments128k version available (US Gold)
SeriesThis game belongs in the following series:
1. Summer Games
2. Summer Games II
3. Winter Games
4. World Games
5. California Games
6. Games - Winter Edition, The
7. Games - Summer Edition, The
Other systemsThis title was also advertised for and/or published on the Amstrad CPC, Atari 7800, Commodore 64, MSX, NES and Sega Master System
Score 8.22 (54 votes)   See scores and vote!

Download and play links
FilenameSizeTypeOriginCodeBarcodeD.L.YearEncoding scheme
WinterGames.tzx.zip113,966(Perfect TZX tape image)Original release50134425304811986SpeedLock 1
Run on-line with a 128K Java Spectrum emulator WinterGames128.tap.zip54,793((non-TZX) TAP tape image)1986
Run on-line with a 48K Java Spectrum emulator Run on-line with a 128K Java Spectrum emulator WinterGamesDay1.tap.zip31,358((non-TZX) TAP tape image)1986
Run on-line with a 48K Java Spectrum emulator Run on-line with a 128K Java Spectrum emulator WinterGamesDay2.tap.zip31,388((non-TZX) TAP tape image)1986
Run on-line with a 48K Java Spectrum emulator Run on-line with a 128K Java Spectrum emulator WinterGames(CompulogicalS.A.).tzx.zip55,123(Perfect TZX tape image)Re-releaseEPTX1002M-42957-19851986None
Run on-line with a 48K Java Spectrum emulator Run on-line with a 128K Java Spectrum emulator WinterGames(ErbeSoftwareS.A.).tzx.zip55,433(Perfect TZX tape image)Re-releaseM-28235-19871987None
WinterGames(Kixx).tzx.zip68,945(Perfect TZX tape image)Re-release50134425467891990SpeedLock 4

Additional material
WinterGames128.gif6,418(Loading screen)
WinterGames128.scr6,912(Loading screen dump)
WinterGamesDay1.gif6,416(Loading screen)
WinterGamesDay1.scr6,912(Loading screen dump)
WinterGamesDay2.gif6,414(Loading screen)
WinterGamesDay2.scr6,912(Loading screen dump)
WinterGames.gif7,281(In-game screen)
WinterGames.txt23,495(English instructions)
WinterGames(CompulogicalS.A.).pdf296,771(Spanish instructions)
WinterGames(CompulogicalS.A.).txt21,243(Spanish instructions)
WinterGamesDay1.png27,039(Game map)
WinterGamesDay2.png36,806(Game map)
WinterGames128.jpg92,997(Cassette inlay)
WinterGames48.jpg84,662(Cassette inlay)
WinterGames(CompulogicalS.A.).jpg168,069(Re-release cassette inlay)
WinterGames(ErbeSoftwareS.A.).jpg49,686(Re-release cassette inlay)
WinterGames(Kixx).jpg293,963(Re-release cassette inlay)
WinterGames.ay.zip17,735(Ripped in-game and theme music in AY format)

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Magazine references
Computer Gamer10.85page 8(News/Note) [full page]
Computer Gamer11.85page 10(Review) [full page]
Computer Gamer11.85page 10(Tips) [full page]
Popular Computing Weekly1.86page 517(Review) [full page]
Computer Gamer3.86page 69(Review) [full page]
Crash3.86page 132(Review) [full page]
Computer & Video Games3.86page 21(Review) [full page]
Sinclair User3.86page 40(Review) [full page]
Your Computer3.86page 43(Review) [full page]
Your Sinclair3.86page 30(Review) [full page]
Crash6.86page 73(Tips) [full page]
Computer & Video Games7.86page 92(Tips) [full page]
Computer Gamer8.86page 14(Feature - The Spectrum Collection - Update) [full page]
Sinclair User12.86page 69(Review) [full page]
Your Sinclair12.86page 70(Review) [full page]
ACE7.88page 77(Feature - Sports Sims) [full page]
Crash8.89page 35(Tips) [full page]
Crash4.90page 48(Review) [full page]
Crash9.91page 43(Tips) [full page]
MicroHobby5.86page 14(Nuevo)[full page]
MicroHobby Especial12.87page 28(Informe)[full page]

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