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Wonder Boy

[Cassette inlay] [Loading screen]
[In-game screen]
Full titleWonder Boy
Year of release1987
PublisherActivision Inc (UK)
Re-released byProein Soft Line (Spain)
The Hit Squad (UK)
Tie-in licenceSega Enterprises Ltd (Japan) (arcade coin-op: Wonder Boy)
Machine typeZX Spectrum 48K/128K
Number of players2 - turn based
ControlsKempston, Interface 2 and Keyboard
TypeArcade: Platform
Message languageEnglish
Original publicationCommercial
Original price£9.99
875 ptas.
Budget price£2.99
AvailabilityDistribution denied
Protection schemeMultiple schemes
Additional info Multi-load in 48K mode, single-load in 128K mode
Appeared on the compilation Druid II: Enlightenment + Wonder Boy + GeeBee Air Rally + Sentinel (FIL)
Appeared on tape 2, side B of the compilation Story So Far Vol 4, The (Elite Systems Ltd)
Appeared on side A of covertape YS issue 48: Smash Tape 24 (Your Sinclair)
Also listed on Wikipedia and Freebase
RemarksAlso advertised on the Encore budget label, but never released on it.
SPOT commentsYour Sinclair cover game
SeriesThis game belongs in the following series:
1. Wonder Boy
2. Super Wonder Boy
Other systemsThis title was also advertised for and/or published on the Amstrad CPC, Commodore 64, MSX and Sega Master System
Score 7.03 (32 votes)   See scores and vote!

Release information
OriginModelCodeBarcodeD.L.YearEncoding scheme
Original release48K/128K1987None
Original release48K/128K1987None
Re-releaseProein Soft Line48K/128KM-25850-19871987None
Re-releaseProein Soft Line48K/128K21255M-25850-19871987Unspecified custom loader
Re-releaseProein Soft Line48K/128K21255M-25850-19871987Unspecified custom loader
Re-releaseThe Hit Squad48K/128KAC1050131564110691990None
Re-releaseThe Hit Squad48K/128K50131564110691990None

Additional material
WonderBoy.gif8,043(Loading screen)
WonderBoy.scr6,912(Loading screen dump)
WonderBoy.gif5,911(In-game screen)
WonderBoy.txt2,312(English instructions)
WonderBoy(ProeinSoftLine).pdf131,071(Spanish instructions)
WonderBoy(ProeinSoftLine).txt9,417(Spanish instructions)
WonderBoy.jpg71,465(Game map)
WonderBoy.jpg62,066(Cassette inlay)
WonderBoy(ProeinSoftLine).jpg178,090(Re-release cassette inlay)
WonderBoy(ProeinSoftLine)_2.jpg95,059(Re-release cassette inlay)
WonderBoy(TheHitSquad).jpg126,797(Re-release cassette inlay)

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Magazine references
Your Sinclair2.87page 11(News/Note) [full page]
Computer Gamer5.87page 8(News/Note) [full page]
Your Sinclair5.87page 96(News/Note) [full page]
Sinclair User6.87page 108(Preview) [full page]
Your Sinclair7.87page 10(Preview) [full page]
Crash8.87page 82(Review) [full page]
Computer & Video Games8.87page 24(Review) [full page]
Sinclair User8.87page 67(Review) [full page]
Your Sinclair8.87page 32(Review) [full page]
Crash9.87page 54(Tips) [full page]
Crash10.87page 57(Hack/Poke) [full page]
Crash10.87page 60(Map) [full page]
Sinclair User11.87page 16(Hack/Poke) [full page]
Sinclair User12.87page 40(Hack/Poke) [full page]
Your Sinclair2.88page 46(Hack/Poke) [full page]
Your Sinclair4.88page 29(Hack/Poke) [full page]
YS Smash Tips8.88page 61(Hack/Poke) [full page]
Crash12.88page 60(Hack/Poke) [full page]
Your Sinclair12.89page 14(CoverGame) [full page]
Your Sinclair4.90page 38(Tips) [full page]
Computer & Video Games6.90page 30(Tips) [full page]
Computer & Video Games6.90page 66(Review) [full page]
Sinclair User6.90page 26(Review) [full page]
Your Sinclair6.90page 51(Review) [full page]
Crash8.90page 49(Review) [full page]
Crash1.91page 57(Tips) [full page]
Sinclair User1.91page 18(Tips) [full page]
Crash9.91page 43(Tips) [full page]
Sinclair User6.92page 16(Tips) [full page]
Sinclair User1.93page 15(Hack/Poke) [full page]
Sinclair User4.93page 15(Hack/Poke) [full page]
MicroHobby9.87page 20(Nuevo)[full page]
MicroHobby10.87page 28(Tokes)[full page]
MicroHobby12.87page 47(Justicieros)[full page]

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