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Battle of the Planets

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Full titleBattle of the Planets
Year of release1986
PublisherMikro-Gen Ltd (UK)
Re-released byErbe Software S.A. (Spain)
Author(s)Chris Hinsley
Tie-in licenceSandy Frank Film Syndication (USA) / BBC Enterprises Ltd (UK) (cartoon: Battle of the Planets)
Machine typeZX Spectrum 48K
Number of players1
ControlsKempston, Interface 2 and Keyboard
TypeArcade: Shoot-em-up
Message languageMultiple languages (see individual downloads)
Original publicationCommercial
Original price£9.95
AvailabilityAvailable as both Perfect TZX and non-TZX
Protection schemeUnspecified custom loader
Additional infoAppeared on side B of the compilation Classic Collection 1 (Mikro-Gen Ltd)
Appeared on tape 1, side A of the compilation Four Great Games Volume 2 (Micro Value)
Features Vector Graphics
Also listed on Freebase
SPOT commentsoriginally intended for the defunct Mikro-Plus
Other systemsThis title was also advertised for and/or published on the Amstrad CPC and Commodore 64
Score 7.46 (13 votes)   See scores and vote!

Download and play links
BattleOfThePlanets.tzx.zip28,605(Perfect TZX tape image)Original release5013894000051English
Run on-line with a 48K Java Spectrum emulator BattleOfThePlanets.tap.zip28,481((non-TZX) TAP tape image)English
BattleOfThePlanets(ErbeSoftwareS.A.).tzx.zip29,568(Perfect TZX tape image)Re-releaseM-1617-1986Spanish

Additional material
BattleOfThePlanets.gif7,637(Loading screen)
BattleOfThePlanets.scr6,912(Loading screen dump)
BattleOfThePlanets.gif3,844(In-game screen)
BattleOfThePlanets.txt5,308(English instructions)
BattleOfThePlanets(ErbeSoftwareS.A.).pdf45,898(Spanish instructions)
BattleOfThePlanets.jpg83,994(Cassette inlay)
BattleOfThePlanets(ErbeSoftwareS.A.).jpg110,056(Re-release cassette inlay)
BattleOfThePlanets_PictureSheet.gif8,709(Picture sheet)

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