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Horace Goes Skiing

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Full titleHorace Goes Skiing
Year of release1982
PublisherSinclair Research Ltd (UK)
Re-released byInvestronica S.A. (Spain) (as 'Horacio Esquiador')
Author(s)Psion Software Ltd (William Tang)
Inspired bySega Enterprises Ltd (Japan) (arcade coin-op: Frogger)
Machine typeZX Spectrum 16K
Number of players1
TypeArcade: Action
Message languageMultiple languages (see individual downloads)
Original publicationCommercial
Original price£5.95
AvailabilityAvailable as both Perfect TZX and non-TZX
Protection schemeNone
Additional infoAppeared on side A of the compilation Soft Aid (Quicksilva Ltd)
This title is a member of this group of titles
Features a Frogger clone
Also listed on Wikipedia and Freebase
SeriesThis game belongs in the following series:
1. Hungry Horace
2. Horace Goes Skiing
3. Horace & the Spiders
4. Horace to the Rescue
Other systemsThis title was also advertised for and/or published on the Commodore 64 and Timex
Score 7.49 (94 votes)   See scores and vote!

Download and play links
Run on-line with a 48K Java Spectrum emulator HoraceGoesSkiing.tzx.zip8,615(Perfect TZX tape image)Original releaseG21/SnoneEnglish
Run on-line with a 48K Java Spectrum emulator HoraceGoesSkiing(InlayMisprint).tzx.zip8,649(Perfect TZX tape image)Original releaseG21/SnoneEnglish
Run on-line with a 48K Java Spectrum emulator HoraceGoesSkiing.tap.zip11,964((non-TZX) TAP tape image)English
Run on-line with a 48K Java Spectrum emulator HoraceGoesSkiing(HoracioEsquiador)(InvestronicaS.A.).tzx.zip8,589(Perfect TZX tape image)Re-releaseSP119Spanish

Additional material
HoraceGoesSkiing.gif2,656(Loading screen)
HoraceGoesSkiing.scr6,912(Loading screen dump)
HoraceGoesSkiing.gif1,820(In-game screen)
HoraceGoesSkiing.txt3,884(English instructions)
HoraceGoesSkiing(HoracioEsquiador)(InvestronicaS.A.).pdf10,236(Spanish instructions)
HoraceGoesSkiing.png56,044(Game map)
HoraceGoesSkiing.jpg64,403(Cassette inlay)
HoraceGoesSkiing(InlayMisprint).jpg105,505(Cassette inlay)
HoraceGoesSkiing(HoracioEsquiador)(InvestronicaS.A.).jpg83,168(Re-release cassette inlay)

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Horace Goes Skiing JD Games 2004 PC/Windows in progress
Horacio Esquiador Panik Software 2005 PC/Windows available
Horace Goes Skiing (Remake) David Powell 2013 PC/Windows available

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Magazine references
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Personal Computer News3.83page 361(Review)
Popular Computing Weekly3.83page 113(Review) [full page]
Home Computing Weekly4.83page 433(Review) [full page]
ZX Computing6.83page 21(Review) [full page]
Computer Choice7.84page 8(News/Note)
Personal Computer Games2.85page 101(Hack/Poke) [full page]
Your Spectrum3.85page 5(Hack/Poke) [full page]
Crash5.85page 43(Feature - Sports Scene supplement)[full page]
Sinclair User6.85page 18(Hack/Poke) [full page]
Your Spectrum6.85page 6(Hack/Poke) [full page]
Your Computer1.86page 91(Hack/Poke) [full page]
Crash5.87page 65(Hack/Poke) [full page]
MicroHobby2.86page 29(Micromania)[full page]

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