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Light Cycle

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Full titleLight Cycle
Also known asLight Cycles
Year of release1983
PublisherPSS (UK)
Re-released byKryptronic (UK)
Soft & Easy (Netherlands) (as 'Laserstraal')
Author(s)Stanley Cartwright
Inspired byBally Midway (USA) (arcade coin-op: Tron)
Machine typeZX Spectrum 16K
Number of players2 - simultaneous
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 Tus Juegos 3 (Monser S.A.), as 'Mototron'
Appeared on side A of the compilation Tus Juegos Single 3C (Monser S.A.), as 'Mototron'
Appeared on side A of covertape Software Magazine issue 15a (Monser S.A.), as 'Lazer Cycles'
Features a Tron clone
Other systemsThis title was also advertised for and/or published on the BBC Micro
Score 6.25 (16 votes)   See scores and vote!

Download and play links
Run on-line with a 48K Java Spectrum emulator LightCycle.tzx.zip6,407(Perfect TZX tape image)Original release009English1983
Run on-line with a 48K Java Spectrum emulator LightCycle.tap.zip6,197((non-TZX) TAP tape image)English1983
Run on-line with a 48K Java Spectrum emulator LightCycle(Kryptronic).tzx.zip5,428(Perfect TZX tape image)Re-releaseEnglish1984
Run on-line with a 48K Java Spectrum emulator LightCycle(Kryptronic).z80.zip6,514((non-TZX) Z80 snapshot image)Re-releaseEnglish1984
Run on-line with a 48K Java Spectrum emulator LightCycle(Laserstraal)(SoftEasy).tzx.zip5,206(Perfect TZX tape image)Re-releaseDutch1983

Additional material
LightCycle.gif2,788(Loading screen)
LightCycle.scr6,912(Loading screen dump)
LightCycle(Kryptronic).gif1,900(Loading screen)
LightCycle(Kryptronic).scr6,912(Loading screen dump)
LightCycle(Kryptronic).gif1,001(In-game screen)
LightCycle.txt2,464(English instructions)
LightCycle.jpg35,764(Cassette inlay)
LightCycle(Kryptronic).jpg46,892(Re-release cassette inlay)

Light Cycles PC Kev Ellis ? PC/Windows available

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