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[Cassette inlay] [Loading screen]
[In-game screen]
Full titlePaperboy
Year of release1986
PublisherElite Systems Ltd (UK)
Re-released byEDOS (UK)
Encore (UK)
MCM Software S.A. (Spain)
Zafi Chip (Spain)
Author(s)Steve Lamb, Tony Mack, Rory C. Green, JAF
Tie-in licenceAtari Games Ltd (UK) (arcade coin-op: Paperboy)
Machine typeZX Spectrum 48K
Number of players1
ControlsKempston, Interface 2, Cursor and Keyboard
TypeArcade: Action
Message languageEnglish
Original publicationCommercial
Original price£7.95
1200 ptas.
Budget price£2.99
AvailabilityAvailable as both Perfect TZX and non-TZX
Protection schemeMultiple schemes (see individual downloads)
Additional infoAppeared on side A of the compilation 6-Pak Vol 3 (Elite Systems Ltd)
Appeared on side A of the compilation Best of Elite Vol 2 (Hit-Pak)
Appeared on the compilation Elite Collection, The (Hit-Pak)
Appeared on the compilation Thrill Time Gold 1 (Elite Systems Ltd)
Features Isometric 3D Graphics
Also listed on Wikipedia, Freebase and Lost in Translation
SeriesThis game belongs in the following series:
1. Paperboy
2. Paperboy 2
Other systemsThis title was also advertised for and/or published on the Amstrad CPC, BBC Micro, Commodore 64, Commodore Plus/4, NES and Sega Master System
Score 8.15 (90 votes)   See scores and vote!

Download and play links
FilenameSizeTypeOriginCodeBarcodeD.L.YearEncoding scheme
Run on-line with a 48K Java Spectrum emulator Paperboy.tzx.zip27,927(Perfect TZX tape image)Original release50121893010191986None
Run on-line with a 48K Java Spectrum emulator Paperboy.tap.zip27,781((non-TZX) TAP tape image)Original release1986
Run on-line with a 48K Java Spectrum emulator Paperboy(Encore).tzx.zip27,304(Perfect TZX tape image)Re-release50121892002751989None
Paperboy(MCMSoftwareS.A.).tzx.zip26,474(Perfect TZX tape image)Re-releaseLYLS051M-37370-19891989Unspecified custom loader
Run on-line with a 48K Java Spectrum emulator Paperboy(ZafiChip).tzx.zip26,878(Perfect TZX tape image)Re-releaseM-34796-19861986None

Additional material
Paperboy.gif8,011(Loading screen)
Paperboy.scr6,912(Loading screen dump)
Paperboy.gif5,272(In-game screen)
Paperboy.txt5,317(English instructions)
Paperboy(ZafiChip).pdf7,607(Spanish instructions)
Paperboy.png99,890(Game map)
Paperboy.jpg121,932(Cassette inlay)
Paperboy(Encore).jpg87,739(Re-release cassette inlay)
Paperboy(ErbeSoftwareS.A.).jpg43,765(Re-release cassette inlay)
Paperboy(ZafiChip).jpg176,195(Re-release cassette inlay)
Paperboy(ZafiChip)_2.jpg209,746(Re-release cassette inlay)

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