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[Cassette inlay]
Full titleSkateball
Year of release1988
PublisherUbi Soft Ltd (UK)
Re-released byMCM Software S.A. (Spain)
Author(s)Jonathan Medhurst, Roger Taylor, Nigel Kenward, JAM
Machine typeZX Spectrum 48K/128K
Number of players2 - simultaneous
ControlsKempston, Interface 2 (left), Interface 2 (right) and Keyboard
TypeArcade: Action
Message languageEnglish
Original publicationCommercial
Original price£8.99 (£14.99 for disk version)
AvailabilityAvailable as both Perfect TZX and non-TZX
Protection schemeNone
Additional infoAlso listed on Wikipedia and Freebase
RemarksAlmost equal to Skate Wars.
Other systemsThis title was also advertised for and/or published on the Commodore 64
Score 7.44 (18 votes)   See scores and vote!

Download and play links
Run on-line with a 48K Java Spectrum emulator Run on-line with a 128K Java Spectrum emulator Skateball.tzx.zip25,782(Perfect TZX tape image)Original release3307211000674
Skateball.dsk.zip28,495(+3 disk image)Original release
Run on-line with a 48K Java Spectrum emulator Run on-line with a 128K Java Spectrum emulator Skateball.tap.zip28,808((non-TZX) TAP tape image)
Run on-line with a 48K Java Spectrum emulator Run on-line with a 128K Java Spectrum emulator Skateball(MCMSoftwareS.A.).tzx.zip25,618(Perfect TZX tape image)Re-releaseSEC532M-39608-1988

Additional material
Skateball.gif4,559(Loading screen)
Skateball.scr6,912(Loading screen dump)
Skateball.gif3,315(In-game screen)
Skateball(MCMSoftwareS.A.).pdf12,690(Spanish instructions)
Skateball.png188,436(Game map)
Skateball_Back.jpg146,605(Cassette inlay)
Skateball_Front.jpg162,722(Cassette inlay)
Skateball(MCMSoftwareS.A.).jpg59,898(Re-release cassette inlay)
Skateball_Poster.jpg414,770(Crash magazine poster)

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Magazine references
Computer & Video Games11.88page 15(News/Note) [full page]
ACE1.89page 38(News/Note) [full page]
New Computer Express1.89page 117(Review)
New Computer Express1.89page 120(Preview)
Sinclair User1.89page 101(Preview) [full page]
ACE2.89page 17(Preview) [full page]
Crash2.89page 14(Review) [full page]
Crash2.89page 50(Poster) [full page]
Sinclair User2.89page 47(Review) [full page]
ACE3.89page 48(Review) [full page]
Your Sinclair2.89page 74(Review) [full page]
Crash5.89page 37(Tips) [full page]
Crash7.89page 32(Tips) [full page]
Your Sinclair7.89page 36(Hack/Poke) [full page]
Computer & Video Games8.89page 27(Tips) [full page]
Crash9.91page 42(Tips) [full page]
Sinclair User11.91page 19(Tips) [full page]
MicroHobby2.89page 15(Premiere)[full page]
MicroHobby3.89page 38(Nuevo)[full page]

Magazine adverts
ACE11.88page 34(Two-page ad - not a Spectrum advert) [full page]
Computer & Video Games11.88page 24(Two-page ad - not a Spectrum advert) [full page]
Sinclair User11.88page 2(Two-page ad - not a Spectrum advert) [full page]
Games Machine12.88page 6(Two-page ad - not a Spectrum advert) [full page]
Crash2.89page 57(CompoEntry) [full page]
Crash5.89page 60(CompoResult) [full page]

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