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[Cassette inlay] [Loading screen]
[In-game screen]
Full titleAcademy
Also known asTau Ceti II
Year of release1987
PublisherCRL Group PLC (UK)
Re-released byEDOS (UK)
Mind Games Espana S.A. (Spain)
Summit Software [1] (UK)
Author(s)Pete Cooke, Ian Ellery
Machine typeZX Spectrum 48K
Number of players1
ControlsKempston and Keyboard
TypeArcade: Shoot-em-up
Message languageEnglish
Original publicationCommercial
Original price£9.95
AvailabilityAvailable as both Perfect TZX and non-TZX
Protection schemeNone
Additional infoFeatures Vector Graphics
Also listed on Wikipedia and Freebase
RemarksIncludes Star Map from Sol.
SPOT commentsTau Ceti 2
SeriesThis game belongs in the following series:
1. Tau Ceti
-- Tau Ceti - The Special Edition
2. Academy
Other systemsThis title was also advertised for and/or published on the Amstrad CPC
Score 8.38 (176 votes)   See scores and vote!

Download and play links
Run on-line with a 48K Java Spectrum emulator Academy.tzx.zip77,303(Perfect TZX tape image)Original release97808540104171987
Run on-line with a 48K Java Spectrum emulator Academy.tap.zip42,543((non-TZX) TAP tape image)1987
Run on-line with a 48K Java Spectrum emulator Academy(SummitSoftware1).tzx.zip41,897(Perfect TZX tape image)Re-releaseSS27650151038827621988

Additional material
Academy.gif4,575(Loading screen)
Academy.scr6,912(Loading screen dump)
Academy.gif3,558(In-game screen)
Academy.txt19,136(English instructions)
Academy.jpg145,365(Cassette inlay)
Academy(SummitSoftware).jpg74,980(Re-release cassette inlay)
Academy_IdentificationChart.jpg86,049(Identification chart)

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Magazine references
ZX Computing7.86page 6(News/Note) [full page]
Crash9.86page 94(Preview) [full page]
Computer Gamer11.86page 4(News/Note) [full page]
Computer & Video Games11.86page 9(News/Note) [full page]
Popular Computing Weekly11.86page 116(Review) [full page]
Sinclair User11.86page 112(Preview) [full page]
Computer Gamer12.86page 54(Review) [full page]
Crash12.86page 158(Preview) [full page]
Sinclair User12.86page 111(Review) [full page]
Your Sinclair12.86page 51(Review) [full page]
ZX Computing12.86page 82(Preview) [full page]
ZX Computing12.86page 82(Feature) [full page]
Crash1.87page 178(Review) [full page]
Computer & Video Games1.87page 66(Review) [full page]
Your Computer1.87page 52(Review) [full page]
Crash2.87page 69(Tips) [full page]
Computer & Video Games2.87page 58(Feature) [full page]
Computer & Video Games2.87page 58(Tips) [full page]
Sinclair User3.87page 15(Tips) [full page]
Your Sinclair3.87page 40(Tips) [full page]
ZX Computing3.87page 45(Review) [full page]
Crash4.87page 63(Tips) [full page]
Sinclair User4.87page 16(Hack/Poke) [full page]
Crash5.87page 60(Tips) [full page]
Crash6.87page 49(Hack/Poke) [full page]
Crash7.87page 54(Hack/Poke) [full page]
ACE1.88page 143(News/Note) [full page]
ACE3.88page 108(News/Note) [full page]
ACE4.88page 67(Feature - Shoot-Em-Ups) [full page]
ACE4.88page 115(News/Note) [full page]
ACE5.88page 107(News/Note) [full page]
YS Smash Tips8.88page 1(Hack/Poke) [full page]
Your Sinclair12.88page 33(Hack/Poke) [full page]
MicroHobby1.87page 20(Nuevo)[full page]

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Computer & Video Games10.87page 152(Advert) [full page]
ACE12.87page 67(Advert) [full page]

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