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Thing Bounces Back

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[In-game screen]
Full titleThing Bounces Back
Also known asThing 2: Thing Bounces Back
Year of release1987
PublisherGremlin Graphics Software Ltd (UK)
Re-released byErbe Software S.A. (Spain)
IBSA (Spain)
Serma Software (Spain)
Author(s)Chris Kerry, Colin Dooley, Shaun Hollingworth, Peter M. Harrap, Greg A. Holmes, Steve Kerry, Marco Duroe, Ben Daglish
Machine typeZX Spectrum 48K
Number of players1
ControlsKempston, Interface 2, Cursor and Keyboard
TypeArcade: Platform
Message languageEnglish
Original publicationCommercial
Original price£7.99
AvailabilityAvailable as both Perfect TZX and non-TZX
Protection schemeMultiple schemes (see individual downloads)
Additional infoAppeared on tape 2, side B of the compilation 10 Great Games II (Gremlin Graphics Software Ltd)
Appeared on tape 1, side B of the compilation Dix Jeux Fantastiques (Gremlin Graphics Software Ltd [FR])
Appeared on side B of the compilation Plus 3 Pack (Gremlin Graphics Software Ltd)
RemarksSequel to Thing on a Spring (Gremlin Graphics Software Ltd), which only appeared on the Commodore 64.
Other systemsThis title was also advertised for and/or published on the Amstrad CPC, Commodore 64 and MSX
Score 7.11 (19 votes)   See scores and vote!

Download and play links
FilenameSizeTypeOriginCodeBarcodeD.L.Encoding scheme
Run on-line with a 48K Java Spectrum emulator ThingBouncesBack.tzx.zip21,819(Perfect TZX tape image)Original release5013658019244None
Run on-line with a 48K Java Spectrum emulator ThingBouncesBack.tap.zip24,332((non-TZX) TAP tape image)
ThingBouncesBack(ErbeSoftwareS.A.).tzx.zip21,900(Perfect TZX tape image)Re-releaseM-26551-1987Unspecified custom loader

Additional material
ThingBouncesBack.gif5,087(Loading screen)
ThingBouncesBack.scr6,912(Loading screen dump)
ThingBouncesBack.gif6,109(In-game screen)
ThingBouncesBack.jpg293,422(Scanned English instructions)
ThingBouncesBack.txt2,499(English instructions)
ThingBouncesBack_French.jpg304,532(Scanned French instructions - please help typing this up!)
ThingBouncesBack(ErbeSoftwareS.A.).pdf68,660(Spanish instructions)
ThingBouncesBack(ErbeSoftwareS.A.).txt1,215(Spanish instructions)
ThingBouncesBack.jpg267,344(Game map)
ThingBouncesBack_2.jpg299,937(Game map)
ThingBouncesBack_3.jpg255,654(Game map)
ThingBouncesBack_4.jpg273,378(Game map)
ThingBouncesBack_5.png348,844(Game map)
ThingBouncesBack.jpg188,084(Cassette inlay)
ThingBouncesBack(ErbeSoftwareS.A.).jpg97,055(Re-release cassette inlay)
ThingBouncesBack(IBSA).jpg104,295(Re-release cassette inlay)
ThingBouncesBack.ay.zip761(Ripped in-game and theme music in AY format)

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