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Full title1942
Year of release1986
PublisherElite Systems Ltd (UK)
Re-released byEDOS (UK)
Encore (UK)
MCM Software S.A. (Spain)
Zafi Chip (Spain)
Z Cobra (Spain)
Author(s)Syrox (Dominic Wood)
Tie-in licenceCapcom (Japan) (arcade coin-op: 1942)
Machine typeZX Spectrum 48K
Number of players2 - alternating
ControlsKempston, Interface 2, Cursor, Redefineable keys
TypeArcade: Shoot-em-up
Message languageEnglish
Original publicationCommercial
Original price£7.95
Budget price£1.99
AvailabilityDistribution denied
Protection schemeMultiple schemes
Additional infoAppeared on side A of the compilation 1942 + Batty (MCM Software S.A.)
Appeared on side A of the compilation 6-Pak (Hit-Pak)
Appeared on tape 2, side B of the compilation Frank Bruno's Big Box (Elite Systems Ltd)
Appeared on the compilation Thrill Time Gold 3 (Elite Systems Ltd)
Also listed on Wikipedia, Freebase and Lost in Translation
SeriesThis game belongs in the following series:
1. 1942
2. 1943
Other systemsThis title was also advertised for and/or published on the Amstrad CPC, BBC Micro, Commodore 64, Commodore Plus/4, MSX and NES
Score 7.47 (60 votes)   See scores and vote!

Release information
OriginModelCodeBarcodeD.L.YearEncoding scheme
Original release48K50121893010261986None
Re-releaseMCM Software S.A.48KLS043M-19028-19891989Unspecified custom loader
Re-releaseZ Cobra48K601101661986None
Re-releaseZafi Chip48KZS-48_166M-34800-19861986Unspecified custom loader

Additional material
1942.gif4,653(Loading screen)
1942.scr6,912(Loading screen dump)
1942.gif3,794(In-game screen)
1942.pdf236,600(Multi-language instructions)
1942.txt1,512(English instructions)
1942(MCMSoftwareS.A.).pdf16,353(Spanish instructions)
1942.png227,675(Game map)
1942.jpg118,516(Cassette inlay)
1942(Encore).jpg80,233(Re-release cassette inlay)
1942(MCMSoftwareS.A.).jpg94,986(Re-release cassette inlay)
1942(ZafiChip).jpg135,536(Re-release cassette inlay)
1942(ZCobra).jpg289,934(Re-release cassette inlay)

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