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Anyone who  ever owned a Sinclair ZX Spectrum is going to love this.

Blast your way through13 levels of retro action featuring the sights and sounds of over 100 classic ZX Spectrum games.

Sir Clive is furious that his beloved educational computer is being used for nothing but mindless games. In a fit of revenge he has hacked into every machine out there and turned those very games against you.

First fight your way over a landscape of Spectrum computers and peripherals before pixellating your ship and fighting the game sprites themselves. Can you defeat Sir Clive and revert your Spectrum back into the fun gaming machine it always was?

StatusReleased
PlatformsWindows
Rating
Rated 5.0 out of 5 stars
(3)
AuthorLangford Productions
GenreShooter
TagsRetro, ZX Spectrum

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Project ZX.exe 272 MB
ReadMe.txt 5 kB

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This is a fun game - I just spent a few days playing it on and off. I had to use the cheat for infinite lives (F4, F8, F6, F7 on the title screen) and then it went from frustrating to a fun challenge, since some of the checkpoints still require a fair bit of skill or experimentation to get past. Great music and graphics, a real nostalgia trip. :-)

Awesome tribute game - noticed a problem with slowdown on my system - Any ideas?

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Hi. Yes - this game was written in an old version of GameMaker and also a fairly long time ago now. I have since upgraded GameMaker and learned a few new tricks and am currently starting out on a new version, built from the ground up. It's only at the very beginning stage but hopefully I will see it through to completion and a much speedier, smoother game will result!

I am hoping to see that new version :) 

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"Project ZX 1.5" is coming along nicely now. I've put a page up on this site for the game now and will be adding a few updates as the game progresses.  I would say it's about 60-70% finished now.

Nice one looking forward!