Zapped to the Past

Zapped to the Past Episode 70 December 1987

July 4, 2022

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In the month of December 1987 many games were released for the Commodore 64. In episode seventy of Zapped to the Past, we conclude our look at some of those games, including the nifty Nebulus, the mighty Maniac Mansion and the bolshy Bangkok Knights and wonder why they always seem to hold Thai boxing tournaments in ornate garden centres… 

Games covered in this episode:

  • Nebulus
  • Yes, Prime Minister
  • Implosion
  • Discovery
  • X-15 Alpha Mission
  • Zig Zag
  • Maniac Mansion
  • Earth Orbit Stations
  • Hyber Blob
  • Pirates in Hyperspace
  • Sunburst
  • Bangkok Knights

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Additional links mentioned in the Podcast:

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=qq-I4CbQbyM&list=PLq4NVS62WsPDgnYyb3hUHZpWodSF4z5bo&index=8

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=xxG6OSGLumo

https://www.bbc.com/historyofthebbc/anniversaries/september/the-old-grey-whistle-test/

http://www.classicgaming.cc/pc/maniac-mansion/

http://www.classicgaming.cc/pc/maniac-mansion/files/proposal-maniac-mansion.pdf

https://grumpygamer.com/maniac_mansion_design_1

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=wNpjGvJwyL8

https://www.gamesdatabase.org/Media/SYSTEM/Commodore_64/manual/Formated/Bangkok_Knights_-_1987_-_System_3_Software.pdf

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