Cannon Ball Battle (Atari 8-bit Cassette 50 Game 25)

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NOT a simulation about 70’s and 80’s comedians Cannon and Ball and the battle between them. Unfortunately.

See the Commodore 64 version of Cannon Ball
See the Acorn Electron & BBC Micro version of Cannon Ball
See the ZX81 version of Cannon Ball

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Barrel Jump (Atari 8-bit Cassette 50 Game 24)

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The last game on side one of the Atari 8-bit cassette 50. What I want to know is – how are these barrels being thrown at you with such velocity? Who is throwing them? The world’s strongest person? Make it stop.

See the Commodore 64 version of Barrel Jump
See the ZX Spectrum version of Barrel Jump
See the Acorn Electron & BBC Micro version of Barrel Jump
See the ZX81 version of Barrel Jump

Tunnel Escape (Atari 8-bit Cassette 50 Game 23)

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I think, based on the game’s title, that the idea is to escape. Except there is absolutely no indication about how you do that. Just make sure you avoid the ‘radioactive coal pieces’. (What kind of mine is this?!)

See the Commodore 64 version of Tunnel Escape
See the Acorn Electron version of Tunnel Escape
See the ZX81 version of Tunnel Escape

Nim (Atari 8-bit Cassette 50 Game 22)

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You know the score by now. Nim is a big, fat cheat and I hate it.

See the Commodore 64 version of Nim
See the ZX Spectrum version of Nim
See the Vic-20 version of Nim
See the Acorn Electron & BBC Micro version of Nim

Motorway (Atari 8-bit Cassette 50 Game 20)

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You’re not really supposed to cross a motorway as a pedestrian. Especially when. you’re a pedestrian whose head is as big as the cars on that motorway, and you have the song ‘Jingle Bells’ looping around in that massive cranium of yours. You can see how that panned out for the protagonist of this game…

See the Amstrad version of Motorway
See the ZX Spectrum version of Motorway
See the Vic-20 version of Motorway
See the Commodore 64 version of Motorway
See the Acorn Electron & BBC Micro version of Motorway

Orbitter (Atari 8-bit Cassette 50 Game 19)

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Don’t hit the teeny-tiny planet with your equally teen-tiny (and flickery) spaceship. Or else. You hear me?

See the Vic-20 version of Orbitter
See the Commodore 64 version of Orbitter
See the ZX81 version of Orbitter
See the Acorn Electron version of Orbitter