Forbidden Planet
Release Year  1986
Original Publisher  Design Design Software (UK)
Min. Hardware  ZX-Spectrum 48K/128K
Language  English
Genre  Arcade Game: Shoot-em-up
Max. Players  1
Original Price  £7.95
Features  In-game Mini-game(s), Vector Graphics
Programming  Assembly (unidentified compiler)
Other Platforms  Amstrad CPC
Average mag. score  85.33% (3 reviews)
Martijn's WoS score  75.8% (19 votes)

Re-releases
     #1 - Zeppelin Games Ltd (UK)(1986)

Authors/Contributors
     Simon Brattel (UK) - ?
     Simon Jackson (UK) - ?
     Keith Jordan (UK) - ?
     Jon Ritman (UK) - ?

Review Awards
     "Sinclair User Classic"at Sinclair Userissue #48 - 1986/3page 46

Remarks
     Came with Halls of the Things Remix and Spectacle 2 as bonus on the B-side.

Remarks
     plus: Halls of the Things, Spectacle 2, Space Invaders, Whino Hunt.

Series "DarkStar"
     1. Dark Star(1984)by Design Design Software (UK)
     2. Forbidden Planet(1986)by Design Design Software (UK)

Compilations
     Full version in10 Computer Hits 3(1986)by Beau-Jolly Ltd (UK)
     Full version in2112 AD + Forbidden Planetby Design Design Software (UK)
     Full version inYour Sinclair issue 80: Magnificent Seven(1992)by Your Sinclair (UK)
     Full version inZX-Spectrum Vega(2015)by Retro Computers Ltd (UK)
     Unauthorized version inLoad 'n' Run issue 34(1987)by Load 'n' Run [IT] (Italy)- titled "Pianeta proibito"

Main File Downloads
     FilenameReleaseMachineSchemeLanguageComments
ForbiddenPlanet.tap.zipOriginalZX-Spectrum 48K/128K(???)English
 ForbiddenPlanet.tzx.zipOriginalZX-Spectrum 48K/128K(Unspecified custom loader)English
 ForbiddenPlanetV1.tzx.zipOriginalZX-Spectrum 48K/128K(Unspecified custom loader)English - v1
 ForbiddenPlanetV2.tzx.zipOriginalZX-Spectrum 48K/128K(Unspecified custom loader)English - v2
ForbiddenPlanet(MasterTape)(ZeppelinGamesLtd).tzx.zip#1ZX-Spectrum 48K/128K(None)English - (Master Tape)
ForbiddenPlanet(ZeppelinGamesLtd).tzx.zip#1ZX-Spectrum 48K/128K(None)English

Additional File Downloads
     FilenameSizeReleaseTypeLanguageComments
     ForbiddenPlanet.scr6,912OriginalLoading screen
     ForbiddenPlanet.gif2,204OriginalRunning screen
     ForbiddenPlanet_Front.jpg177,317OriginalCassette inlay - Front
     ForbiddenPlanet_Back.jpg99,835OriginalCassette inlay - Back
     ForbiddenPlanet.txt2,557OriginalInstructionsEnglish
     ForbiddenPlanet_SourceCode.zip51,516OriginalSource code
     Forbidden Planet (1986)(Design Design Software).pok64OriginalPOK pokes file

Magazine Reviews
     C&VG (Computer & Video Games)issue #54-1986/4page 26- Review
     Crashissue #26-1986/3page 30- Review: 86%
     Crashissue #60-1989/1page 92- Review - Crash - Compilation
     MicroHobbyissue #77-1986/5page 16- Review - Nuevo
     Sinclair Userissue #48-1986/3page 46- Review: 5/5
     Your Sinclairissue #3-1986/3page 21- Review: 7/10

Magazine References
     Crashissue #23-1985/12page 144- Feature - Design Design - The Final Panic
     Popular Computing Weeklyissue v.5 #28-1986/7/10-"week#2"page 19- News/Note
     YS Smash Tipsissue 1988/8page 18- Tips
     Your Sinclairissue #24-1987/12page 24- Tips
     Your Sinclairissue #80-1992/8page 5- CoverGame
     Your Sinclairissue #85-1993/1page 26- Tips
     Your Spectrumissue #18-1985/9page 3- News/Note

Magazine Advertisements
     Crashissue #23-1985/12page 160- Advert
     Crashissue #24-1986/1-"Christmas Special 1985/86"page 112- Advert

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