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Re: Game TV adverts

Post by Morkin » Tue Oct 15, 2019 11:22 am

Alessandro wrote:
Mon Sep 30, 2019 6:39 pm
Italian ZX Spectrum advert with Horace Goes Skiing, first months of 1984 if memory serves me well.

Cool... 8-)

...Though whoever's playing is pretty crap at it... :lol:
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Re: Game TV adverts

Post by SteveSmith » Tue Oct 15, 2019 12:05 pm

Morkin wrote:
Tue Oct 15, 2019 11:22 am
...Though whoever's playing is pretty crap at it... :lol:
I played this myself for the first time in about 30 years just the other day. Bloody hell it's difficult (for me). I think crossing the road is more luck than judgement.
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Re: Game TV adverts

Post by PeterJ » Tue Oct 15, 2019 8:29 pm

Hardware rather than software, but this is an advert for the +2. Interesting that it doesn't feature any in-game action.

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Re: Game TV adverts

Post by PeterJ » Tue Oct 15, 2019 8:31 pm

And, the Spectrum+

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Re: Game TV adverts

Post by PeterJ » Tue Oct 15, 2019 8:33 pm

And, one more for the +2 Action Pack

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Re: Game TV adverts

Post by Juan F. Ramirez » Tue Oct 15, 2019 8:35 pm

PeterJ wrote:
Tue Oct 15, 2019 8:31 pm
And, the Spectrum+


Yeah, this is the Spectrum ad I've seen most. Cool.

Besides Plus and Plus 2... was there a TV ad for the 16k/48k models when they came out in 1982 or 1983? I've been searching for a long time but I couldn't find any. Brochures, magazine ads, ... but no TV ads. Even the QL had one. But the original Spectrum didn't. It makes no sense.

Do you remember a TV campaign in the UK when the Spectrum came out?
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Re: Game TV adverts

Post by Juan F. Ramirez » Tue Oct 15, 2019 8:41 pm

By the way, all these ads might be included in their own entry in the database like the games, don't you think, @Einar Saukas ?
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Re: Game TV adverts

Post by PeterJ » Tue Oct 15, 2019 8:42 pm

A bit off topic, sorry.. but I hadn't seen the advert for the watch before.



Anyone got £500 to spare???

https://rover.ebay.com/rover/0/0/0?mpre ... 2785068437
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Re: Game TV adverts

Post by PeterJ » Tue Oct 15, 2019 8:46 pm

@Juan F. Ramirez

To be honest I don't recall any Spectrum TV adverts when I was growing up, although that maybe because my parents preferred the BBC (National broadcaster without adverts)!
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Re: Game TV adverts

Post by Juan F. Ramirez » Tue Oct 15, 2019 8:50 pm

Speaking of Sinclair gadgets...

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