General info for: Manic Miner [#ID: 3012]
Release Date:
1983
Original Publisher:
Contributors:
Availability:
Available
Message Language:
English
Machine Type:
ZX-Spectrum 48K
Maximum Players:
1
Original Price:
£5.95
Features:
Other versions:
Average mag. score:
96.00% (2 reviews)
Annual Awards:
3rd place in the C&VG 1983 Golden Joystick Awards - Game of the Year 1983.

Rank #03 - 1984 Sinclair User Top 50 Spectrum Software Classics

Winner of the C&VG 1983 Golden Joystick Awards - Best Arcade Style Game.
Music References:
Includes the following music: Johann Strauss Jr., An der schönen, blauen Donau op. 314 "The Blue Danube" waltz [title screen]; Edvard Grieg, Peer Gynt Suite op. 46, IV. In The Hall Of The Mountain King [in game]
Remarks:
ZXSR: Famously moved onto Software Projects label after Matthew Smith left Bug-Byte through a legal loophole.

Probably the most famous Speccy game of all time.

Re-released on budget for £2.99 by M.A.D.

Sam Coupe version available.

Appeared in Computer and Videogames greatest 100 games off all time at position 100 in January 2000 (the only Speccy game in the entire list).

Manic Miner image, screenshot or loading screen
Manic Miner image, screenshot or loading screen
User Score
Score:
8.4
Total votes:
33


Stats:
  10:  
  39.4% (13)
  9:  
  6.1% (2)
  8:  
  30.3% (10)
  7:  
  12.1% (4)
  6:  
  3% (1)
  5:  
  9.1% (3)

Main File Downloads

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Bug-Byte Software Ltd (UK)
1983
ManicMiner(different).tzx.zip
English
(different)
Bug-Byte Software Ltd (UK)
1983
ManicMiner.tap.zip
English
Bug-Byte Software Ltd (UK)
1983
ManicMiner.tzx.zip
English
Mastertronic Added Dimension (UK)
1983
ManicMiner(MastertronicAddedDimension).tzx.zip
English
Software Projects Ltd (UK)
1983
ManicMiner(SoftwareProjectsLtd).tap.zip
English
Software Projects Ltd (UK)
1983
ManicMiner(SoftwareProjectsLtd).tzx.zip
English
Ventamatic (Spain)
1984
ManicMiner(Ventamatic).tzx.zip
English

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Releases
1983
£5.95
unknown
1983
1984
1700.00 Ptas
Authors/Contributors
     
no team
 
no team
Inlay/Poster Art
Compilations featuring this title
Publisher: Load 'n' Run - covertape from magazine issue #10 - 1984/Nov
Date: 1984/Nov
Release Type: Unauthorized version
Alternate Title: La miniera
Titles in "Miner Willy" Series
Number: 1
Release: 1983
Number: 2
Release: 1984
Number: 3
Release: 1985
Page: 51 (PDF) (VIEW)
Article Type: Review - not a Spectrum article
Page: 29 (PDF) (VIEW)
Article Type: Review
Issue: 1984/May
Page: 60 (PDF) (VIEW)
Article Type: Review
Issue: 1983/Dec
Page: 15
Article Type: Review
Page: 30 (PDF) (VIEW)
Article Type: Review
Score: 92%
Page: 14 (PDF) (VIEW)
Article Type: Review - Nuevo
Page: 48 (PDF) (VIEW)
Article Type: Review
Score: 5/5
Page: 38 (PDF) (VIEW)
Article Type: Review
Page: 49 (PDF) (VIEW)
Article Type: Review
Score: Not Rated
Page: 51 (PDF) (VIEW)
Article Type: Review
Page: 48 (PDF) (VIEW)
Article Type: Review
Score: Not Rated
Page: 152 (PDF) (VIEW)
Article Type: Review
Score: Not Rated
Page: 50 (PDF) (VIEW)
Article Type: Review
Score: Not Rated
Page: 63 (PDF) (VIEW)
Article Type: Feature - The ACE guide to THE GREATEST GAMES of all time (probably)
Page: 4 (PDF) (VIEW)
Article Type: News/Note
Page: 66 (PDF) (VIEW)
Article Type: Hack/Poke
Page: 88 (PDF) (VIEW)
Article Type: Feature - Top Ten Games of 1984
Page: 17 (PDF) (VIEW)
Article Type: News/Note
Page: 25 (PDF) (VIEW)
Article Type: News/Note
Page: 16 (PDF) (VIEW)
Article Type: News/Note
Page: 23 (PDF) (VIEW)
Article Type: News/Note
Page: 7 (PDF) (VIEW)
Article Type: Letters
Page: 41 (PDF) (VIEW)
Article Type: News/Note
Issue: 1984/Jul
Page: 13
Article Type: Tips
Issue: 1984/Sep
Page: 21
Article Type: Tips
Page: 22 (PDF) (VIEW)
Article Type: Feature - The Spectrum Collection - 15 classics
Page: 102 (PDF) (VIEW)
Article Type: Hack/Poke
Page: 102 (PDF) (VIEW)
Article Type: Tips
Page: 81 (PDF) (VIEW)
Article Type: Tips
Page: 65 (PDF) (VIEW)
Article Type: Hack/Poke
Page: 60 (PDF) (VIEW)
Article Type: Hack/Poke
Page: 44 (PDF) (VIEW)
Article Type: Tips
Issue: 1996/Jan
Page: 0
Article Type: Tips
Issue: 1984/Nov
Page: 47 (PDF) (VIEW)
Article Type: Feature - Chart Toppers '84
Page: 35 (PDF) (VIEW)
Article Type: Tips - Micromania
Page: 31 (PDF) (VIEW)
Article Type: Tips - Micromania
Page: 31 (PDF) (VIEW)
Article Type: Tips - Micromania
Page: 30 (PDF) (VIEW)
Article Type: Feature - Supercincuenta
Page: 18 (PDF) (VIEW)
Article Type: Tips - Tokes
Page: 97 (PDF) (VIEW)
Article Type: Feature
Page: 11 (PDF) (VIEW)
Article Type: Tips
Page: 30 (PDF) (VIEW)
Article Type: Hack/Poke
Page: 128 (PDF) (VIEW)
Article Type: Hack/Poke
Page: 7 (PDF) (VIEW)
Article Type: News/Note
Page: 12 (PDF) (VIEW)
Article Type: Letters
Page: 10 (PDF) (VIEW)
Article Type: Hack/Poke
Issue: 1983/Nov
Page: 150
Article Type: Feature - Spectrum revisited
Issue: 1999/Sep
Page: 0
Article Type: Information
Page: 26 (PDF) (VIEW)
Article Type: Tips
Page: 30 (PDF) (VIEW)
Article Type: Hack/Poke
Page: 30 (PDF) (VIEW)
Article Type: Hack/Poke
Page: 17 (PDF) (VIEW)
Article Type: News/Note
Page: 26 (PDF) (VIEW)
Article Type: Letters
Page: 27 (PDF) (VIEW)
Article Type: Letters
Page: 88 (PDF) (VIEW)
Article Type: Feature - Matthew Smith interview
Page: 18 (PDF) (VIEW)
Article Type: Hack/Poke
Page: 20 (PDF) (VIEW)
Article Type: Hack/Poke
Page: 20 (PDF) (VIEW)
Article Type: Tips
Page: 20 (PDF) (VIEW)
Article Type: Tips
Page: 17 (PDF) (VIEW)
Article Type: Tips
Page: 16 (PDF) (VIEW)
Article Type: Tips
Issue: 1984/Dec
Page: 65 (PDF) (VIEW)
Article Type: Tips
Page: 29 (PDF) (VIEW)
Article Type: Hack/Poke
Page: 76 (PDF) (VIEW)
Article Type: Hack/Poke
Page: 54 (PDF) (VIEW)
Article Type: Hack/Poke
Page: 30 (PDF) (VIEW)
Article Type: Tips
Page: 54 (PDF) (VIEW)
Article Type: Hack/Poke
Page: 28 (PDF) (VIEW)
Article Type: Tips
Page: 32 (PDF) (VIEW)
Article Type: Tips
Page: 5 (PDF) (VIEW)
Article Type: Hack/Poke
Page: 11 (PDF) (VIEW)
Article Type: Hack/Poke
Page: 11 (PDF) (VIEW)
Article Type: Hack/Poke
Page: 7 (PDF) (VIEW)
Article Type: Hack/Poke
Page: 59 (PDF) (VIEW)
Article Type: News/Note
Page: 151 (PDF) (VIEW)
Article Type: Feature - The best three of '83
Page: 119 (PDF) (VIEW)
Article Type: Advert
Page: 54 (PDF) (VIEW)
Article Type: Full-page ad
Page: 146 (PDF) (VIEW)
Article Type: Advert
Page: 116 (PDF) (VIEW)
Article Type: Full-page ad
Page: 86 (PDF) (VIEW)
Article Type: Full-page ad
Page: 35 (PDF) (VIEW)
Article Type: Advert
Page: 102 (PDF) (VIEW)
Article Type: Advert
Issue: 1984/Jan
Page: 2
Article Type: Advert
Page: 33 (PDF) (VIEW)
Article Type: Full-page ad
Page: 146 (PDF) (VIEW)
Article Type: Advert
Page: 5 (PDF) (VIEW)
Article Type: Full-page ad
Page: 168 (PDF) (VIEW)
Article Type: Full-page ad
Page: 140 (PDF) (VIEW)
Article Type: Full-page ad
Page: 104 (PDF) (VIEW)
Article Type: Full-page ad
Page: 0 (PDF) (VIEW)
Article Type: Full-page ad
Page: 77 (PDF) (VIEW)
Article Type: Advert
Page: 140 (PDF) (VIEW)
Article Type: Advert
Page: 7 (PDF) (VIEW)
Article Type: Advert
Page: 26 (PDF) (VIEW)
Article Type: Advert
Page: 27 (PDF) (VIEW)
Article Type: Advert
Page: 88 (PDF) (VIEW)
Article Type: Advert
Page: 127 (PDF) (VIEW)
Article Type: Advert
Page: 22 (PDF) (VIEW)
Article Type: Advert
Page: 99 (PDF) (VIEW)
Article Type: Advert
Page: 22 (PDF) (VIEW)
Article Type: Advert
Page: 176 (PDF) (VIEW)
Article Type: Advert
Page: 285 (PDF) (VIEW)
Article Type: Advert
Page: 2 (PDF) (VIEW)
Article Type: Advert
Page: 42 (PDF) (VIEW)
Article Type: Full-page ad
Page: 244 (PDF) (VIEW)
Article Type: Advert
Page: 14 (PDF) (VIEW)
Article Type: Advert
Page: 2 (PDF) (VIEW)
Article Type: Advert
Page: 192 (PDF) (VIEW)
Article Type: Advert
Page: 88 (PDF) (VIEW)
Article Type: Full-page ad
Page: 8 (PDF) (VIEW)
Article Type: Full-page ad