General info for: SOS
Title:
SOS
Original Release Year:
Message Language:
English
Machine Type:
ZX-Spectrum 48K
Maximum Players:
1
Control Options:
Original Price:
£5.95
Comments:
Simon recalls: "95% of this was hand assembled on paper first and then entered into memory byte by byte, including all of the graphics. At the time I was writing this there were virtually no tools for the Spectrum let alone an assembler.
Just before it was about to go for duplication and was being tested I was asked to move the initial setup of ships as people found it was too hard at one point. Due to the way this then affected levels further in the game this actually ended up making the game very much harder further in which I found annoying. So the version that was released on the flip side of Pipeline actually had the original configuration and was overall a better experience. - The Directors cut if you will."
Original WoS Score:
7.40 (10 votes)

SOS screenshot
SOS screenshot
Main File Downloads

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Visions Software Factory Ltd (UK)
1984
SOS.tap.zip
English
Visions Software Factory Ltd (UK)
1984
SOS.tzx.zip
English
S de Soft (Spain)
1985
SOS(SdeSoft).tzx.zip
English

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Releases
£5.95
Authors/Contributors
     
Viper Software
Compilations featuring this title
Publisher: Comet (UK)
Release Year:
Release Type: Full version
Release Year: 1988
Release Type: Full version
Release Year: 1985
Release Type: Full version
Page: 39
Article Type: Review
Page: 99 (PDF)
Article Type: Review
Page: 44 (PDF)
Article Type: CompoEntry
Issue: 1985/1
Page: 42
Article Type: Review
Page: 54
Article Type: Review
Page: 19
Article Type: Review
Page: 18
Article Type: Advert
Page: 26
Article Type: Advert
Page: 12
Article Type: Advert