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Software Library: C64: Games
by ZeroPaige
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This is a Commodore 64 port of the 1985 game SUPER MARIO BROS. for the Famicom and Nintendo Entertainment System. It contains the original version that was released in Japan and United States, as well as the European version. It also detects and supports a handful of turbo functionalities, and has 2 SID support.  VSP (VARIABLE SCREEN POSITIONING)  This port relies on the VSP-technique for scrolling. If you experience crashes while playing the game, this is most likely the issue. You may find...
Software Library: C64: Games
by Access Software
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Raid Over Moscow (1984)(Access Software) Developed by Access Software, Inc. Released 1984 Also For Amstrad CPC, Apple II, Atari 8-bit, BBC Micro, Enterprise, ZX Spectrum Published by Access Software, Inc. Perspective Top-down Genre Action Visual Isometric Description The USSR has launched a huge attack on the USA, and the only hope for the free world is for you (as leader of a US Squadron of fighters) to destroy their defense bases. This is done in a multi-stage action game with some...
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by Cosmi
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Forbidden Forest (1983)(Cosmi) Developed by Cosmi Corporation Released 1983 Also For Atari 8-bit Published by Cosmi Corporation Gameplay Platform Genre Action Description This game is one of Paul Norman's first creations. You are in the middle of what is called the Forbidden Forest. You must defend yourself from the various enemy creatures that are in the forest with your bow and arrows. At the end of the game, you are fighting the mysterious Demogorgon, which appears when nighttime falls....
Software Library: Commodore 64 Showcase
by Nintendo
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Donkey Kong (1983)(Nintendo) Developed by Nintendo Co., Ltd. Released 1983 Also For Amstrad CPC, Apple II, Arcade, Atari 2600, Atari 7800, Atari 8-bit, Coleco Adam, ColecoVision, Dedicated handheld, Game Boy Advance, Intellivision, MSX, NES, Nintendo 3DS, Nintendo Switch, PC Booter, TI-99/4A, VIC-20, Wii, Wii U, ZX Spectrum Published by Atarisoft Perspective Side view Genre Action Gameplay Arcade, Platform Visual Fixed / Flip-screen Description Released in the arcades in 1981, Donkey Kong was...
Software Library: C64: Games
by Muse Software
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Space Taxi (1984)(Muse Software) Platform Commodore 64 Released 1984 Published by Muse Software Setting Sci-Fi / Futuristic Genre Action Gameplay Arcade, Platform Vehicular Automobile Perspective Side view Visual Fixed / Flip-screen Description Piloting a Space Taxi, you must pick up passengers from "pads" and carry them to whatever other pads they wish to go. Space Taxi features 25 screens with varying obstacles and challenges that must be navigated in order to collect your fare....
Software Library: Commodore 64 Showcase
by Activision
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Ghostbusters (1984)(Activision) Developed by Activision, Inc. Released 1984 Also For Amstrad CPC, Apple II, Atari 2600, Atari 8-bit, MSX, NES, PC Booter, SEGA Master System, ZX Spectrum Published by Activision, Inc. Perspective Side view, Top-down Genre Action Misc Licensed Visual 2D scrolling Description Based on the 1984 film of the same name, the Ghostbusters are the ones to call to "bust" any ghost hauntings. They do this through the use of nuclear-accelerated "proton...
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by Electronic Arts
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MULE (1983)(Electronic Arts) Developed by Ozark Softscape Released 1983 Also For Atari 8-bit, MSX, NES, PC-88, PC Booter, Sharp X1 Published by Electronic Arts, Inc. Perspective Top-down Genre Action, Strategy/Tactics Setting Sci-Fi / Futuristic Gameplay Board Game, Managerial / Business Simulation Description M.U.L.E. is about four hopeful explorers trying to make a fortune on a virgin planet. This is done by producing various goods (Food, Energy, Smithore, Crystite). Each of these goods have...
Software Library: C64: Games
by Llamasoft
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Revenge of the Mutant Camels (1984)(Llamasoft) Developed by Llamasoft Ltd. Released 1984 Also For Amiga, Atari ST, DOS Published by Llamasoft Ltd. Perspective Side view Genre Action Gameplay Arcade, Shooter Visual 2D scrolling Description This typically zany Jeff Minter title sets you as a mutated camel, with an optional support one mimicking your moves elsewhere. The hordes of enemies to be taken on include falling umbrellas and drinks machines. Shot enemies release tokens ranging from points...
Software Library: C64: Games
by Firebird
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Elite (1985)(Firebird)(de) Released 1985 Also For Acorn 32-bit, Amiga, Amstrad CPC, Apple II, Atari ST, BBC Micro, DOS, MSX, NES, SAM Coupé, Tatung Einstein, ZX Spectrum Published by Telecomsoft (U.S.) Pacing Real-Time Genre Action, Simulation Setting Sci-Fi / Futuristic Gameplay Managerial / Business Simulation Perspective 1st-person Vehicular Space Flight Interface Direct Control Description Elite is a free-form space trading and combat simulation, commonly considered the progenitor of this...
Software Library: C64: Games
by Rainbow Arts
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Turrican II The Final Fight (1991)(Rainbow Arts)(Side A)[t +5] Developed by Rainbow Arts Software GmbH Released 1991 Also For Amiga, Amstrad CPC, Atari ST, BlackBerry, CDTV, DOS, ZX Spectrum Published by Rainbow Arts Software GmbH Perspective Side view Setting Sci-Fi / Futuristic Genre Action Gameplay Arcade, Shooter Visual 2D scrolling Description Turrican II: The Final Fight is a platformer/shooter as typically seen on consoles, but designed for home computers from the ground up. Its plot is...
Software Library: C64: Games
by Broderbund
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Raid On Bungeling Bay (1984)(Broderbund) Developed by Brøderbund Software, Inc. Released 1984 Also For MSX, NES Published by Brøderbund Software, Inc. Perspective Top-down Vehicular Helicopter Genre Action Gameplay Shooter Visual 2D scrolling Description Raid on Bungeling Bay has the player controlling a helicopter which is on a mission to destroy everything that moves. The only ally is the carrier, which is where the player begins at each level and may return to for repair and pick up bombs,...
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Great Giana Sisters, The (1987 Go!) [5569] Published by Rainbow Arts Software GmbH Developed by Time Warp Productions Also For Amiga, Atari ST, iPhone Released 1987 Setting Fantasy Genre Action Perspective Side view Gameplay Arcade, Platform Description The Great Giana Sisters is a 2D side-scrolling arcade game like Nintendo's Super Mario Bros. After a long and deep sleep, Giana finds herself in a mysterious and evil dreamworld where everything is strange and different. In 32 levels, Giana has...
Software Library: C64: Games
by Llamasoft
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Sheep in Space (1984)(Llamasoft) Developed by Llamasoft Ltd. Released 1984 Platform Commodore 64 Published by Llamasoft Ltd. Perspective Side view Genre Action Setting Sci-Fi / Futuristic Gameplay Shooter Description The Zzyaxians are on a quest to rule every part of the Universe and have set their sights on the neutron star Sothis B next. In the way are humans who have established a colony to study the star and have made it heavily defended with Mega Super Zappera Proton-Photon-Muon-Zeon...
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by Firebird
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Bubble Bobble (1987)(Firebird) Developed by Taito Corporation Released 1988 Also For Amiga, Amstrad CPC, Apple II, Arcade, Atari ST, DOS, FM Towns, Game Boy, Game Gear, J2ME, MSX, NES, Nintendo 3DS, PlayStation 4, Sharp X68000, SEGA Master System, Wii, Wii U, Windows, ZX Spectrum Published by Taito Software Inc. Perspective Side view Genre Action Gameplay Arcade, Platform Visual Fixed / Flip-screen Description Bubble Bobble is the story of two humans, Bub and Bob who wander into the mysterious...
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by Atari
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Ms. Pac Man (1984)(Atari) Developed by Midway Mfg. Co., General Computer Corporation Released 1984 Also For Android, Apple II, Arcade, Atari 2600, Atari 5200, Atari 7800, Atari 8-bit, BlackBerry, Game Boy, Game Gear, Genesis, iPhone, iPod Classic, Lynx, NES, Palm OS, PC Booter, PlayStation 4, SEGA Master System, SNES, TI-99/4A, VIC-20, Windows, Xbox, Xbox 360, Xbox One, ZX Spectrum Published by Atarisoft Perspective Top-down Genre Action Gameplay Arcade Visual Fixed / Flip-screen Description In...
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by Electronic Arts
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Racing Destruction Set (1985)(Electronic Arts)(Side A) NOTE: This emulation has multiple disk images. To switch between them, press ALT-8 and select among the .d64 filenames to load that floppy into the drive. Released 1985 Also For Atari 8-bit Published by Electronic Arts, Inc. Genre Racing / Driving Visual Isometric Description An isometric racing game that sets itself apart by the large number of customizable options. The game comes with 50 built-in tracks, and the intuitive editor makes for...
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Zak McKracken and the Alien Mindbenders (1988)(Lucasfilm)(Disk 1 of 2 Side A)(Boot) Developed by Lucasfilm Games LLC Released 1988 Also For Amiga, Atari ST, DOS, FM Towns, Linux, Macintosh, Windows Published by Lucasfilm Games LLC Genre Adventure Setting Sci-Fi / Futuristic Gameplay Graphic Adventure, Puzzle elements Perspective Side view Visual 2D scrolling Interface Point and Select Narrative Comedy Description Zak McKracken is a tabloid reporter (and not a very good one at that). After...
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by Psygnosis
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Blood Money (1990)(Psygnosis) Developed by DMA Design Limited Released 1990 Also For Amiga, Atari ST, DOS Published by Psygnosis Limited Perspective Side view Genre Action Setting Sci-Fi / Futuristic Gameplay Arcade, Shooter Description The speech in the introductory sequence probably sums things up best - "the biggest unanswered question is 'where is the money?" The player has 4 missions to take on, in each case trying to kill baddies for the money they have, which can be spent in...
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by Firebird
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Thrust (1988)(Firebird) Released 1986 Also For Amstrad CPC, Atari 2600, Atari 8-bit, Atari ST, BBC Micro, Commodore 16, Plus/4, Electron, ZX Spectrum Published by Firebird Software Setting Sci-Fi / Futuristic Genre Action Gameplay Shooter Vehicular Flight / Aviation Perspective Side view Interface Direct Control Description Thrust brings realistic physics and inertia-based movement into arcade games, directly influencing titles like Oids , as well as Exile from Audiogenic by the same author....
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Ballblazer (1985)(Lucasfilm)
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Bruce Lee (1984)(Datasoft)[h TBC]
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Monty on the Run (1985 Gremlin Graphics) [2858] Published by Gremlin Graphics Software Limited Developed by Gremlin Graphics Software Limited Also For Amstrad CPC, Commodore 16, Plus/4, ZX Spectrum Released Sep, 1985 Genre Action Perspective Side view Gameplay Platform, Puzzle elements Description Monty Mole was imprisoned due to his coal theft in Wanted: Monty Mole , and rescued by Sam Stoat in Monty is Innocent . Now he has to get out of Britain while he still can. Like the original, the game...
Software Library: C64: Games
by Llamasoft
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Attack of the Mutant Camels (1983)(Llamasoft) Developed by Llamasoft Ltd. Released 1983 Also For VIC-20, ZX Spectrum Published by HesWare Perspective Side view Genre Action Setting Sci-Fi / Futuristic Gameplay Shooter Description Attack of the Mutant Camels (better known as Matrix: Gridrunner 2 ) is the sequel to Gridrunner . In this Centipede style game you play a retired captain of a starship, one of those who had won the previous war against aliens. You come out of retirement because the...
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Wizball (1987 Ocean Software Ltd) [2128] Published by Ocean Software Ltd. Developed by Sensible Software Also For Amiga, Amstrad CPC, Antstream, Atari ST, DOS, PC Booter, Thomson TO, ZX Spectrum Released 1987 Genre Action Perspective Side view Gameplay Arcade Description In Wizball the player takes the role of the friendly wizard Wiz who can turn himself into a green ball that is able to defend his world against the color-sucking enemies who have turned his once brightly colored Wizworld into a...
Software Library: C64: Games
by Epyx
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Pitstop (1983)(Epyx)[h REM] Developed by Epyx, Inc. Released 1983 Also For Atari 8-bit, ColecoVision Published by Epyx, Inc. Perspective Behind view Vehicular Automobile, Track Racing Genre Racing / Driving Gameplay Arcade, Vehicle Simulator Description Pitstop is an action racing game featuring six different race tracks. Your goal is to earn as much money as possible by winning races in the Grand Circuit which consists of a race on each of the six tracks; each time a race is completed, you'll...
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by Hewson
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Iridis Alpha (1986)(Hewson) Developed by Llamasoft Ltd. Released 1986 Platform Commodore 64 Published by Hewson Consultants Ltd. Perspective Side view Genre Action Setting Sci-Fi / Futuristic Description There is war on the planet Iridis Alpha between the Zzyaxian and the Gilbies. The Zzyaxian hate the Gilbies and want them erased while the Gilbies just want peace. The problem as well is that the Zzyaxian are stupid enough to want the planet destroyed so are stealing the planets energy. The...
Software Library: C64
by First Star Software
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MAD  magazine’s comic strip of the same name comes to life in this game which was designed for one or two players. The split-screen shows both spies at the same time. Play with a friend or against the machine. The black spy and the white spy are out to outsmart each other before the time bell rings. Find the needed objects (money, passport, secret plans and airport door key) by searching rooms in the embassy, which include desks, file cabinets and other furniture. Foil your opponent by...
Topics: Spy vs. Spy, Commodore 64
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Paradroid (1985 Hewson Consultants) [205] Published by Thunder Mountain Developed by Graftgold Ltd. Also For iPad, iPhone, Wii Released 1986 Setting Sci-fi / futuristic Genre Action Perspective Top-down Gameplay Shooter Description Paradroid is a top view shoot-em-up set aboard eight large space freighters filled with droids. After going through a storm in space, the rays affected the droids and they malfunctioned and killed the crew. You now have to destroy all the droids on the fleet of eight...
Software Library: C64: Games
by Mastertronic
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Last V8, The (1985)(Mastertronic) Released Dec, 1985 Also For Amstrad CPC, Atari 8-bit Published by M.A.D. Perspective Top-down Genre Racing / Driving Setting Post-Apocalyptic Description Seven years have passed since world war III, and only now dare you leave your shelter in order to investigate what has become of the surface world. You drive out in your specially-equipped vehicle, the Last V8, only to discover that the outside world is more hostile than you would have expected. Your task is...
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by Atari
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Defender (1983)(Atari)[h 1103] Developed by Williams Electronics, Inc. Released 1983 Also For Adventure Vision, Apple II, Arcade, Atari 2600, Atari 5200, Atari 8-bit, Browser, ColecoVision, Dedicated handheld, Intellivision, Macintosh, PC Booter, TI-99/4A, VIC-20, Xbox 360 Published by Atarisoft Setting Sci-Fi / Futuristic Genre Action Gameplay Arcade, Shooter Vehicular Space Flight Perspective Side view Visual 2D scrolling Description Defender put players in charge of a ship sent to protect...
Software Library: C64: Games
by Kingsoft
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Emerald Mine (1988)(Kingsoft) Released 1988 Also For Amiga, Commodore 16, Plus/4 Published by Kingsoft GmbH Perspective Side view Interface Direct Control Genre Action Gameplay Arcade, Puzzle elements Description A conversion of the classic Boulder Dash game. The player is deep down in a cave and has to collect emeralds and diamonds while evading monsters - and the laws of gravity, which have the annoying habit of squishing him with huge rocks if he happens to stand beneath one as it falls...
Software Library: C64: Games
by Epyx
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Datestones of Ryn, The (1983)(Epyx)
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Delta (1987 Thalamus) [1693] Published by Electronic Arts, Inc. Also For SAM Coupé, ZX Spectrum Released Aug, 1987 Setting Sci-fi / futuristic Vehicular Space flight Genre Action Perspective Side view Visual 2D scrolling Gameplay Arcade, Shooter Description Delta Patrol is a side-scrolling spaceship shooter involving waves of enemy formations in the Delta Sector of deep space. This horizontally-scrolling shoot 'em up with 32 levels is something of a predecessor to Armalyte . It's set in the...
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Uridium (1986 Hewson Consultants) [208] Published by Mindscape, Inc. Developed by Graftgold Ltd. Also For Amstrad CPC, Atari ST, BBC Micro, DOS, iPad, iPhone, Wii, ZX Spectrum Released Feb, 1987 Setting Sci-fi / futuristic Vehicular Space flight Genre Action Perspective Top-down Visual 2D scrolling Gameplay Shooter Description Your home solar system of 15 planets has been attacked by a horde of Super Dreadnoughts, from a race who wish to harvest your universe's minerals for their own use. You...
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by Epyx
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Gateway to Aphsai (1983)(Epyx) Developed by Connelley Group, The Released 1983 Also For Atari 8-bit, ColecoVision Published by Epyx, Inc. Perspective Top-down Genre Action, Role-Playing (RPG) Setting Fantasy Description Turmoil rocks the land and the only salvation lies in the magic of the Temple of Apshai. Unfortunately the location of this temple has gotten lost in time. Furthermore, many heros dispatched to seek it have been slain. A legend speaks that only the blood of the greatest hero of...
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by Activision
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Little Computer People (1985)(Activision)[a139] Developed by Activision, Inc. Released 1985 Also For Amiga, Amstrad CPC, Apple II, Atari ST, PC-88, PC-98, ZX Spectrum Published by Activision, Inc. Perspective Side view Pacing Real-Time Genre Simulation Gameplay Life / Social Simulation Visual Fixed / Flip-screen Description Little Computer People can be described as the "mother" of The Sims . When you load the game for the first time and personalise it with your name you'll see a...
Software Library: C64: Games
by Epyx
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Puzzle Panic (1984)(Epyx)[h ABC] Developed by Fun and Games Released 1984 Also For Atari 8-bit, MSX, PC-88, PC-98 Published by Epyx, Inc. Perspective Side view, Top-down Pacing Real-Time Genre Puzzle Description Puzzle Panic consists of a series of small pattern-based puzzles, through which you guide Benny (a light-bulb) to the correct answers. Each level can be played individually, or in sequence as part of a larger puzzle, where each level is signified by a unique symbol, that users must...
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by Epyx
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Chipwits (1985)(Epyx)
Software Library: C64: Games
by U.S. Gold
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Bounty Bob Strikes Back (1984)(U.S. Gold)[h Kefnal] Developed by Big Five Software Released 1985 Also For Amstrad CPC, Atari 5200, Atari 8-bit, ZX Spectrum Published by Big Five Software Perspective Side view Genre Action Gameplay Arcade, Platform, Puzzle elements Visual Fixed / Flip-screen Description Bounty Bob Strikes Back! is the sequel to Miner 2049er and features similar gameplay. As Bounty Bob, your goal is to claim every inch of 25 challenging mines. To do this, you must walk over each...
Software Library: Commodore 64 Showcase
by A&F Software
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Chuckie Egg (1984)(A&F Software) Developed by A&F; Software Ltd. Released 1984 Also For Amiga, Amstrad CPC, Android, Atari 8-bit, Atari ST, BBC Micro, DOS, Dragon 32/64, Electron, J2ME, MSX, Tatung Einstein, ZX Spectrum Published by A&F; Software Ltd. Perspective Side view Genre Action Gameplay Arcade, Platform Visual Fixed / Flip-screen Description In the game you play Hen House Harry who has to collect 12 (a dozen) eggs from each level, while avoiding the ducklings. The levels...