The A - Z of Spectrum Games


Shadow Fire



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Year of Release

1985


The Advertising Blurb

Ambassador Kryxix is held captive aboard General Zoff's Starship. You have six future heroes and 100 minutes of real time to rescue him. Gasp at the relentless pace.


Compatibility

48K Required


Original Price

£9.95


Software Houses

Beyond / Denton Designs


Author

John Heap

Author

Simon Butler

Author

Steve Cain


Types

Arcade Icon Driven Strategy Game / War Game


Comments

Sinclair User Classic.


Controls

Up - Q-P, Down - A -L, Left - Z C B M, Right - X V N, Fire - 1-0


Original Rating

Crash 96% Crash Smash


Review:

Using icons to control a game was a revolutionary feature when this game came out. There was also an extremely good game hidden within as well. Still playable but using keys to move the cursor around the screen can seem odd nowadays.


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