Alcatraz Harry (ZX Spectrum)

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Alcatraz Harry is a maze game. The player takes on the role of a prisoner named Harry, who must escape from the prison camp. In order to do so he must steal escape equipment and secret files. The prison maze is a grid containing a scattered selection of revolvers, ladders, wire cutters and similar objects. There are also guards to complicate the route. The player must search for items and avoid the patrolling guards. The game has 144 different locations


Alcatraz Harry ZX Spectrum The minefield is often generated with impossibilities. Dead alleys where you can do nothing... unless I haven't read the instructions in more detail.
Alcatraz Harry ZX Spectrum Curiously, yellow border means safe spot without adjacent mines. But that's not at all what's happening here, I just crossed into a mine which blew myself into tinny pieces.
Alcatraz Harry ZX Spectrum Wrong grid
Alcatraz Harry ZX Spectrum Title screen

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Alternate Titles

  • "Alcatrazz Harry" -- Loading screen title

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Your Computer Sep, 1984 3 Stars3 Stars3 Stars3 Stars3 Stars 60
Crash! Oct, 1984 43 out of 100 43
Your Spectrum Nov, 1984 2 out of 5 40
Sinclair User Oct, 1984 3 out of 10 30
Computer and Video Games (CVG) Oct, 1984 2 out of 10 20
TV Gamer Dec, 1984 1 out of 5 20


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666gonzo666 (60773) added Alcatraz Harry (ZX Spectrum) on Sep 10, 2013