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Awesome Earl in SkateRock (Amstrad CPC)

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Description

Skate Rock is a side-scroller similar to Paperboy, only on a skateboard. You must navigate the streets and sidewalks, collecting flags before the time runs out to complete each level, dodging pedestrians, cars, and obstacles along the way. If and when you make it through all 10 levels, you will at last join the coveted ranks of the Slime Rat Skaters!

Skate Rock was one of the earliest skateboarding video games, capturing the feel of 80s street skateboarding.

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Awesome Earl in SkateRock Amstrad CPC Get the flag but avoid the dog.
Awesome Earl in SkateRock Amstrad CPC Course 01
Awesome Earl in SkateRock Amstrad CPC Title screen, credits and main menu
Awesome Earl in SkateRock Amstrad CPC Game over

Alternate Titles

  • "Skate Rock Simulator" -- 1987 Ricochet/Mastertronic re-release
  • "SkateRock" -- UK title
  • "Awesome Earl!: Starring in SkateRock" -- DOS in-game title
  • "Arcade SkateRock" -- C64 title

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Trivia

Cancelled Spectrum version

A ZX Spectrum version was advertised but never released.
SKot K (107) added Awesome Earl in SkateRock (Amstrad CPC) on Oct 07, 2005
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