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Spy vs Spy (Amstrad CPC)

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Description

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 setting creative booby traps in the various rooms (a bomb in a dresser drawer, for instance). Traps can be disarmed with objects found in rooms (a water bucket from a firebox on the wall will disarm the bomb in the prior example). When all the items are together in the secret briefcase, head for the airport door.

Fights ensue when both spies enter the same room and are armed with clubs.

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Spy vs Spy Amstrad CPC Map of the house
Spy vs Spy Amstrad CPC Whichever spy loses the fight, he will be out of action for five seconds
Spy vs Spy Amstrad CPC Title
Spy vs Spy Amstrad CPC The guard stops White from escaping the house, because he didn't get all the required items, plus the ticket

Alternate Titles

  • "MAD Magazine's Official Spy vs. Spy" -- Manual/In-game title

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The Press Says

Computer and Video Games (CVG) Apr, 1990 88 out of 100 88

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Trivia

1001 Video Games

Spy vs. Spy appears in the book 1001 Video Games You Must Play Before You Die by General Editor Tony Mott.

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*Katakis* (37804) added Spy vs Spy (Amstrad CPC) on Dec 13, 2005
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