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Helter Skelter

Helter Skelter Screenshots

Amiga version

Helter Skelter Amiga Title

Title

Helter Skelter Amiga Gameplay on the first level

Gameplay on the first level

Helter Skelter Amiga Beginning level two

Beginning level two

Helter Skelter Amiga The arrow indicates your next target

The arrow indicates your next target


Helter Skelter Screenshots

Amstrad CPC version

Helter Skelter Amstrad CPC Loading screen

Loading screen

Helter Skelter Amstrad CPC Title screen and main menu

Title screen and main menu

Helter Skelter Amstrad CPC The high scores

The high scores

Helter Skelter Amstrad CPC Starting the first level.

Starting the first level.

Helter Skelter Amstrad CPC Cleared.

Cleared.

Helter Skelter Amstrad CPC The second level. There were three enemies but I bounced on one.

The second level. There were three enemies but I bounced on one.

Helter Skelter Amstrad CPC I lost a life.

I lost a life.

Helter Skelter Amstrad CPC Level three. This looks like it might be tough.

Level three. This looks like it might be tough.

Helter Skelter Amstrad CPC I lost all my lives. Game over.

I lost all my lives. Game over.


Helter Skelter Screenshots

Atari ST version

Helter Skelter Atari ST Title screen

Title screen

Helter Skelter Atari ST Gameplay on the first level

Gameplay on the first level

Helter Skelter Atari ST Beginning the second level

Beginning the second level

Helter Skelter Atari ST The arrow indicates your next target

The arrow indicates your next target

Helter Skelter Atari ST Bouncing on some platforms...

Bouncing on some platforms...

Helter Skelter Atari ST High score table

High score table

Helter Skelter Atari ST Two player game: player 2 controls the blue ball

Two player game: player 2 controls the blue ball

Helter Skelter Atari ST The editor: you can add/remove monsters, backgrounds, bonus etc.

The editor: you can add/remove monsters, backgrounds, bonus etc.


Helter Skelter Screenshots

BBC Micro version

Helter Skelter BBC Micro Loading screen - Mode 1 with 6 colours

Loading screen - Mode 1 with 6 colours

Helter Skelter BBC Micro Title page

Title page

Helter Skelter BBC Micro Level 1

Level 1

Helter Skelter BBC Micro Level 2

Level 2

Helter Skelter BBC Micro Level 27

Level 27

Helter Skelter BBC Micro Level 27

Level 27

Helter Skelter BBC Micro Level 30

Level 30


Helter Skelter Screenshots

Commodore 64 version

Helter Skelter Commodore 64 Title screen 1

Title screen 1

Helter Skelter Commodore 64 Title screen 2

Title screen 2

Helter Skelter Commodore 64 Gameplay on the first level

Gameplay on the first level

Helter Skelter Commodore 64 Beginning the second level

Beginning the second level

Helter Skelter Commodore 64 The arrow indicates the next target

The arrow indicates the next target

Helter Skelter Commodore 64 Bounce your way up the steps...

Bounce your way up the steps...


Helter Skelter Screenshots

DOS version

Helter Skelter DOS Title screen (EGA)

Title screen (EGA)

Helter Skelter DOS Gameplay on the first level (EGA)

Gameplay on the first level (EGA)

Helter Skelter DOS Bouncing around the second level (EGA)

Bouncing around the second level (EGA)

Helter Skelter DOS The arrow indicates your next target (EGA)

The arrow indicates your next target (EGA)

Helter Skelter DOS Bounce up the stairs... (EGA)

Bounce up the stairs... (EGA)

Helter Skelter DOS Title screen (CGA)

Title screen (CGA)

Helter Skelter DOS Bounce around the first level (CGA)

Bounce around the first level (CGA)

Helter Skelter DOS The arrow indicates your next target (CGA)

The arrow indicates your next target (CGA)

Helter Skelter DOS Title screen (Hercules Monochrome)

Title screen (Hercules Monochrome)

Helter Skelter DOS The arrow indicates your next target (Hercules Monochrome)

The arrow indicates your next target (Hercules Monochrome)

Helter Skelter DOS Walls create some obstacles on this level (Hercules Monochrome)

Walls create some obstacles on this level (Hercules Monochrome)


Helter Skelter Screenshots

Electron version

Helter Skelter Electron Loading screen

Loading screen

Helter Skelter Electron Title page

Title page

Helter Skelter Electron Level one.

Level one.

Helter Skelter Electron Level two.  Note the garbage at the bottom of the screen. The only way to fit the program into the electon was to use the screen ram to store part of the program.

Level two. Note the garbage at the bottom of the screen. The only way to fit the program into the electon was to use the screen ram to store part of the program.

Helter Skelter Electron Only the third level but quite diffcult.

Only the third level but quite diffcult.

Helter Skelter Electron Level 4 is quite simple and easy to complete.

Level 4 is quite simple and easy to complete.

Helter Skelter Electron Game over

Game over


Helter Skelter Screenshots

ZX Spectrum version

Helter Skelter ZX Spectrum This is the screen that displays while the game loads

This is the screen that displays while the game loads

Helter Skelter ZX Spectrum The load screen is replaced by the main game menu screen

The load screen is replaced by the main game menu screen

Helter Skelter ZX Spectrum The game supports a variety of control options

The game supports a variety of control options

Helter Skelter ZX Spectrum The start of level 1. The monster to be hit has a big arrow over its head. All that's required is to roll the ball off  the shelf and squash it...

The start of level 1. The monster to be hit has a big arrow over its head. All that's required is to roll the ball off the shelf and squash it...

Helter Skelter ZX Spectrum .. alternatively by throwing the ball to the right the bonus letter E can be collected.

.. alternatively by throwing the ball to the right the bonus letter E can be collected.

Helter Skelter ZX Spectrum Collecting the letter 'E' lights up the letter 'E' in the word 'EXTRA' at the top of the screen. The bonus is won when all letters are lit.

Collecting the letter 'E' lights up the letter 'E' in the word 'EXTRA' at the top of the screen. The bonus is won when all letters are lit.

Helter Skelter ZX Spectrum Dropping down, the target has been missed and the monsters that have been hit have split into two or more smaller ones

Dropping down, the target has been missed and the monsters that have been hit have split into two or more smaller ones

Helter Skelter ZX Spectrum Now the target monster has been hit the score has increased to 500, and a new monster becomes the target

Now the target monster has been hit the score has increased to 500, and a new monster becomes the target

Helter Skelter ZX Spectrum The last one's cleared with just 1.2 seconds remaining on the timer.

The last one's cleared with just 1.2 seconds remaining on the timer.

Helter Skelter ZX Spectrum Start of level 2. Tricky one because the natural bounce of the ball isn't enough to reach the shelves from the floor. At least it starts directly over the target which makes the first kill easy

Start of level 2. Tricky one because the natural bounce of the ball isn't enough to reach the shelves from the floor. At least it starts directly over the target which makes the first kill easy

Helter Skelter ZX Spectrum This is as high as it will bounce without aid.
By hitting 'FIRE' at the right time in the balls flight it will hit the ground harder and thus bounce higher

This is as high as it will bounce without aid. By hitting 'FIRE' at the right time in the balls flight it will hit the ground harder and thus bounce higher

Helter Skelter ZX Spectrum The clock symbol adds 10 seconds to the timer, useful and very necessary on some levels

The clock symbol adds 10 seconds to the timer, useful and very necessary on some levels

Helter Skelter ZX Spectrum Just picked up the R symbol

Just picked up the R symbol

Helter Skelter ZX Spectrum The lightning flash will zap all remaining monsters on screen, but getting to it is not that easy

The lightning flash will zap all remaining monsters on screen, but getting to it is not that easy

Helter Skelter ZX Spectrum When the timer runs out the ball quietly dies where it lies

When the timer runs out the ball quietly dies where it lies

Helter Skelter ZX Spectrum After losing a ball the current level restarts with no loss of score and no loss of bonus letters

After losing a ball the current level restarts with no loss of score and no loss of bonus letters

Helter Skelter ZX Spectrum Level 3. This requires even better ball control. The bottom of the screen wraps around. The ball starts on one side and the target is on a higher shelf over on the other.

Level 3. This requires even better ball control. The bottom of the screen wraps around. The ball starts on one side and the target is on a higher shelf over on the other.

Helter Skelter ZX Spectrum Last life. All the monsters on the lower level have been hit out of sequence and have multiplied. Once the monster on the shelf been hit the ball can roll around on the floor until the level's cleared

Last life. All the monsters on the lower level have been hit out of sequence and have multiplied. Once the monster on the shelf been hit the ball can roll around on the floor until the level's cleared

Helter Skelter ZX Spectrum Out of time on the last life

Out of time on the last life

Helter Skelter ZX Spectrum After the 'Game Over' message the Hi-Score screen may be displayed, after which the player is returned to the main game menu

After the 'Game Over' message the Hi-Score screen may be displayed, after which the player is returned to the main game menu