User review spotlight: Carmageddon (DOS). Released in 1997.

Kids on Keys

Kids on Keys Screenshots

Atari 8-bit version

Kids on Keys Atari 8-bit Title screen

Title screen

Kids on Keys Atari 8-bit Main menu

Main menu

Kids on Keys Atari 8-bit Some falling letters

Some falling letters

Kids on Keys Atari 8-bit Hurry, that C has almost reached the bottom of the screen!

Hurry, that C has almost reached the bottom of the screen!

Kids on Keys Atari 8-bit To complete this level I need to type in the word.

To complete this level I need to type in the word.

Kids on Keys Atari 8-bit Time for round two

Time for round two

Kids on Keys Atari 8-bit Level completed, waving goodbye!

Level completed, waving goodbye!

Kids on Keys Atari 8-bit Looking for the table.

Looking for the table.

Kids on Keys Atari 8-bit Trickier; now where is the apple?

Trickier; now where is the apple?

Kids on Keys Atari 8-bit Looks like a ladder, better type L.

Looks like a ladder, better type L.

Kids on Keys Atari 8-bit Identified the flower.

Identified the flower.

Kids on Keys Atari 8-bit This image is a coat, type C.

This image is a coat, type C.


Kids on Keys Screenshots

Commodore 64 version

Kids on Keys Commodore 64 Title screen

Title screen

Kids on Keys Commodore 64 Main menu

Main menu

Kids on Keys Commodore 64 Game 1: letters fall

Game 1: letters fall

Kids on Keys Commodore 64 Got that one, but here comes another!

Got that one, but here comes another!

Kids on Keys Commodore 64 They just don't relent!

They just don't relent!

Kids on Keys Commodore 64 Much like Final Fantasy games, this one also features boss fights in airships.

Much like Final Fantasy games, this one also features boss fights in airships.

Kids on Keys Commodore 64 Defeated, my opponent waves goodbye

Defeated, my opponent waves goodbye

Kids on Keys Commodore 64 Game 2: icons of objects fall and I need to type in their names

Game 2: icons of objects fall and I need to type in their names

Kids on Keys Commodore 64 It was such a nice red before I named it...

It was such a nice red before I named it...

Kids on Keys Commodore 64 Got you this time, Fork!

Got you this time, Fork!

Kids on Keys Commodore 64 When the round is over, you get a memory test...

When the round is over, you get a memory test...

Kids on Keys Commodore 64 Can you type in the names of the objects even with their sprites partially obscured?

Can you type in the names of the objects even with their sprites partially obscured?

Kids on Keys Commodore 64 And on to the next round.

And on to the next round.

Kids on Keys Commodore 64 New objects!  (Note: this is a "rabbit", not a "bunny".  I learned that the hard way.)

New objects! (Note: this is a "rabbit", not a "bunny". I learned that the hard way.)

Kids on Keys Commodore 64 There we go!

There we go!

Kids on Keys Commodore 64 What can I say, I'm just naturally gifted.

What can I say, I'm just naturally gifted.

Kids on Keys Commodore 64 Eventually each game comes to an end, though they can be replayed endlessly.

Eventually each game comes to an end, though they can be replayed endlessly.

Kids on Keys Commodore 64 Game 3: Type in the number corresponding to the picture of each named object.

Game 3: Type in the number corresponding to the picture of each named object.

Kids on Keys Commodore 64 This game also has a bonus round...

This game also has a bonus round...

Kids on Keys Commodore 64 Again, the bonus round involves malformed sprites.

Again, the bonus round involves malformed sprites.

Kids on Keys Commodore 64 A second round promises much...

A second round promises much...

Kids on Keys Commodore 64 such as a new slate of objects!

such as a new slate of objects!


Kids on Keys Screenshots

DOS version

Kids on Keys DOS Making sure the game displays in color on composite monitors

Making sure the game displays in color on composite monitors

Kids on Keys DOS The game title scrolls by

The game title scrolls by

Kids on Keys DOS Title screen

Title screen

Kids on Keys DOS The main menu

The main menu

Kids on Keys DOS Some letters falling down

Some letters falling down

Kids on Keys DOS Round 1 almost complete, just type this word...

Round 1 almost complete, just type this word...

Kids on Keys DOS This round is trickier and features letters and numbers

This round is trickier and features letters and numbers

Kids on Keys DOS Round completed, this guy waves goodbye

Round completed, this guy waves goodbye

Kids on Keys DOS I'm looking for the window here...

I'm looking for the window here...

Kids on Keys DOS A little tougher; which one is the car?

A little tougher; which one is the car?

Kids on Keys DOS There are a variety of different pictures

There are a variety of different pictures

Kids on Keys DOS Images falling; I've identified the girl

Images falling; I've identified the girl

Kids on Keys DOS Hmm, what is this falling object?

Hmm, what is this falling object?

Kids on Keys DOS An image editor is included

An image editor is included

Kids on Keys DOS Editing the duck

Editing the duck


Kids on Keys Screenshots

TRS-80 CoCo version

Kids on Keys TRS-80 CoCo Title screen 1

Title screen 1

Kids on Keys TRS-80 CoCo The game title scrolls by

The game title scrolls by

Kids on Keys TRS-80 CoCo Main menu

Main menu

Kids on Keys TRS-80 CoCo Here come some letters...

Here come some letters...

Kids on Keys TRS-80 CoCo Type this word to complete the level

Type this word to complete the level

Kids on Keys TRS-80 CoCo Round 2; hurry, that Z is almost at the bottom of the screen!

Round 2; hurry, that Z is almost at the bottom of the screen!

Kids on Keys TRS-80 CoCo Identifying pictures

Identifying pictures

Kids on Keys TRS-80 CoCo The bonus round makes things more challenging

The bonus round makes things more challenging

Kids on Keys TRS-80 CoCo Round 2 presents some new pictures to identify

Round 2 presents some new pictures to identify

Kids on Keys TRS-80 CoCo Falling objects

Falling objects

Kids on Keys TRS-80 CoCo Successfully identified the hat

Successfully identified the hat


Kids on Keys Screenshots

VIC-20 version

Kids on Keys VIC-20 Title screen

Title screen

Kids on Keys VIC-20 The main menu

The main menu

Kids on Keys VIC-20 Here come some letters.

Here come some letters.

Kids on Keys VIC-20 Hurry, that D is almost to the bottom of the screen!

Hurry, that D is almost to the bottom of the screen!

Kids on Keys VIC-20 Type this word to complete the level.

Type this word to complete the level.

Kids on Keys VIC-20 On to level two

On to level two

Kids on Keys VIC-20 Level two complete, waving goodbye!

Level two complete, waving goodbye!

Kids on Keys VIC-20 Here comes a bell.

Here comes a bell.

Kids on Keys VIC-20 Correctly identified the dog.

Correctly identified the dog.

Kids on Keys VIC-20 Which one of these is the flower?

Which one of these is the flower?

Kids on Keys VIC-20 Bonus round with partial pictures

Bonus round with partial pictures

Kids on Keys VIC-20 Round two with new pictures

Round two with new pictures


Kids on Keys Screenshots

ZX Spectrum version

Kids on Keys ZX Spectrum This screen is displayed as the game loads

This screen is displayed as the game loads

Kids on Keys ZX Spectrum When the game has loaded a basket descends and the words KIDS ON KEYS are displayed individually beneath the umbrella. Then the kid waves as the basket floats skywards

When the game has loaded a basket descends and the words KIDS ON KEYS are displayed individually beneath the umbrella. Then the kid waves as the basket floats skywards

Kids on Keys ZX Spectrum The game's main title screen ...

The game's main title screen ...

Kids on Keys ZX Spectrum ... and the main menu screen. The up / down arrows change focus between the game choice and the level. The left / right arrows change the difficulty level

... and the main menu screen. The up / down arrows change focus between the game choice and the level. The left / right arrows change the difficulty level

Kids on Keys ZX Spectrum Game 1, level 1. letters fall down the screen

Game 1, level 1. letters fall down the screen

Kids on Keys ZX Spectrum Game 1, level 1. By typing in the letter that's falling the player makes it explode and prevents it reaching the ground. Here the falling letter H has been blown up.

Game 1, level 1. By typing in the letter that's falling the player makes it explode and prevents it reaching the ground. Here the falling letter H has been blown up.

Kids on Keys ZX Spectrum At the end of the level the falling letters stop, there is a pause, all the letters that were successfully prevented from reaching the ground appear with the train

At the end of the level the falling letters stop, there is a pause, all the letters that were successfully prevented from reaching the ground appear with the train

Kids on Keys ZX Spectrum Its that kid again, drifting down the screen. The player types in the word below the umbrella, in this case LIE, for bonus points. This causes the kid to wave and float upwards.

Its that kid again, drifting down the screen. The player types in the word below the umbrella, in this case LIE, for bonus points. This causes the kid to wave and float upwards.

Kids on Keys ZX Spectrum Game 1, level 2. The letters are a different colour and fall slightly faster

Game 1, level 2. The letters are a different colour and fall slightly faster

Kids on Keys ZX Spectrum At the end of level 2 the kid appears again, this time with a different word, and the game displays this message

At the end of level 2 the kid appears again, this time with a different word, and the game displays this message

Kids on Keys ZX Spectrum Game 2, level 1. Here the player must enter the first letter of the item that's falling. Entering a H for House will score the 3 points displayed at the top of the screen

Game 2, level 1. Here the player must enter the first letter of the item that's falling. Entering a H for House will score the 3 points displayed at the top of the screen

Kids on Keys ZX Spectrum The house was allowed to fall to ground so only 2 points will be scored when an item next falls in column 1. meanwhile 3 points have been scored for Tree in column 2.

The house was allowed to fall to ground so only 2 points will be scored when an item next falls in column 1. meanwhile 3 points have been scored for Tree in column 2.

Kids on Keys ZX Spectrum In this round the items are only partially displayed. This is part of a Cup and the game is expecting the letter C to be entered

In this round the items are only partially displayed. This is part of a Cup and the game is expecting the letter C to be entered

Kids on Keys ZX Spectrum Game 2, round 2 is just the same as round 1. Different objects are use but the game is still the same. there's also another bonus round at the end

Game 2, round 2 is just the same as round 1. Different objects are use but the game is still the same. there's also another bonus round at the end

Kids on Keys ZX Spectrum At the end of round 2 a new high score had been achieved, but the player was not prompted to enter their name

At the end of round 2 a new high score had been achieved, but the player was not prompted to enter their name

Kids on Keys ZX Spectrum The player is again prompted to return to the main menu

The player is again prompted to return to the main menu

Kids on Keys ZX Spectrum Game 3, level 1. The game paints 5 pictures on screen, one at a time. Here it's part way through

Game 3, level 1. The game paints 5 pictures on screen, one at a time. Here it's part way through

Kids on Keys ZX Spectrum The game then displays a word and the player must enter the corresponding number

The game then displays a word and the player must enter the corresponding number

Kids on Keys ZX Spectrum As with previous games there's a bonus round in which the objects are only partly displayed

As with previous games there's a bonus round in which the objects are only partly displayed

Kids on Keys ZX Spectrum At the end of the bonus round the game completes the pictures one at a time for the players benefit

At the end of the bonus round the game completes the pictures one at a time for the players benefit

Kids on Keys ZX Spectrum Game 3, level 2 is the same as level 1 but with different symbols

Game 3, level 2 is the same as level 1 but with different symbols

Kids on Keys ZX Spectrum At the end of the second bonus round a new high score had been achieved but there was no prompt for the player's name. from here the player is prompted to play again or return to the main menu

At the end of the second bonus round a new high score had been achieved but there was no prompt for the player's name. from here the player is prompted to play again or return to the main menu