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The Time Machine

The Time Machine Screenshots

BBC Micro version

The Time Machine BBC Micro Title screen

Title screen

The Time Machine BBC Micro Examining things and discovering items, like a crowbar

Examining things and discovering items, like a crowbar


The Time Machine Screenshots

Browser version

The Time Machine Browser Starting location

Starting location

The Time Machine Browser Much wandering yields... a ringing bell?  I hope that time machine isn't an alarm clock!

Much wandering yields... a ringing bell? I hope that time machine isn't an alarm clock!


The Time Machine Screenshots

Commodore 16, Plus/4 version

The Time Machine Commodore 16, Plus/4 Start of your adventure.

Start of your adventure.

The Time Machine Commodore 16, Plus/4 Found the time machine.

Found the time machine.

The Time Machine Commodore 16, Plus/4 On a ship.

On a ship.

The Time Machine Commodore 16, Plus/4 Inside the Captain's Cabin.

Inside the Captain's Cabin.


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Commodore 64 version

The Time Machine Commodore 64 Start of the adventure.

Start of the adventure.


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ZX Spectrum version

The Time Machine ZX Spectrum This screen is displayed as the game loads

This screen is displayed as the game loads

The Time Machine ZX Spectrum At the start of the game the player is asked if this is a new game or the resumption of an old one

At the start of the game the player is asked if this is a new game or the resumption of an old one

The Time Machine ZX Spectrum The game starts here. No description. No back story. Straight into the adventuring

The game starts here. No description. No back story. Straight into the adventuring

The Time Machine ZX Spectrum The game recognises n,s,w,e but not North,South, East & West

The game recognises n,s,w,e but not North,South, East & West

The Time Machine ZX Spectrum Bother! Guess this is a game where a map is needed to avoid pitfalls such as this

Bother! Guess this is a game where a map is needed to avoid pitfalls such as this

The Time Machine ZX Spectrum Finally made it past the quicksand. This looks promising. The pictures draw very slowly. First the block of red. Then the black lines. Then the yellow, blue and green

Finally made it past the quicksand. This looks promising. The pictures draw very slowly. First the block of red. Then the black lines. Then the yellow, blue and green

The Time Machine ZX Spectrum Having got to the house the player must find a way in. Still no scene setting or description from the game. All gameplay is guesswork. Should I even be here? How do I proceed?

Having got to the house the player must find a way in. Still no scene setting or description from the game. All gameplay is guesswork. Should I even be here? How do I proceed?