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Incredible Shrinking Fireman (ZX Spectrum)

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Description

Sid the Fireman's life is ruined when he falls into a shrinking machine, whilst dealing with a fire at a shrinking factory. To return to his full glory, he must find five parts of a stretching machine.

The end result is a side-view arcade adventure, in which obstacles must be used to clear paths to obtain all five parts. Many screens have multiple exits, which are not always obvious. Ghosts and ghouls on fixed patterns must be avoided.

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Incredible Shrinking Fireman ZX Spectrum Game start
Incredible Shrinking Fireman ZX Spectrum There's nothing here
Incredible Shrinking Fireman ZX Spectrum Sid's masked by the red on the left
Incredible Shrinking Fireman ZX Spectrum Loading screen

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Your Sinclair May, 1986 7 out of 10 70

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Trivia

The entire game was written in native Z80 assembly language.

Some of the sprite code, jump and landing sequences are identical to those in the Mastertronic game Spellbound.

The game sold 58,000 copies.

Both of the authors had fathers who were part of the London Fire Brigade.

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Martin Smith (63197) added Incredible Shrinking Fireman (ZX Spectrum) on Oct 28, 2005