One Man and His Droid (ZX Spectrum)

One Man and His Droid ZX Spectrum Loading screen

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Description

Control a droid on the planet Andromadous trying to herd Ramboids (alien sheep) into a teleporter. First the droid has to travel through a chamber filled with constantly moving Ramboids. Then the Ramboids must be herded towards the teleport receptor in a particular order. As well as the droid's standard movement mode, it can also tunnel or dig through the caverns. In later levels, the cavern designs become more complex and moving blocks create further problems.

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One Man and His Droid ZX Spectrum High scores
One Man and His Droid ZX Spectrum Loading screen
One Man and His Droid ZX Spectrum Tunneling
One Man and His Droid ZX Spectrum Into the main pen

Alternate Titles

  • "One Man & his Droid" -- Alternate spelling

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Sinclair User Jan, 1986 4 Stars4 Stars4 Stars4 Stars4 Stars 80
Your Sinclair Jan, 1986 6 out of 10 60

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Trivia

Sales

According to the magazine Retro Gamer (issue #1), the game was Mastertronic's #13 best selling game (212.722 copies).

Title

The title references the British television series One Man and His Dog, a contest based around sheepdog trials. It began in 1976 and was a regular programme until 1999, followed by annual Christmas specials until 2012. It now lives on as a segment of the rural affairs programme Countryfile. The phrase is also used colloquially - a poorly attended or uninteresting event might be said to have been attended only by 'one man and his dog'.
Martin Smith (63066) added One Man and His Droid (ZX Spectrum) on Aug 12, 2005
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