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Plotting (ZX Spectrum)

Plotting Screenshots

ZX Spectrum version

Plotting ZX Spectrum This copyright notice appears very briefly at the start of the load sequence

This copyright notice appears very briefly at the start of the load sequence

Plotting ZX Spectrum The load screen then displays and counts down until the game is loaded.

The load screen then displays and counts down until the game is loaded.

Plotting ZX Spectrum The game menu is displayed. The game name is built up one letter at a time. This screen alternates with the hi-score screen but it is only from here that a game can be started

The game menu is displayed. The game name is built up one letter at a time. This screen alternates with the hi-score screen but it is only from here that a game can be started

Plotting ZX Spectrum Start of game 1. The objective is to reduce the stack to 9 blocks.
The block to be fired is a Zapper, it will kill any block it hits.

Start of game 1. The objective is to reduce the stack to 9 blocks. The block to be fired is a Zapper, it will kill any block it hits.

Plotting ZX Spectrum The next block is a green one, its been fired at a matching block in the pile

The next block is a green one, its been fired at a matching block in the pile

Plotting ZX Spectrum The blocks meet, they both disappear, and a new block is dropped into play

The blocks meet, they both disappear, and a new block is dropped into play

Plotting ZX Spectrum This time the red block is fired at two adjacent matching blocks, both of which disappear

This time the red block is fired at two adjacent matching blocks, both of which disappear

Plotting ZX Spectrum Killing two matching blocks scores a bonus

Killing two matching blocks scores a bonus

Plotting ZX Spectrum To hit the green block on top the player must fire their block at the wall so that it drops down onto the target. The arrow shows where it will fall

To hit the green block on top the player must fire their block at the wall so that it drops down onto the target. The arrow shows where it will fall

Plotting ZX Spectrum Here the 'X' block could be dropped onto a matching block at the back of the pile...

Here the 'X' block could be dropped onto a matching block at the back of the pile...

Plotting ZX Spectrum .. or it could kill two adjacent blocks and score a bonus

.. or it could kill two adjacent blocks and score a bonus

Plotting ZX Spectrum Mission accomplished!

Mission accomplished!

Plotting ZX Spectrum Its possible to lose the game by not having a matching target block available. This makes the little blob thing cry and makes the player feel even more like a loser...

Its possible to lose the game by not having a matching target block available. This makes the little blob thing cry and makes the player feel even more like a loser...

Plotting ZX Spectrum .. still with luck there could be a hi-score to cheer the player up

.. still with luck there could be a hi-score to cheer the player up

Plotting ZX Spectrum Yay! ABC is 3rd

Yay! ABC is 3rd