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Rockford: The Arcade Game (ZX Spectrum)

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This is a rocks'n'diamonds style game. Play in six different worlds (as a explorer, cook, doctor, etc.) of increasing difficulty, and grab the coins/apples/hearts while avoiding the boulders. And there are enemies to make your life (even more) difficult.


Rockford: The Arcade Game ZX Spectrum This position looked safe but ...
Rockford: The Arcade Game ZX Spectrum There's something nasty in the space over on the right that will escape when the coin is collected, best leave it for now
Rockford: The Arcade Game ZX Spectrum Rockford also dies when the countdown timer reaches zero. This means he has to be moved very quickly because there's a lot of ground to cover
Rockford: The Arcade Game ZX Spectrum Upon choosing to start a game the player is prompted to choose which world they want to play. The game has many worlds but I could only select world 1 - possibly because I hadn't advanced far enough

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Your Sinclair May, 1988 8 out of 10 80
ACE (Advanced Computer Entertainment) May, 1988 720 out of 1000 72
ASM (Aktueller Software Markt) Apr, 1988 5.6 out of 12 47


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  • ACE
    • October 1988 (issue #13) - Included in the Top-100 list of 1987/1988 (editorial staff selection)

Kabushi (130146) added Rockford: The Arcade Game (ZX Spectrum) on Nov 26, 2005
Other platforms contributed by NGC 5194 (17309), Kabushi (130146) and rey_ (252)