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Where Time Stood Still (ZX Spectrum)

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Description

While flying three members of the same family, your planes crash-lands in an area where it soon becomes clear that time has stood still - dinosaurs still roam the area, and the humans are primitive and carnivorous. Your task is to guide them to safety through the complex isometrically viewed world (using the same basic game engine as Denton Designs' Great Escape license).

Hazards to be faced include the aforementioned dinosaurs and cavemen, as well as sea monsters, precarious mountainous ledges and dilapidated bridges. Objects including weapons and first aid kits can be collected. Each character has his own distinct behaviors - one becomes hungry easily, while another is only really competent while his fiancé survives. Although the ultimate aim is to save all four characters, you can continue while at least one is alive.

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Where Time Stood Still ZX Spectrum Control selection
Where Time Stood Still ZX Spectrum Starting position
Where Time Stood Still ZX Spectrum Leading the team on its way
Where Time Stood Still ZX Spectrum Day and night cause the colours to change

Alternate Titles

  • "Tibet" -- Working Title
  • "Land That Time Forgot" -- ZX Spectrum announcement title

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The Press Says

The Games Machine (UK) Aug, 1988 95 out of 100 95
Computer and Video Games (CVG) Sep, 1989 8 out of 10 80
ACE (Advanced Computer Entertainment) Sep, 1988 719 out of 1000 72
ACE (Advanced Computer Entertainment) Oct, 1988 719 out of 1000 72

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Martin Smith (63136) added Where Time Stood Still (ZX Spectrum) on Oct 01, 2004
Other platforms contributed by Kabushi (126851) and Terok Nor (19024)