Santa's Xmas Caper

aka: Santa's Christmas Capers
Moby ID: 20480
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A Christmas-themed horizontally scrolling shoot-'em-up. Santa is attempting to make his annual gift-delivering journey while battling renegade pixies. As Santa and Rudolph journey over seasonal landscapes, the pixies attack with presents and bombs. Santa can retaliate by throwing his own presents at them. The game is divided into three main sections: Lapland, the Atlantic Ocean, and present delivering.

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Credits (Commodore 64 version)

4 People

Written by
  • Reflective Designs Bradford
Coding by
Graphics by
  • Tyne Base Computer Design
Music by
Sfx by



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Other games

Another game, also named Santa's Xmas Caper and with a title screen identical to the Commodore 64 version, was released by the same company for DOS and Amiga some time later. However, that game is different; it is a side-scrolling platform game.


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  • MobyGames ID: 20480
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Contributors to this Entry

Game added by voidoid.

ZX Spectrum added by Kabushi. Amstrad CPC added by Martin Smith.

Additional contributors: Havoc Crow.

Game added December 17, 2005. Last modified February 22, 2023.