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Description

Backpackers Guide to the Universe Part 1 is a sci-fi platform game which combines puzzle-solving elements and the management of life systems and resources.

The main goal is to capture the biggest amount of these creatures and keep them alive. To be successful the player has to study the encyclopaedia and become aware about the features of each species, their habitats and what they eat.

Screenshots

Backpackers Guide to the Universe Part 1 ZX Spectrum <i>The Game</i>:<br>
Controls menu.
Backpackers Guide to the Universe Part 1 ZX Spectrum <i>The Guide C</i>: The Real Flufflelump<br>
... or they' ll suck your blood out.
Backpackers Guide to the Universe Part 1 ZX Spectrum <i>The Guide</i><br>
Index of extraterrestrial creatures.
Backpackers Guide to the Universe Part 1 ZX Spectrum <i>The Guide H</i>: Long-haired Flook of Xenon<br>
The smelling furs like to eat a combination of a nasty variety of cheeses, rotten ones.

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Alternate Titles

  • "The Backpacker's Guide to the Universe Part 1" -- Reverse of protection table title
  • "Backpackers Guide to the Universe" -- Loading screen title

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Critic Reviews

Crash! Jan, 1985 83 out of 100 83
Sinclair User Feb, 1985 6 out of 10 60

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Trivia

Protection scheme

The game was protected against piracy by the inclusion of a table of 1152 two-digit hex codes, one of which had to be entered before the game could be played.

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ZeTomes (36450) added Backpackers Guide to the Universe Part 1 (ZX Spectrum) on Jul 29, 2016
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