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The CPC version of Short Circuit is similar to the ZX Spectrum version. However the adventure portion of the game features a smaller map. The rooms, objects, and puzzles have also been altered.


Short Circuit Amstrad CPC Title screen
Short Circuit Amstrad CPC "Oh, no! Number 5 has been caught!"
Short Circuit Amstrad CPC "Number 5 needs input"

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Amtix! Apr, 1987 91 out of 100 91
Computer and Video Games (CVG) Apr, 1987 9 out of 10 90
Computer and Video Games (CVG) Dec, 1989 62 out of 100 62
Computer Gamer Apr, 1987 38 out of 100 38


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Martin Smith (76110) added Short Circuit (Amstrad CPC) on Feb 16, 2006