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You are the Universal Hero and you must find spares to a shuttle to fly to another planet to get spares to repair a Space Freighter which has lost control and is going to blow you and everyone else up with only your jet-pack to help you. Universal Hero is a flick screen side view multi-directional adventure where you have to pick up objects and place them in the correct place to solve puzzles and complete tasks. You use the keyboard or a joystick to control your character.


Universal Hero ZX Spectrum Surrounded by five enemy robots.
Universal Hero ZX Spectrum Plutonium is deadly - Game over.
Universal Hero Atari 8-bit Title screen.
Universal Hero ZX Spectrum A pair of rubber boots on the right.

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Computer and Video Games (CVG) Atari 8-bit Oct, 1987 7 out of 10 70
ASM (Aktueller Software Markt) Atari 8-bit Sep, 1987 5 out of 12 42


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Message from the authors

ZX Spectrum image of the game contains the following hidden message from the authors of the game:

Due to the initial bad design of this program the programmer wishes to apologize for the lack of sound which is due to memory restrictions. To make up for this lack of sound the programmer suggests one of the Prince albums to be played in the background at a large volume.

Due to the size of the game you may find it hard to hack without overwriting a part of the program with any kind of dissasembler you may use and you will also notice there is no way any room for basic. To overcome this problem you may erase the bottom part of memory (5B00-8000) as this is purely graphics and when any alterations have been made they may be re-patched over again.

Thank you for buying or copying this game and I hope you have fun playing and hacking this game and I hope you find some good pokes for it. Yours sincerely Stuart & Dawn.

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