ZX Spectrum Games Starting with Fo to Iv
Footballer of the Year
Take control of a young up-coming footballer’s career with your ultimate goal of obtaining Footballer of the Year award. You start off with a small amount of money that must be used to buy goal cards to set up matches. Fail to score enough goals and you may lose your place in the team; do especially well and you may gain a transfer up the league.
Forgotten Worlds features two characters who both look like Arnold Schwarzenegger though one of them has a mohawk. Their job to rid the planet of the attacking aliens.Guide your characters around the screen as they fly with jet-packs, guns on full auto wiping out the invading alien hordes. At the end of each level is a boss which needs to be killed to progress.Pick up the money dropped by dying aliens and use the money to buy weapons, armour, items and first-aid packs.
G-Loc Air Battle
The Citizens Defence Force has confiscated a horde of planes and warships, and as a UN loyalist, your job to shoot them down. Fail to complete any of the eight sections in the time limit and you use up a continue. The amount of planes previously shot down is not reset, making the second attempt easier. As you destroy your enemies,access to better planes is achieved. As a result, your rank improves.
Galaxian is a shoot ’em up in which the player is at the bottom of the screen, with an arrangement of aliens at the top. The player moves left and right to aim at an alien, then shoots a bullet up the screen, and the alien it hits is killed. The aliens are classed as Drones, Emissaries, Hornets and Commanders, with those higher up the screen scoring more points when destroyed.
Gauntlet is a fantasy-themed arcade game which can be played by one to four players simultaneously, which was highly unique for its day.Each player must chose a charter, each with a different gift and skill: Thor the Warrior, Merlin the Wizard, Thyra the Valkyrie or Questor the Elf. The Warrior is strongest in hand-to-hand combat, the Wizard has the strongest magic, the Valkyrie has the greatest armour and the Elf is the fastest in movement.
Gauntlet II is very similar to the original. Once again, a wizard, a warrior, an elf and a valkyrie make their way through mazes defeating all sorts of evil creatures, collecting treasures and magic potions.
Based on the movie, Ghostbusters. The player must monitor the map of New York City for ghost alarms and casual spirits, and plot a route to the alarmed area. You get to control the Ghostbuster vehicle as it drives through traffic and capture casual ghosts on the way. Once at the location take position and activate your proton beams and toss a trap to the ground. Manoeuvre the ghosts over the placed trap and activate the trap. Successful capture is critical as it will earn much.
Ghosts ‘N Goblins
Ghosts’n Goblins is a classic sideways scrolling game played by a heroic knight out to destroy the evil creatures of the land in this very popular game from the 1980s. Among the undead are ghosts, zombies, bats and goblins. As in most games in this genre there are plenty of power-ups designed to allow you to survive longer into the game., you can pick up several kinds of add-ons on your way, greatly improving your chance of survival.
Ghouls ‘N Ghosts
In the sequel to Ghosts ‘N’ Goblins, Arthur saved Princess PrinPrin from the Dark Prince, Lucifer and drove his evil forces back into the Underworld. Monsters have returned to attacking the kingdom and the luckless Princess has been kidnapped.Save his beloved Princess and destroy the root of all evil. There are many great monsters to deal with in this epic game. The journey includes ledges, ladders, lava pits and slippery slopes.
In Golden Axe you play the role of three heroes. Each has his own reason for overthrowing the evil rule of Death-Adder who has kidnapped and imprisoned the King and his daughter and stole the legendary Golden Axe.
Your mission is to make your way through the dangerous mineshaft and locate the miners. This must be done before running out of energy and avoiding dangerous creatures and lavaRoderick Hero has some tools to aid in his mission. The prop pack will allow you to hover and fly around the mineshaft and avoid the many dangers. Your helmet features a short range microlaser beam which can be used to destroy the bats, spiders, snakes and other creatures you’ll encounter in the mines.
Hardball was a popular baseball action game designed mostly for home computers with the exception of the Sega Genesis. It supported all baseball rules and replicated the team structure for the National and American Leagues with actual team rosters. You can throw a variety of pitches from fast balls to curve balls, steal bases, select team members, and substitute players as the game is played.
Heroes of the Lance
This game is Based on the Dragon Lance book Dragons of Autumn Twilight. This game focuses on the sections where the heroes descending into a ruined city in search of the disks of Mishakal.The party consists of the eight Heroes of the Lance with each one in game play at the same time. Use you switch between them one at a time. Each character has a different attack profile and spells that make each one more adept at fighting a particular enemy.
Ikari Warriors was a very popular 1980s arcade game that proved to be just as popular when ported to multiple game consoles and home computers.Fight your way through a variety of terrain such as jungles, rivers, and ruins. Power up with weapons that can be found along the way.Ikari Warriors can also be played with two players at the same time in co-operative mode.
Ikari Warriors II: VIctory Road
The sequel was just as popular as the original game, partially due to being released in the same year as the original game. The sequel is more of a space based game with your foes being rock-headed beasts, one-eyed green men and other odd creatures.
As a secret agent, you must stop the evil Professor Elvin Atombender who is tampering with national security computers. Penetrate Atombender’s stronghold and avoid his deadly robot creations. Don’t forget to acquire various pieces of a password to use in the main control room.The robots, rooms, and puzzle pieces will be switched around when starting over which provides replay value.
Indiana Jones and the Last Crusade: The Action Game
Your task is to find the Cross of Coronado, a shield and a diary in order to obtain the Holy Grail. This makes for a four-level arcade adventure combining climbs, exploration and problem solving. You are armed with you trademark that is useful in attacking your enemies.The game consists of the following levels: 1) Caves underneath Colorado 2) Moving circus train strewn with traps 3) A Zeppelin full of guards and ladders 4) The Castle Grunwald in Austria.
As Johnny McGibbittsyou are gifted in being an ace pilot and neurosurgeon. Fly your helicopter behind enemy lines and make a diversion there. Fool the choppers into believing that you are a one of bad guys with the use of false documents. If they aren’t fooled then you can use spray of sleeping gas or even a grenade.
International Karate +
International Karate +is a simple side-on beat ’em up. The game offers many moves. Each move scores a different number of points. Earn the most points to continue, earn the least and you are eliminated.There are some sub-games involving your karate-master holding a shield and defending himself against bouncing balls from both directions and kicking bombs off the screen before they explode.So why go through all of this? Is it to rescue someone, win a tournament?
Ivan “Iron Man” Stewart’s Super Off Road
A game with a simple concept, but provides for hours of enjoyment. Race your off-road vehicle with three others. Your goal is to win fame, glory and points that can be used to soup up their machine. Bikini clad women await your victories. If you lose, well, does it really matter? Off-road driving requires a different skill set to pavement driving. The ability to brake you back end is a skill you will want to master. Play alone or with up to 3 other players.