ZX Spectrum Games Starting with So to Ta

Solomon’s Key

ZX Spectrum Solomon's Key

On each level, find a key needed to unlock the exit and propel you to the next level. Use your magic wand to create and destroy blocks. In order to reach the key, arrange the blocks on the screen so you can jump your way around safely. Do not get caught or you lose a life by the countless enemies wandering around the level.Some treasures give you bonus points, others can form magic spells to help deal with the enemies. Oh yeah, the game uses a time limit.

Space Gun

ZX Spectrum Space Gun

You begin deep space exploration in search of new life forms and usable fuel sources.Explorations in the past have been very successful attributing to the dramatic growth of your space industry. However, you managed to find a new species, one that enjoy the taste of humans. You are part of a rescue team that must deal with the alien menace. Gun down the intruders and pick up the human survivors. Keep your ammon stores full and fight the alien menace.

Space Harrier

ZX Spectrum Space Harrier

You are flying with the air in our jet pack dodging obstacles and shooting everything that comes your way. Armed with a really big gun, you have to defend yourself against the alien hordes using your wits to navigate around the screen. Each level is challenging, but the bosses are a real piece of work and take some effort to take down.

Space Shuttle: A Journey into Space

ZX Spectrum Space Shuttle: A Journey into Space

In this simulation, you are charged with piloting the Space Shuttle. You have the following missions to complete:launch the Discoveryestablish an orbit around the Earthopen the cargo bay doors and recover a satellite to perform repairsland the Discovery successfullyEach missions must be performed modest amounts of fuel to be successful. Each you complete a mission it will repeat at a higher difficulty.

Spy Hunter

ZX Spectrum Spy Hunter

Spy Hunter is another port of a popular Arcade game. In fact, this one is so popular that it continues to be brought on to modern game consoles.As with the original, your car is equipped with machine guns to help you get past the numerous enemies out on the road. Occasionally you will come across a weapons van, drive into the back of the van and your car becomes equipped with a second weapon such as smoke screen, oil slick, or missiles. If you drive far enough the seasons cha

Spy vs Spy

ZX Spectrum Spy vs Spy

The original idea cam from mad magazine. The black crow and the white crow are out to beat each other before the time bell rings. Each spy is equally matched and always trying to beat out each other. Find the needed objects by digging through drawers, closets and furniture in the house. Foil your opponent by setting creative booby traps in the various rooms.As with any good action game, there are fights. Find hidden weapons in the rooms to help with those fights.

Star Control

ZX Spectrum Star Control

Star Control is a science-fiction war game that places the forces of the Alliance of Free Stars against those of the Ur-Quan Hierarchy. The Alliance and Hierarchy each possess different types of warships with each vessel having its own manoeuvring and firing characteristics. Each vessel also has a unique special power that you can employ when circumstances dictate.

Star Wars

ZX Spectrum Star Wars

The game begins on Tatooine. You are Luke Skywalker and your mission is to meet up with R2D2, C3PO and Obi-Wan. Eventually, your travels take you through Mos Eisley and the Death Star. Most of the game has you controlling Luke, Han or Leia directly.

Star Wars: Jedi Arena

ZX Spectrum Star Wars: Jedi Arena

Wandering throughout the arena is a seeker that is capable of firing laser bolts. To win, you need to destroy your opponents shield by using the seeker to fire laser bolts at it. Your weapons consist of a light sabre which is used to control the direction of the laser bolts you fire, as well as block incoming fire from your opponent. Break through your opponent’s shield and gain a point. Be the first to get three points and win the match.


ZX Spectrum Starquake

You are sent into an unstable planet and charged with the task of preventing it from exploding. Sounds like fun right? Well, this involves collecting items and then taking them to the core to prevent the planet from going boom.


ZX Spectrum Storm

Una Cum abducted Storm’s wife Corrine and locked her in his well-guarded laboratory. Your mission is to rescue her in this Gauntlet style game.


ZX Spectrum Strider

In Russia, the evil Grand Master Meio has set out to take over the universe. As Hiryu, your mission is simple, you must defeat the Grand Master and put an end to his plotting once and for all.Strider lets you run, jump, perform acrobatics, climb walls and overhangs. Use your plasma sword to fight robots and guards along with the bosses.

Strider 2

ZX Spectrum Strider 2

Once again, Strider has been called into action to save the the people of Magenta. Armed with a Gyro laser and matter converter, fight your way through a forest, a ruined city, underground colonies, a roof-top battle and finally a prison ship in which the Megantan leader is held.Game play is much the same as the first game. Tokens can be collected, which will turn you into a robot to face the end-of-level enemies if enough are collected.

Super Monaco GP

ZX Spectrum Super Monaco GP

Super Monaco GP is a port of a popular arcade game. The game includes several world class race courses in the GP circuit. Pass qualification in order to race.The Genesis version of Super Monaco includes career mode. Your goal is to win a season of races.Unfortunately, you start with a relatively slow car. Win races and earn yourself a better car.

Super Sprint

ZX Spectrum Super Sprint

Super Sprint pits up to two players against each other. The race starts simple and gradually gets more complicated, featuring obstacles that range from simple traffic cones to full bore tornadoes.Occasionally wrenches will appear in the roadway. These are power-ups. Collect them to upgrade your car with better tires, acceleration or a higher top speed.


ZX Spectrum SWAT

The streets of Los Angeles are not safe and the bad news is: you’re a police officer patrolling the streets and you have two other police officers at your side. There are also turret guns located on top of buildings that fire so you just can’t stay on the footpath and hope not to get clobbered by the troublemakers. Score increases when you walk but score more points if you manage to shoot a troublemaker. You’ll lose 100 points for killing a lady walking down the footpath.

Taito’s Super Space Invaders

ZX Spectrum Taito's Super Space Invaders

Space invaders is back and it has become harder. Granted, the classic version was not cake walk.This game takes it to the next level with bosses, power ups and a variety of scenery. Invaders come in several configurations for you to try to blast, and power-ups help you with more weapons to choose from.

Tales of the Unknown, Volume I: The Bard’s Tale

ZX Spectrum Tales of the Unknown, Volume I: The Bard's Tale

The Bard’s Tale takes place in the city of Skara Brae that has been taken over by the evil wizard Mangar. He has brought an eternal winter over the city and monsters roam the streets.Your mission is to lead a party of adventurers through the streets, sewers, dungeons and towers of Skara Brae to defeat Mangar.


ZX Spectrum Tapper

Tapper is another popular 1980s Arcade style game that was ported to many console and home computers and it is still being ported to modern console today.As a beer tapper you must work hard to serve demanding beer customers. In this bar, there are four bar lanes with customers appearing at random points along. Send them a bear and when they are done, which is pretty quick, they send the mug back for a refill.If the mug reaches the end of the lane and falls, you’re a goner. Sp

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