Author: mike

Penalty Shooters

Two men, one ball and one goal – to win the penalty shootout warfare. Can you stand the pressure of the full stadium and win the cup in this exciting football game? Pick one of 32 teams and win the glory on the soccer field! Try Penalty Shooters. Read more →

Spectrum MP3’s

Download the following games in MP3 format to load back onto your original spectrum via an MP3 player or IPOD! Simply connect the gray audio cable into the headphone socket of your MP3 player and into the Ear socket on the spectrum. Type Load “”, then press play on your MP3 Player. winTZX0.9b2 by Patrick Delvenne was used to convert… Read more →

Spectrum Emulation

There are a lot of spectrum emulators out there. You’re not just limited to emulation on a PC either, there are excellent emulators available for almost every PC, console and hand held you can think of. I have used them on Amiga, Xbox, PSP & iPhone. The emulator that I find best to use on a PC is called “eightyone”… Read more →

Spectrum General

The Sinclair ZX Spectrum (Pronounced: “Zed Ecks Spec-trum” from its original British English branding) is an 8-bit personal home computer released in the United Kingdom in 1982 by Sinclair Research Ltd. Referred to during development as the ZX81 Colour and ZX82, the machine was launched as the ZX Spectrum by Sinclair to highlight the machine’s colour display, compared with the… Read more →

1942 Trivia

Released in December 1984, 1942 was the first game that Okamoto designed at Capcom. 1942 was also the first Capcom title to spawn a successful series of sequels, with 6 titles in the 19XX line released from 1984 to 2000. Stage names : Stages 32 – 29 : Midway Stages 28 – 25 : Marshall Stages 24 – 21 :… Read more →

1942 Tips & Strategy

* On stages 27, 20, 15, 08, and 04, a V-formation of red planes will come straight down from the top. If all 5 of the planes are destroyed, a Black/Red POW appears, giving the player an extra airplane when picked up. * Staying Alive: Racking up high scores and killing high percentages of enemy is a great way to… Read more →

1942 Scoring / Points

Small planes are 30, 50, 70, 100, 150, or 200 points each. The small red planes that fly formations of 5 or 10 are 100 points each. Shooting all the planes in the 5 plane formation awards 500 bonus points. Shooting all the planes in the 10 plane formation awards 1,000 bonus points. In both cases, when the last plane… Read more →