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Quicksilva Ltd
1986
Arcade: Action
£8.95
English
ZX Spectrum 48K/128K
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Mike Dunn, Dominic Handy
Chris Bourne

80% (128 version 92%) Issue 34

MIKE: The first 128 game with any sort of enhancement, Glider Rider is made much more atmospheric by music. Trying to knock out the reactors which power some black-market arms dealers, you use your motorbike - which when zooming down hills and suddenly reversing direction becomes a hang glider, conveniently enough! The graphics are good, despite the awful scrolling and screen flicking, and Glider Rider is fairly playable and addictive.
76% (81%)

DOMINIC: The idea behind Glider Rider is very good, but the control method ruins the game. Still, the presentation is great - graphics, sound and options are all top-notch. And then there's that superb David Whittaker 128K soundtrack.
70%

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