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Mirrorsoft Ltd
David T. Clark
1986
Arcade: Solo beat-em-up
£6.95
£1.99
Multiple languages (see individual downloads)
ZX Spectrum 48K
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Richard Eddy, Robin Candy
Chris Bourne

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ROBIN: Sai karate is like karate but uses a stick called a sai. This simulation pits the player against 16 adversaries; vanquish all, and you become a Sai Master. As in most games of this genre, the screen shows two fighters trying to beat the hell out of each other.

There's a two-player option for those of you who want to hurt your friends, but this is only really playable with an Interface II unit - for the keyboard option you'd need 16 keys each!

Sai Combat is very playable, despite all those control keys; the graphics are reasonable, with smooth animation, though some of the backgrounds are a bit boring.
74%

RICKY: For a two-player kill-'em-up Sai Combat has some marvellous animation, but the gameplay becomes simple after a little practice.
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